The Full Circle Team

Crystal Stokes, M.A., LMFT

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Crystal Stokes, M.A., LMFT


Founder & Managing Director

Licensed Psychotherapist

Certified Leadership Coach

 

As a former ER veterinary technician, licensed psychotherapist, and leadership performance coach, Crystal works directly with veterinary leaders to reduce turnover, prevent burnout, and improve the wellness of their team. She is on a mission to bring vet med professionals Full Circle, back to the passion for improving the lives of animals while caring for their own lives too.

Crystal Stokes, M.A., LMFT

Full Circle Lab IconFrancesca Tocco, MSW 


Director of Coaching

Francesca holds an MSW from the University of Michigan, specializing in Interpersonal Practice and Health, with a minor in Human Services Management. A licensed Clinical Social Worker since 2012, she works in diverse veterinary settings, aiding clients and medical teams in navigating emotional challenges. Francesca champions mental health advocacy and professional/personal balance.

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Dr. Leann Benedetti, DVM, TICC, ACC, CCFP, BScFull Circle Lab Icon


Leadership & Wellness Coach

As a Veterinarian in clinical practice for 27 years, and past practice owner Leann understands the challenges and the rewards that this profession brings our professional and personal lives. Leann brings a restorative coaching lens, as an ICF certified Coach with special training in compassion fatigue, trauma-informed coaching, and physician development as ‘The Veterinary Coach’.

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Dr. Ashlee Bruewer, DVM, CVA, CCFP

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Leadership & Wellness

Coach

Dr. Ashlee Bruewer is a small animal veterinarian in Colorado. She is the founder of BETTERinary Personal Coaching, which provides goal-based coaching to veterinarians at all stages of their careers. BETTERinary is dedicated to the long-term sustainability of the career of veterinary medicine and to the support of the incredible individuals within the field. When not at the clinic or coaching, you can find her gardening, riding horses, or hiking with her husband and dogs.

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Dr. Natalie Fayman, DVM, CPC, ACC, CPQCFull Circle Lab Icon


Leadership & Wellness Coach

Natalie Fayman has spent 33 years in veterinary medicine, including 24 years in the ER, living with unsustainable stress and negligent self-care.  As a coach, she is determined to help her veterinary colleagues to create more fulfilling lives.  She believes that achieving maximum impact lies at the intersection of inspired passion, and unconditional self-worth.

Crystal Stokes, M.A., LMFT

Full Circle Lab IconLisa Hacker, LMSW, APSW


Leadership & Wellness Coach

As a licensed social worker, Lisa comes to us with 15 years of postgraduate experience working with families whose loved ones are experiencing medical emergencies. Currently, she manages a robust veterinary social work program at a multi-hospital practice in Arizona, as well as facilitates support groups for the Veterinary Hope Foundation. Her passion has evolved into enhancing overall wellness and developing psychologically safe leaders within the profession.

Ana Kurashvili

Ana Kurashvili

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Program Coordinator

 As Full Circle Lab’s program coordinator, Ana is instrumental in supporting client onboarding while juggling an ever-changing variety of administrative tasks. She is a natural jack-of-all-trades with a willingness to learn more skills. Her positive attitude is contagious.

Florian Selch

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Florian Selch


Strategic Adviser

Florian contributes to Full Circle Lab his experience and perspectives gained throughout a diverse career ranging from leading NASA research projects, building and investing in start-ups, and most recently facilitating Fortune500 team-to-team consulting sessions.