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Openness to experience is the first step towards happiness.

Uncertain? Unhappy? Misunderstood? Missing someTHING?​

Bring an open heart and an open mind to uncover your desires, understand your needs, and unlock your potential.


Through socratic inquiry, motivational interviewing, mindfulness, and multiple assessments, you can live your best life. the future may be mostly unknown and unknowable; this old adage rings true: Those who fail to plan, plan to fail.


Stop consuming social media posts. Stop regretting your past.

Start creating the life of your dreams. Start living in the present.

Connect with us today to address your underlying fears, combat anxiety or self-doubt, and overcome the barriers to success, love, and joy in your life! We specialize in issues of identity, cultural difference, and technology dependence. 

Our primary consulting goal is to empower emerging leaders with the tools and skills to find their unique voice. We achieve this with a series of facilitated workshops on topics ranging from consent and healthy boundaries, resilience building, mindful use of social media & technology, and active goal setting. 

You: It's too high. I won't make it.
Us: Ain't no mountain high enough!

Open Hearts+Open Minds


Nice to e-meet you! I'm Mili Metz. 

As an adolescent and young adult, I followed my mind. I hold a dual B.A. in Psychological & Brain Sciences and Public Health, Social Sciences from The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. After completing my M.A. at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York City, I did my doctoral work in Counseling Psychology at Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA. Next, I moved to Philadelphia, PA, to complete an American Psychological Association (APA) accredited clinical psychology internship and accepted an invitation to stay on an additional year for specialized fellowship focused on college counseling at the University of Pennsylvania and inpatient services at Pennsylvania Hospital. 

Currently, I am the Psychology Chair at a small liberal arts university in San Marcos, CA. I followed my heart to lovely southern California in 2016 to join my husband, an active duty United States Marine. We are a family committed to service, leadership, and love of life.


As you can see, I have lived in a lot of places and I had the privilege to pursue my passion in both education and experiential learning. Along the way, I met people of all shades from all walks in various seasons of life. Some of whom I had the pleasure of connecting with personally, others I had the opportunity to serve professionally. Each and every connection I have made shapes who I am today. If I am more empathetic, intuitive, and knowledgeable it is because of my clients, colleagues, and close friends.

Long before I became an academic, I was a caring confidant, curious co-conspirator, and loyal friend. My work is a calling! I made the choice to follow my true purpose and I have never been happier. I hope we get to connect soon so I may learn more about you. I invite you to discover your true leadership potential and reach out to connect so we can collaborate on the next chapter of your life.



Initial Consultation Call
20 min
Free consultation
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