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Well-Being Coaching

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Work with a supportive partner to design your own vision for well-being.
Figure out what you want and need at this phase of your life.
Move through uncertainty with a trusted guide.

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How Coaching Works

Reflect on what you need and want from coaching

Choose a coach below based on the kind of support you need

Find a time with your desired coach that works for you

Sign up for a session — we’ll see you soon!

You might try coaching if you're...

  • feeling stuck/lostI'm not sure what I need, but I think I need help figuring things out
  • working through grief I'm going through a breakup, I've lost someone special 
  • figuring out what's important to youhow do I want to contribute, what do I want to do with my life/time at Stanford
  • building your capacity — I want to do hard things AND be well...how do I make those goals work together

Do want to find a coaching session ASAP and you're open to working with any coach?

Click the corresponding link below to see all coaching availability at once.

See all available Grad coaching sessions.See all available Undergrad coaching sessions. 

Do you have questions about well-being or coaching?

You're a community leader (faculty, professional staff, student community leader) and want to check in on what you can do to support well-being in your communities...

You're wondering if coaching is the resource you're looking for...

Click this link to get your questions answered   Schedule a 15-minute Our Well-Being Consultation

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If coach identity, experience, or specialty is important to you, then please look through the coaches below to find a coach who may best fit your needs.

Brianna Griffin

Brianna Griffin ('11)

Pronouns: she/her

Well-Being Coach

Supporting all undergraduate students

Specialties/interest areas: dream/goal-oriented coaching, reclaiming one’s values, self-compassion, resilience, individuation, stress and careers, pre-med stress and anxiety, identity and navigating cultural differences, authentic well-being and flourishing, healthy relationships. All other topics also welcome!

Email: bgriffin@stanford.edu

kashi (km) zabaleta hinojosa

kashi (km) zabaleta hinojosa

Pronouns: they/she

Well-Being Coach

Supporting students connected to community centers and ethnic theme houses

Specialties/interest areas: Neurodiverse Skill Acquisition, Anti-Racist and Anti-Violence Pedagogy, Trauma-Informed and Restorative Justice, Gender and Sexuality Studies, First Generation/Student Education Experience, Student of Color Retention, Disability Justice/Inclusive Pedagogy, Indigeneity, and Community Wellness. All other topics also welcome!

Email: kmzh@stanford.edu

Maija Cruz

Maija Cruz ('12)

Pronouns: she/her

Well-Being Coach

Supporting students connected to community centers and ethnic theme houses

Specialties/interest areas: Holistic wellness, mental health, resiliency, cultural & positive psych nerd, intersectionality, supporting those who feel othered by the academe, encouraging indigenization of mindsets and processes. All other topics also welcome! 

Email: maijac@stanford.edu

Angela Estrella

Angela Estrella

Pronouns: she/her

Well-Being Coach

Supporting all graduate students

Specialties/interest areas: Life transitions, sustaining motivation and change, mindfulness-based stress reduction, self-care, self-compassion, identity and navigating cultural differences, healthy relationships and families, and restorative justice practices. All other topics also welcome!

Email: angelaes@stanford.edu

Donnovan Somera Yisrael

Donnovan Somera Yisrael ('89)

Pronouns: he/him

Senior Health Educator, Mental Health & Well-Being

Supporting all students

Specialties/interest Areas: living with purpose, motivation, procrastination, decision-making, relationships, sexual health, gender roles, facing uncertainty, disappointment & grief, wrestling with religion/spirituality, the science of happiness and adding inspiration to your aspirations. All other topics also welcome! 

Email: donnovan@stanford.edu

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Additional Coaching Resources

Explore other coaching resources available to you at Stanford.

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