Raquel Stuart

Educational background

Ph.D., Human Services/ specialization in Counseling
M.A., Psychology, Adelphi University
B.A., Psychology, Hunter College


Dr. Raquel A. Stuart is a Board Certified Life Coach with a Ph.D. in Human Services with a specialization in Counseling. She has subject matter expertise in high engagement presentations and workshops dealing with sexuality, body image, relationships, and self-esteem. Her energetic speaking style and unique ability to engage and motivate her audience is unlike any other. Raquel’s mission statement is: to work with ordinary people, doing ordinary things and teach them how to do these things with extraordinary passion.

Dr. Stuart has served as a Psychology Professor for numerous years at various universities. Her current role is Acting Associate Dean within the College of Liberal Arts. Dr. Stuart is currently working on the following research:
does grit and mindset impact student motivation;
online dating in China

Dr. Stuart is the author of “The Audacity of Self: Dare to Put You First.” This book takes the readers through her experiences from brokenness and pain to a life of possibilities. One where she can be exactly who she is, a person who lives her life with balance, living on purpose and with purpose.