A coach in your pocket.

I help young adults develop the people and personal skills to land a job, build a career, and have a successful life.

 
 

Danielle's young adult coaching practice helps neurodiverse young adults and employees develop professional skills: improved time management, executive functioning skills, social and communication skills needed to land jobs and build a successful career. Her coaching follows access to a 12-week online course that she has built to help keep her clients motivated between coaching calls and improve outcomes. 


Her vision is that every neurodiverse teen and young adult in America will have access to personalized mentoring support for career success.


Our team is seeking a scholarship grant fund for underrepresented young adults in South Carolina to access FREE coaching through our company. To invest in our team or provide a grant for iElevate's coaching program and sponsor underrepresented young adults, please email danielle@ielevatetech.com. To read research on statistics related to neurodivergence in South Carolina and North Carolina, and affects on employment, click here.


Danielle works with the whole person, not a diagnosis, and establishes a values-based, person-centered approach to tackling issues with landing a job and retaining or moving up in a career you love. Parent consultation for successful transition to young adulthood is included in her coaching approach, for those families who are still supporting a loved one transitioning into the workforce.


Danielle has successfully helped all of her clients navigate key transitions with work or relationships, and has recently been recognized by "Not your Mama's Autism" parent support podcast, which will release her recording soon. 

For more information on her coaching approach, or to include Danielle in an EAP Benefits Package for Managerial Training and Employee support, click to book a FREE consultation.

 

CAREER SUPPORT NOW

This is for anyone who is neurodiverse OR the parent of someone neurodiverse who wants to find their dream job. 

Whether you or your child have been struggling for years, this is for you, fill out our application here to book a free call.

 

OUR FREE CAREER TRAINING - CHECK IT OUT!

5 Shifts to your Dream Career as a "Neurodiverse" Young Adult - How successful young adults land jobs, advance their careers, and have successful lives. The shifts to success.

 

Research on Prevalence & Impact of Neurodivergence on Jobs in South Carolina and North Carolina

This research was performed August 2022 by ENT marketing and data intern, Allen Terman, of Tufts University Class of 2022 to support iElevate in seeking a grant for underrepresented young adults in SC and NC.

 
 
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DANIELLE FEERST, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist & Chief Executive Coach

Danielle has a master's degree in Occupational Therapy from Tufts, and specializes in Autism Spectrum Disorders and social emotional skills. She has also been the founder of a tech startup, Podium and the Director of a nonprofit sailing center. She has served as a nonprofit consultant in the past three years in the neurodiversity community.
Danielle is a people magnet and has been a valued speaker, leader, and team player on every major project and company she's worked for, inspiring people to take action. Her approach to career development addresses underlying issues with self-worth, confidence, communication, skills, and resilience necessary for success in professional development for young adults, especially if they are neurodiverse. Learn to harness your unique talents and own your story.

CLIENT REVIEWS

Parent of 26 year old

"Danielle and the iElevate team have been a fabulous resource for our son as he has navigated postgraduate life during the pandemic. Finding employment can be challenging in the best of times, but has been especially difficult the last two years. The coaching sessions with Danielle and Maddie have kept Will positive and moving in the right direction toward achieving his goals during a period when he has often felt isolated and discouraged.  I highly recommend iElevate; they have provided the consistent support my son has needed both personally and professionally."

21 year old

"Coaching is really important to me because it gives me the confidence and the motivation I need to complete goals that I set for myself. I have tried many different life coaches but Danielle has been the right one for me."

19 year old

"Because of Danielle's coaching, I learned how to better present myself in a professional environment, create a well organized resume, and seek freelance opportunities. I learned to organize my thoughts for better communication, and to add enthusiasm to my tone. Now, I am joining the army with great motivation, which will secure my education and future financial stability."

 

INTERVIEW WITH FORMER CLIENT

26 years old

"I needed help with goals and having someone to keep me accountable and check in on my career goals was perfect for me. My parents sometimes couldn’t relate to me, and it was great to have Danielle there as a coach I could talk to, who isn’t in my family. I’ve done counseling in the past, but this was more focused on career development and professional mentorship."

 
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