meet the team
ABE BROWN, MBA
Founder, Certified Flourishing Coach™
Abe Brown, MBA, CMCT, CPHSA is the Coach’s Coach, and is an Entrepreneur, Professional Speaker, International Best-Selling Author, and High-Performance Leadership Coach. He is the founder of Certified Flourishing Coaching™, the Flourishing Life Coaching Program™, the CEO of Wellness Innovate Corp, and the CEO of Momentum Coaching.
Abe is known as the Coach’s Coach, and for being people-first. He is most passionate about supporting people, relationships, entrepreneurs, businesses, and non-profits to thrive. Flourishing people produce flourishing relationships, businesses, and workplaces, along with high performance and profound positive impact. Abe is also passionate about workplace mental health and changing the world by changing the workplace. Along with the team at Wellness Innovate, Abe is the creator of Flourishing Workplaces™.
Abe has started or led several businesses and non-profits into the tens of millions of dollars, and has worked in the entrepreneur space, the corporate space, and the non-profit space at Senior Executive levels. As past President of one of the largest Life & Executive Coach Training and Certification organizations in the world for 13 years, Abe trained and certified thousands of Life Coaches and Executive Coaches in North America and around the world. Abe is focused on coaching leaders, executives, and entrepreneurs towards high-performance, resilience, and over-the-top results in both life and business. Abe has also been a professional speaker for over two decades, has spoken professionally in 4 continents and over 20 countries around the world, and has spoke to audiences of tens of thousands.
Now with the Global Coaching Certification Association™, along with Certified Flourishing Coaching™, Abe and the global team are pioneering the very first evidence-based coaching model that taps into the psychology of flourishing, but with a certified coaching practitioner lens.
Abe earned a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Calgary Haskayne School of Business, and a Master’s in Religious Education and Counselling.
Director of Community, Certified Flourishing Coach™
Connie Jakab has been working in resilience and flourishing for over 20 years. Starting with youth at risk and gangs in East Vancouver, Connie has been researching how community creates resilience and mental wellness her entire career through a sociological lens. She has owned and started three companies, along with a non-profit from scratch, growing her businesses to empower others to grow and expand their personal potential. Her passion to see others reach their potential has allowed her to oversee regional and national high-performance teams. She has been working to ignite Brave Communities and Collaborations in teams for over 20 years.
She is the author of three books, the third one selling out within the first six months. Connie has spoken on stages all over North America, impacting audiences with her passion and compassion. Her engaging storytelling won Connie the opportunity to meet and share the stage with Tony Robbins. Connie was recently given the award “Woman of Inspiration Top 150 in Canada” for her passion to see others flourish.
Connie is the Director of Community for the Certified Flourishing Coaching™ Program, and is excited to facilitate our training in Vancouver and Victoria, B.C.
dr wayne hammond, phd
Senior Advisor, Certified Flourishing Coach™
Dr. Hammond is a founding partner and CSO with Flourishing Life Technologies in Calgary, Alberta and holds an adjunct status with Ambrose University and the School of Medicine at the University of Calgary. Wayne is a Senior Advisor to the Certified Flourishing Coaching Program™.
Over the past 30 years, Wayne has primarily worked with complex youth and their families and is considered a leading expert on the concept of resilience and positive psychology and its application to positive youth and adult development as well as enhancing strengths capacity building and well-being in the context of academic, organizational and community culture. He has served in clinical supervisory capacities, worked in a comprehensive residential treatment centre and has provided clinical services in an inpatient/outpatient forensic setting as well as an adolescent comorbidity program based in a hospital setting.
As part of his professional practice, Wayne has published several scientific articles, developed an innovative framework for evaluating resilience and human flourishing. He has also been an active lecturer with regards to understanding the role of human flourishing and well-being and the implications for nurturing positive coping and mental health through a strength-based approach of preparing people and organizations to thrive. His speciality is neuroscience and the evidence around resiliency.
Dr. Hammond is a Senior Advisor to Certified Flourishing Coaching™ and to the Global Coaching Certification Association. As the Founding Partner and CSO of Flourishing Life, Dr. Hammond is partnering in our efforts to create strengths-based practice and coaching models for various certification that draw upon the Flourishing Life model of applied practice and the use of the Flourishing Life Questionnaire (FLQ). Dr. Wayne is excited to facilitate the Certified Flourishing Coaching™ Program in Calgary, Alberta.
Director of Client Experience, Certified Flourishing Coach™
As the Director of Client of Experience for Certified Flourishing Coaching™, Cynthia is our support system when it comes to project management and administration in the FLCP Community. She also has over two decades of experience working with people and supporting in creating the most ideal results when it comes to complex situations, high performance, and conflict resolution.
When working with individuals and teams, Cynthia has the gift of understanding and meeting people where they are at while moving through obstacles to obtain the main goals and objectives. By creating a safe environment, teams and businesses have been able to grow and expand and reach potentials never imagined before under her guidance and support.
Cynthia is also excited to facilitate the Certified Flourishing Coaching™ Model.
ana maria ortega
Ana-Maria considers herself a global citizen with one mission: to empower, inspire and help others flourish. Originally from Quito-Ecuador, she is a humanitarian, servant leader, mother, daughter, wife, and entrepreneur. Ana-Maria has built a prosperous career in business for over 25 years, covering areas like marketing, sales and customer service, projects and strategies, operations, quality assurance, non-for-profit management, and entrepreneurship across multiple industries within three different countries. Some academic achievements have also supported her professional journey: a Bachelor of Commerce, a Master’s in Strategic Direction & Innovation, and a Diploma in Telecomm Law and Management, among other international certifications.
As a Certified Leadership and Empowerment Coach, as well as a member of Certified Flourishing Coaching™ and the Global Coaching Certification Association, Ana-Maria is committed to spreading the science and abundance of the Flourishing Coaching Model® throughout Latin-America, in order to raise a generation of powerful coaches that will ignite purposeful change in the region. And as for herself, she is devoted to lifelong learning, service to others, and an eco-friendly existence.
Eagle Business Coaching™, her coaching business devoted to support mid-size and small companies since 2016, is where she thrives as a Leadership Coach. In September 2020, Meraki Coaching™, a sister company, broke into the North and Latin-American markets to serve immigrant professionals who seek fulfillment and purpose in their careers. Newcomers are a population that she relates to deeply; therefore, she seeks to make them feel valued, supported, and inspired while they thrive to make their dreams reality in their new countries.
Ana-Maria is excited to facilitate the Certified Flourishing Coaching™ Program in Columbia, Ecuador, and Mexico.
It all started in early 2001 when Bassem Henri, CEO & Founder of 360 Experiential Solutions had a dream of making difference in Egypt. His vision was to work in a career that would give him the chance to influence the lives and behaviors of many individuals. As he graduated from Mechanical Engineering Faculty at The American University in Cairo, he was determined to shift his career to pursue his passion to work in field that deals directly with people.
Bassem decided to start in the training field where he could influence many lives and help people grow and progress. He grew in several different positions such as Regional Talent Manager for North Africa and Country HR Director for large multinational companies.
Finally, in October 2010, Bassem & a group of entrepreneurs decided to open 360 Training Solutions to serve the needs of many individuals, Schools, Universities, corporates & the community.
Though the tough challenges the country faced from 2011 until now, 360 Training Solutions has continued to grow to deliver training to big fortune 50 companies all over Egypt & the MEA region, and it currently stands to be one of the leading companies in training, team building & HR consulting in the region.
Bassem has delivered many training & public speaking sessions in different companies and in different countries such as Hilton Worldwide, Microsoft, Toyota, Corinthia Hotels, Libya Harvest International, Double Tree Hotels, Jordan CMA-CGM, and many others in Egypt.
Bassem is passionate about Flourishing in life, leadership, and business, and using the tools of Certified Flourishing Coaching™ to impact both individuals and organizations, enabling them to thrive. Bassem will facilitate the Certified Flourishing Coaching™ Program in Egypt and Northern Africa.
Coco Alexandra is the co-founder of HK’s top communications agency Voltage PR, a Certified Life Coach, Soul Coach, Akashic Records Master and Intuitive Healer. She weaves together her 16 years of entrepreneurship, PR and digital marketing experience with her spiritual wisdom to guide and support clients through deep transformational healing.
Her global reach includes working with Fortune 500 clients, entrepreneurs who want to elevate their business, women transitioning into motherhood, relationship trauma and those who are ready to dive deeper into spiritual expansion through exploring healing modalities.
Coco is known as a people’s person. As a mother, she has a natural instinct in supporting others on their journey wherever they may be in life from a non-judgmental space. She’s passionate about helping clients shift through relationship and familial trauma to heal and create a wholesome life they can thrive and flourish in. Whoever has her in their corner has a personal cheerleader on their team. Coco is excited to bring her extensive life and business experience, along with significant coaching and speaking, into the space of facilitating the Certified Flourishing Coach training in Hong Kong and SE Asia.
Coach Crisaldo (Cris) P. Leona is President of ACTS Trainings and Seminars, Inc., and Senior Consultant to iLeap Consulting. He is a Certified Life Coach and Corporate Trainer and has more than 20 years’ experience in the design and conduct of impactful, transformational and highly experiential training programs here and abroad. He underwent training and certification with Organizational Change Consultants Inc., and the Philippine Society of Life Coaches. He has conducted programs for CEOs down to the rank and file level in various types of industries such as pharmaceutical, hospitality industry, telecoms, education, manufacturing, banking, insurance, network marketing, and sales and marketing. He has conducted diverse learning and professional development programs for different government offices, schools, and even outreach programs for churches and religious groups.
Coach Cris is presently also a Preaching Pastor and Elder of Horizon Ministries, and also serves in the Marketplace Ministry.
Coach Cris received an honorary Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Brethren Evangelical School of Theology and went to Asian Theological Seminary for his Graduate Diploma in Transformational Urban Leadership, where he also received the Transformational Leadership Award.
Coach Cris believes that success operates in a reciprocal manner. What this means is that his desire to succeed is truly as great as his desire to see others reach their goals in life. He believes that when he supports others to flourish, he flourishes as well. Gifted with exceptional capacities and competency, Cris is extremely thrilled to be bringing his skillset as a Facilitator and Coach to be one of our Flourishing Coaching Certification Facilitators, and National Director for the Philippines.
dr ruth lange
Dr. Ruth Lange is an internationally certified Master Coach and Spiritual Counselor who specializes in Leadership and empowering healthy relationships. She is determined to change lives by helping individuals to not only flourish in their relationships with themselves and others, but also in all areas of their lives by helping them identify their life’s purpose.
For the last fourteen years, she has worked in the Mental Health profession as a Licensed Professional Counselor and as a Professor of Counseling. She supervises both Masters and Doctorate students and those working towards licensure. Also, as a Professional Counselor, she helped people from ages 4 to 55 to heal and recover from several mental health challenges including depression, anxiety, anger management, grief, oppositional defiant children, and taught parents on how to support their children to navigate situational changes in their lives. By the 4th session, her clients have gained clarity on their purpose, vision, life goals and have developed a plan on how to accomplish those goals. With the use of her Relationship Identifier Indicator (RII), she has taken her clients from hopelessness to hopefulness, from just surviving to thriving and from feeling stuck to freedom. Dr. Lange has helped over 5,000 people (children, families and adults) through one on one and group sessions, workshops, seminars and courses that she teaches.
As a Certified Master Coach, Dr. Lange is resolved to help individuals who want to heal from betrayal trauma, challenging /toxic relationships and those wanting to thrive after a divorce. She also provides faith-based pre-marital coaching to couples wanting to get married. She teaches on the sanctity of marriage and why it is crucial to have a deeper understanding of marriage before you embark on this profound sacrament. Dr. Lange helps individuals to unpack the various layers of “unfinished issues” that are keeping them stuck and from moving on to living the healthier, happier and a more purposeful life that they were created to live.
Dr. Ruth is excited to train and facilitate the Certified Flourishing Coaching™ Model in the USA.
Women’s Empowerment Coach | Motivational Speaker | Certified Leadership Coach | Certified Health and Wellness Coach | Founder of EK Coaching, LLC | MA, CCF-CMPC, CCF-CLC, ICF-ACC, NBC-HWC
Eve Keil is a Certified Life Coach and Leadership Coach with a passion for helping women build their bold confidence by cultivating their growth mindsets and discovering their signature strengths so they can Live fearlessly, Love fiercely, and Lead courageously. Eve has a strong track of record of overcoming barriers, navigating major life changes, and supporting executives to lead, achieve, and succeed.
Eve is committed to bringing out the brilliance and possibilities in powerful women so they can be the true leaders in their personal and professional lives. Most of her clients are women in transition related to Motherhood, Relationship, Career, and Culture. She specializes in helping women identify their strengths, turn their pain into power, and become the most CONFIDENT version of themselves. Eve’s coaching practice is grounded in the belief that we are all born with unique talents and strengths. What matters is how we discover them and maximize them to succeed.
Eve has Masters Degree in Communications from Peking University, and a Masters in Coaching from Maryland University of Integrative Health. She is also a National Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach and a Certified Master Coach Practitioner. Eve is actively pursuing her Positive Psychology Practitioner Certification.
Prior to becoming a coaching professional, Eve worked in the global sales and marketing division of a Fortune 500 company as Executive Assistant to support C-Suite Leaders. With her extensive training in coaching, outstanding education background, unique life lessons, global work experience and multicultural mindset, Eve strives to deliver successful and sustainable outcomes for her clients and is very excited to bring her extensive coaching and training skillset to the table as a Facilitator for the Certified Flourishing Coaching™ Program. Eve will facilitate the Certified Flourishing Coaching™ Program in the USA.
Joy Tajanlangit is the founder of Coached By Joy and she is a Certified Life, Executive and Leadership Coach. On a mission to help individuals discover their highest potential, she is focused on helping them realize their self-worth and take them to next level of success in life, career or business.
Prior to establishing her coaching career, Joy gained decades of sales experience in the pharmaceutical industry, where she won numerous awards working with big multi-national companies AstraZeneca Canada, Inc and Eli Lilly Canada, Inc. She currently holds an executive sales position with Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals Canada, Inc., where she recently won the Circle of Excellence Award, a recognition given to the top representative of the company. She is also a co-owner of a Filipino specialty grocery in Calgary, Manila Convenience Store.
Joy enjoys spending time with her daughter Ella, watching her favourite TV shows and cooking. Joy believes that when she supports others to flourish, she flourishes as well. Gifted with exceptional capacities and competency in sales coaching and training, Joy is extremely thrilled to be bringing his skillset as a Facilitator and Coach as one of our Certified Flourishing Sale Coach Facilitators.
Coach Kamrul Hasan is the Bangladeshi’s #1 Success Mindset Coach, Success Mentor, Behavioral & Organizational Development Consultant. He is the Founder & CEO of CKH Network, Alpha Next Digital, NEST Incubation Center, PEN Master Mind Community, Alpha Arts & Photography, CEO of Jump Movement Asia and Managing Director of Sensei-Wisdom.
He is a Silva Life System, Silva Intuition System, and Transcendental Meditation (TM) & SCI (Science of creative intelligence) Graduate. In his passionate quest for self-development, he has studied extensively and been certified by the world’s number 1 leadership authority, John C. Maxwell, as a speaker, trainer, and coach.
Coach Kamrul is a DISC Certified Behavioral Consultant & attended “Leadership Coaching Strategies” at Harvard University. Apart from the above, he attended Leadership, Mindset & Personal development program from world-leading authorities such as The World Bank, IIM Calcutta, Commonwealth, and various other notable institutions. Currently, he is undergoing “Master Coach Certification” program from ITD World of Malaysia and Flourishing Life Coaching Certification from Canada.
His foray into coaching people for Success is backed up by a formidable experience of over 20 years. He also has over 16 years’ experience in multinational corporations such as HSBC, Ericsson, Huawei, ZTE, D&B & BRAC Bank. His working experience specialized in Business Development and Relationship Management. Coach Kamrul also has 4 years of experience in the consulting, training, and coaching industry.
As a Success Mindset Coach, he brings in, a combination of corporate experiences, coaching certifications, mindset development expertise, all to fulfill his dream of helping millions of people world-wide, to tap into their hidden potentials and achieving the ultimate life success. With both valuable corporate and entrepreneurial experience, along with a sincere passion to help people, Kamrul is extremely thrilled to be bringing his skillset as a Facilitator and Coach to be one of our Flourishing Coaching Certification Facilitators, and National Director for Bangladesh.
Kendal is originally from the UK but has lived most of her adult life overseas. She has been living and thriving in Bali since early 2020, following 25 years in Hong Kong where she was the co-owner of a respected Financial Services Executive Search firm with offices in Hong Kong, London, and Lagos. During a highly successful and long career as an executive recruiter she provided career coaching to many, and in addition, became a Certified Executive and Life Coach to enhance her ability to help people both in their business and personal life.
In 2020, Kendal made the decision to exit the corporate world to follow her passions, to step fully into a new paradigm of coaching, incorporating her skills and experience as a Certified Sound Healer and Breathwork Coach. Her mission is to empower people to flourish, thrive and reach their highest potential across all aspects of their life. To join the Flourishing Tribe and become a Certified Flourishing Coach was a logical next step as the principles of Certified Flourishing Coaching completely resonated with her own principles and values.
Kendal is passionate about helping people find harmony and balance, creating a safe space for growth, enabling a deeper connection to the body and inner essence that allows clients to step into their zone of genius. In addition to Sound Healing and Breathwork, she has also gained certifications and studied in various other healing modalities including Yoga and Pranayama Meditation Teacher, Conscious Kinesiology, Psychology of Anxiety and Depression, Shamanic Healing, Energy Healing and Reiki.
As a Certified Flourishing Coach and Facilitator, Kendal is excited to train the next generation of flourishing coaches and empower people, relationships, leaders, and entrepreneurs to FLOURISH. Kendal will be responsible for facilitating the Coaching Program in Indonesia
Kim Westlund is a Certified Flourishing Life Coach, Entrepreneur, Speaker and Moderator and is the Founder of Channel One Productions and The Business B-Side Podcast. Kim’s diverse career and leadership roles have spanned over 30 years in corporate and not-for-profit companies, from numerous world-class performing arts theatres to aligning innovative community partnerships in the banking industry. Kim gained recognition as a leader in the business community facilitating impactful discussions with successful entrepreneurs for Postmedia Network. Kim is a natural connector and is passionate about people and helping them thrive in life and business.
Kim lives in Calgary, Alberta with her husband Doug, beautiful daughter Jayda and Oscar, their sweet, feisty and hairless dog, and very excited to bring her extensive coaching and training skillset to the table as a Facilitator for the Certified Flourishing Coaching™ Program. Kim will facilitate the Certified Flourishing Coaching™ Program in Lethbridge, Alberta and other locations.
Maria Maksymytz is an Entrepreneur, Facilitator, Intuitive, Planner, Business Strategist, Speaker, and multi-certified Coach in the areas of Life, Leadership, Dream/Purpose, Spiritual/Soul, Transformational Master Coach, Group Coach, specializing in Purpose, Empowerment and Mindset. Maria is also a Mastermind and Workshop Facilitator.
Maria has extensive experience as an international business/financial analyst, project planner, advisor, business strategist, and facilitator, and has worked with teams at the highest levels, including senior executive leadership teams and boards of directors. As an intuitive, strategist, facilitator and coach, Maria has also help thousands of people to improve their leadership, including leadership of self, optimize their potential, build their influence, develop resiliency and courage to rise up, achieve their business and/or personal goals, and develop a powerful mindset to improve the trajectory of their lives, creating a life of meaning and success on their terms.
After an extensive spiritual and professional development journey, Maria has achieved advanced level certifications in over 20 areas. Maria offers a unique and powerful blend of psychology, neuroscience, linguistics, quantum physics, business mastery, coaching, intuition, energy medicine, hypnotherapy, transformation and spirituality. This powerful combination enables Maria to empower and elevate others to step into their purpose and develop powerful mindset, tools and strategies to quantum leap their lives and businesses.
Maria is the founder and CEO of Called to Rise Up. Maria is a Certified Flourishing Coach Facilitator and Certified Flourishing Life Coach. Maria is also an advanced Practitioner/Trainer in Bio-Energy Healing, Reiki, Intuition and an Emotion Code, Access Consciousness and Akashic Records Practitioner and has trained with many of today’s most influential thought leaders.
Maria earned her Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary and Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Edinburgh Business School and Heriott-Watt University. Maria is currently completing her Ph.D. in Spirituality.
Maria is passionate about bringing her diverse education and experience to help people, entrepreneurs and organizations truly flourish. Maria will facilitate the Certified Flourishing Coaching™ Program in Calgary and online.
Rosalyn is An Intuitive Mindset & Visionary Business Coach Specializing In Client Attraction And Soulful Sales. She Is An International Speaker & 2x Best-selling Author, Mastermind And Workshop Facilitator On Topics Of Self-love, Mastering Your Energy, Money Mindset & Attraction Marketing Through Speaking And Leveraging Social Media. Rosalyn Is Host And Catalyst Of Her Live Radio Show turned Podcast: Activate Your Soulgasmic Business. Her podcast ranks in the top 10% most popular globally!
She Is A Co-author Of The International Best-selling Books “What’s Self-love Got To Do With It?” and “Business, Life & Universe”. Rosalyn Has Been Featured In Huffington Post, CBC Radio, And Has Spoken For Fearless Woman Summit, This Woman Means Business And Harvard University.
As a Former Psychologist Of Over 10 Years, A 2nd Degree Blackbelt In Karate, A Reiki Master, and an Akashic Records Soul Coach, she combines The Power Of Neuroscience, Psychology And Spirituality To Help You Get Out Of Your Own Way, Unapologetically Show Up And Activate Your Soulgasmic Business In A Fun, Bold And Sexy Way.
Rosalyn is the Director of Business Development For Coaches for the Certified Flourishing Coaching™ Program and is a Partner and Founding Member in Wellness Innovate. She is also excited to facilitate the Certified Flourishing Coaching™ Program in Edmonton and Kelowna.
Co-Founder and Ministry Director of Your Thriving Family and Masquerade Ministries.
For over a decade, Roy has been on the frontline helping families and individuals get from where they are to where they want to be. Roy is known for his passion and unwavering support, and is a Certified Flourishing Life Coach, authority in Domestic Abuse Intervention (DAIP Certified), and a Licensed Minister.
Along with his wife, Tiffany, Roy founded Masquerade Ministries and Your Thriving Family in 2009, which are organizations committed to creating thriving families, couples and individuals through healthy relationships.
Roy runs multiple group coaching experiences: Beyond Belief, Peacemakers, Free to Be Me, and Overcomers. These are transformational communities that are focused on going beyond limiting beliefs, developing the skills and mindsets that create limitless possibilities to flourish.
Roy has a unique approach that positively impacts those he helps. His skills, coupled with overcoming such life struggles as family abuse and life experience transformation, make Roy an invaluable asset to be on your team.
Roy is excited about being a Facilitator for the Certified Flourishing Coaching™ Program because he can see that as people, leaders, relationships, families and businesses flourish, this transformation can catalyze a global shift in how we interact, relate, and overcome. Roy will facilitate the Certified Flourishing Coaching™ Program in Central Alberta.
Roy currently calls Red Deer, Alberta, his home and lives with Tiffany and their two children.
Sherry is a professional Leadership and Life coach in the Dallas, TX area. She is a Wife, Aunt, Sister, and a bonus Grandma, aka called Gigi. Sherry ‘s passion is jazz music and traveling.
Sherry specializes in helping individuals, entrepreneurs, career professionals and leaders identify their untapped potential and what may be holding them back to help them reach their upper limit. She incorporates visualization techniques and positive psychology processes to help clients look beyond what is in front of them to see the endless possibilities.
Sherry has over 25 years of leadership and management experience where she has crafted her people skills as a Manager, Trainer, Mentor, Coach and Advisor. Sherry has overcome personal health setbacks, stereotyping, racism, and many other personal family tragedies. It is these experiences that has elevated Sherry’s empathy for people and fuels her passion to help people and organizations flourish.
After many years of individuals consistently seeking Sherry out for advice, she realized that coaching was in her DNA and became a Certified Flourishing Coach™. Gifted with exceptional intuition and discernment, Sherry is extremely thrilled to be using her skillset to be one of the Flourishing Coaching Certification Facilitators and will be leading our team in Texas.
Sophea Chhim is a Certified Flourishing Life Coach and Certified Flourishing Leadership Coach, along with being an investor and abundance coach in all areas of life; business, leadership, entrepreneurship, relationship, finance and wellness. She is a person of strong faith, and is a dedicated and fun wife with her husband of 23 years, and also a proud and adventurous mom to three, energetic and athletic boys.
Sophea has had extensive customer service experiences and training in the hair, beauty and spa industry from the age of ten (yes, you read that right!). For a decade, her older sister took her under her wings with real-life experiences by showing her the ropes and mentoring her in the business of freelance and entrepreneurship. She had graduated with honours and received a “Top Student“ Scholarship in Hairdressing. She also studied Vancouver Community College and received a diploma with an A plus grade in the “Provincial Instructor Diploma Program.”
In her early twenties, Sophea took her personal and professional life to the next level! She embarked on a life changing journey of personal and professional growth and development, and also opened up her own salon, spa and boutiques in the trendiest locations of Vancouver, Kitsilano and on Main St. (“Little Mountain”). From the knowledge and wisdom she acquired, Sophea and her staff built an extraordinary business that served people exceptionally well.
After giving birth to her three, active boys, Sophea faced one of the most difficult decisions of her life: to give up her career of 23 years and became a full-time mom. She took on the most challenging role of all time! Ironically, it’s the MOST rewarding and fulfilling role in human history, in her opinion.
With a wealth of life experience and knowledge, insights, and strong faith, Sophea has the ability to adapt and be flexible with what life throws at her unpredictably. Essentially, she’s an expert at being comfortable in being uncomfortable.
Sophea is gratefully involved with “Flourishing Life Coaching Program,” and its tribe, and is focused on coaching leaders, business owners, entrepreneurs, relationships and wellbeing. Sophea is excited to facilitate the Certified Flourishing Coaching™ Program in Vancouver and also in British Columbia.
Stephanie Semotok is a Certified Master Coach Practitioner, Supportive Counsellor, and Empowerment Specialist. She is also the founder of Phenomenally You Life Coaching. She has over 16 years of professional experience working in the social services field, as a Rehabilitation Counsellor, Program Coordinator, and Life Coach. Stephanie brings a wealth of valuable experience in parental support, domestic violence, addictions, mental health, disability advocacy, educational planning, and workplace accommodations & accessibility. Her strengths-based approach focuses on personal empowerment, proactive communication, and positive work-life balance.
With an educational background in Applied Counselling and a strong passion for facilitating, Stephanie has been certified as a facilitator for several programs including Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, Mental Health First Aid Canada, as well as in developing workplace wellness strategies, and customized webinars and courses. She is excited to bring her dynamic presence as a facilitator to the Certified Flourishing Life Coach Program.
As a busy Mom of three amazing children, Stephanie celebrates the joy of having an incredible partner to share her life with. She has mastered the art of creating balance in life, through being organized, managing priorities, maintaining her health & fitness, and last but certainly not least…having fun!
Through her many years of experience in working with people to achieve their goals, she recognizes that people thrive when they are supported through innovation and with an emphasis on strength-based counselling and coaching.
Stephanie is known for her real-world approach and authentic enthusiasm when supporting people through some of life’s most difficult challenges and their most celebrated successes. Her vision is for all people to flourish as they identify and use their superpowers to show up as their true selves in life!
Stephanie is excited to facilitate the Certified Flourishing Coaching™ Program in Manitoba, Northern Ontario, and the USA.
Co-Founder and Executive Director of Your Thriving Family and Masquerade Ministries.
For over a decade, Tiffany has been on the frontline, empowering women and families. She has become known for her never surrender commitment to assisting others to have the opportunity to thrive in the face of incredible odds. Tiffany has become a trusted fixture in supporting women in Alberta to thrive. She is a Certified Flourishing Life Coach, authority in Domestic Abuse Intervention and education, and a Licensed Minister.
Along with her husband, Roy Mitton, Tiffany, she is the heart of Masquerade Ministries. Tiffany’s desire for others to flourish through her support and guidance and community and validation. Masquerade Ministries and Your Thriving Family were founded in 2009. These organizations are committed to creating thriving families, couples and individuals through healthy relationships.
Tiffany facilitates the group coaching experiences: Free to Be Me, and Overcomers. These are transformational communities that are focused on going beyond limiting beliefs, developing the skills and mindsets that create limitless possibilities to flourish.
Tiffany has a unique approach that positively impacts those she helps. Her skills, coupled with overcoming such life struggles as parental abandonment and intimate partner violence, make Tiffany invaluable.
Tiffany’s life passion has been to defy the odds and flourish in some of the most seemingly hopeless of life situations. Tiffany is eager to share his love and hope so you also can have a flourishing life of growth and transformation. Tiffany is relied on for providing a solid platform to make sure no one ever feels alone or forgotten through challenging times. Tiffany’s passion and insight are crucial components to the support brought to others to see them flourish.
Tiffany is excited about being a Facilitator for the Certified Flourishing Coaching™ Program because for Tiffany, flourishing is more than a tagline; it is the very fabric of how she lives her life. Tiffany will facilitate the Certified Flourishing Coaching™ Program in Central Alberta.
Tiffany currently calls Red Deer, Alberta, his home and lives with Roy and their two children.