Best Life Coaches in Santa Monica

Why These Life Coaches?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Santa Monica Life Coaches on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Big Leap Coaching

Big Leap Coaching is a whole-body learning establishment that is located in Venice, CA and is committed to helping individuals, couples, organizations, and businesses excel in life, relationships and leadership. Harry Poliak, the guiding light behind Big Leap Coaching, teaches clients, through whole-body learning, how to experience life void of blame and criticism. His whole-body learning technique is founded on the work of Katie and Gay Hendricks. Impressively he combines cognitive techniques and body-centered practices to utilize moving and breathing, specializing in whole body - whole brain activities that activate the entire brain, helping clients to expand beyond their boundaries. Clients attest to Coach Poliak’s expertise and techniques, highly recommending his services. To experience whole-body learning, clients may visit the website.

Venice, CA 90291


Deva Ram

Deva Ram is a life coach based in Topanga, CA that serves Topanga and the surrounding Los Angeles County area. Deva Ram specializes in coaching, yoga, and meditation and has over a decade of experience as a coach and yoga master. Deva previously worked for Doctors Without Borders in and the United Nations across three continents before studying meditation, yoga, and spirituality. Deva Ram uses his experience to provide services in life coaching, yoga, and corporate consulting to help clients achieve their goals in their professional and personal lives, manage and lead teams effectively, and improve their physical and mental health. Deva Ram offers a free initial consultation for all clients.

Topanga, CA 90290


Dr. Ellen Kent

Dr. Ellen Kent offers life coaching services to the Marina del Rey, California area as well as the Chicago, Illinois area. Along with these two physical locations, she also offers help to clients all over the world through over the phone and corporate office meetings. Dr. Ellen Kent specializes in helping teenagers and adults through transitional periods. She has many years of experience working as an educator and administrator in both private and public schools and has taught undergraduate psychology. With a Master in Administration and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, she has expertise in the field and has studied counseling people through difficult transitions.

Marina Del Rey, CA 90292


Panney Wei, C.Ht.

Panney Wei offers services in life coaching, consulting, hypnotherapy, and media, radio, writing, and television training. Wei is a certified clinical hypnotherapist, life coach, and certified practitioner in neuro-linguistic programming and therapeutic imagery. She is dedicated to the aspects of her clients’ spiritual, emotional, and intellectual lives, and will help them achieve success, personally and professionally. Through the use of her blog, social media, newsletters, and radio show, Wei sends messages to guide clients as they transform their lives. Messages contain advice and lessons learned from lifestyle experts’ inspiring stories and interviews on topics like forgiveness, gratitude, and spiritual connections.

Los Angeles, CA 90001


Patricia Sarah Mitchell

Patricia Sarah Mitchell is a professional life coach and strategy consultant headquartered in Woodland Hills, California who serves clients in the wider local metropolitan area. Chosen as the first UK Life Coach for Sky Television's "Change the Day You Die" series, Patricia Sarah Mitchell provides prospective clients with a free consultation on her services. Such services include general life coaching as well as presentation and media skills training and "Parenting Our Parents" Family Coaching work. Previous clients praise Patricia Sarah Mitchell for the creativity of her solutions to clients' issues as well as her ability to truly listen to clients' needs.

Woodland Hills, CA 91364


Zoreh Gottfurcht, Money and Life Coach

Zoreh Gottfurcht, Money and Life Coach, is located in Los Angeles, CA and specializes in coaching entrepreneurs, educators and professionals with business expansion, career advancement and life transition. Zoreh Gottfurcht is an ICF (International Coaching Federation) certified Money and Life Coach and is Associate Director for Psychology of Money Consultants. Zoreh facilitates success by removing clients’ self-imposed obstacles, while concurrently empowering and enhancing productivity which results in positive financial and career advancement. Zoreh is also a relationship coach and assists clients with effective communication skills designed to enrich their personal and professional lives. Zoreh has received many positive testimonials and reviews on social media and Zoreh offers a complimentary thirty-minute strategic consultation for new clients.

Los Angeles, CA 90049