Linda Lucatorto, M. Ed., CPC
Linda Lucatorto co-founded The Oasis Experience, Inc.® in 1999. In addition to serving as a divorce coach and mediator Linda is an educator, group facilitator, program coordinator and public speaker. Linda has presented to a variety of community groups throughout the Chicagoland area, has been quoted extensively in the media and sought after as a resource on the topic of divorce recovery. Linda maintains her goal of achieving excellence with the educational seminars and Empowerment Groups offered through The Oasis Experience, Inc.®
Linda has a B.A. in education, holds two teaching certificates and has and M. Ed. in Human Services and Counseling. Linda became a Certified Professional Coach in 2004 and is also a Trained Mediator. As a Divorce Coach, she assists men and women in transitions, before, during and after divorce. Linda helps her clients set realistic expectations and make wise decisions that can save time, money and emotional upheaval. Clients who maintain a calm and focused sense of direction can reduce some of the stress and anxiety during the challenging times.
Prior to the creation of The Oasis Experience, Inc.® and divorce coaching, Linda served as Director of Education for a social service agency. In that position, she developed sexuality education programs for the prevention of teen pregnancy. During her 13 years as Director of Education, Linda spoke to over 50,000 Jr. High and High School students, as well as faculty and parents.
Linda's membership in professional organizations includes:
- American Counseling Association
- Illinois Counseling Association
- Illinois Association for Specialists in Group Work
- American Association of University Women
- International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
- Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois, also served a 3 year term on the Board of Directors
- Dynamic Professional Women's Network
- Engaging Speakers Network; Leader of the West Suburban Chapter
Linda was divorced after a 23 year marriage and she is the mother of two wonderful adult children and grandmother of three amazing little people! Although her professional credentials speak of her expertise in education, counseling and coaching, her personal experience with divorce puts her clients at ease and generates confidence. They know she isn't only "talking the talk, but has walked the walk"