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How a Broken Back and a Broken Bike Led to a WholeHearted Life


Dr. Terry Chase believes success comes from making sense of the complex and challenging.  As a problem-solver, Dr. Chase assists clients by navigating problems, revealing solutions, and moving forward. She has an uncanny ability to clarify lots of information and provide succinct directions. She assists clients to create solutions that make a difference and positively impact the lives of others.

Terry takes a well-rounded approach to working with the whole person: individually or on a team—mentally, emotionally, physically, and spiritually. Transformation is on offer to clients by moving the needle toward change on the path of discovery, bridging the gap of what is to what can be. Dr. Chase believes in the collaborative power of relationships and fostering potential for all to move forward in a positive way.

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About Dr. Terry Chase

Theresa M. Chase, ND, MA, RN, CEIP-ED Professional Coach & Consultant

Dr. Terry Chase is a nationally recognized speaker, teacher and author spanning careers in healthcare, higher education, and private practice. As a leader in nursing and healthcare, she has contributed value to educational programs as Patient and Family Education Coordinator at Craig Hospital, Denver Colorado and most recently, as Associate Professor-Mental Health in the BSN program at Colorado Mesa University.

Terry uses her experience of living with a spinal cord injury to guide others along a pathway of health and healing. She has a unique skill of helping people make sense of challenging situations, whether individually or in teams. She provides clarity by making difficult things understandable and less complex.

Terry considers her ‘superpower’ to be that as an experiential educator. She uses creative, hands-on approaches that make the invisible-visible engaging participants for maximum learning impact and transformation in their lives.

As the author of countless professional papers and her award winning book “Spoke by Spoke: How a Broken Back and a Broken Bike Led to a WholeHearted Life” (2021), Terry inspires others with her stories of grit, resilience, and compassionate living.

Terry’s most recent professional speaking and facilitation engagements include working with healthcare teams at Queen’s Medical Center, Colorado Area Health Education Centers. Additionally, professional keynote addresses at the PowerHouse Summit and the Colorado Nurses Association Annual Conference. Terry engaged participants in creative breakout sessions at the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship, Int’l. Region 10 conference. Working with non-profit boards of directors, including Colorado Discover Ability and Wind Walkers Equine Center, Terry elevates their approach to fundraising and member engagement in half-day productive sessions.

Working with Terry has been referred to as answering the call of adventure and expansiveness for a fuller, richer life. Terry’s courageous honesty, personal integrity and energetic spirit guide personal commitment and continual growth. She provides the space for solutions that make a difference, navigating the challenges and barriers encountered along the way. View Terry’s Media Kit.

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My purpose is to open a space for individuals and organizations  to take the first or next step in professional, leadership and/or personal growth. For over 30 years, I have explored and experienced the process of health, growth, and transformative healing going beyond limitations to new levels of self-awareness, growth potential and authentic relationship.

I’d love to have a conversation with you to hear where you or your team want to go and to be of service to you achieving that goal or dream. Enter your information and I’ll connect with you. There’s no charge for this initial call. Let’s just talk.

The Process


Relationships are formed with authentic contact, clear communication, and human connection. We are partners in your growth.


Transformation is the only objective. We don’t go back to the way it used to be–we go forward.

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A sacred, safe space is established for coaching clients to share, to grow and to learn.


With courage and creativity, coaching explores what possibilities lie ahead.

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“There exists within everyone a grand passion, an outlandish thirst for adventure, a desire to live boldly and vividly through the journey of life.”

– Kurt Hahn, Founder Outward Bound School

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