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Best Life Coaches
in Oakland
2019

Why These Life Coaches?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored life coaches on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best life coaches in Oakland, CA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Attuned Living

Attuned Living was founded by Kamala Itzel Berrio and offers relationship coaching services and life coaching to the Oakland, California area. Kamala is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (ERYT) and Certified Yoga Therapist who works with Dr. Dean Ornish to provide yoga and meditation practices to hospitals across the country. This program is used as a method to lessen the impact of heart disease. At Attuned Living, Kamala offers coaching to clients recovering from addiction and abuse as well as other trauma. She also offers relationship coaching for couples who are dissatisfied with their connection and intimacy levels. Attuned Living also provides yoga therapy courses.

Oakland, CA 94620 (510) 296-3952

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Brilliant Seeds

At Brilliant Seeds, serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas, an energetic approach is taken to motivating individuals, corporations, and small businesses to discover their passions and goals. Isabelle Peyrichoux, owner and founder, was certified from The Coaches Training Institute (CTI) and also received her Associate's Degree in Psychology, before deciding to begin her coaching business over 10 years ago. She has used her extensive knowledge to effectively create a career and life coaching company, which offers individual coaching, motivational talks, and workshops. Brilliant Seeds is highly praised for their ability to find realistic, practical methods to implement the dreams and goals of their clients and by also offering a complimentary, breakthrough sessions.

Oakland, CA 94609 (415) 857-3957

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Carol Graham: Personal / Professional Coach

Carol Graham is a personal and professional coach who is based in and serves the Alameda County, CA area. Carol provides services in helping clients find and reach their goals in life, whether it be a personal or career-oriented one. Carol focuses on only using positive psychology and mindfulness techniques to help her clients feel comfortable and inspired. She has been certified by San Francisco State University in Core Strengths Coaching and Mentor Coach Training. Before being a life coach, Carol spent three decades in the corporate sector. Clients have praised Carol for her genuine and empathetic personality as well as being a good listener.

Alameda, CA 94501 (510) 545-6313

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Casey McCarrol, M.A

Casey McCarrol, M.A is a professional life coach, mentor, educator, and wilderness guide who serves the Bay Area of California. Casey earned his Master’s Degree in Somatic Counseling Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies and is also a licensed marriage and family therapist. He has more than 20 years of experience in coaching and mentoring teens. His Launch Coaching and Guidance for Young Adults helps teens find personal and professional direction before, during, or after college. His rate is $145 per hour. He also co-leads nine-day group wilderness trips with Wilderness Reflections that cost between $1,075 and $1,450.

Oakland, CA 94577 (510) 703-8179

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Creative Life Coaching

Featuring the work of Adriana Diaz, Creative Life Coaching is a professional life coaching company in California. The company offers a variety of services, including individual life coaching techniques, workshops, retreats, arts mentorship, special focus coaching on self-image, and more. A teacher since 1968, Adriana Diaz created the Women Write Now! program in 2014. The program features small, five-woman classes geared toward writing. Adriana Diaz is a published author, a Certified Professional Coach, and holds a Master's Degree in Culture and Spirituality from Holy Names University in Oakland, California. She can be contacted by phone or email for appointments.

Oakland, CA 94602 (510) 530-4182

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Gina Vance

Gina Vance is a personal coach based in the San Francisco Bay Area who specializes in life coaching, stress relief, and the healing of trauma and pain through mind-body methods. She helps clients through coaching, hypnotherapy, meditation, and spiritual guidance. Gina has been providing her services for nearly two decades and is a certified clinical hypnotherapist, as well as being listed as a qualified therapist by Psychology Today Magazine. She has helped survivors of trauma, people requiring professional life coaching, and clients needing emotional healing. Gina Vance has three offices in the Bay Area in addition to providing coaching over the Internet. Her offices accept all major payment methods.

Walnut Creek, CA 94596 (415) 275-4221

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Helene Schneider MA, MFT

Helene Schneider works as a professional life coach and psychotherapist with over 25 years of experience helping people in Walnut Creek and the surrounding community through her high-quality sessions and services. She strives to help her clients identify issues in their lives which are causing them stress, teaches people relaxation methods, and helps them work through problems or issues they might have in their lives. She has the experience to help people in individual therapy overcome problems such as depression, anxiety, constant stress, or feeling overwhelmed or stuck in some aspect of their life. Ms. Schneider also helps people improve their communication skills in their relationships and career. Her three main services are psychotherapy, life coaching, and intuitive reading and healing.

Walnut Creek, CA 94596 (925) 289-6555

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Pooja Dang

Previous and current clients of Pooja Dang recommend her services to others because of her highly motivating one on one sessions, her professional and friendly demeanor, her encouragement to each of her customers, and her prompt responses to questions. Ms. Dang strives to help people create lives they love through motivation, the establishment of goals, and the development of tools to reach these targets in a reasonable timeframe. She encourages her clients to love and believe in themselves to reach their desired location in life. People considering working with Pooja Dang can request a 30-minute free consultation to determine whether or not her quality and style would cooperate with them. She helps people in the San Francisco Bay area and the surrounding communities.

Emeryville, CA 94608 (415) 496-5695

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RenSomatics

RenSomatics is a life coaching service based in Oakland, CA that serves the surrounding San Francisco Bay Area. It is owned and operated by Florian Tam for over half a decade, who has been certified by the Strozzi Institute as a Somatic Coach. Florian aims to help his clients by creating a personalized plan to identify and create tailor-made steps to achieve them. Florian believes in helping the physical body in achieving goals and focuses on a combination of physical and mental coaching in his work to help clients reshape themselves. RenSomatics offers a free introductory session to allow clients to get to know Florian before committing to coaching.

Oakland, CA 94577 (510) 367-5051

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Ronnie Joy, the Midlife Dating Coach

Ronnie Joy, the Midlife Dating Coach is a life coaching company that is based out of Oakland and Lafayette in two locations. They also coach remotely via Skype and telephone. Ronnie Joy, the Midlife Dating Coach is committed to 100% customer satisfaction and works closely with their clients to help them break through barriers and to find romance. They help customers find “that special someone” and have worked with The Coaching Training Institute and The Silva Method of Mind Development and Stress Control. Ronnie Joy, the Midlife Dating Coach, offers a wide range of services and requests that customers contact them directly for pricing options. They have received positive reviews for their upbeat, positive staff.

Oakland, CA 94602 (510) 336-0904

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She Thrives

She Thrives is a professional coaching business focused on women that specializes in business and leadership coaching. Additionally, the company provides life and career transition coaching. Founder and director Christina Sanders is a certified coach, mediator, and facilitator with a background as an attorney and human rights advocate. A member of the International Coaches' Federation, Christina Sanders is certified as a Personal and Professional Coach by the Coaches Training Institute. She Thrives is located in Oakland, California and provides prospective clients with a free Breakthrough Session. The company can be contacted by phone or email for booking purposes and offers various retreats and events throughout the year.

Oakland, CA 94602 (415) 341-6189

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Sherry Ellingson: Yoga Teacher & Life Coach

Sherry Ellingson is a highly praised yoga teacher and life coach, based in Walnut Creek, who focuses on using her superb skills to coach women in areas such as self-care and body image, career, relationships and parenting. She is certified in her yoga training through Stellarflow, and has been evolving her knowledge in individual and business coaching for the past 20 years, with a multitude of previous occupational experiences. Sherry focuses on stress reduction at work, parenting, mindful parenting, time management, creative vision board designs, and general self-care practices. Her business is well acknowledged and reviewed for offering conveniently low prices, including discounts for new patients.

Walnut Creek, CA 94507 (925) 451-2171

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