Cherise Young is a regular contributor on ConsciouslyCandace.com (and also Candace’s mom!). With 30 years experience in the social services field and 21 years as a trained clinician, My Oasis of Hope Consulting founder Cherise Young has coached individuals, families, church groups and professionals in improving their level of functioning, achieving emotional well-being and enhancing their communication skills. Cherise seeks to assist everyone in living in, with, and on purpose. Raised in the Midwest, she now calls Las Vegas, Nevada, her home. Continue reading on her Web site.