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Noelle Van V.
Noelle is a certified integrative health and addiction recovery coach, writer, founder of Sober Moxie and creator of Spark Salon, an online resource that inspires women to ignite their lives. Sober since 2011, she shares her experience and lessons learned in her book titled The Sober Leap – Practical Wisdom to Create an Amazing Life After Addiction.Noelle has been a corporate management and executive coach for over 20 years and understands the stress of striving to maintain sanity and balance in challenging environments. She works with professional women on the other side of addiction, to embrace a more holistic approach to mind/body wellness and stress management. For more information about Noelle, please visit her on her website Sober Moxie.
Liana specializes in coaching women who want to take their recovery beyond their 12 step program or women who have found that 12 step is just not working for them. She uses a strengths-based approach in all areas of life that expands and sustains recovery in a positive and joyful way. Located in Victoria, BC, Liana is a Certified Professional Coach, Certified Professional Recovery Coach, She Recovers Coach, holds a BA in Psychology and is the Victoria Chapter Coordinator for She Recovers. Having struggled with multiple addictions for 25 years, she found recovery in 2012 and has been exploring different modalities of spiritual growth ever since. She can be found at Kennedy Recovery Coaching.
Sherry Gaba, LCSW, is a Licensed Psychotherapist, Certified Transformation and Recovery Coach who during filming of VH1’s Celebrity Rehab used her trademark sensitivity and compassion to help troubled cast members as they transitioned into their new sober lives. She supports the recovery process both for alcoholics, addicts and the families who love them. Her other specialties include working with clients struggling with trauma, codependency, and love addiction. Sherry combines the law of attraction, mindfulness, and positive psychology to move her clients forward towards a life they will love. She is the author of “The Law of Sobriety: Attracting Positive Energy for a Powerful Recovery” endorsed by Dr. Drew Pinsky and Deepak Chopra. Learn more about Sherry here.
Kelly Beck has experienced the consequences of addiction from various angles and is passionate about the world of recovery. In both professional and personal settings her life’s work has centered on empowering others, individually and in groups, to achieve their greatest success. In addition to being a Certified Professional Recovery and Life Coach she is currently working on a “Certificate in Contemplative Psychology” issued by the esteemed Karuna Training North America (focused on joining psychology with the practice of mindfulness, compassion and Buddhism). Kelly believes that everyone could benefit from embracing the tools of recovery and that it is never too late (or too early) to fill up our internal toolboxes. For more about Kelly visit her website Shining Bright.
Sasha is a Holistic Health Coach, Y12SR Yoga leader, soulful writer, and humanitarian. She is a woman invested in her own long-term recovery and she believes in hope, healing, and daily miracles–beyond what is considered reasonable to most. She loves the ocean and the oxford comma. Her passion is to teach others what she’s learned so far & show them their own power to break free from their addictions & other self-sabotaging patterns. She thinks everyone deserves to feel joyous, free, and empowered. Life is way too wonderful to spend it at war with oneself. She writes and coaches over at sashaptozzi.
Rosemary has been sober since 1999 and understands the challenges of staying sober as a single mom. An experienced life coach, since 2004 she has helped hundreds of people bring about positive changes in their lives. She has a degree in psychology, is a Certified Professional Coach and a Certified Addiction Recovery Coach. Rosemary is the founder of ROC Recovery Services, which offers comprehensive care for women suffering from addictions including a sober living home for women over 30. In 2015 Hazelden Publishing released Rosemary’s book, A Sober Mom’s Guide to Recovery. For more about Rosemary visit her website ROC Recovery Services.
Elizabeth, who has first-hand recovery experience with over 37 years of continuous sobriety, is a former addiction counselor with a specialization in recovery life coaching. Described as “never having a box to think out of”, one of Elizabeth’s greatest honors as a coach has been to watch her clients clarify their life purpose and leverage their success through collaborative work. Elizabeth helps clients to identify their personal and compelling reasons for change and then helps them define a pathway they can truly champion. For more about Elizabeth visit her website here.
CN, CHC, RYT 200
Jolene Park is a functional nutritionist, health coach, trauma informed yoga student and founder of Healthy Discoveries – a corporate wellness consulting and training company. Her interest in holistic recovery began when she stopped using alcohol as a way to self-medicate her own anxiety. Jolene shares empowering tools with her clients who also want to live an alcohol-free lifestyle. Her specialty is in the cross addiction between alcohol and sugar, depleted neurotransmitter and nutrient support, cravings, fight-flight-freeze stress responses, neuroplasticity, emotional resiliency techniques, habit change and mindfulness. For more information please visit Jolene’s website and coaching page Healthy Discoveries.
Nicole loves coaching women who are in transition and/or want transformation. In long term recovery herself from addiction and a myriad of life challenges, Nicole provides a safe and private environment for women to feel comfortable, shed their old selves and rediscover their gifts, passions, loves and dreams. Nicole encourages clients to free themselves from past wounds and limiting beliefs and guides them to see how “now” is the right time to start living their purpose and experience a whole new level of intimacy, joy and open heartedness. For more information about Nicole please visit her website at Coach With Nicole.
Alison Crair is a certified chemical dependency counselor. A life and wellness coach, and a mindful eating coach. Alison has been in recovery for over 28 years and has coached many people in need of guidance though different life struggles. Alison believes in whole life wellness, and that with compassion and understanding she can help anyone navigate the recovery process. Alison loves to laugh and have fun with her clients and likes to make working with her an enjoyable experience. You can find out more about Alison on her website at Craircoaching .com.
Beverly got sober in her twenties and understands the challenges of dealing with substance use, mental health and trauma. Beverly’s firm boundaries, commitment to self-love and devotion to self-care are unmatched. Her clients often say that her demonstration of the tools and techniques she teaches is her greatest gift to others. Beverly supports clients to prepare for change, take responsibility for Self, make a decision to recover, and connect to the inner wisdom that is already within. Beverly is the go-to support for anyone looking to create an Alternative Recovery Plan (outside of 12 step recovery). For more information please visit Beverly’s website and coaching page Recovery Life Management.
Danielle is a Master Addictions Coach, and a Nationally Certified Advanced Clinical Interventionist Professional. Tired of hiding her addiction, the once High-Tech Sales Director risked it all to get well and re-write her story. In recovery her passion became advocacy and assisting others struggling with addictions and attachments of any kind. She is a Reiki practitioner who takes a holistic approach to recovery. Her style is customized depending upon the specific needs of each client. Danielle focuses on social, emotional, and physical wellbeing, as well as learning how to love and be our authentic selves. For more information please visit RealYouRevolution.com.
Susan Weiss Berry
MS, MFA, CNS, CHC
Susan is a gifted Nutrition Counselor, Mindful Eating/Mindful Living Expert and Founding Director of Evolved Eating, a unique Mindfulness-based, Intuitive Eating program that teaches clients to free themselves from habitual behaviours and pre-conceived notions around food and weight. Susan teaches clients to stop struggling with “WHAT they EAT” by teaching them “HOW to EAT” and how to step away from diets and deprivation to experience food, eating, body and life in a kinder, more playful and holistic way. For more about Susan visit her website Evolved Eating.
In 2010 Shelley founded Next Steps for Women in Burlingame, California. Shelley believes in the necessity for gender specific, long-term support for women who seek inspiration, connection and esteem through creative resources. Shelley will guide you to create and act upon your own personal plan towards optimal health and wellness. Find affordable support in person, on the phone or in your own home. Shelley is a licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor. She enjoys long-term recovery and her passions include working and playing in nature, and being an activist for reducing stigma attached to Behavioral Health and Recovery. For more about Shelley visit her website Next Steps for Women.
Linda is an International Coach Federation certified business coach, trained recovery coach, Deep Coaching practitioner, experienced seminar leader, and author. She mentors professionals and executives in recovery to deeply transform themselves and their organizations. Linda uses powerful tools for self-awareness, including Human Design, The Enneagram, The Work of Byron Katie and other mindfulness methods to help her clients evoke their deep intelligence and achieve results beyond what they know to be possible. In 2009 she published her first book, The Power of Pause: simple meditations for complicated lives. For more about Linda, visit her website here.
Suzan specializes in Joy Retrieval and Resiliency – helping her clients improve their lives by finding joy in recovery through overall wellness. She has 20 years of experience in wellness studies and spent 17 years in the nursing profession. She was trained through the NET Institute and holds a certificate from the IAPRC. Her personal experience includes childhood abandonment, teen issues, abusive relationships and alcohol addiction. She celebrates 11 years of sobriety. Suzan believes that we each own a unique wellspring of experience that we draw on moving forward in life. Her passion is helping others recognize and utilize their wellspring. For more about Suzan visit her website here.
Cathy has experienced the toll that substance use can have on family members. She has five years experience working with parents who are concerned about their child’s substance use and sixteen years as an educator. As a Parent, Life, and Recovery coach, Cathy is passionate about helping clients change in a positive way. Cathy uses strategies from the CRAFT approach which encourages clients to have a deeper understanding about their child’s drug use, awareness of family reactions, as well as new ways to communicate and problem solve. For more information about Cathy visit her website here.