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Testimonials From Participants in Mindfulness Courses or Meditation Sessions
"I am calmer, more productive in my relationships and most importantly, I have a feeling of accomplishment."
“Over the years, I have taken a few different meditation classes and worked to improve my understanding and skill in the meditative arts. Unfortunately, my endeavors had not been very effective. However, Alicia's leadership, explanations of the process and ability to weave the meditative mindset into my thinking has not only widened my perspective but has given me the tools to integrate a mindfulness practice into my daily life. With her guidance, I am calmer, more productive in my relationships, and most importantly, I have a feeling of accomplishment.”
"Her lovely, quiet, highly-receptive warm manner is absolutely perfect for this type of ‘instruction’."
"I am very impressed with Alicia's lessons and the manner in which she manages the content that is covered. The fact that she provides a unique mindful objective each week is a beautiful way to conduct the sessions. She is truly meant to teach this course quite simply because she does such a great job of leading her students through each weekly lesson. As an instructor, her lovely, quiet, highly-receptive warm manner is absolutely perfect for this type of 'instruction'. I feel very lucky to have been part of two of Alicia's mindfulness courses."
"Her classes are the perfect way to focus my life on what is most important to me, particularly during a stressful time."
"Alicia is delightful to know. She is very intelligent, insightful, centered, and calming. She is an excellent teacher, very good at gauging the pace of the class. I’ve enjoyed all of her Mindfulness classes. Her way of communicating is respectful and attentive... I appreciate the thoughtful ways she has helped my Mindfulness journey. I highly recommend Alicia as a Life Coach and Mindfulness instructor!"
"Alicia's courses helped shift my mindset in such a powerful way that I feel more at peace and more in control of my emotions. Plus, my outlook has taken on a kinder and gentler approach to life! Thank you for helping me navigate my intense emotions!"
"Alicia's classes have provided me with a great understanding of mindfulness practice through theory, actual practice, and reflection. Alicia is a great instructor!"
"A rising star in the world of dedicated mindfulness and wisdom teachers. Sign up for a group session and see for yourself."
Testimonials From Coaching Clients
"Alicia is a gem.”
“I can't say enough about Alicia -- she is a true mentor, sage, and friend. I have learned so much on my coaching journey with her and grown exponentially professionally and personally through her encouragement to believe in myself view situations through different lenses and from the helpful resources she provides. Alicia is a gem.”
- Ann Spradlin
"She has significantly contributed to my personal and professional development."
“Alicia is the perfect embodiment of leading from a state of well-being and guiding others to do the same. I am eternally grateful for Alicia’s coaching and guidance. She has significantly contributed to my personal and professional development. Alicia has a unique ability to bring out the best in others by asking powerful questions, and being purposeful and intentional as she leads by example. She is a gifted coach who cultivates trust and energizing experiences through curiosity, support, and patience.”
- Naz Tadjbakhsh, Ph.D |Organizational Psychologist & Talent Development Consultant
"Her genuine spirit and broad knowledge inspires me and elevates my coaching practice."
"I find Alicia to be most intuitive, one who possesses the skill of active listening. In our first encounter Alicia immediately got what I did and helped me carve a path to attract ideal clients. In several sessions since, Alicia helped me dive deeper to convey the high value of my services. Her genuine spirit and broad knowledge inspire me and elevate my coaching practice. You are in the right hands for authentic engagement."
- Evelyn Asher, Strategic Communications Consultant
"It’s nice to work with someone who shows up as a true partner and cares so much about my success."
“Alicia has supported me on several important projects. She has a keen ability to refine clear and succinct messaging. Her deep listening skills and intuition prompt great questions that take what we are working on to a whole new level. Alicia’s ability to step right in and deliver results is a testament to how talented, competent and experienced she is. It’s nice to work with someone who shows up as a true partner and cares so much about my success. I always enjoy working with Alicia!”
- Lola Gershfeld, Psy. D. |CEO, EmC Leaders
"I've gotten so much from our coaching sessions!"
"My coaching sessions with Alicia were very powerful. I cannot thank her enough for her guidance and support. I am so thankful to have her in my life. I've gotten so much from our sessions!"
"I am so grateful for your wise and strong support."
"Thank you for another wonderful session, Alicia. I am so grateful for your wise and strong support. See you next week!"
"I've gained more confidence to express my ideas in meetings and my needs as an employee."
"Because of Alicia's coaching, I've gained more confidence to express my ideas in meetings and my needs as an employee. I've also learned how to take better care of myself. I can't recommend Alicia enough!"
"Working with Alicia has been literally life-changing in so many ways,
and I feel far beyond lucky to know and work with her."
"It's hard to find words to describe the impact Alicia has had on my life, both personally and professionally. Aside from just feeling her support on an energetic level, which has helped me strengthen my own self-confidence and skills, she possesses a wealth of extremely valuable information, skills, tools, tips, and learnings. I am overwhelmingly grateful and feel incredibly lucky to even be able to have the opportunity to talk to her - much less to be on the receiving end of all the thoughtful, insightful, and personally tailored goodness she brings to our sessions. Working with Alicia has been literally life-changing in so many ways, and I feel far beyond lucky to know and work with her."
"Since working with Alicia, I have exceeded my career goals and have even been admitted into a Master’s program."
“I chose Alicia as my Coach because of her extensive experience working in the corporate world and impressive educational background. It has been one of the best decisions for my personal and professional growth. I have learned several techniques to stay motivated and break down my goals into more accessible milestones. Alicia takes the time to listen carefully to the challenges and roadblocks one is facing, then asks the right questions to enable one to find solutions to these challenges. Since working with Alicia, I have exceeded my career goals and have even been admitted into a Master’s program. I look forward to continuing to utilize the techniques that she has shared with me as I navigate full-time work and going back to school!”
- Marcela Vijil, Sourcer | Facebook Reality Labs
"She is someone I can trust to discuss my personal and professional goals."
"Alicia helped me understand and overcome the main issues and hurdles blocking my progress. She is someone I can trust to discuss my personal and professional goals."
"Alicia is the full package! She's a Harvard MBA with a mindful and empathetic approach."
"I'm fortunate to have a Coach with such a wide breadth of skills and experience. Alicia is the full package! She's a Harvard MBA with a mindful and empathetic approach."
"I leave my coaching sessions with Alicia feeling energized and inspired to implement new ideas and next steps."
"Alicia has a way about her that transmits positive energy. I leave my coaching sessions with her feeling energized and inspired to implement new ideas and next steps!"
"I always feel like I can conquer the world after our sessions."
"Alicia has been one of the highlights of 2020 and continues to deliver incredibly strong value in my career and personal development. Her tools, insightful questions, and energy have really moved the needle for me. I always feel like I can conquer the world after our sessions."
- Susana Lara-Mesa, Director of Technical Services NBU | DCP Midstream, LLC
"Alicia, I just want to express how grateful I am to have you as my coach. You're so easy to talk to and have a very grounding presence."
"She's masterful at relating evidence-based frameworks to real-life, practical application."
"Alicia has an expansive tool-kit. I walk away from every coaching session with a useful resource. She's masterful at relating evidence-based frameworks to real-life, practical application."
"Coaching with Alicia has been a life-changing experience and I'm grateful for her warm support and guidance."
"I've become better at redirecting myself mentally and emotionally when a challenge arises. I'm able to recover much faster from setbacks, frustration, and disappointments, and am able to get myself back on track and generate new ideas and possibilities to move forward."
"Alicia has a gift."
"Alicia has a gift. She knows how to guide me to focus on what is most important and what helps me achieve multiple goals at once. I'm amazed at her skills and knowledge."
"Simply stated, Alicia is the real deal!"
"I've been around the block with my share of coaches and simply stated, Alicia is the real deal!"
"I've never felt so comfortable opening up to someone as I do with Alicia."
"I look forward to my coaching sessions because I get so much out of each one of them. I've never felt so comfortable opening up to someone as I do with Alicia!"
"I feel more connected with my core values and aware of how they impact my professional and personal journey."
"Through my coaching sessions with Alicia, I am adopting a more strategic mindset and have learned how to frame the needs of my department within the business needs of the company. I have also learned how to positively address difficult topics with my team and my manager. I feel more connected with my core values and aware of how they impact my professional and personal journey."
"Thanks again, Alicia! You've allowed me to really identify how I can work to improve at my weaknesses as well as use my strengths. "
"Thanks again, Alicia! You've allowed me to really identify how I can work to improve at my weaknesses as well as use my strengths. These sorts of issues have been somewhat overwhelming at times and I'm glad I have the opportunity to address them in systematic ways with someone to keep me accountable!"
"Alicia is great at getting me to open up and feel comfortable speaking with her about any topic."
"Alicia is great at getting me to open up and feel comfortable speaking with her about any topic. I really enjoy our conversations and always feel great afterward. She's just amazing!!!"