Meet The Team
Nancy Markham Bugbee
PsyD-c, MBA, BCC
Nancy is a Board Certified Clinical Chaplain, logotherapist (meaning-centered), and spiritual director. She lives her passion to help others find meaning and purpose in their lives in any circumstance through the power of the human spirit. She has developed the THRIVING FROM WITHIN ® model over 20 years of study and practice. She practices self-care by spending time in relationship with the sacred; being inspired by stories she hears in person, through films, and documentaries; and caring for her family, friends, and animals.
MRE, MSW, LCSW
Chief Program Officer
Kate finds meaning and purpose in supporting those in the service of others. She appreciates how the THRIVING FROM WITHIN ® model shows individuals how to incorporate spirituality in their lives, work, and interactions with others. She practices self-care and renewal by playing with her grandchildren, reading, hiking, and taking time for herself.
Andrew c. bugbee
Director of Marketing and Outreach
Andrew is passionate about bringing to light the power of meaning and purpose. He is the community liaison for programs and offerings related to the Institute for Life & Care. He loves to network with individuals and organizations seeking a higher level of resilience for their personal and professional lives. He practices self-care by enjoying skiing, photography, biking, and reading about people.
Program and Operations Specialist
Kate believes that a little compassion can go a long way. Her favorite quote to live by: "Let us fill our hearts with our own compassion—towards ourselves and towards all living beings." - Thich Nhat Hanh
She values the THRIVING FROM WITHINⓇ model for its ability to guide individuals on a journey of self-discovery through acknowledging all four dimensions of self. She practices self-care through spending time with her family and friends, practicing yoga, and the creative outlets of painting, drawing, and DIY projects.
Chief Health and Wellness Advisor
Len is the author of The Scientific Basis of Integrative Health. He holds faculty positions at Georgetown University, George Washington University, and The University of Colorado. He has a passionate interest in a whole person approach to health, of which a core component is assisting others to find meaning and purpose in their life which will enhance wellness and well being.