Title: Retired Professor and Counselor and Pioneer of Adult Learning Disabilities
Company: Your Bridge to the Future
Location: LaHonda, California, United States
Linda Carol Huntimer, EdD, MFT, MA, Retired Professor and Counselor and Pioneer of Adult Learning Disabilities at Your Bridge to the Future, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in educational services.
Dr. Huntimer is a counselor, coach, and retired college professor who has spent more than five decades helping others navigate the challenges of life, wellness, and education. She holds both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degree from Arizona State University, and began her career in 1968 as a teaching professional and program developer for the Mountain View-Los Altos Union School District. Dr. Huntimer continued her education with National University, earning a second Master of Science in counseling psychology, and joined Foothill-DeAnza Community College as a counselor in 1973.
After completing a Doctor of Education at the University of San Francisco in 1983, Dr. Huntimer became a professor at Foothill-DeAnza Community College in addition to her counseling responsibilities. A pioneer in the development of educational services for adults with learning disabilities, she would go on to help create the first state-level qualification standards as well as establish Foothill-DeAnza Community College’s first program for adult students with learning disabilities. She remained with the school until 2006.
In 2002, Dr. Huntimer became a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and launched Your Bridge to the Future, her counseling practice. Since 2015, she has held Licensed Personal and Executive Wellness Coach credentials, and continues to offer her clients comprehensive support and personal growth based on her diverse professional background. Dr. Huntimer is a five-time multiple myeloma survivor who received her first cancer diagnosis at the age of 21, and has worked with other cancer patients across the country to navigate the challenges of treatment. She credits her success to the support of her parents, teachers, and mentors, and hopes to remain in good health and able to enjoy her retirement for years to come.
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