Nakita attained her bachelor’s degree in Applied Psychology, Master’s degree in English and Women’s Studies by 2001. She earned her doctorate degree in Higher Education Leadership in 2006.
She worked in student services, retention, career and academic coaching, and served as an Associate Dean of Faculty, until becoming an adjunct professor at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and a Curriculum Specialist at Capella University.
In 2016, she became a certified Therapeutic Coach®, a Master Practitioner of Neurolinguistics and Hypnotherapist. Today, she has a private Bio-Energetic Health & Wellness practice in Edina, MN. She also serves as a Lecturer at Northwestern Health Sciences University.
Nakita is known for her creativity and speaking from the heart. Nakita is married with 3 children, a cat and a dog in Minnesota. She and her spouse plan to hit the RV life and continue to teach and publish online.