Cheyenne is an agile, intellectual, and empathetic consultant who relies on her intuition and passion to successfully navigate through each organization’s waters. She has worked within multiple industries across Hawai’i, Colorado, and California and has recognized the variability that exists between each organization’s contexts – both positive and challenging. These experiences, paired with her deep desire to help people, motivated her to pursue a career path where she could positively enhance the workplace and the lives of workers.
When working with clients, Cheyenne utilizes a client-centered approach. Her background in psychology has provided her with the ability to actively listen to and understand the client’s needs, carefully analyze each problem, determine and implement solutions, and collaborate with the client to identify future directions.
Before joining TurningWest, Cheyenne attained her Bachelors Degree in Psychology, with a concentration in counseling, and her Masters degree in Industrial Organizational Psychology. She utilizes her background in counseling psychology and industrial organizational psychology to gain a holistic understanding of issues, taking into account individual and organizational inputs when creating solutions.
Cheyenne has fostered an overwhelming passion for her community. This is exemplified by the plethora of leadership, internship, and volunteer roles that she has emersed herself in. Cheyenne has volunteered at Kuakini Medical Center’s nursing home, Habitat for Humanity, New Hope O’ahu Church, Vineyard Anaheim, OC Pomeranian Rescue, and Maximo Nivel where she taught English in Peru. In College, she was a part of Associated Student Government, psychology club, NAMI, and several diversity clubs on campus. Additionally, she has consistently attained honors such as the Dean’s and President’s lists, and she has also won awards doing research projects focused on suicide intervention trainings and microaggressions in the workplace.