Our Vision and Mission
Our vision is to perpetuate productive and mindful individuals, families, and organizations. We bring this vision into reality by developing diverse, internally empowered leaders who use the principles and practices of Choice Theory as taught through the Internal Empowerment Coaching program. Our goal is to teach individuals, families, and organizations to reframe, reorganize, and reallocate resources to become effective coaches and leaders. Our objectives are to:
- Fulfill the charge and scope given to Les Triché by the late, renowned Dr. William Glasser, psychiatrist, and author
- Equip individuals to effectively and responsibly coach oneself, then “pay it forward” by coaching others
- Endorse and annually train responsible internal empowerment coaches to help enhance families', agencies', and corporations' transformation to effective coaching and leadership
The following core values guide our behavior in all our endeavors and interactions:
Internal Empowerment: We trust ourselves to know that we have the answer inside us. We challenge individuals to find the answer to their own challenges. We show our happiness and excitement with the achievement of our students. We share our own personal stories that illustrate how people can change their lives for the better. We find a way to overcome obstacles to achieve what we want. We help individuals help themselves.
Connecting: We interact with a multitude of segments of society. We take advantage of any opportunities to network and cultivate relationships to support our students’ success. We take the time to create relationships and advocate on the behalf of our students. We welcome international visitors to witness what we do and participate in our activities. We stay connected with the William Glasser community to continue the legacy of Doctor William Glasser and perpetuate its standards.
Planning: We teach individuals to strategically choose personal advisors who can help them stay on course, hold them accountable, and get the resources to achieve their vision. We train others to pay it forward. We continually assess how we are doing and make adjustments to achieve better results. We continually engage in learning the latest principles and practices and maintaining and enhancing our certifications. We are resourceful in helping our students become successful.
Character: We practice what we teach; we live it in our own lives. We hold ourselves to a high level of integrity. We always strive for improvement. We hold confidential all communication between student and teacher. We fulfill our promises and commitments. We give generously of our time and attention to the needs of our students. We give credit to authors for their work and students for their creativity and contributions.
Uniqueness: We value people and encourage them to enhance their own strengths to control their response to challenges. We unite people around common concerns, but recognize, respect, and maintain individuality. We treat all individuals with respect and go out of our way to seek out people society has neglected. We accept everyone as they are without regard to language or educational limitations.
Les Triché President and founder | Internal Empowerment, Inc.
Les Triché is the President and founder of Internal Empowement, Inc. He was trained and certified in “Reality Therapy/Choice Theory, Advanced Practicum, and Basic Intensive Training,” by the late, renowned Dr. William Glasser, MD. of the William Glasser Institute. Charged by Dr. Glasser to do so, he created the Choice Theory® Connections-Internal Empowerment Coaching Program.
Triché is a State and Community Corrections Provider, providing STC training to correction organizations; provides leadership and instruction in Reality Therapy, Choice Theory®, and Scripture Therapy Counseling©, the study of “Why and How We Behave.” His focus is to facilitate reframing, restoring, and reallocation of resources to enhance individuals’ relationships, behavior, choices and self-trust, through effective and responsible means.
Triché holds an AA in Sociology; a BA in Behavioral Science, with a Certificate in Criminal Justice & Corrections; an MA in Public Administration; an MA in Public Policy; and a PhD (Honor Causa) in Public Administration. He has completed all courses for a second Doctorate in Judicial Law and Public Policy at the Claremont Graduate University. Additionally, Triché is a graduate of the John Maxwell University, as a Teacher, Coach and, Motivational Speaker.
Triché is co-author of the books Scripture Therapy and Choice Theory and Self-Counseling with STACT. He has an extensive track record of providing consultant services from corporate boardrooms in South America, Mainland China, South Africa, and other countries to “gang-controlled” areas in Los Angeles.
We help individuals reorganize their lives utilizing effective and responsible means that help them get what they want.
RoxAnne Triché Executive Vice President | Internal Empowerment, Inc.
RoxAnne Triché is the Executive Vice President of Internal Empowerment, Inc. She serves as a Master Facilitator and has taught Internal Empowerment Coaching, Mediation & Family Mediation and Leadership Coaching at various correctional institutions on a voluntary basis since 2013. Additionally, she provides coaching to businesses, leaders, and front-line personnel.
RoxAnne is a certified "Internal Empowerment Coach" through Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California; "Mediation, Mediation Applied and Family Mediation" through California State University, San Bernardino and a graduate of the John Maxwell University, as a Teacher, Coach, and Motivational Speaker. She is Choice Theory/Reality Therapy Certified through William Glasser International. She is mentored by Carleen Glasser in her monthly Practicum.
RoxAnne is co-author of the books Scripture Therapy and Choice Theory and Self-Counseling with STACT. She has served as a leader and trainer in teamwork and conflict resolution in Corporate America, for 23 years. She consults with corporations and public and private organizations regarding various business, staffing, and management needs. She has hands-on experience conducting administrative and business audits; policy design, training and professional development, marketing, and legal compliance. She has a specialization in Employee Coaching, Human Resources Acquisition, Strategic Planning, Risk Management, Organizational Development, and Implementation & Assessments.
We facilitate individuals restoring, reframing, and reallocating resources to get what they want and need.
Shearon Bogdanovich Facilitator, MS, RT/CTC
Shearon Bogdanovich is a Choice Theory – Internal Empowerment Coach. She is certified in Choice Theory/Reality Therapy and is a Basic Instructor and Advanced Practicum Supervisor for the William Glasser Institute. She facilitates the Choice Theory Connections – Internal Empowerment Coaching curriculum and sits on the Choice Theory Connections – Internal Empowerment Coaching panel to endorse Addiction Coaches.
Shearon’s area of focus is role-playing and the How the Brain Works Chart.
Shearon holds a Master of Science degree in Nursing from UCLA.
Shearon served as co-editor of Take Charge of Your Life and is a certified Take Charge of Your Life Mentor by The William Glasser Institute. She is a frequent presenter at William Glasser Conferences in various countries. She co-presented with Les Triché information regarding the success of the Choice Theory Connection – Internal Empowerment Coaching Program to the California Rehabilitation Oversight Board (C-ROB).
Cassandra Krcmar Facilitator, MS, CT/RT, CADAC
Cassandra Krcmar is a Choice Theory® - Internal Empowerment Coaching program facilitator. She is certified in Choice Theory/Reality Therapy by the William Glasser Institute and is a Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor (CADAC).
Cassandra facilitates the Choice Theory Connections Internal Empowerment Coaching program at the California Institution for Women in Corona, CA; Centinela State Prison, Imperial, CA; and in South-Central Los Angeles. She has an interest in social justice issues and started volunteering at a variety of organizations and political campaigns in college. She interned at the Attorney General’s office of the District of Columbia in the Juvenile Division. While in her graduate program, she became heavily involved in corrections and the philosophy of punishment. Cassandra was involved in the Polaris Project focusing on Human Trafficking. She was integral in the fundraising efforts of this organization by hosting events that brought awareness to DC’s elite crowds.
Cassandra holds a Master of Science degree in Justice, Law & Society from American University. She earned her BS degree in Political Science with a minor in Sociology from Loyola Marymount University.
Through her business, "It's Handled" Consulting, she provides personal and small business services, which include life coaching, small business and personal finance assistance, lead management training, and more.
Cassandra is an Associate Director of Incarceration & Anti-Human Trafficking. She has worked with the Children’s Protection Agency as a Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor. She also volunteers at the Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST), answering a 24-Hour Hotline, working in the shelter, and facilitating a group of volunteers in the implementation of SB1193 requiring specific businesses to post human trafficking awareness signs.
Mary and Jon Morse Facilitators
Jon and Mary Morse are Choice Theory facilitators and serve as guest facilitators with Les and RoxAnne. Jon is certified in Choice Theory/Reality Therapy by The William Glasser Institute. Mary completed Basic Intensive Training with the William Glasser Institute. They are Master Trainers in Neuro-Linguistic Programming.
Jon’s focus is education, primarily youth and youth offenders taking the Choice Theory Internal Empowerment Coaching program to at-risk students. Jon and Mary opened the Big Picture Middle and High School in Fresno, CA in 2009, for which Jon serves as Founder and Director Emeritus and serves on the local Board of Trustees.
Jon and Mary facilitate marketing promoting Internal Empowerment, Inc. in the Central Valley area of California. They introduced the Choice Theory Internal Empowerment Coaching program to Colleges, Middle and High Schools, Community-Based Organizations, and the Probation Department in Central Valley, CA. They played a lead role in matching Internal Empowerment, Inc. with community-based organizations that were inspired to jointly pursue grants.
Jon and Mary are both graduates of California State University, Fresno. Jon received his B.A. Degree in Psychology and an M.A. in School Counseling. After receiving her undergraduate degree, Mary received her M.S. degree in Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling.
Their business, Success Strategies Unlimited, Inc., is dedicated to work with individuals in all levels of the educational fields to better understand the Choice Theory model for them to become more successful in the classroom. Both Jon and Mary provide corporate training throughout the state of California. Realizing the need to strengthen the family unit, Jon and Mary have also taught parenting classes to parents of teenagers as well as young couples thinking of starting their families.
John and Mary are co-authors of Light a Candle and Curse the Darkness, and they have authored books and training manuals for assisting leaders in being more effective and successful with the clients they serve.