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Dr. Plashan McCune

LifeBound Coach

A graduate of the University of Illinois Champaign Urbana and National Louis University, with a Masters in Mental Health and Doctorates in Educational Leadership Dr. Plashan McCune, brings over 30 years of experience in operationalizing mental health practices into educational settings.

Her accomplishments are combining mental health and education to impact better life outcomes for professionals and students include: Serving as an administrator for elementary thru high school in Chicago, Denver and Oakland. Serving as an adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco teaching a masters level Counseling Course. Serving as Co-Researcher to assess how parents make educational decisions for their children. Leading Criminal Justice Reform and Mediation as a trainer with Northwestern Law School. Founder of a global leadership program for African American Young Ladies. Establishing a national program for Black People to own their own homes. She is also the author of Trauma and Postsecondary Success A Framework for Systemic Change and presents and trains on this topic globally.


Her career has been informed by her passion for social justice and systems reform to ensure opportunity and success for underserved populations.

Dr. McCune is a LifeBound Coach and specializes in infusing Trauma-Informed/Sensitive Practices focused on Culturally Responsiveness within organizations and educational institutions.

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