The courses developed by Marilyn Decalo, MA take work and discipline just like any worthwhile endeavor, business or professional continuing education program. Please do not enroll in our courses if you believe in the "make permanent change in yourself overnight" myth or ideology. We want people who are invested in themselves and their journey or personal development, and who are willing to take responsibility for their choices and creating the circumstances of their lives.

The emotional intelligence/self-discovery processes provided here are not intended to qualify students for employment or as a substitute for mental health therapy. They are intended solely for personal enrichment and enjoyment. The Firebird Institute's courses and products, including but not limited to training and coaching materials, are for education and/or illustration purposes only and are provided with the understanding that the Firebird Institute is not engaged in rendering legal, financial, health care or other professional opinions.

All courses and content presented herein have been collected and presented with the best possible knowledge and intent possible. This is no way reflects a guarantee of success. No results or examples mentioned by us or our students are typical or should be expected. You hereby acknowledge that you are purchasing educational training and/or materials only. No additional support, training, or act on our part is expressly promised or implied.

You acknowledge and agree that no representations or statements of actual, average or forecasted transformations in your emotional, spiritual, mental or physical beliefs or activities have been made with respect to the training contemplated by purchasing the course(s), that the techniques and methods taught involve risks that may evolve and change over time and that your success is largely due to your efforts. You agree to hold us and our representatives harmless from any and all liabilities, demands, claims, actions or suits that may be asserted against you by a third parties by reason of your use of any information presented in our courses. All forms, checklists, templates and materials contained herein are provided for education purposes only. The courses and content of the Firebird Institute are copyrighted and not intended to be replicated in any way for any purpose other than participating in the course(s).


"Lifetime Satisfaction Guarantee" If you are not completely satisfied with the purchase you have paid for, you may return it with a note describing why you are disappointed, and we issue a full refund or credit your charge card for what you paid for the course or courses

About Us

The Firebird Institute offers coursework for transforming lives through leading practices in the field of coaching like mindfulness, narrative therapy, reflective reading and emotional intelligence. The institute values each person's path of transformation as unique and is committed to serving as a bridge for deep and meaningful personal growth. Courses give practical strategies, techniques and action steps that students can implement immediately to facilitate the changes they wish to see in their lives. The Firebird Institute is a welcoming, inclusive community, and respects all persons regardless of nationality, age, race, gender or sexual orientation or creed.