Meet The Team
A Psychologist who has done work in Human Vision, Human Factors, Personality measurement, and Positive Psychology. He is also a father, poet, blogger, TEDx speaker, gardener, accomplished home cook, Hospice volunteer, and many other things. Michael has overcome numerous life challenges and learned to engage his resilience in the face of health challenges, failures, disappointment, and loss. He enjoys helping teens and adults discover, embrace, and exercise their character strengths and their natural resilience.
A digital marketing specialist, graphic designer for local businesses, and a media arts teacher in Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD). She has faced many obstacles in her life, but that has not stopped her from achieving her goals in life! Meeting kind people who supported her in her journey has strengthened and fueled her desire to give back to the community. Julia has strong, positive relationships with students, parents, and others in the community, and she enjoys providing them with life solutions that lead to a solid, resilient core.
Public Relations Manager
An expert Media Specialist with abundant creative skills. She thinks outside the box and always has a clear vision to share. She works with several Youth media broadcast groups. Ingrid is a big believer in constructive criticism and is very grateful for the growth that this has led to throughout her education. Though in high school, Ingrid is a graphic designer, production manager, and now a public relations manager intern for Bottom of the Box. The team is grateful for everything she brings to the team!