Mental Fitness Tools for Mental Wellness Progress

About Us

Emerging from a profound foundation in grief support, the AEA Institute has now expanded its horizons to encompass all aspects of mental health. Our distinguishing factor lies in our dynamic and intentional programs, deeply rooted in the principles of behavioral psychology and positive psychology. We serve our clients directly and also reach out to them via their loved ones and friends, forging meaningful partnerships with therapists along the way.


Our philosophy fundamentally opposes the 'one-size-fits-all' approach. We understand that each individual’s journey to mental health is as unique as they are, and we honor this by providing tailored, action-based programs that fit their specific needs. We strive to develop strategies that are not only targeted but also deeply personal and purposeful.


The core thesis of our work at the AEA Institute is a resounding affirmation that time alone does not mend the mental wounds we bear. Instead, we assert that strategic action and intentional interventions provide a pathway towards progress. Our mission, thus, is not to offer perfection, but to facilitate steady, positive advancement in your mental health journey.

Join us at the AEA Institute, where your proactive steps meet our innovative strategies, and together we foster growth, resilience, and a renewed zest for life.

A Heartfelt Beginning:

The AEA Institute
Origin Story

The AEA Institute was born out of a personal journey through grief, when our founder grappled with the unexpected loss of his beloved wife at the tender age of 39. This profound experience stirred a resolve within him to help others navigate the turbulent waves of loss and mourning.


Thus, a revolutionary virtual platform was created. Initially designed to guide individuals from 'Mourning to Mission,' it provided a beacon of hope amidst the storm of grief. Over time, the founder's vision expanded, extending the Institute's reach to support all individuals in their quest for mental wellness.


Today, the AEA Institute remains dedicated to cultivating a mindset of progress over perfection. Our commitment stems from the belief that the journey towards mental health is not about attaining an ideal state, but about experiencing continuous growth and fostering resilience.

Join us in our mission, where personal experiences shape compassionate solutions, and where every step, however small, is progress on the road to mental wellness.



Unlock Mental Fitness Power with The AEA Institute


  • Cultivating a daily routine for mental fitness.
  • Active engagement in mental well-being activities.
  • Consistent effort to improve your mental state.


  • Promoting positivity through prompts.
  • Directing thoughts to constructive paths.
  • Integrating prompts for steady daily growth.


  • Taking proactive steps towards mental wellness.
  • Participating in activities that stimulate positive change.
  • Avoiding a passive approach to mental health.


  • Navigating framing, priming, & choice architecture.
  • Utilizing psychology for mental shifts.
  • Integrating science-based techniques daily.


  • Shifting perspectives through cognitive reframing.
  • Transforming negative thoughts into positive outlooks.
  • Embracing mindfulness techniques for mental resilience.


  • Methodical mental well-being strategy.
  • Resembling a teacher's organized curriculum.
  • Daily practices for mental growth.


Themes & Topics

The AEA Institute Bootcamps for Every Stage of Life

Teens & Young Adults

Empower teens to navigate challenges, boost self-esteem, and develop essential life skills through intentional practices.

Midlife Adults & Couples

Discover empowerment and connection in specialized programs designed for midlife adults and couples, fostering personal growth and relational well-being.

Senior Adults

Support seniors in embracing life's changes, fostering connection, and nurturing their mental and emotional well-being.


The AEA Institute Partnership with Therapists

Our partnership is designed to provide Support for Therapists and help build their practice.

Growing your business can lead to an increase in revenue, which can help you expand your services and invest in new resources to better serve your clients.  With passive income you earn 50% on all materials used by your clients.

We have Simplified Mental Health Resources

  • Passive Income while you continue to meet with your clients
  • 50% Revenue Sharing on all AEA Signature Programs
  • Tools that are ready for immediate use
  • Business Development and Referral Programs for new patients


The AEA Partnership Program
Empowering Therapists, Enriching Practices: Your Partner in Progress and Prosperity. Together, we cultivate mental wellness while fueling shared success.

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Increase Revenue, Expand Your Services, & Better Serve Your Clients

Tools & Resources

The AEA Institute offers tools and resources that are both static and dynamic.  

Members see a wide range of programming including books, podcasts, support groups, videos/webinars, chat groups, cohort specification for targeted areas of membership, guest speaker series, etc.






“Alone, we can do so little: Together, we can do so much”

- Helen Keller -

The power of connecting with people dealing with the same thing at the same time.

The science shows that we need relationships and others to optimize mental health situations such as grief and loss.

The AEA Institute through it’s reach brings people together from around the country into it’s membership tribes.

blog & Insight

Selected Articles from Our Blog

Anxiety is a common mental health condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It can manifest in various forms, such as generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, panic disorder, or specific phobias...

The rise of mental health awareness among teens is a positive and powerful movement. Discussing coping mechanisms, self-care routines, and mindfulness can contribute to a teen's well-being...

Is your teen spending too much time on social media? Peer pressure has always been a prevalent issue among teenagers, but the emergence of social media has introduced new challenges...


Whatever your question, our team will point you in the right direction