Testimonials From Clients of Pie Dumas, Certified Life Coach and Author

"Pie has been a compass, a flashlight in the dark, and an anchor - guiding me toward my goals, helping me to stay focused, and grounding me when I begin to drift off course. She has given me a greater sense of clarity and a renewed hope to continue on the path that lies ahead. Pie is not only my personal coach but also my friend, someone I trust immensely. All the thanks in the world could not express how grateful I am that Pie entered my life and helped me realize my dreams."
- Cheryl Falkenburry, Palmyra, VA

Whether you live in the Charlottesville or Richmond, Virginia area, or you reside globally, as your coach, Pie will support you in developing greater self-confidence, and encourage you to progress your desires into successful results, forging a more meaningful life.

Testimonials From Clients of Pie Dumas     Free Sample Coaching Session


Charles Casavant, Ph.D.

"Not only does Pie Dumas offer an inspiring account of a woman's triumph over the ravages of abuse... she also presents it within a rich adventure story and travelogue. From child labor on the carnival circuit, to getting lost in the Sahara, to life in a swank Central Park apartment, this moving, true story is hard to put down and delivers a most satisfying ending."
- Charles Casavant, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

David E. Myers, Ph.D.

"Pieces of Pie is an uplifting testament to the power of the human spirit to heal. A must read for all educators, mental health professionals, and anyone in recovery who is seeking greater awareness and inner peace."
- David E. Myers, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Author of Heartful Parenting

Robin Langley Sommer

"Pieces of Pie is a compelling, deeply wrought story that resonates long after the last page has been turned."
- Robin Langley Sommer, author of The Building of America; Wright Rooms; A Place Apart

Martha Howland, Riverside, CT

"With Pie's good humor, warmth, and artful prompting, I was able to articulate my life vision and identify the simple steps I needed to take to make my life flow. Until I worked with Pie I didn't realize all that is within me  and how easy it could be to create a more fulfilling life."
- Martha Howland, Riverside, CT

Joan Mercer, Washington, DC

"Pie was very significant in my ability to return to a productive life in society after drug addiction and incarceration, something I had thought I was incapable of doing. She never let me forget I was a good person, and that all I needed was to believe in myself."
- Joan Mercer, Washington, DC

Cheryl Falkenburry, Palmyra, VA

"Pie has been a compass, a flashlight in the dark, and an anchor - guiding me toward my goals, helping me to stay focused, and grounding me when I begin to drift off course. She has given me a greater sense of clarity and a renewed hope to continue on the path that lies ahead. Pie is not only my personal coach but also my friend, someone I trust immensely. All the thanks in the world could not express how grateful I am that Pie entered my life and helped me realize my dreams."
- Cheryl Falkenburry, Palmyra, VA

Deborah Close, Columbus, OH

"Upon meeting Pie, I knew that I wanted what she had! With her balanced spirit, infectious enthusiasm, great wisdom, and her own recovery, she has been able to teach me how to live my best life." 
- Deborah Close, Columbus, OH