I'm a coach who helps women and men develop confidence, prioritize their own physical and emotional wellness, and find joy in the journey!
Learn more about Joan
If you're looking for someone to strictly tell you what to do, then I'm not the coach for you!
If you're looking for someone to listen deeply, to help you discover your motivation and unique strengths, and brainstorm solutions with you, drawing on my vast toolbox of resources, then I may be the coach for you!
I believe that we all have the keys to our health and happiness within us and my job is to help unlock those keys.
With my support, my clients create a vision of who they want to be 6 months to a year ahead. We use their strengths and values to develop goals and then break those goa...
What inspired me to become a wellness professional?
My own journey and challenges with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis and other inflammatory gut issues inspired me to become a coach. After years of seeking help from doctors who just kept trying to give me pills to treat my gut issues, I found a naturopathic practitioner who listened to me and treated me like an actual partner on the journey. I realized that I could be that partner to others when I discovered the Adapt Functional Medicine Health Coaching Program from the Kresser Institute. As someone who has always been in the helping profession, first as a therapist and social worker, then as a tea...Read more
How my clients describe their first visit?
I was recently described by a client as " a soft place to land, one where there was no judgment." My clients describe their first visit as a huge relief to have found someone who truly listens and provides helpful questions and reflections. They feel safe and supported in working toward their health and wellbeing goals.
What I say to someone who has never tried coaching?
Coaching is a very special partnership where I meet my clients where they are, listening deeply to their deepest desires and helping them forge a path forward to working to become their very best selves. Coaching is not a one size fits all solution. It is a space we co-create that becomes a beautiful gift.
Location & Appointment Details
LocationSan Jose, CA, USA
Initial Appointment: $0
Accepting new clients
By appointment only
Virtual visit available