Best Life Coaches
in San Jose

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 San Jose, 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.

Adam A. Dorsay

Adam A. Dorsay is a licensed psychologist who has worked extensively with adolescents, adults and elderly adults in the San Jose, CA metro area. He began his career in corporate business in Japan and the United States for 20 years. Now, Adam fulfilled his lifelong dream of helping others and became a Certified Coach in English, Spanish, and Japanese. He begins by creating a safe space and has an eclectic approach. Each session is tailored to each client based on his or her communication style and needs. Adam can offer support for customers struggling with anxiety, depression, grief, anger management, life transitions, and much more.

San Jose, CA(408) 450-1800


Blue Bear Healing

Blue Bear Healing provides life coach and hypnotherapy for clients in the San Jose, CA metro area. Coach and founder Sean Michael Imler is a certified hypnotherapist, sound healer, quantum healing hypnosis therapist, and shamanic practitioner and teacher. Sean’s life coach services specialize in emotional support, mental clarity, spiritual direction, and physical healing. He strives to help clients find their purpose in life by gaining new perspectives, strengths, and wisdom. Clients speak highly of his healing techniques, experience, and compassionate demeanor. Free consultations are available. Also, a list of classes and events are available on his website.

Los Gatos, CA(408) 915-8087


Carol J. Adamski

Carol J. Adamski is a life coach serving customers in the San Jose, CA metro area for over two decades. She began as a top salesperson and later as the business director of a multimillion dollar corporation. Now, she is a Certified Hypnotherapist and Certified Retirement Coach and uses her past and current experience to assist others in creating a life they love. Recently, Carol has created a website dedicated to inspiring people to live in gratitude at She works with a broad range of clients and offers a highly personalized approach, which is customized to each individual. Clients speak highly of her creativity, empathy, and fun personality.

Santa Clara, CA(408) 761-4446


Center for Professional and Personal Renewal

Center for Professional and Personal Renewal is a career and life coach service for clients in the San Jose, CA metro area. Founder Peter Moskowitz MD is a certified transition coach and life coach for doctors. He has two decades of experience empowering hundreds of physicians in one-to-one coaching to improve their career satisfaction, make career changes, find new non-clinical jobs, rediscover purpose and meaning in their lives. Peter Moskowitz strives to draw out a client’s inner wisdom to encourage authentic career and life decisions.

Palo Alto, CA(650) 329-0297


Farzin Kamal

Farzin Kamal, AKA Frank, is a Certified Life Coach in San Jose, CA and an established business consultant for companies in the Bay area and across the nation. Frank has worked as an entrepreneur and has held several executive positions. His coaching sessions can help clients with professional and life stress by evaluating self-esteem issues, anger, fear, sadness, and depression. Also, Frank has designed a program called YOUniversal Alignment which helps clients restore or realign core universal elements such as purpose, perspective, passion, planning, and progress. He also offers a Founders & Startup CEO’s Coaching Program and Off the Field Athlete Coaching Program.

San Jose, CA(408) 625-1144


Jeff Spedding and Associates

Jeff Spedding and Associates provide life coaching services for clients in the San Jose, CA metro area. Coach Jeff Spedding has been working with groups and individuals for over 25 years. He struggled with addiction and then chose to change his self-destructive behavior by seeking out a Life Coach of his own. For the past 25 years, Jeff has accomplished every goal set and is 100 percent committed to personal growth. Now, he has dedicated his life to helping others find happiness through motivation and personal development.

San Jose, CA(408) 221-1106


Journey Coaching

Journey Coaching is a life coach service for clients in the San Jose, CA metro area. They specialize in helping executives increase their leadership effectiveness, expand their communication style, forge peer relationship, and manage their time better. Also, support is offered to mid-level managers and directors, technical experts, and individual contributors who need help accelerating their career and path. Founder Gwyneth Anne Freedman has over 20 years of professional experience coaching corporate employees and is a Professional Certified Coach. Clients speak highly of her ability to make an environment that is positive, safe, supportive, and fun.

San Jose, CA(408) 246-7427


Robin Clark

Robin Clark is a holistic life coach and photographer for women in the San Jose, CA metro area. She combines an in-depth self-inquiry with a variety of cognitive, somatic, and intuitive approaches. Robin strives to help clients develop their spiritual awareness, discernment, and intuitions. Clients speak highly of her guidance, keen sense for problem-solving, and compassion. Her photography studio also offers portrait sessions promoting a safe space for expression, transformation, and celebration of a woman’s body, sensuality, and their many shapes and shades of beauty. Robin aims to use life coaching and photography to empower and transform a woman’s sense of empowerment.

San Jose, CA(650) 933-0026


Steve Piazzale

Steve Piazzale is a career and life coach for clients in the San Jose, CA metro area. Steve has spent years coaching and training diverse sets of customers and also has a Ph.D. in sociology from Stanford University. He strives to help clients move past the blockage and build momentum by helping them develop leadership and visionary skills, and work and life balance. Clients speak highly of his compassionate but firm coaching style, an impressive range of knowledge, and intuition. Videos of Steve Piazzale’s cable television show You’re Hired! is available on his website for review.

Sunnyvale, CA(650) 743-6928


Trust Life Coaching

Trust Life Coaching is a hypnosis and life coaching service for clients in the San Jose, CA metro area. Owner Tammy Rust is a Certified Therapist and Hypnocoach and specializes in many holistic forms of life therapies. In 2015 she was voted the Best Life Coach in the Good Times Newspaper online poll. She currently holds a five-star rating on Facebook where clients speak highly of her empathy, insightful help, understanding, and support through life transitions. Complimentary phone consultations are available.

Scotts Valley, CA(831) 278-0430


XF Coaching

XF Coaching is a solution-focused, hands-on life coach services in Santa Cruz and San Jose, CA metro area. Coach Michael Tyree is an executive functioning life coach. He practices an approach which describes 11 different mental, behavioral, and emotional capacities that are fundamental to achieving goals and success in life. He believes this model is a hands-on, flexible, and present-focused type of support. Services have helped clients struggling with parenting, ADHD, addiction, Asperger's, and young adults. Also, fitness coaching and fitness programs are also offered. A free consultation is available.

Scotts Valley, CA(831) 332-0040


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