Certified Mindful Change Trainers

About Billie Frances


Billie Frances, M.A., received training in personal coaching in 1996 and has successfully included coaching methods in her private practice for high functioning, motivated clients who seek greater fulfillment, balance and focus.  In 2000, Billie founded Mindful Coaching Training which has expanded to a nationwide coaching certification program.  The Mindful Change Coach Certification is recognized as a Training Provider for the Center for Credentialing and Education’s Board Certifed Coach program.  Billie is Board Certified Coach, a past president of the San Diego Professional Coaches Alliance and a Certified Wellness Practitioner with the National Wellness Institute.

Billie authored “Mindful Coaching: A Process of Fulfillment” for readers who want to expand their personal and professional fulfillment using the mindful change process. This chapter appears in Wise Women Speak: 20 Ways to Turn Stumbling Blocks into Stepping Stones.

Billie Frances  Billie@GuidingMindfulChange.com  619 297-7542


About Carol Ebert



Carol Ebert is an education specialist with a broad range of healthcare and corporate wellness experience. Much of her 30+ years as a professional have been spent in education and wellness, her true passion. She is a pioneer in the wellness movement and has had the challenge of integrating it into the current healthcare system – not an easy task. Many consider our present system to be the toughest area to implement wellness programs. Her persistent nature keeps the flame alive despite cutbacks, downsizing, merges and the rapid changes occurring in business today. Carol has the gift of creativity which allows her to develop award-winning programs as well as shift gears quickly to adapt to whatever change is coming. She enjoys the challenge of today’s unsettled workplace.
Carol is a master teacher, certified health education specialist, an expert in lifestyle management and an unstoppable creative force for organizational change. She is a sought after speaker for stress management, wellness, creativity, coaching and accelerated learning, and has taken her message to national audiences as well as those in England and Russia. Her love of travel has led her to develop continuing education course work for medical professionals on cruise ships. She is a high energy, action-oriented speaker with a contagious zest for life. Her message is relevant and compelling, her style personable, her approach – sincere. Humor, fun and audience interaction are on her agenda and her passion and enthusiasm for education and wellness is infectious.

With 30 years of professional experience in healthcare, wellness and lifestyle improvement for businesses, schools and community organizations, Carol makes an excellent personal coach. She is a passionate promoter of people’s potential – a great cheerleader when you need one – a great supporter of those ready to make a change in their lives. Her upbeat and positive outlook on life is very contagious and working with Carol is always fun. She inspires people to work “creatively” through life’s roadblocks to reach their highest goals and realize their dreams.

Carol Ebert carol@creatingwellnesscultures.com 507 643-6436


 About Carrie Phelps


Carrie Phelps, M.A., is a certified Life Coach and Group Facilitator with over 15 years of experience in the Wellness and Holistic Health Field. Carrie is passionate about inspiring and uplifting individuals to live well which she defines as “the integration, balance and harmony of spirit, mind, body and emotions.” Carrie earned a masters degree in Excercise Physiology from Denver University and is currently a participant of The Center for Mind Body Medicine’s Professional and Advanced Training Program. Carrie is an accomplished professional speaker and educator. Her accomplishments have been recognized nationally and she has received various honors including excellence awards in the area of health and wellness.

Carrie Phelps coachcarriephelps@gmail.com 719 338-2338


About Carla Edwards


Carla Edward’s passion for the growth process has motivated career decisions her entire life. It has led her from Montessori to psychotherapy professionally. Being a masters prepared nurse practitioner in the field of psych/mental health, she began a private practice which facilitated growth and insight for individuals for over twenty years.

Her desire to expand this process took her into life coaching. Carla believes that the life, career, and wellness coaching she has provided to hundreds, has added value and given tools for self coaching to many. Nothing has given her more professional satisfaction.

Being a trainer means she can multiply the impact coaching provides. The process is about more than just acquiring skill sets. It is a transformational experience that changes the way you look at problem solving and living life.

Carla Edwards coachcarla@msn.com 562 243-5944


About Joanna Stark

As an employee of the YMCA for over 20 years, Joanna Stark has created a diversified portfolio of skills. She has held the roles of Executive Director of Camp Shady Brook, Arts trainer through YUSA, and most recently Director of Corporate Wellness. Joanna is a veteran in coaching and training in the areas of personal development and accountability, creativity and innovation, leadership development, communication, and executive coaching. As a Certified Mindful Change Coach and Trainer, Joanna’s passion lies in helping others attain their greatest potential, both professionally and personally. Joanna excels at strategy on large and small scale endeavors. She is a building of systems, enjoys learning new skills, snowboarding, and white water rafting. Regardless of your personal goals; physical, environmental, financial, spiritual, or relational, Joanna’s “zen mastery” in coaching is sure to get you moving in the direction of your dreams!

Favorite quote (this week): “You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.” -Nietzsche

Super Power: Calming the masses