What Is Business Counseling?
Often, business owners spend more time with their business partners than with their spouses. It is not uncommon for a business partnership to include the involvement of a spouse, parent, child, or sibling. In all of these cases, the complexity always boils down to the dynamics of the relationships of those involved. Sometimes, it is a smooth and well-oiled machine; in other cases, it may be more like oil and water. In many instances, it will be a blend of both. Business counseling can help to manage these relationships in a positive way.
The strong personalities often needed to build a successful business may be at odds within their closest interpersonal relationships, even when everyone is truly passionate about creating harmony. These challenges occur more often than many people like to admit and can take a damaging toll…this does not have to be the status quo. Having a professionally trained and highly confidential facilitator in the room can help negotiate the rough waters. This is where business counseling enters the picture.
Meet The Business Counselor
Reka understands relationships, speaks “accountant” and business counseling, and knows the rollercoaster of being a founding Entrepreneur’s spouse. As a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (LMHP), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner (LIMHP), Certified English Accountant, and spouse to a lifelong serial Entrepreneur, she is uniquely qualified.
Moubareka “Reka” Kluver is a native of London, England. Born to immigrant parents, Reka began her career as a certified accountant working for a British venture capital firm. During a two-year travel sabbatical, Reka met Kris, an American, and moved to Denver. While adjusting to their new life in Colorado, Reka worked as an accountant, ran her own business, and became a US citizen. In 2007, Reka decided to pursue her dream of becoming a couples and family counselor, and three years later, she received her Master’s in counseling psychology and counselor education with an emphasis on couples and families from the University of Colorado – Denver.
For the past eight years, Reka has deepened her counseling experience across multiple disciplines: marital and relationship issues, business ownership and transition, major depression, anxiety, grief, and loss. She also has life experiences related to the challenges often associated with immigrant professionals, finance, and business ownership.
Reka lives and practices in Omaha, the city where her husband grew up, and is Treasurer of The Association of Private Practice Therapists (APPT). She has been an associate member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) since 2008 and a member of the Nebraska division of the AAMFT (NAMFT) since 2010.
If you have any questions or if you are in need of a confidential discussion, please call Reka at (402) 881-8125 or email her at [email protected].