Mert Ingvoldstad, M.Ed.
Licensed Career Counselor
Founder and owner of M.I. Career Counseling Associates since 1989, Mert earned an M. Ed. in Counseling /Guidance from the University of Arizona and is licensed as a career counselor in the state of Arizona.
Mert works with individuals, businesses and organizations. Besides one-to-one career counseling, she also invites clients to participate in Success Teams, an 8-week series of small group sessions. She has provided outplacement services and workshops for many schools, businesses and other organizations, and collaborates to develop programs according to the desired outcome.
She was a career counselor at Tucson’s Regional Re-Employment Center, now a part of Pima County One-Stop Career Center. From 1989 to 2005 she was a career consultant for USWest–now QWEST. Mert is a certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator™ facilitator.
She edited Chart Your Course: Career Planning for Young Women, published and distributed nationally for more than 10 years by the Women’s Educational Equity Act Publishing Center.
As instructor of career counseling classes, Mert was selected by the students to receive the Distinguished Teaching Award in the Counseling Department at the University of Phoenix, Tucson, in 1994. She facilitated a workshop on “Spiritual Career Counseling Tools” at the National Career Development Association’s conference in 2001.
“My mission is to help people create joyful ways to generate income.”