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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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Coaching Sessions

Do you want to find a coaching session ASAP and you're open to working with any coach? Use the button bellow to see all coaching availability in one place.

What's coaching for?

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

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You have quick questions about well-being or coaching...

Coach Identity

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.

  1. Reflect on what you need and want from coaching
  2. Choose a coach below based on the kind of support you need
  3. Find a time with your desired coach that works for you
  4. Sign up for a session — we’ll see you soon!

Amy Larimer

Pronouns: she/her

Neighborhood Well-Being Coach supporting Sequoia (S), Hyperion (T), Gingko (N), and Wisteria (F)

Specialties/interest areas: Conscious love and relationships, discerning/designing a meaningful life, holistic and collective well-being, life transitions, recovering from perfectionism, undoing performativity (getting real!), self-love and compassion, healthy communication. All other topics also welcome!

Brianna Griffin

Brianna Griffin ('11)

Pronouns: she/her

Neighborhood Well-Being Coach supporting Aspen (A), Olive (0), Redwood (R), and Magnolia (D)

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

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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

Sheralynn Magallanes

Pronouns: she/her

Well-Being Coach

Supporting all First-Gen and/or Low Income (FLI) students

Specialties/interest areas: Reconnecting with the Self; building knowledge of self, trust in self and confidence in self; intergenerational trauma and healing; mixed race identity development; money wounds and financial trauma being low income; hyper-independence being first generation; living in alignment with one’s values; learning to be in right relationship with others; building routines into daily/weekly life; self-compassion and grace; All other topics also welcome!

Email: sheralynnmagallanes@stanford.edu

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Bryan Lian

Pronouns: he/him

Well-Being Coach & Campus Nutritionist

Supporting all students

Specialties/interest Areas: Compassionate care, re-connection/integration, sustaining nourishing change, navigating life transitions, and delicious mindfulness. All other topics are also welcome!

Email: brylian@stanford.edu

Schedule a Session

Note: If you’re seeking nutrition counseling, please find a nutritionist appointment via VadenPatient

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