Jodi Salata, widowed in 2009, with two young boys, started a support group for other widows, which led her to get a certificate as a Life Coach. To better pursue her passion to help others heal and grow, she later enrolled in Northwestern’s School of Professional Studies and received a B.S. in psychology in 2018, graduating cum laude. This fall she will begin the Master’s program in marriage and family therapy at the Family Institue to further her professional credentials as a therapist. Jodi hopes to be able to make a difference in people struggling with clinical depression.