About Michaela


I help individuals & organizations discover solutions to their real-world challenges through evidence-based tools and methodologies. Within the realm of health education, health promotion, resilience, lifestyle medicine and happiness.  I an experienced master trainer, interventionist, consultant, educator and facilitator. I am committed to supporting clients own best thinking and intrinsic valuing, fostering new possibilities, decisions and sustained long-term.

Having been an entrepreneur for 25+ years, I’m been told that I’m known for my innovative approach to finding solutions.  I’ve been featured in two books on entrepreneurship specifically and several others based on my subject matter experience and  knowledge.

It’s important to me to foster critical thinking by  maintaining an unbiased approach.  One of the nicest compliments I ever received was when a colleague referred to me as being like Switzerland, unbiased and neutral.

Finally, for nearly a decade, my organization; State of Wellness has maintained a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the CDC, training Lifestyle Coaches to deliver the National Diabetes Prevention Program.  We continue to strive for continuous quality improvement.

Co-Chair, Happiness Science, Communication Chair, Health & Wellness Coaches

Board Member

  • Center for Health & Wellness Law
  • National Association for Health & FItness

Curious, Early Adopter in apps & tools in neuroscience & education.



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