Who is this for:

The Women’s Leadership Institute is for committed, engaged career women ready to approach key challenges with a new perspective. This program provides a unique forum for women to realize their full potential and attain their highest levels of effectiveness and productivity in both their personal and professional lives. Participants will work toward goals, create and maintain change through supportive community of accountability.

This program is in cooperation with Pekin Chamber of Commerce


Curriculum includes:

  • Boost your Career

  • Lesson Plan for Change

  • Growing in Emotional Intelligence

  • Diffusing Anger in Others / Conflict Resolution

  • Life Balance & Energy

  • Eliminating Obstacles / Goal Setting   



This group meets Thursday mornings for 6 consecutive weeks.  Sessions are 1.5 hours in duration. Typically, this class meets early morning.

Plus a BONUS SESSION and GRADUATION: held at our Lasting Change Ranch. Will include experiential learning activities incorporating all content covered throughout the Institute. Focus will be on leadership and communication. Meal is included. Certificates of Completion and Leadership Pins will be awarded.


Richardson Counseling & Wellness Center 


$40 per week plus a one-time supply fee of $100

Pay in full: $340

2 Installments: $170 each


All participants, upon successful course completion, will be awarded a certificate of completion and leadership pin.  PeopleMap program participants will be awarded an additional certificate specific to their completion of that training.    

Two ways to sign up:

  1. Send the completed application and a check made out to "Richardson Counseling & Wellness Center"

  2. Call 309.346.0898 and pay with Credit Card.

Required Application:

Click here to print, and fill out the application. It must be received by September 18, 2017 along with payment. 

Women's Leadership Institute


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112 Park Ridge Lane Pekin, IL 61554 | info@richardsoncounselingcenter.com | 1-309-346-0898

A Personal and Professional Development Company