I LOVE THIS WORK.

And I used to dread it.

I was terrified, and thought the key to happiness was just neither needing nor wanting money. (That didn’t work out as planned, alas.)

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I LOVE THIS WORK.

And I used to dread it.

I was terrified, and thought the key to happiness was just neither needing nor wanting money. (That didn’t work out as planned, alas.)

My mission statement as a financial wellness coach:

Through sharing inspiration and wisdom, I hold space for people to develop the financial practices and clarity that lead to their best lives. I teach the perspective that self-love is of the highest order, and can be expressed through financial health.

Supporting people around financial wellness and dispute resolution is a cherished part of my life. Here are the elements that combined to teach and continuously inspire me to do this work.

  • My StrengthsFinder Gallup results: Restorative/Woo/Communication/Responsibility/Empathy

  • Enneagram Position: One

  • Human Design Strategy: Projector

  • Professional Associations

  • I'm a certified Profit First Professional, which is a fantastic cash management system for small business owners. To-do lists that require you to change your behavior have proven to be extremely ineffective.  Our process puts "behavioral guardrails" in place that allow you to achieve your objectives by NOT changing yourself.  The result is fluid, comfortable growth and increased profits.
  • I'm the parttime (and remote) Practice Manager for a veterinary rehab clinic in Pacifica called A Well Adjusted Pet. I have been working with the powerhouse Dr. Ilana Strubel since she was just starting a housecall business in San Francisco, and am so proud of the financial administrative support I get to offer the medical and administrative staff there.
  • I'm the CFO and a mindfulness-based coach for an organization in Mill Valley called Mindful Life, Mindful Work. Founder Jonathan Reynolds and I have a great time developing the business using mindfulness as the basis for all of our dealings.
  • I'm a member of Marin Referral Network, and am glad to connect you with other conscientious professionals to address your needs.

My Teachers and Guiding Practices

Behavioral Econ.

Research and analysis that helps explain our financial motivations and occasional madness

Profit First

Simple, effective cash management system that scales for all business sizes, getting clarity on appropriate spending and owner pay

Financial Therapy Association

Strategic alliance of financial planners and psychologists

Family systems and internal parts work

How to get fully present and release the past

Somatic Psychology

Body-based therapeutic approaches, healing beyond talking

Dave Ramsey

Debt elimination, wealth-building, service-based leadership for entrepreneurs

Jen Sincero

Letting your badassness shine, consciously creating your best life, enjoying wealth

Nicole Daedone

Empowered communication for women and men, inspiration of healthy desire, Infinite Game application

12 Step Recovery

Sanity, serenity and surrendering to the Greater Wisdom

RuPaul

Creative expression and pursuit, “we’re born and then the rest is drag”, making sure work output is appropriately respected financially

Improv

Yes/And, finding the value and wealth right now in this moment as it is, humor

Tennis

Focus on doing the best you can with the ball that comes your way; "Pressure is a privilege"