Lace has been mentoring women in overcoming compulsive behaviors and obsessive thought patterns since 2000. She stared working with women in eating disorder recovery, and now also works with women seeking to overcome relationship and sexually compulsive behaviors. A passionate guest blogger and dedicated Professional Recovery Coach, Lace takes addiction recovery seriously. She brings gentle, but no-nonsense accountability, compassionate mentorship, and her own solid recovery habits to the table. Ever learning, Lace stays up to date on research based recovery tools, current trends, and what women really want in a recovery program. As requested, Lace also speaks publicly on topics related to female addiction recovery, relationship healing, and healthy sexuality. She is currently developing a recovery program for women, written and tested by women. Expected release date is early 2018.
 

Lacy Alajna Bentley

Professional Life Coach and Recovery Mentor

My Dear Potential Client,

                 

Welcome to Women’s Recovery Coaching and Mentorship

I have been mentoring and encouraging women with compulsive, self-destructive behaviors since 2000. For the first five years, I co-ran 12 step groups for individuals with eating disorders, taught school counselors, nurses, coaches, and teachers how to identify and help students with eating disorders. Most of this was done for the Clark County School District. This was incredibly fulfilling, but my favorite part was speaking to assemblies of Jr. High and High School students. The assemblies were focused on overcoming eating disorders and challenging media views of femininity and body image. This involvement kicked my own recovery from anorexia nervosa in to high gear, and I now have nearly 17 years’ freedom from my own eating disorder. It was not perfect, but it is great recovery that I love to share.

After moving to Utah, I became involved in the LDS Addiction Recovery Program and Pornography Addiction Support Groups. After a year, I began sponsoring and mentoring other women, facilitating a meeting there for nearly two years. My own recovery from compulsive relationship behaviors has been a great blessing. Once again, I love sharing the tools that have brought recovery to myself and others. Recovery and healing is still ongoing, and I have learned a great deal through multiple programs and intensive research into female relationship and addiction dynamics. These tools have been an invaluable resource in helping other women overcome challenges associated with compulsive behaviors and obsessive thought patterns that feed addictive, destructive cycles. I now coach these women professionally, sharing what I have learned.

The main focus in recovery needs to be overcoming fear-driven faulty core beliefs and behavioral patterns. For this reason, I chose Clarity Point Certified Coaching as the platform for guiding others. This program offers the best recovery tools in a format that supports overall growth and mental health for dedicated clients. Added to my degree in Psychology and personal research, this makes me a powerful and well-skilled Coach and Mentor.

The reason I now charge for mentorship revolves around the human need to create value. It has become clear that a financial and time-based commitment leads to deeper, longer lasting recovery. Women who make this commitment push themselves further, and reach deeper to achieve what they truly want: deep, integrity filled connection with loved ones and the world. A woman who is willing to do whatever it takes to gain not only sobriety, but real recovery from compulsive behaviors, is a woman who will succeed where others have been unable.

I would love to work with you in overcoming your own destructive relationship patterns and compulsive behaviors. As a woman in recovery, I understand the fear, worry, and hopelessness that often accompany recovery efforts. I know how scary the first step can be. Right now, I encourage you to click the link on this page that takes you to the free assessment. We will use this information on our journey together. There is no obligation to enter a coaching contract. I will contact you with a day or two for a no-cost consultation, and to answer your questions. If, after that call, we both feel we are a good fit, excellent. If not, I am happy to offer a few suggestions for coaches, resources, or therapists I feel may be a better fit for you. This is your journey, after all. It needs to work for you.

You can do this, and I’d love to walk the journey with you. Be fearless and take the first step to a new way of interacting with the world!

Yours,   

Lace Bentley, Professional Certified Life Coach and Recovery Mentor;

BS, Psychology

TESTIMONIALS

“Our daughter is struggling with an eating disorder, depression, and self-hate. Lacy’s support and knowledge have been invaluable. Our daughter looks forward to and enjoys their sessions each week. We have seen marked improvement, and are grateful for the compassionate support Lacy gives us all.” -Tonia

“Lacy is awesome and has been an angel in my life. She is a great listener, very supportive, and I admire her. I have and will continue to recommend her to others.” -Melissa

“She is such an awesome clarity wavelength! I wish I could keep her in my pocket.” -Anonymous

“Working with Lacy, I am able to get to clarity faster, and work through my distortions. She doesn’t let me get away with anything. I have and will continue to recommend her to my friends and family.” -Jon

“This woman calls me on my crap and makes me face my fears. She drives me crazy and I love it!” -Emily

“Lacy is a great listener and knowledgeable about varying subjects. I trust her advice, and appreciate and value working with her.” -Jessika 

“Lacy’s experience and intelligence cause her audience to examine themselves and consider new perspectives. Whether you agree with her or not, you will be rewarded with an honest and passionate event that makes you think. If you have the chance to watch her speak, it will be well worth your time.”

-Kent Hinkson

HOW COACHING WORKS

FIRST - Set up one introductory appointment with a Coach and give coaching a try. See if you like it and the Claritypoint approach.

If you like it, you have a couple options:



Small Group Coaching - These groups have 4-6 women or men. The sessions are done by conference call, every other week for six months. (So you can do the program from the comfort of your home.)You spend 1.5-2 hours with your coach learning the material, having discussions and experiences together as a group. You also have daily homework in between sessions. This consists of a small reading assignment and some journal writing.  Many people love the group format because they learn so much from each other and make some great friends.  This is the most inexpensive way to experience coaching.



Executive Life Coaching - You can work with a coach one on one, meeting weekly to experience the Claritypoint process in it's most life changing format.  You will gain rock-solid self-esteem, communication and relationship skills, time management, motivation repair, and cure your fear of failure forever. This process will be customized to fit your specific needs and schedule. 





 

Utah, Zoom, Skype, Phone

​​#801 -801-358-9806 

 

LINKS

SWOT anaylsis Worksheet

Emotional Autopsy Worksheet

To Be or Not to Be Offended Worksheet

The Validation Formula

Understanding Your Marriage Worksheet 

Overcoming Money Fear Worksheet

High Level Forgiveness Worksheet

Gender and childhood pornography exposure: new research reveals surprises childhood pornography exposure and subsequent adulthood trends.  Protect Young Minds

 

https://protectyoungminds.org/2016/09/29/gender-childhood-pornography-exposure-new-research/

Stale bread and honey: a metaphor on the therapeutic alliance and establishment of trust after trauma post traumatic growth and re-development of trustIntersections: A journal of interdisciplinary thought, vol. 13

 

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/stale-bread-honey-metaphor-therapeutic-alliance-trust-bentley

Chubby girls don't get daddies anorexia, childhood eating disorders and family relationships

UVU Review (Student Newspaper)

 

http://www.uvureview.com/recent/opinions/chubby-girls-dont-get-daddies/

ARTICLES/MEDIA

Women, perfectionism & addiction interview

Talking to kids about sex and pornography

Life in 22 Minutes

http://www.lifein22minutes.com/podcast/043

 

 

Degree for life: UVU student turns weaknesses into strengths

Featured as exceptional student

Daily Herald

 

http://www.heraldextra.com/degree-for-life-uvu-student-turns-weaknesses-into-strengths-with/article_4f856ff0-ea1f-58ca-9e86-502aa58bd783.html

Women, Pornography, and Addiction: A Brave New World of Exploitation female pornography addiction and sexually compulsive behaviors LinkedIn

 

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/women-pornography-addiction-abuse-brave-new-world-lacy-alajna-bentley

5 things kids need parents to know about anime Anime, addiction and teen sexuality Parents Aware

 

http://parentsaware.info/index.php/2017/05/04/five-things-to-know-about-anime/

Girls get hooked, too!female teens and pornography addiction

Utah Valley health and Wellness Magazine

 

http://utvalleywellness.com/girls-get-hooked/

 

 

Pornography addiction: not just a boys' problem anymore Talking to teen girls about pornography and addiction - Educate, Empower Kids

 

https://educateempowerkids.org/porn-addiction-not-just-boys-problem-anymore-chances-daughter-seen-may-hooked-pornography/

The link between Fifty Shades, child abuse, and coercive relationships

Center on Sexual Exploitation

 

http://endsexualexploitation.org/articles/link-fifty-shades-grey-child-abuse-coercive-relationships/

 

 

Cure with compassion: Help for every day perfectionists letting go of perfectionism through compassion

Republication by Center for Couples and Families

 

https://ccfresources.com/provofamilies/category/perfectionism/

Cure with compassion: Help for every day perfectionists letting go of perfectionism through compassion

Utah Valley Health and Wellness Magazine

 

http://utvalleywellness.com/cure-compassion-relief-every-day-perfectionists/

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