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THE TOP TRANSFORMATIONAL COACHES

In the world that we live in today, people are rarely afraid of changes. We’re all about self-improvement and lifestyle enhancement and hence, transformational coaching is gaining momentum. 

Transformational coaching is a type of coaching that helps people to change their lives for the better. It can help them to achieve their goals and dreams, and to become the best version of themselves.

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It can also help people move on from difficult experiences or past traumas. Often, these experiences can hold us back from achieving our full potential. Transformational coaching can help us process these traumatic events and allow us to start moving forward in our lives.

It can be especially helpful for people who want to achieve a specific goal, such as losing weight or quitting smoking. The coach can help the person set realistic goals and develop a plan of action that will help them achieve their goal. The coach will also provide support and encouragement along the way.

If your situation warrants an appointment with a transformational coach, research well for coaches specializing in your niche. To help you with this process, we’ve compiled a list of the top transformational coaches across the world, each with their own unique way of helping their clients in their goals of change, where we’ve asked them what’s unique about their coaching and what has been the biggest factor for their success.

Read on to find out what they say.

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In Brief : The Top Transformational Coaches
  • Bradley K. Ward – Catalyst for Transformation. As the owner of Brad Ward Coaching, LLC in Palm Springs, CA, Bradley brings over two decades of nonprofit leadership experience to the coaching realm.
  • Kelly Hanlin McCormick – Kelly Hanlin McCormick – Guide to Serenity. As a mindfulness meditation teacher and mentor, Kelly specializes in transforming anxiety into a path of freedom and steadiness.
  • Brandon Spratt – A Multi-dimensional Guide to Self-Love and Healing. Meet our transformational coach, a yogi, meditator, author, and infinitely optimistic being. Dedicated to helping individuals love themselves fiercely, this guide has a diverse background that includes overcoming homelessness in LA.
  • Daniel Ciobanu – Meet Daniel Ciobanu, your Strategic Intervention Coach. Committed to assisting individuals globally in designing the life they desire, Daniel brings a wealth of expertise to the table.
  • Joie Cheng – The Queen of Transformational Book Publishing, is on a mission to empower individuals to write and publish books that drive the income and impact they deserve.
  • Lauren – Lauren, a multi-certified coach and spiritual practitioner, draws upon a decade of experience, having facilitated over 10,000 paid 1:1 coaching sessions. Transitioning from a successful career.
  • Hope Knowles – Hope Knowles, an international, award-winning transformational speaker and coach, is dedicated to empowering women, youth, and SMB businesses. As the CEO of Crystal Clear Hope, her brand focuses on helping individuals create positive change in their lives.
  • Melissa Knight Taylor – Melissa Knight Taylor: Guiding Fearlessly, Healing Dynamically with NARM Wholehearted Living Unveiled: Melissa Knight Taylor’s Journey to Wholeness Through NARM.
  • Lien Keerthisinghe – Award-Winning Life Transformation Coach on a Mission to Unleash Your Full Potential Transform Your Life Harmoniously with Lien: Asia Awards’ Best Transformation Coach 2022/23.
  • Maggie Currie – Award-Winning Transformational Coach, Building Foundations for Your Future Experience Transformation with Maggie Currie, Coach to Celebrities and All Walks of Life.
  • Bianca Stawiarski – Meet Bianca Stawiarski, a dynamic and purpose-driven healer, transformational coach, and Founder of Warida Wholistic Wellness. As a culturally competent mental health practitioner, speaker, lecturer, and author.
  • Rainy Rainmaker – A distinguished Transformation Coach, Strategic Interventionist, and acclaimed author. As the community builder of Heart Talk, Rainy is committed to helping individuals harness their inner power, live passionately, and soar with impactful purpose.
  • Jenny Jenner – Meet Jenny Jenner, a seasoned Transformational Life Coach and Strategic Intervention Coach with over 20 years of experience. As the proud owner of breakthroughtherapies, Jenny has been a beacon of support for numerous.
  • Atousa Raissyan – Shamanic Guide to Unleashing Potential and Happiness Step into the transformative world of Atousa Raissyan, a dedicated shaman specializing in helping individuals overcome triggers and traumas to unlock their full potential.
  • Myra McHale – Discover the transformative journey with Myra McHale, a seasoned Transformational Coach and Therapist. With a diverse background encompassing roles as a Career Coach, Mindfulness Trainer, and Clinical Hypnotherapist trained by the renowned Marisa Peer.
  • Gloria Starr – As a distinguished Leadership Coach specializing in Executive Presence, Personal and Corporate Image, Business Etiquette, and Communication, Gloria Starr has been at the forefront of Transformational Training since 1983.
  • Andy Nijs – Meet Andy Nijs, the embodiment of energy, courage, and adventure. As a life strategist, transformational coach, and philanthropist, Andy is on a mission to empower individuals to dream big.
  • Naz Beheshti – Meet Naz Beheshti, an accomplished executive wellness coach, speaker, and the visionary founder of Prananaz, a corporate wellness company dedicated to enhancing leadership effectiveness, employee well-being.
  • Keren Eldad – Meet Keren Eldad, widely known as “Coach Keren” and the founder of With Enthusiasm Coaching. As an American personal and executive coach, Keren specializes in guiding intense personalities to uncover and overcome their blind spots.
  • Samantha Melendez – Meet Samantha, a Certified Professional Coach, business consultant, and workshop facilitator on a mission to catalyze transformation in high achievers. With a focus on shifting mindsets, habits, and routines.
  • Andy Cahill – Meet Andy Cahill, a Harvard-trained transformative practitioner with a passion for inspiring individuals to delve deep, dream big, and unleash their greatest work. As a coach, thought-leader, and community catalyst.
  • Lindsay Elizabeth Preston – Meet Lindsay Elizabeth Preston, a highly certified life and leadership coach, and a distinguished mindset expert. Lindsay specializes in guiding women to embrace their feminine power, fostering confidence and authenticity in their lives.
  • Alison Canavan – Recently recognized as one of the top 8 transformational coaches in the US by USA Today, Aly F Canavan is a trailblazer in the realm of wellbeing. With a UCLA training in Mindfulness.
  • Carole Douillot – Embark on a transformative journey with Carole, a dedicated lifelong learner who channels the insights gained from over 800 coaching sessions to guide each unique client towards a more fulfilling and self-aware life.
  • Mindy Schrager – Meet Mindy Schrager, an ICF PCC credentialed coach, Systemic Facilitator, and Aura-Soma Practitioner. As the founder of Systems of Change, LLC, Mindy’s expertise extends to guiding transformative journeys, evident in her book “Pathways, Puzzles, and Possibilities.
  • Carrie Hopkins-Doubts – Meet Carrie, a dedicated Spiritual Resilience Coach specializing in supporting individuals navigating major life transitions. Founder of Life’s Next Chapter Coaching, Carrie is passionate about accelerating the healing process for men and women.
  • Pamela Barit Nolan – Introducing Pamela Barit Nolan, a certified coach, professional facilitator, and team coach with a unique background in building successful organizations. As the former creator of three thriving ventures, Pamela has a proven ability to take small puzzle.

Bradley K. Ward

Bradley K. Ward, PCC, TICC is the owner of Brad Ward Coaching, LLC in Palm Springs, CA. Before he became a coach, Brad spent 20 years in the nonprofit sector, leading two organizations as Executive Director and serving in senior leadership roles in four others. Outside of work, he is an fearless cook and intrepid back yard citrus farmer.

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What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others?

I support people through transformation by tapping into their strengths, making peace with their imperfections, and challenging their limitations. Through the use of visualizations, imagery and metaphor, emotional intelligence, and neuroscience, I offer my clients tools and techniques they can use any time to re-energize their day or recenter themselves when they feel adrift. As a result, my clients report they feel at ease being themselves in almost any situation.

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

Without a doubt, mentoring and being mentored has been critical to my success. Because of the reflective practice and focus on the core competencies, mentoring has transformed my coaching, super-charged my intuition, and given me the freedom to be fearless and confident in my practice and in my life. 

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Kelly Hanlin McCormick

Kelly Hanlin McCormick is a mindfulness meditation teacher, mentor, and host of the top-rated Transforming Anxiety Podcast. She has been featured in publications like Mantra Magazine, Elephant Journal, and has been interviewed on The Life Coach School and Yoga Chat Podcasts, among others. She hosts courses and programs featuring various tools and practices to transform anxiety from something awful and debilitating into a life of freedom and steadiness.

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What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others?

I help working moms who struggle with anxiety completely transform their experience with worry, overwhelm, burnout, and stress. My programs are based on the teachings of mindfulness meditation and yoga philosophy + modern science-backed approaches to thought work, emotional processing, and habit formation. I have worked with hundreds of students over the past decade and supported countless families in creating more presence, confidence, and steadiness into their everyday lives.  

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

The most important things I offer as a teacher are my personal experience with anxiety and my decades as a practitioner of tools and skills that change the way you think, feel, and act. I’ve created a curriculum and toolbox that demystifies anxiety, gets into the inner work of thinking and feeling, and combines all of that with renewed skills in relationships, communication, parenting, career health, and overall wellness to support students in living their lives in a deeply content and calm way.

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Brandon Spratt

A yogi, meditator, author, multi-dimensional healer, transformational coach & counselor …and infinitely optimistic! I’m here on this planet dedicated to helping you love yourself fiercely! If you’re curious about my background and how I came to do what I do – alllll the juicy details are in my book Awaken where you will get allllll the T!

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My Early Background: I was born in Florida and then moved to California and then moved back to Florida, and repeated this a few more times. I guess you could say, I like to stay close to water. Now, I live in Bali, Indonesia where I love to snorkel, explore, go on adventures, and enjoy a balanced, peaceful, and simple life.

I spent some time on rock bottom being homeless in LA and by the grace of The Universe, I climbed my way back up, worked on myself, and became passionate about all things divine, spiritual, and became driven to help others overcome really challenging situations through a variety of spiritual and psychological tools.

I am always wanting to learn more and “upgrade” my consciousness. I enjoy apprenticing with medicine men and women to achieve more wholeness and then to help others heal and grow. I’m interested in a wide variety of subjects – anything from improving my writing, business expansion, and entrepreneurship to spirituality, psychology, healing, Ayurveda, Hypnotherapy, and other healing arts.

What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others?

My coaching is different because I combine many kinds of healing modalities and somatic techniques together for a total healing effect. I also have worked with a clinical psychologist to create my own inner child healing trauma methodology. As a coach, I understand that I am part motivator and part healer. I want my clients to have results and I give them more than just accountability. When someone wants to transform, resistance will occur – this is natural and just how nature and the human psyche work. So, when they are experiencing those self-sabotaging moments or sliding back to old patterns and behaviors, I offer a technique, or method to help them process and transform emotional and mental blocks so they can be in high vibration and manifest their goals with ease and grace.

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

Consistency. There are a few reasons why success comes. In order to achieve your definition of success, you have to have clarity on what that is and set incremental and achievable goals that you believe you can achieve. Consistency is what helps you to embody your new identity as a “successful” fill-in-the-blank, etc. The more you show up for yourself in your business, the more you embody the qualities you wish to expand upon within yourself. This is what I have done and continue to do and this has proven to be successful.

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Daniel Ciobanu

Daniel Ciobanu is a Strategic Intervention coach dedicated to helping people worldwide design the life they desire, reach new heights and feel the fulfilment they have been striving for. Daniel’s gratitude and motivation comes from seeing that his work with the people he coaches brings beautiful changes in their lives, better perspectives and new meaning to situations that were difficult to digest before the coaching.

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What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others?

In my practice, I use the Activation Method. A type of Strategic Intervention coaching, based on the core belief that all people have the potential to overcome the negative patterns and beliefs keeping them from thriving and reaching their goals.

Together we awaken the greatness that lies within you! Most types of life coaching focus on one type of result such as: goals, beliefs, steps. Using AM, I address a range of human potential and obstacles. Goal setting, communication skill building, relationship work, high performance, meaning/purpose discovery, and creative strategies will aid us in putting your dreams into action.

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

The single most important thing that has contributed to my success as a coach was the courage to start and the authenticity that I allowed myself to have in my coaching. Often times, we put on different masks, thinking that as coaches, we should be spotless. In my experience, I found that being true to myself and owning my flaws helps my clients be more comfortable, receptive and understand that they are dealing with a person who is not superior to them, but has had similar human experiences and has found a way to improve and overcome challenges.

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Joie Cheng

Joie Cheng, M.S.W., The Queen of Transformational Book Publishing, is passionate about helping people write and publish their books so they can make the income and impact they desire and deserve. She believes that when we share our stories we heal ourselves and we heal the world.

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What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others?

 My coaching is comprehensive and tailored to each client. Even though the focus is on helping my clients to write and publish their book(s), if something comes up in a different area of their life during the session we address it together as I believe everything is connected and when my clients work with me they not only get a coach but a mentor and healer as well.

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

The single most important thing that has contributed to my success as a coach is writing and publishing my book which allowed me to double my income in three months, get my highest paying client, get asked to speak at events and be interviewed on some of the top podcasts in the world with millions of listeners.

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Lauren 

Lauren is a multi-certified coach and spiritual practitioner with 10 years of experience in the field. She’s facilitated over 10k paid 1:1 coaching sessions. Before becoming a transformational coach, Lauren left her long career as a television producer for Warner Brothers to work as a healer and apprentice under numerous healers and mystics. She brings all of this knowledge and various holistic healing techniques to the table.

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What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others?

I worked for many years as a Healer and in my coaching practice I teach people how to shift their energies. This can be empowering and liberating for people to remember what it’s like to feel good. When you are working on the level of mind, emotion, and energy people transform quickly.

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

I see myself as a conduit for the cosmic force to work through me. It’s not about me or my success. The best thing I ever did was get over myself. Humility and being heart-centered are important virtues that lend to seeing people through a filter of love. People feel that, and when people feel genuinely cared for transformation is natural. I also deeply believe that the divine force oversees my affairs and connects me to who I’m aligned to serve. As a result, I’ve had to do very little marketing to have a healthy flow of ideal clients.

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Hope Knowles

Hope Knowles is an international, award-winning transformational speaker and coach.  She specializes in helping women and youth tap into their potential and make their goals a reality and helping SMB businesses with their learning and development needs.  She is the CEO of Crystal Clear Hope.  A brand designed to help people create positive change in their life.  Hope has clients in the US, India, and Africa.

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What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others?

What I do differently than a lot of other coaches out there, is I am not stuck in just one or two coaching styles.  I adapt my coaching style based on what is best for the client.  Some people thrive in directness, while others need a softer approach.  Being able to shift as needed through adaptive approaches, allows me to truly cater to each person’s/business’s coaching plan to them.

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

The single most important thing that has contributed to my coaching success is my relationship with God. Being a Christian-based coach, I keep Christ at the forefront of everything that I do.  Being surrendered to His will allows me to lead from an authentic place.

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Melissa Knight Taylor

Melissa Knight Taylor is a Master Practitioner of the revolutionary model for transforming developmental trauma called the NeuroAffective Relational Model (NARM).  She is a fearless and dynamic force for healing, supporting you to step wholeheartedly into the fullness of your being.If you want to experience a deeper connection to yourself and others; move toward mastery of self-regulation; an unshakeable trust in your inner knowing; she will be your guide.

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What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others?

This is a tough thing for most people to accept… if you think it’s not about your childhood, you’re probably wrong. The most striking difference between the way that I work and traditional coaching models is that I don’t work behaviorally.  There are plenty of coaches out there who will tell you what to do, including practices and routines, etc.  I am not one of them.  This work is about removing the inner obstacles that get in the way of us moving toward what we want.  The path forward on the other side of those obstacles is yours to discover.

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

My unreasonable passion for, and commitment to, freedom and connection for all people is the driving force behind my work.  That is the most important contributor to my success that I can take credit for.  The teachers and mentors who have supported and trusted me are the foundation I stand on. My clients who continue to show up to do hard things with Olympian courage and perseverance inspire awe in me every day; they are the lifeblood of my work.  This is not for the faint of heart.

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Lien Keerthisinghe

Lien is an award-winning Life Transformation Coach with over 1000+ coaching hours, and on a mission to help business owners and professionals to rediscover their true potential and achieve success in all areas of life. With almost 2 decades of experience working with people and organizations in a wide spectrum of industries & having been recognized as the Best Transformation Coach 2022/23 by Asia Awards, Lien continues to help individuals and organizations to transform their inner world and outer world in a harmonious way to create clarity and unleash their full potential and achieve results beyond their current ability and create a life full of happiness and fulfillment.

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What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others?

I believe success is 80% psychology and 20% strategy. My flagship programs are designed to help its participants to dive deep into a journey of ultimate self-discovery to understand their inner DNA and reprogram their mindset for success. This journey allows its participants to master their inner world (thoughts and emotions) and outer world (words and action) and create congruence in life ensuring they live in their highest state which allows them to overcome fear and take action to drive results believed to be impossible by themselves

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

I believe my sheer perseverance, belief in myself, and the ability to see the silver lining in every dark cloud have really contributed to my success as a coach. My clients have commended me on my ability to connect with them at a deeper level and my empathy has been two things they admire the most. But if I’m to select one thing that has helped me to arrive at the current point in my career; it is my never give up attitude. I am never ready to accept defeat and continue to push through any and every situation until I achieve my goals.

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Maggie Currie

Maggie Currie is an award-winning Transformational Coach versatile in her approach to each client. Experienced in working with celebrities and others from all walks of life worldwide, she adapts to the needs of any client. A published author and regular contributor to national and international magazines, including The Huffington Post. Calm and in control of her own life, Maggie will help you build the foundations for your future.

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What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others?

My eighteen years of experience working with people from all walks of life, including celebrities, has seen my clients soar. I will work with you to help you understand your thoughts and pinpoint what it is you really want. I want you to use my eighteen years of expertise and experience in coaching, to regain your confidence and build your foundation for your future.

When you work with me you will learn how to live life like you want with more freedom, more fun and less stress. I am passionate about working with people to show them how they can increase their self-belief, confidence and improve their lives.

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

The most important thing that has contributed to my success as a coach is the learning I have undertaken from both professionals and my clients. I trained with Newcastle College, The Coaching Academy, Dawn Breslin, INLPTA, Susan Jeffers, Isle of Wight College and Jamie Smart to earn my professional qualifications. I learned from my various clients so much more, which has made me a better transformational coach. The more I listen, the more I learn, not just about my clients but about myself. Every day is a school day.

Bianca Stawiarski

Bianca Stawiarski is a strong, centred and purpose-driven healer and transformational coach, culturally competent mental health practitioner, consultant, speaker, lecturer, author, trainer, and change-maker. She is the Founder and Managing Director of international Indigenous mental health social enterprise, Warida Wholistic Wellness.

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Bianca is fiercely passionate about supporting and empowering women to heal their own disconnection by reconnecting to the power of their own innate healing, truly embracing their inner fire.

What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others?

All the coaching I do is approached through the Indigenous lens of reciprocity, living the ethos of gudu-guduwa (coming together) and ngalimi yunggudya (we give to each other) where everything involves connection to self, others and Country, outside of four walls.

Also, as both a qualified mental health practitioner and a transformational coach, I am able to help clients regardless of why they are coming to see me. Due to the high demand both within Australia and internationally for my individual, and group / retreat services, I created online transformational coaching courses that are accessed around the world.

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

The single most important thing leading to my success is my intuitive and relational approach, incorporating my Indigenous connection to Country. My passion for helping women move through their disillusionment, supporting the development of strong, empowered families and communities means that I’m not afraid to have the hard conversations, or to challenge a client on their self-limiting beliefs.

People feel held and supported to create change in a way that is right for them, not according to others perceptions of them. My online courses also mean that people can access quality transformative coaching at a time that suits them.

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Rainy Rainmaker

Rainy Rainmaker is a Transformation Coach, Strategic Interventionist, author and community builder of Heart Talk. She’s passionate about helping people to own their power, live with passion and soar with impact and constantly writes on LinkedIn with over 12,000 engaged followers.  In 2021, she was awarded the Gold Award for The Best Relationship Coach at a CoachAwards competition that received 330 nominations for 125 coaches from over 30 countries, with more than 10,000 votes cast. 

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What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others?

I help professionals and business owners to build their strength from within, breakthrough their fears, self-doubts and the inappropriate behavioral patterns that’s been sabotaging their happiness, growth and success. I empower my clients with my 3 steps Rainmakers Transformation Journey™️, which tapped on the power of the subconscious mind, strategic interventions for negative emotions clearing and transformation coaching to create a lasting change in 6 months or less. As a result, they are able to achieve more goals faster and easier, without anxiety, fear or stress.

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

I believe it’s my ability to see the greatness in my clients and transfer that belief to them even before they believe in themselves. Coupled with the tools and practical strategies to help them master their mind and emotions, it gave them the momentum and independence to take massive actions and transform their life for good.

Jenny Jenner

Jenny Jenner is an experienced Transformational Life Coach and Strategic Intervention Coach.  She has owned breakthroughtherapies for over 20 years.  During this time she has helped hundreds of people from young adults to medical professionals who are overly stressed to successfully find balance, transform their lives and realize their dreams… in a totally safe environment, quickly, gently and extremely effectively.

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What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others?

Working with you intuitively, I am able to use a unique blend of life-changing skills and experience gained from over 30 years of working with and learning about people, (and myself.)  I offer a 3 month “Transform Your Life” programme which includes profound and tested methods to facilitate change, integrating Transformational Life Coaching,  Strategic Intervention Coaching, CBT, EFT,  NLP, PNI (Psychoneuroimmunology), and humour!  For you as an individual to move from the passenger seat back into the driver’s seat of your bus…

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

Ever since I was a child I have always looked for the best in people. I believe in, and have also experienced miracles. Following a period of intense and ongoing trauma in my own life, I decided to ‘get a degree in how to help myself’, which resulted in becoming a Master practitioner of NLP in 2001. Since then I moved on to gain other ‘degrees’, (mentioned in 2 above), which have allowed me to use a variety of skills, (to include humor and laughter!)  Plus, and very importantly my own vast life experiences to help many others transform their lives.

Atousa Raissyan

Atousa Raissyan is a shaman who specializes in helping people get over their triggers and traumas to reach their full potential and live a more fulfilled and happier life. Her clients describe their experience with her as “Game changer”, “guiding light”, “life changing”, “a blessing” and “best teacher and mentor”. She has been featured in Potomac Lifestyle Magazine, Entrepreneurs Herald, and USA Today.

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What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others?

I help release their past traumas whether it be generational, social, physical, and/or emotional along with their associated triggers. In addition I help reprogram the behaviors and patterns and in 8 to 10 sessions they are then able to reach their goals, make their dreams a reality, and learn the skills to live a happier and more fulfilling life.

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

I I teach what I practice myself in my daily life. Otherwise, I would not be a good teacher. And, I am willing to see my clients fully, love and accept them fully, and I am not afraid to walk in their shadows and guide them to the light. I can show them if I can do it, you can to. I guide them to release all that is holding them back, so they can fully love and accept themselves, trust themselves and the universes plan and stand in their power. 

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Myra McHale

Myra McHale is an experienced Transformational Coach and Therapist. Building upon her experience as a Career Coach, a Mindfulness Trainer, a Rapid Transformational Therapist and Clinical Hypnotherapist trained by Marisa Peer, her understanding of the 3 Principles of Mind, Thought and Consciousness, she has evolved into a powerful Coach and draws upon all of her skills and intuition to offer clients the opportunity to experience Inside Out transformation and experience real peace and clarity in their lives.

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What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others?

Coaching with Myra is the opportunity to experience deep listening. There is no one size fits all, no ‘to do’ lists. It is simply a great conversation, where you will experience light bulb/eureka moments either inside the session or very often in between sessions. It is an awakening to the true nature of things.  

Clarity and compassion will drop in. Through ‘unlearning’, self-sabotaging thinking and ideas will fall away. In this space you can tap into your unlimited potential and intuition, bring exciting dreams into form and tune into a higher energetic frequency thus experiencing a very different reality.

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

The single most important thing was reading this: “Every human being is sitting in the middle of mental health. They just don’t know it.” — Sydney Banks (1931-2009)

Our inner world of thought and feelings are created by us and we can choose whether we let outside events and others shape these or not. There are 3 Fundamental Principles/Truths about Human Beings. The Principle of Mind, Thought and Consciousness which make up every human experience. When we can wake up to the movie-like nature of our own experience, we can do so much better with whatever the task at hand is.

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Gloria Starr

Gloria Starr, Leadership Coach, Executive Presence, Personal and Corporate Image, Business Etiquette and Communication has conducted Transformational Training programs and Seminars world-wide since 1983.

Ms. Starr is fondly known as Lady Starr in diplomatic circles around the world and is also Private Counsel to Royalty in the Middle and Far East.

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Ms. Starr is recognized by the United States of America as a person of extraordinary talent and ability, Recipient of the Einstein Award of Excellence, Certified Knowledge Broker, Master NLP Trainer and DiSC Certified People Profiler. She is ranked in the top 2% of consultants and in the Top 20 Communication Gurus in the World.

Gloria Starr is the author of twelve books and has worked in 60 countries world-wide and with more than 125 nationalities. Her experience, insight and vision make her a highly sought after resource in today’s global marketplace.

What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others?

My global coaching includes going in to a gold mine with the workers, flying in the rescue helicopter, training the staff at the Palaces in Saudi Arabia, coaching the global attendees at the Dubai World Cup, coaching the Rulers in the Middle and Far East, Nigeria, Hosting senior people from the Pentagon and working with two United States Presidents and their families.

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

I contribute my Success to my Adventurous Spirit and the acceptance of all cultures, religions and lifestyles.

Andy Nijs

Energetic, courageous, bold, and adventurous. Andy Nijs is a life strategist, transformational coach, and philanthropist. He always dreamed big, wanted to make something of his life, and deeply invested in designing his personal blueprint and living a life on his terms. Based in Antwerp, Belgium, he supports clients all over the world. 

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What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others?

I support young entrepreneurs to turn thoughts into reality, doubt into action and fear into courage resulting in better decisions, actions and results. Next to my neuroscience based coaching approach, I use different tools to achieve the overall results. All focus is on helping them create the life and business they want.

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

The single most important thing is my own journey. I started my career without any degree in my pocket. I created my own MBA and I have been privileged to work across Europe at some of the finest organizations such as Nespresso, Richemont, Unilever and Inditex. When I say: decide what you want, create your plan, and commit to being in motion. I know what that means.

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The Top Transformational Coaches transformational coach

Naz Beheshti

Naz Beheshti is an executive wellness coach, speaker, Forbes contributor, CEO, and founder of Prananaz, a corporate wellness company improving leadership effectiveness, employee well-being and engagement, and company culture. Clients include Nike, JPMorgan Chase, Facebook, UCSF, and Columbia University. Her first boss and mentor, Steve Jobs was the inspiration behind her book, Pause. Breathe. Choose.: Become the CEO of Your Well-Being.

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Her work has been widely featured in the media, including CNBC, BBC, Yahoo, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc., Fast Company, and many more. Naz also cofounded Rise2Shine.

What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others?

I empower leaders to fulfill their highest business, personal, and social potential through mindset and behavior change. I draw from my decade-long experience working in the high-stress environments of tech startups and Fortune 500 companies. Practicing a holistic approach rooted in mindfulness, neuroscience, and positive psychology, I have a deep understanding of the challenges leaders face.

One of the most important lessons my first boss Steve Jobs taught me was that you can have it all–a successful career, loving family, strong interpersonal relationships, and a healthy lifestyle. I am deeply committed to helping my clients thrive in all areas of their life, not just their career because I know with conviction that we are at our best when we feed our whole selves

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

The amalgamation of my work experience, training, and proven methods have all contributed to my success as a coach. My MAP Method is a holistic framework I use with clients to guide them through authentic self-discovery, better choices, and purposeful growth.

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The Top Transformational Coaches transformational coach
The Top Transformational Coaches transformational coach

Keren Eldad

Keren Eldad (“Coach Keren”), founder of With Enthusiasm Coaching, is an American personal and executive coach. With a method designed to help the most intense personalities uncover and overcome their blind spots, she is internationally recognized with world-class leaders, high profile athletes and media personalities and major corporations. Among Eldad’s most notable clients are LVMH, Richemont, Luxxotica, Deutsche Bank and Global Fashion Group, whom she serves as well as several individual high-profile clients.

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Keren’s work and key research on “The Superstar Paradox” has been featured in numerous media outlets, including The Harvard Business Review, CNBC and Forbes

What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others?

My mission is to help top-performers reach their highest self and most inspiring goals, and so the main difference is my focus on overachievers, and my method devised as both an ICF-Certified Executive and Personal Coach (PCC) and as a former executive who knew what is standing between modern leaders and their full potential. The way I support them is not only be helping them to identify and reach business goal achievements (such as change management and executive presence), but also on the development of all of the “soft skills,” such as self-awareness, self- acceptance, vulnerability and empathy to overcome overwhelm, stress and their adverse effects in life and work.

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

Having just celebrated by 5 year anniversary in business, I believe that there is not one but TWO most important things that have contributed to my success:

  • My commitment to my own dream of becoming a world-class, ICF accredited coach, which I have nurtured not only with faith and determination, but with gold-standard accreditation from the International Coaching Federation. 
  • The power of implementing systems to learn and to grow “on the job.”  When I started my business 5 years ago today, I didn’t have much money or anything “safe” to fall back on. In addition, I also had very limited knowledge of the many things I now routinely employ, such as online marketing for a coaching/ consulting and speaking business, financial systems, running events, speaking professionally and more. Establishing these as systems that I learned and implemented, one by one, has upheld, grown and sustained the growth of my business. Even better, it has allowed me to focus on coaching and serving my clients, rather than handle the administration of a business.
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The Top Transformational Coaches transformational coach
The Top Transformational Coaches transformational coach

Samantha Melendez

Samantha is a Certified Professional Coach, business consultant, and workshop facilitator. Samantha helps high achievers shift their mindsets, habits, and routines so they can create aligned goals with the clarity and confidence they desire. It’s Samantha’s passion and purpose to empower and support her clients to make lifelong changes in their lives because she believes the world needs more purpose-driven, ambitious individuals to share their unique gifts with the world.

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What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others?

I blend mindset coaching with strategic action, support, and accountability to help my clients truly transform their lives. I also work with many systems, processes, and tools that stem from neuro-linguistic programming and neuroscience.

With thousands of success stories, I customize my coaching to meet my clients exactly where they are and coach them beyond their limiting beliefs and stories that are preventing them from making their business, life, and career goals a reality. I also facilitate and create powerful vision board workshops, goal-setting workshops, and mindset workshops to reach and impact more people at very attainable prices.

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

The single most important thing that has contributed to my success as a coach is being authentically me by showing up for my clients in a way that makes them feel fully seen, heard, and supported. Part of being authentically me is infusing my education and knowledge of business, marketing, and communications with powerful coaching modalities that take my clients from where they are to where they only have dreamed of being. This process includes having clients work through customized workbooks created by me to provide a powerful and intentional foundation for our work together… something that they can refer back to over and over again when they need more clarity.

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Andy Cahill

Andy Cahill is a Harvard-trained transformative practitioner who excels at inspiring people to dig deep, dream big, and do their greatest work. His work as a coach, thought-leader, and community catalyst has impacted thousands of people, from urban schools to corporate boardrooms, helping them build resilience, deepen mindfulness, and activate their full potential.

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What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others?

My coaching is steeped in a variety of different disciplines, and emphasizes creativity, self-compassion, embodied wisdom, and emotional agility. I don’t help my clients set goals and then hold them accountable. Instead, I help my clients face their fears so that they can tap into their deepest purpose and potential. This allows them to release the constraints that stop them from reaching goals they haven’t even dreamed of yet.

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

In a word: self-trust. 
My clients gain access to a level of self-trust that few people ever get to experience. They leave with the confidence to navigate almost any challenge and create incredible opportunities for themselves and the world. It was this same trust in myself that helped me completely transform my own life. I’ve built a successful six-figure portfolio of work as a coach and consultant, launched a podcast with 10,000+ downloads from around the world, published a critically acclaimed novel, recorded two albums of original music, and become a proud father of two beautiful children in partnership with my amazing wife.

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The Top Transformational Coaches transformational coach

Lindsay Elizabeth Preston

Lindsay Elizabeth Preston is a multi-certified life and leadership coach and mindset expert who specializes in teaching women how to own their feminine power and live confidentially and authentically. She is also the host of the Become an Unstoppable Woman podcast, a top-rated personal development podcast on which Lindsay provides daily tips for living the most fulfilling life, and interviews New York Times best-selling authors and other industry experts.

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What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others?

I coach women who are typically already living a good life. They’ve received a higher level of education and have likely seen plenty of success in their lives, but are still not feeling fulfilled. I help these women get to know themselves on a deeper level so they can heal the negative thoughts that hold them back from ultimate confidence and authenticity. The women I work with are smart and intuitive, but they don’t know who their authentic self is. Together, we learn what it is that brings them joy so they can integrate that into their careers and lives.

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

The most important thing that has contributed to my success is having been in the position of the women I work with in my own life. I went through life checking off the boxes, going to college, getting a corporate career, getting married and having a baby. But something was always missing and it wasn’t until I found coaching and learned about my own life purpose and authentic self that I was able to live a truly fulfilling life. Since then, I have not stopped my own personal growth journey, always looking for ways to expand my life and views.

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The Top Transformational Coaches transformational coach

Alison Canavan

Aly F Canavan has just been named one of the top 8 transformational coaches in the US by USA Today. She is a UCLA trained Mindfulness Facilitator from The Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior, a Master NLP Practitioner, HeartMath facilitator and International motivational speaker. Her heart led business and 360 approach to wellbeing is innovative, inclusive and accessible to all.

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As a meditation teacher she understands the power of a mindful approach to living. She delivers workshops and keynotes to corporates across the US and works with individual clients and facilitates group coaching work too.

What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others?

Aly’s coaching is based on making changes that last and that matter. She incorporates neuroscience, mindfulness techniques and coherence exercises to bring awareness to the individual areas people need to work on. Aly’s workshops and talks include incredible tools for transforming and understanding anxiety, depression and addiction – helping people to overcome their pain and suffering. She believes in building a lifestyle built on strong values which drives positive behavior change.

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

The single most important thing that has contributed to Aly’s success as a coach is how she can relate to people. No matter what room she is in, she has a magnetism that is powerful and relatable. This is down to her own life experience and her own struggles with chronic anxiety, depression and addictions that she has personally overcome. Couple that with an incredible body of training and experience and a beautiful intuitive way of working with people with presence and compassion. Most importantly she helps her clients get real results.

Carole Douillot

A lifelong learner, Carole leverages experience from 800+ sessions to guide each unique client toward a more fulfilling and self-aware life

After years of teaching French and being a Student Progress Coach for three years, her passion for psychology and people led her to become a career, executive and life coach. She works with students, business owners, Academia individuals, and managers from diverse age groups, professions, and cultures.

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What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others? 

She believes her clients need to be challenged and pushed out of their comfort zone in order to take action and be more self-aware. She does this in a highly empathetic and compassionate way that allows them to dig deep, recognize their own reality, and gain a better understanding of themselves. She uses Embodied coaching which allows clients to embody their transformation for lasting results.

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

What her clients have liked the most about her is her down to earth style with a sense of humor, her curiosity and respectful manner which leads to very insightful moments. With her relatable personality and talent to make people feel at ease, she makes this at times difficult and challenging journey of discovery enjoyable, providing her clients with a clear outcome and direction for further development. They feel very comfortable talking to her; she is skilled at listening, reflecting back key issues and pulling all the strands of a conversation together to help them make an action plan.

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The Top Transformational Coaches transformational coach
The Top Transformational Coaches transformational coach

Mindy Schrager

Mindy Schrager is an ICF PCC credentialed coach, Systemic Facilitator, and Aura-Soma Practitioner. She is the founder of Systems of Change, LLC and the author of “Pathways, Puzzles, and Possibilities: A Magical Journey of Transformation”, a monthly blog series, and is an executive contributor to Brainz magazine.

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Mindy’s focus on and passion for transformational work is built on years of experience creating strong, well-balanced teams in Fortune 500 companies, combined with a powerful personal discovery journey.

What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others? 

I support individuals in a life shift or who are struggling to gain traction towards their goals discover/redefine their sense of self and self-value. My experience and training have been focused on creating positive change in life and business experiences working with individuals and groups. I use a combination of Integrative Coaching (shadow), Color, Systemic Constellations, and NLP to shine light on hidden patterns. Once the root cause of dysfunction is discovered, I support clients to create new pathways for growth.

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

What has contributed to my coaching success is that I have traveled the transformational journey myself. I think in puzzles and appreciate that each person’s journey is unique and unfolds at a different pace. I love to write and create new ways of uncovering patterns supporting individuals to look within themselves for answers. I hold a clear and supportive space for my clients as they design the life tapestry of their best self.

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Carrie Hopkins-Doubts

Carrie is a Spiritual Resilience Coach working with men and women experiencing major life transitions, whether it be in relationships, career, health, or spirituality. As the founder of Life’s Next Chapter Coaching, her passion is helping men and women accelerate their healing process, discover new dreams for themselves, and consciously and powerfully rebuild their lives. 

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What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others? 

Utilizing a potential-based coaching philosophy, I support people to navigate through the chaos of major life transitions and the sense of profound loss and identity confusion that are part of these changes. I help my clients to embrace change as a co-creative partner and transformational opportunity, leading them to creating a life they love on the other side of change. 

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

Supported my success as a coach… The single most important thing that has contributed to my success as a coach is my love of learning. I have 2 Masters Degrees in Spiritual Psychology and Spiritual Science, hold certifications in 3 Coach Training Programs, and have over 30 years of experience in learning environments, both as teacher and learner. My deep knowledge in the intersection between psychology and spirituality has uniquely shaped my programs and offerings.

Pamela Barit Nolan

Pamela Barit Nolan, PCC is a certified coach, a professional facilitator, and a team coach. Prior to becoming a coach, Pamela created three successful organisations, taking small puzzle pieces and creating something generative and valued.  Today Pamela is the CEO of Transform and supports people in transition, helping them find their gifts so that they can be shared in service of the world and themselves.

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What do you do differently or how is your coaching different from others? 

Weaving together my beliefs and training, I offer those in transition a generative place to explore self and the world.  I do this using practices from Positive Intelligence, Mindfulness and Meditation and spiritual practices that unlock the human soul.  Somatics creates a cornerstone of my practice, as many of us do not tap into the wisdom of the body.  I believe that nature is a great teacher and use its power within my practice. A journey with me starts with love – of self, of others and of the world. 

What according to you has been the single most important thing that has contributed to your success as a coach?

My clients tell me that from the moment we connect I create a trusted and peaceful environment.  One that is safe to enter and explore sometimes challenging habits.  Without this container, nothing is possible.  With it, magic can happen.

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The Top Transformational Coaches transformational coach
The Top Transformational Coaches transformational coach

Conclusion

And there you have it, the top transformational coaches.

What has been your biggest takeaway?

Let me know in the comments.

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