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Well-Being Coaching

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A Well-Being Coach serves as your partner in helping you improve your well-being. We can help you make shifts in behaviors, beliefs that don't serve you, or simply offer support when you’re struggling. In coaching, you can clarify values, set goals, adjust priorities, talk through challenges, and create your own vision for well-being.

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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 and we’ll see you soon!

If you are open to seeing any of the coaches, and/or want to find a session ASAP, then click the corresponding link below.

See all available grad coaching sessions.See all available undergrad coaching sessions. 

Want to ask questions about your well-being? Curious about coaching and want to learn more?Schedule a 15-minute Well-Being Consultation

 

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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

Serving 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

Maija Cruz

Maija Cruz ('12)

Pronouns: she/her

Well-Being Coach

Serving students served by community centers and ethnic theme dorms

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

kashi (km) zabaleta hinojosa

kashi (km) zabaleta hinojosa

Pronouns: they/she

Well-Being Coach

Serving students served by community centers and ethnic theme dorms

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

Donnovan Somera Yisrael

Donnovan Somera Yisrael ('89)

Pronouns: he/him

Senior Health Educator, Mental Health & Well-Being, MA

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

Angela Estrella

Angela Estrella

Pronouns: she/her

Well-Being Coach

Serving 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

Bryan Lian

Bryan Lian

Pronouns: he/him

Well-Being Coach & Campus Nutritionist, MS RD CEDRD

Serving Knight-Hennessy Scholars

Specialties/interest areas: self-care, reconnection/integration, sustaining motivation and change, compassion, life transitions, and yummy mindfulness. All other topics are also welcome! 

Email: brylian@stanford.edu

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

Colin Campbell

Colin Campbell ('11)

Pronouns: he/him 

Assistant Director, Well-Being at Stanford, MPH

Specialties/interest areas: relationship to food and exercise, body image, sleep and recovery, identity and navigating cultural differences, authentic well-being and flourishing, masculinities, healthy relationships. All other topics also welcome! 

Email: ccampbell@stanford.edu

Inge Hansen

Inge Hansen

Pronouns: she/her

Director, Well-Being at Stanford and Weiland Health Initiative, PsyD

Specialties/interest areas: Gender and sexual diversity; integrating mind, body and heart; healthy relationships and families; exploring/questioning identity and navigating cultural differences; creativity and visualization. All other topics also welcome!

Email: ihansen@stanford.edu

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Additional Coaching Resources

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