Dr. Kerin Groves, Career Coach | Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX


Career counseling
Management consulting
training & speaking

Career Coaching | Consulting | Training | Speaking

Consulting and Research

Career Coach Denton TX Dr. Kerin Groves

Dr. Groves leverages her expertise in human behavior and motivation when consulting with individuals, organizations, and teams. Her approach is positive, realistic, practical, and strengths-based

Career Coaching

Career Coach Denton TX Dr. Kerin Groves

Are you searching for meaning and purpose in your career? Are you restless and ready for a change? Do you have pressure from supervisors to modify your interaction style at work? Is there a high turnover rate or employee disengagement because of a problematic work culture? Is transitioning into a new field more difficult than you expected? Do you dream of starting your own business? Are you planning to retire but don't want to be bored? 

As a career coach, Dr. Groves believes you don't have to figure out what you'll do for the rest of your life - just what you'll do NEXT. She advises clients using customized interventions, not canned curriculums. 

  • Career path changes
  • Small business ownership, self-employment, & entrepreneurship
  • Leadership skill enhancement
  • Managing workplace changes
  • International workers / students, ex-offenders, older workers, and others with career barriers
  • ​New college graduates
  • Stress management, coping skills, and work/life balance
  • Spirituality and values conflicts
  • ​Adjusting to transitions: layoff, divorce, empty nest, aging, widowhood, or retirement
  • Specializing in older adults and military & law enforcement

Speaking and Training

Career Coach Denton TX Dr. Kerin Groves

Planners for conferences, retreats, conventions, meetings, and training events can contact Dr. Groves for speaking engagements. She is a lively, engaging speaker who has taught at colleges and universities and has spoken to small and large audiences including corporations, professional associations, trade groups, government agencies, nonprofits, courts, churches, schools, and community groups. She creates tailored presentations on career issues and people management in the workplace. Topics include communication skills, motivational management, resilience during seasons of change, career development, and team cohesion. 


Popular presentations:

  • How to Make Yourself Miserable at Work
  • Management by Motivation
  • Assertive Communication
  • Navigating Unplanned Change
  • Your Career: Soul Food or Junk Food?
  • Achieving Flow in your Work
  • Peak Performance: Work/Life Balance for First Responders
  • What's Next? College, Military, Trades, or Entrepreneurship (for young adults)


Career Coach Denton TX Dr. Kerin Groves



Psychology Today

Counseling Today

Noomii coaching directory

Conflict Management Institute

Lean On Him Consulting


Mental health issues increase among young people. Theravive, June 28, 2019:


Helping families cope with cancer. December 2018, Counseling Today (the magazine of the American Counseling Association): https://ct.counseling.org/2018/11/helping-families-cope-with-cancer/

Counseling for grief and loss: ​​Walking with clients through their final days. November 2016, Counseling Today:

Scaling Client Walls: Resistance. January 2015, Counseling Today:

Two sections in the book Group Work Experts Share Their Favorite Activities for the Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders. 2015, American Counseling Association.

Speaking Audiences

Career Coach Denton TX Dr. Kerin Groves


  • Frontline Crisis Response Solutions -  Tactical Wellness workshop for first responders - McKinney, TX  (July 2019)
  • Mid-Career Changers meeting - Plano, TX  (June 2019)
  • Creating Inspirational Networkers meeting - Flower Mound, TX  (June 2019)
  • Fit and Healthy After 40 - podcast interview (May 2019)
  • Entrepreneurs United meeting - Denton, TX  (March 2019)
  • City of Richardson (February 2019)
  • Learn, Earn, Aspire, and Prosper group meeting - Flower Mound, TX  (February 2019)


  • American Counseling Association
  • Texas Counseling Association
  • Texas Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
  • New Mexico Counseling Association
  • Christian Counselors of Texas, North Dallas Chapter
  • University of North Texas
  • Texas A&M University at Commerce
  • Dallas County Community Colleges
  • University of New Mexico
  • NM Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • Sanctuary Zone battered women's services
  • 2nd Judicial District Court - NM
  • NM Department of Aging
  • NM Child Protective Services
  • NM Adult Protective Services
  • NM Children, Youth, and Families Department 
  • Teen Court - Torrance County, NM
  • NM Medical Review Association
  • NM Council on Problem Gambling
  • New Mexico DWI Coordinators Symposium
  • Samaritan Center for Healthy Families
  • Denton Noon Kiwanis