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A Bit About the Founder 

C. L. Suggs

Carlesha L. Suggs is known for her hunger and thirst to communicate God’s word, advance the Kingdom of God, and see His people healed and delivered efficiently and fruitfully. She is called to be a “soil builder” in God’s Great Kingdom. She is an ordained and licensed Prophet/Pastor of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. She has served in ministry in several called and appointed capacities such as: preaching, teaching, speaking, singing, leading youth ministry, directing choir ministries, and working with the presbyterian team. She's all about the Missio Dei.  She is the CEO and Founder of CRC Coaching School, CRC International Ministries, Change Requires Change, LLC, and Mental and Love Notes:101 (podcast). 

Carlesha graduated from University of Mount Olive in psychology, Capella University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, North Carolina College of Theology with a BA in Biblical studies; coursework completed at GAP Ministries, and M.Div. from Greater Mount Zion Bible College & Seminary. Now enrolled for the fall at East Carolina University. Currently, she serves as a Clinical Nouthetic Psychotherapist in Eastern NC.  Contracted with AmeriCorps and American Heart Association to serve her community. 

She is a recipient of numerous awards and accolades throughout her career for her outstanding performance and exceptional leadership qualities, with the last award received being "Professional Excellence in Counseling:" as other certifications and credentials follow suit. She is happily married for over 25 years to Sheldon Suggs and together they have 5 children.  She stands on 1 Tim. 4:12, don't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believer in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, and in purity. She understands despite the age God can use anyone who is willing. Carlesha believes in reaching others through God's life changing word which is why CRCIM was birthed.

She is the author and co-author of several books, which can be found on the website shop page, Amazon, and other platforms (wherever books are sold). In 2020, she also started her first business podcast Mental and Love Notes 101: Subscribe today to the newest podcast and the  YouTube In addition, she has also designed her first shoe CL Suggs | A Custom Shoe concept by C.L. Suggs (

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