Danielle Murphy Faris

Owner/Founder of The HAP Method


Professional statement

Hi, I'm Danielle, the creator of Raised Courageous. I'm a student, educator, coach, mentor, daughter, wife, mother, friend, sister, and female entrepreneur.I've been living and breathing the study of optimal early childhood for over almost two decades through my formal education and personal life, and I'm so excited to be able to share my passion and direction of this topic with you.I hold advanced degrees in Early Childhood Development, Holistic Education, and Contemplative Psychology. I am a board certified Holistic Nutrition Educator through the NANP, and is currently pursuing certification as a Certified Sleep Consultant.I work with families of young children through my coaching method which holds influence from Rudolf Steiner philosophy and the Educaring RIE Approach. I believe in a holistic approach to early childhood that includes physical, emotional, and social realms of development equally.

  • Holistic Nutrition Educator


  • John F. Kennedy University - MA in Health Education and Holistic Nutrition
  • Naropa University - BA Contemplative Psychology and Early Childhood Development
  • MiraCosta College - AA Child Development and Assistant Teaching Certification