"To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift."
Erin U. Starkey, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Health & Wellness Coach. She is an interdisciplinary well-being expert and respected leader with over 15 years of experience working in various sectors including: non-profit, education, corporate and private.
Ms. Starkey earned a BA in American Cultural Studies from Western Washington University and an MSW, summa cum laude, from University of Illinois at Chicago. She is an alumni of the IMPACT Leadership Development Program created by the Chicago Urban League in partnership with the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and is a past participant of Chicago Women in Philanthropy's Women's Leadership Mentoring Program.
Erin currently works for ComPsych Corporation which is the world's largest provider of employee assistance programs (EAP) and the global leader of fully integrated EAP, behavioral health, employee wellness, work-life, FMLA, and absence management services. With the belief that health is a human right Erin is also proud to collaborate as a Health Equity Strategist with Justice Informed.
She formally worked as the Director of Mental Health Support at SGA Youth & Family Services, and as an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Illinois at Chicago's Jane Addams College of Social Work and the University of Southern California Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work.
Erin volunteers her time serving on the Board of Directors at ACCESS Community Health Network, and is an active member of the Alliance of Social Workers in Sports. Her passion is providing, and advocating for, holistic health services for athletes and the Black community. She is driven daily, in all that she does, by the legacy of those that came before her.
She authentically and eagerly shares her vast professional knowledge and personal experience with others through speaking engagements, trainings, and consultation services. Erin is currently accepting individual health coaching clients but does not have any clinical client slots available at this time. Contact her here to book services.
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