Phyllis Brooks

by Terry Watson | March 12th, 2016
Phyllis Brooks

Phyllis Brooks

Phyllis Brooks is a native of South Carolina. She holds a Bachelors of Arts in English/Communications from Columbia College and a Master of Arts in the field of Speech Language Pathology from South Carolina State University.

She currently resides in Charlotte, N.C. and is employed as a Speech Pathologist in an educational setting as well as medical settings. She published her first book, “Let Me Be Your Coach” in 2010, a five step play for youth to stay motivated, reach goals, and never give up on their dreams. Brooks based her beliefs and utilized that motivation solely on her own trials, accomplishments and those shared of other successful people.

Brooks is increasing her presence in the realm of Motivational Speaking with a focus on adolescents and young adults to motivate them to never give up on their goals. She has spoken to more than 2000 kids, teachers , and adults to extend her message of positive thinking to reach goals based on her ‘Begin’ program.
She is a member of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association, Biltmore Who’s Who of America, National Association of Strength and Conditioning for Fitness. Her resume also consists of being a graduate of Barbizon Modeling agency and has performed in several local commercials and plays, and is a former actress and model.

Her additional passions of writing and motivating others include: fitness, traveling, and spending time with her daughter. Brooks has a certification in personal training and has been featured on the cover of the first edition of a local style magazine as a role-model for women.

In her message entitled ‘Bullying” Brooks speaks from the heart on this topic based on her own personal experiences with bullying. She discusses how to identify bullying, how to respond to it in a positive way, and how to help the bullies recognize how they are hurting others and she gives them tools to help them stop.
With her message entitled ‘Begin’ she describes how she has used five techniques (believe, empower, get up, initiate, never give up) to reach any goal, overcome adversity, and inspire and motivate others to be successful.

Brooks is a dynamic personality who embodies professionalism with a special and unique skill of connecting with children and young adults.She is uniquely skilled in a number of business areas. As an author, motivational speaker, and performer she is poised to be in demand by a number of business groups looking to capitalize on her engaging presence.

Brooks is available for speaking engagements, interviews, and appearances. With her ambition to help and reach others, she’s strategic with her approach. Brooks is also happy to dedicate herself in speaking to reading and writing groups via telephone or Skype. “I believe that there are no barriers that can’t be conquered when the goal is to reach and promote the health and positive growth of others,” she says.

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