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CCAR, SRCD, BCHD, SRCD
Dr. Bunmi is a Food Addiction Coach and Energy Medicine Practitioner whose own recovery journey to heal from struggles related to both alcohol and sugar started in 2008. Since that time, she has been guided to work with Energy Medicine, Reiki, Crystals and Spiritual Response Therapy as part of her own recovery. Aligning her practice very keenly with strengths-based recovery – coupled with energetic support – Dr. Bunmi works with women across the spectrum of disordered eating to find their joyful path in recovery, freedom and serenity. Exclusive, personal and tailored 1-2-1 coaching allows Dr. Bunmi to work closely with the person rather than the problem.
DC, CPC, CPRC, SRCD
Mags Sheridan trains people to make lasting changes in their lives. She is a recovery coach, teacher, dancer, and group leader. With Sober Mojo, Mags uses her education in neurology, individual coaching, and personal development to guide clients to recognize and reclaim their personal power and thereby create new lives. She teaches women how to reconnect with their bodies and enjoy a healthy sexuality again after entering recovery. In her own recovery journey, she solidified the skills required to craft a new life and can now help others do the same.
CPC, CPRC, SRCD
Debra is a Certified Professional Recovery Coach, Life Coach and SHE RECOVERS Signature Coach who has been in recovery from a substance use disorder for over 14 years. Debra knows the fears and uncertainties that come with choosing a different way of life and she loves inviting women to search their own hearts to find the answers that will lead them to live the life they desire. A skilled and compassionate coach, Debra believes that we need to design our own strengths-based, individualized recovery pathways that allow us to live in alignment with our own unique values and intentions. Next to the happiness of her family, Debra’s greatest joy is working with women in recovery to help them deepen their self-awareness and self-love.
BA (Psychology), CPC, CPRC, SRCD
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.
CPC, CPRC, SRCD
Kim’s joy is in illuminating you to develop inner resources, tools and confidence to bring light into your life. Having overcome life challenges herself – Kim gets how tough it is to navigate change alone and she knows the value of seeking support. As a Professional Coach, Kim partners with you to develop a powerful, deep and trusting relationship (virtually or in person) to support you in navigating life’s difficult challenges. Kim lives in the Sea to Sky region of BC with her partner, family and three dogs. To reach Kim please visit Sea to Sky Life and Recovery Coaching.
BA, CPC, CPRC, SRCD
Vanessa is a Certified Professional Recovery Coach, She Recovers Designated Coach, Certified Life Coach, and Drug and Alcohol Counselor. Her coaching practice, How She Heals, welcomes women looking for an improved quality of life, with a passion and focus on women struggling with substance use disorders and eating disorders. In recovery herself, Vanessa believes in a holistic approach to healing that addresses the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of ones being and life experiences. Vanessa’s coaching supports women to walk through their healing together, increase their recovery capital and make their hope for a better life a reality.
CPC, CPRC, SRCD, RYT200
Karyn is Recovery Coach and Yoga Teacher who uses her personal story and her passion to motivate and inspire others who are making big changes in their lives. Her personal recovery involves healing from drinking, depression and grief. The work she has done in recovery has been the most important and inspiring work of her life. As a partner in healing, Karyn helps people recognize where they are at with their addictions and to transition to a more vital lifestyle. Karyn’s background includes a variety of healing and helping experience including specialized yoga training, mindfulness training, reiki training, addiction studies certification, SMART recovery facilitator.
MSW, RSW, CPRC, SRCD
Erin lives in beautiful Vancouver BC, and has been working with individuals in the human/social service field over the last 20 years. She holds a Master’s degree in Social Work as well as a certificate in Substance Use. She is a Certified Professional Recovery Coach and a She Recovers Coach. Erin also has personal experience recovering from addiction, using an eclectic pathway. She is passionate about supporting women in creating their own personalized, holistic, and sustainable recovery plans. Erin is honoured to work with women anywhere on the spectrum of addiction and alcohol/drug use.
ACC, CPCC, CPRC, SRCD, MEP, DSW, B.Admin
Shelly-Anne supports professionals and executives seeking to obtain or maintain recovery from their addictions. She sees the strengths within every client and supports them to re-design a life that is meaningful, purposeful and filled with joy. As a former Film and Television Producer with ten years of recovery she has first-hand knowledge as to the unique challenges professionals encounter with respect to family, friends and the workplace. Shelly-Anne works virtually with clients around the globe through telephone or video conferencing in private one to one sessions. Visit Shelly-Anne’s website for more information or to schedule a complimentary session to assess coaching fit.
CMC, CPRC, SRCD
Linda specializes in financial recovery and helping women in recovery to heal their money thoughts and behaviors. Her life in addiction led her to a life of financial chaos. With her recovery she has learned that alcohol and drugs were just a symptom of negative patterns and behaviors. This is the same for money. A few years into recovery she was ready to look at these patterns and behaviors which led her to become a Certified Money Coach. Linda has worked in the financial industry for 17 years and has made a career from helping people with their finances.
CPC, CPRC, CNRC, SRCD
Lisa is a Certified Recovery and Nutritional Recovery Coach, Certified Sound Healing Practitioner, a fearless recovery advocate, and group facilitator. As a recovering codependent/perfectionist/spiritual by-passer with over a decade of experience working in the field of addiction recovery, Lisa can deeply relate to the stress and overwhelm that comes along with having the “superpower” of codependency. As the Co-Founder of Sacred Recovery, Lisa helps individuals to recover lost parts of themselves, by supporting them to minimize anxiety, re-connect with their intuition, and cultivate a deeper connection with themselves, with others, and with the sacred.
ACC, RCI, SRCD
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.
CPC, CRS, CAI
Dufflyn specializes in Codependency and Love Addiction. She empowers women to embrace self-responsibility, intimacy, and the security of abundance. In her fifteen years of personal recovery, she has been a regular contributor for TheFix.com. She leads workshops using improv games and creative writing to teach essential recovery skills. In addition to her training as a coach and interventionist she spent a year apprenticed to renowned Tantra teacher Dawn Cartwright. Dufflyn believes the sunlight of the spirit is not somewhere out there, it is inside you. She lives in Paris, France and works remotely with clients all over the globe. Dufflyn is also EU Director of Services at Connections In Recovery.
BA (Sociology), CPC, CPRC, SRCD
Kelly Beck, a She Recovers Signature Coach and the She Recovers PNW Local Chapter Coordinator, 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 her recovery coach training, her passion for Pema Chodren’s work led her to earn a “Certificate in Contemplative Psychology”, issued by the esteemed Karuna Training North America. Based on the principles of intrinsic health, Karuna provides deep training in the practice of listening and connecting to others with compassion and mindfulness. 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.
CPRC, CPC, MD
As a physician and mother of three, Vanessa balanced the demands of a career and family for many years until the stress became unmanageable. She entered recovery in 2015 and her personal journey through addiction and recovery allows her to empathize with the challenges that face professionals in recovery. As a recovery coach, Vanessa brings nonjudgmental acceptance along with a deeply compassionate demeanor to meet her clients where they are in their process. She strongly believes that each client has a unique journey to recovery and works to help her clients discover their path. She holds her clients accountable for the commitments they make to change and helps them move forward in their lives.
PhD, CPC, SRCD
Tammy Roth, PhD is a licensed psychotherapist, life coach and She Recovers Coach. Her passion is working with high functioning women who want to release their self-defeating habits and create a life so vibrant there’s no desire to numb. She utilizes her background as a holistic psychotherapist to assist women in connecting with the light within that has been dimmed by drama, trauma, and addiction. Tammy blends a spiritual approach with positive psychology to assist with transformation. Her ideal client is a woman who is ready to connect with the sacred, do the inner work and have deep conversations with her soul.
BA (Psychology), CPRC, CPC, SRCD
Cori is a CPRC (Certified Professional Recovery Coach), CPC (Certified Professional Coach), a SHE RECOVERS Designated Coach and has a background in social work and psychology. Cori specializes in alcohol recovery and grey area drinking. She learned, through her own recovery, that there is no one size fits all approach and she will meet you exactly where you are in your recovery to work with you to achieve your goal, whatever that looks like for you specifically. Cori believes that long-term recovery is found in creating a life that you no longer want to escape from. She will work with you to curb cravings, create joy, find community and find freedom from the shame and guilt.
Ester Nicholson is a licensed spiritual therapist and an Arise certified interventionist with thirty-three years of recovery. She is also author of the highly acclaimed book Soul Recovery – 12 Keys to Healing Dependence. She is a former Unity.fm and Hay House radio talk show host, has appeared on Ellen, Good Morning America and had her life-story featured on the Oprah Winfrey Network. Ester is the founder of Soul Recovery – a program she developed by unifying the 12 Steps of Recovery with universal spiritual principles and other powerful healing modalities, such as EFT, affirmative prayer, the Healing Code of Forgiveness, meditation and practical action. Ester is passionate about supporting women in recovering, rediscovering and reawakening to their essential nature of wholeness and bad-ass sexiness.
CPC, CPRC, SRCD
Jenn calls herself a “Joy Catalyst” and specializes in helping women find freedom and excitement in their recovery. She got sober after 18 years of living a colorless life, lacking meaning and purpose. After getting sober, many of us are lost and still simply surviving, not thriving. Jenn works alongside women, allowing them to discover meaning and inspiration in their lives. With her, you’ll discover your true, genuine self and embrace your beautiful truths through honesty, acceptance and self-love to start living a life full of joy and happiness.
CPRC, CPC, SRCD, RCS
Meg is a Certified Professional Recovery and Life Coach as well as Registered Healthcare Professional with extensive experience in direct patient care, management and education. Through her own recovery journey, she has become passionate about helping women with early alcohol use disorders, as well as women with codependency and low self-esteem, learn a new way to live and thrive in recovery, using tools that are strength-based and solution focused. Believing that recovery is the most empowering gift you can give yourself, she will support you on your journey to recover your life, reveal your authentic self and reconnect to your Higher Purpose.
CPC, CPRC, SRCD
Pamela has been on the journey of recovery from an alcohol use disorder for 10 years. Her mission is to create clarity and grateful empowerment around addiction and recovery. She believes identifying addiction is the first step to healing, and recovery is the key to a life of freedom. Pamela proudly calls herself an alcoholic in recovery, for it is in sharing our truth shamelessly that we drop the stigma and inspire those who are still suffering. Bringing addiction out of anonymity is the path to creating new conversations, new possibilities and new hope. Pamela coaches in both Spanish and English. Her online courses and other resources can be found on her website.
Kelly Fitzgerald Junco
BA, BS, CPC, CPRC, SRCD
Kelly, who is in long-term recovery from a substance use disorder has gained a voice through her popular blog, The Adventures of a Sober Señorita. Through her trauma-informed coaching practice Kelly creates judgment-free spaces where women can feel seen and heard as they seek wellness. Kelly’s own recovery path is deeply influenced by a focus on spirituality and on healing and strengthening her body. She helps clients construct clear goals and create the pathways to achieve them, specializing in helping people who have a history of alcohol misuse determine which recovery pathway works for them. Kelly lives in Florida and is currently writing a memoir.
CPC, CPRC, SRCD
Early on, Katie used drugs and alcohol to “medicate” her crippling anxiety. Before she knew it, addiction had sunk it’s claws deep into to her. Determined to change, Katie envisioned a life where she was free from addiction. Her vision came true! She received amazing support and unconditional love which profoundly transformed her. This love was THE healing force in her recovery, and is the foundation of Katie’s coaching. Her heart is to help you create a vision for your life in recovery and watch as it comes true! Come as you are, and Katie will meet you exactly where you’re at, with love. Find out more about Katie at Be Sober Love.
CPC, CPRC, SRCD
Risa is a professional recovery coach whose desire to serve other women is motivated by her own personal experience as a sober, single, working mother in the San Francisco Bay Area. Risa, who has over twelve years in recovery, utilizes creative processes such as vision boards and journaling which she believes enables the shift from harmful inner conversations to loving self-talk. She also brings her expertise in interior design to help her clients experience a new sense of order and flow in their living space as they move forward in their new life, with inspiration and excitement.
CPC, CPRC, SRCD
Brandy got sober in her twenties a few months after hitting an emotional and physical bottom and got into recovery while being a full-time mom of two kids. She is passionate about helping women obtain the life of their dreams without using drugs or alcohol. She knows the darkness of active addiction and she supports and helps women to navigate recovery by providing them with new alternatives and tools to help reduce anxiety, triggers, cravings, and desires to drink or use together. Brandy will help you to develop a personalized strategy for wellness.
CPC, CPRC, SRCD
Sarah will teach you how to live in alignment with your true character. When you learn to love and accept yourself more, you become empowered and your confidence grows. Through non-judgmental guided reflection and self-discovery, you will build self-awareness so you can make choices that enable you to tap into your inherent potential. Before Sarah began her own journey of recovery, she lovingly held space for women as a birth doula, where she bared witness and honored women during their most vulnerable moments As a coach, Sarah will help you find and listen to your intuition to create a life that fills you up with joy.
CPC, CPRC, SRCD
Laura is a Certified Professional Life and Recovery Coach. Through her writing on her Quit Wining blog – sharing her own story of recovery from alcohol addiction – she has inspired women around the globe to adopt and maintain a booze-free lifestyle. Laura empowers others to live authentically and intentionally, helping them discover the tools best suited to support their transformation into the best possible versions of themselves. She is a wife and mom of two. To learn more about Laura and schedule a complimentary discovery call, visit her website.
CPC, CPRC, SRCD
Marisa feels passionately that every woman can unearth her true self and she is thrilled to help you build a life of limitless freedom and abundance. Through deep self-exploration, meditation, and collaboration, you will identify your unique strengths, determine what’s blocking you from achieving goals, and squash limiting beliefs that are simply not serving you. She will meet you wherever you are on your path, from the “gray area” drinker just beginning to question the role of alcohol in your life, to someone who is sober but stagnant, seeking deeper connection and enrichment in recovery. Marisa will support you to bring about the change you deeply desire.
CPC, CPRC, SRCD
Nikki Coleman is an experienced professional whose coaching practice focuses on supporting career driven business women in recovery.Through her own recovery journey, Nikki learned how to shift her focus from living to work, to working to live. She firmly believes that you are so much more than your resume. She acknowledges that from workaholism to alcoholism, everyone is recovering from something and there are many paths to recovery. Nikki’s coaching is a collaborative partnership that empowers clients to envision and achieve their desired lives by taking a 360 whole-life approach. Contact Nikki by email at Nikki@lifelaunch360.com, or visit her on Facebook.
CPC, CPRC, SRCD
Andrea Stansberry, CPC, CPRC and SRCD is a heartfelt believer that “you can choose your bottom.” Thanks to her own experiences, Andrea knows not everyone who seeks out sobriety identifies as an “alcoholic,” and recovery is never a “one-size-fits-all” process. Andrea’s coaching technique is a uniquely collaborative partnership that’s customized for each client and confronts unwanted patterns and self-limiting behaviors. Concentrations include: building community, managing cravings, techniques for emotional balance, mindfulness practices, and other holistic approaches. Her non-judgmental approach empowers clients with accountability, resources and compassion so they can shed the guilt, shame and worry–and open themselves up to more energy and deeper connections.
Noelle Van V.
CPC, IHC, SRCD
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.
RN, CPC, CPRC, SRCD
Tiffany is a certified life and recovery coach, as well as a registered nurse in recovery herself from opioids and alcohol. With experience in Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention and as a local Refuge Recovery facilitator, Tiffany utilizes the Buddhist concepts of compassion, generosity and loving kindness to guide her business and recovery journey. Tiffany lives “sober out loud”, proudly sharing her story through advocacy and blogging and is passionate about helping others do the same. Her goal is to eradicate shame and empower women to live a life of radical self-love.
Certified BALM Family Recovery Life Coach, CPRC, SRCD, ACC
Lynn has experienced the impact of substance use disorder and other compulsive behaviours throughout her life, with her greatest challenge being the mother of an adult child in addiction to alcohol and prescription drugs. Gratefully, they have both found recovery through a variety of paths including the BALM Family Recovery program. Lynn’s mission is to “Shorten The Path From Pain to Peace for Families of Addicted Loved Ones.”
CPC, CPRC, SRCD
Jennifer is a Certified Professional Recovery Coach with a strength-based, person-centered approach to provide tools to obtain and stay in True Recovery. She supports women who are mothers with the disease of addiction. Just like her. Stepping into her own recovery brought up feelings that were raw and painful – shame, guilt, blame, remorse, embarrassment. Jennifer coaches women to process these feelings and discover their true, authentic self through awakening to the root of the issue, move forward beyond the 12 Steps, and obtain and sustain True Recovery. Through motivation, guidance, education, spirituality, and accountability women are empowered to transform their lives.
CPC, CPRC, SRCD
Jeannie believes everyone has a story, and every story needs a voice. She lives in Michigan where she spent the better part of four decades trying to fit the distorted socially constructed mold, until she realized molds are for jell-o, not for people. Jeannie helps women by helping them break free from what no longer gives them peace. Jeannie helps her clients create healthier perceptions. She does this by focusing on each individual’s unique strengths. She co-creates a customizable coaching model that is driven by each woman she serves.
RN, CPC, CPRC, SRCD
Jessica believes that recovery is about returning to the joy of living and finding richer, more fulfilling jobs, relationships, and experiences. A Registered Nurse in recovery from alcohol misuse, anxiety, distorted eating and perfectionism, Jessica’s passion is to empower clients to create authentic lives in recovery. Jessica works primarily with “sober curious” young women who are in their thirties and forties. Her clients often think they have a problem with drinking but do not identify with the label “alcoholic.” Jessica works with them to explore their relationship to alcohol and shows them that there is a way out that isn’t so scary.
BA (Psychology), CPC, CARC
Rosemary is a leading pioneer, expert, and spokesperson on mothers, children, and addiction. With over eighteen years of personal and professional experience, she has helped thousands of people recover from addiction via her speaking engagements, workshops, private coaching sessions, and media interviews. In response to the unaddressed needs mothers have in recovery, Rosemary wrote A Sober Mom’s Guide to Recovery – Taking Care of Yourself to Take Care of Your Kids (Hazelden 2015).
CPC, CPRC, SRCD
Sarajane specializes in recovery from alcohol use disorder. She offers coaching to women seeking transformation and an enriched and empowered life in sobriety. You may reside in a “grey area”, where you know alcohol is limiting you and you wish to take an early exit. You may fear you’ve become dependent on alcohol and are afraid of what’s to come if it continues. You may already be sober and still feel something is missing. Sarajane will help you identify your reasons for drinking and offer you tools and alternatives to help you reduce anxiety and cravings. Together you will develop a personalized holistic program that supports your new and empowered sober lifestyle.
Beverly got sober in her twenties and understands the challenges of dealing with substance use, mental health and trauma. Beverly’s commitment to remembering the truth of who she is as a spiritual being having a human experience has been the purpose behind her recovery, life and business. Beverly helps people in recovery use their recovery for greater leadership and service through a recovery-based project or business. Beverly is the go-to support for anyone who knows they were meant for more and want to use their recovery to have greater purpose and impact online and in the world.
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.
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.
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.
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.
IMAC, NCACIP, SRCD
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.
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.
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.
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.