Success Stories


Screen Shot 2015-08-10 at 4.21.47 PMLeonie has helped me in so many different ways, such as seeing that it’s ok to be alone and it doesn’t mean you are lonely. I have tapped my inner strength and set personal boundaries. I have learned to stand up for myself and not be taken advantage of. 

One of the biggest changes I have made through coaching with Leonie: I have gotten past my old relationships, learned to let them go and have moved forward in my life – which is so freeing.

I love it when Leonie hears what you are saying and gives you another spin on the facts that allows you to see things in a different light, often with a way different (and better) result. I would definitely recommend Leonie to anyone that wants a much more joyful and rewarding life!

Kim Gillilan, FPC, Payroll manager


Screen Shot 2015-08-10 at 4.26.26 PM Leonie is a straight shooter who holds no punches, but is still able to be loving and compassionate. Leonie somehow broke through my wall and opened a portal of emotions. I had spent years building this wall, which I felt I couldn’t weaken or my world would fall apart. Leonie helped me find the strength and courage to face all my demons. It was the best decision I ever made. I realized true strength and courage is facing the person in the mirror and all the secrets one keeps. She inspires me to dig deep and won’t let me cover up the truth.  Since I’ve been working with Leonie, I’ve been courageous enough to take a risk on a new relationship (with complete authenticity and vulnerability), contact people who I was afraid to reach out to, and I’ve discovered a few blind spots. If you are ready to have lasting breakthroughs in life, hire Leonie as your coach. You will never regret it!

Aliya Perry, Dancer/Event Producer


Screen Shot 2015-08-12 at 11.29.05 AMI have never been interested or had much success with talk therapy so when a friend directed me to a Life Coach, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Leonie has just been so helpful to me in ways I never quite expected. Even though I came to her dealing with depression and some relationship struggles she never “told me what my problem was.” Instead she cleverly had me tell her what my problem was. Leonie is with you the whole way through. Through conversation things just unfold. She allowed me to identify real problems and discern them from false ones. She also made sure that I was accountable to do specific things about whatever problems needed handling. I ended calls with her feeling  empowered to make changes and now have a greater understanding of how I really show up in the world. She is very smart and committed to doing good work and being there for the client. I highly recommend her services.

Tom Richards, Rolf to Evolve


Screen Shot 2015-08-12 at 11.29.41 AMBefore working with Leonie, I was struggling with my husband’s decline in health and my own negative behavior around that. I was his caregiver and struggled with that role. Leonie was my guiding light through my husband’s decline and death. She has been beside me in my grief and is the embodiment of the hope I have for finding a new life and love. I was also looking to re-invent myself in the area of career and had no idea where or how.

What I achieved with her help was: finding and establishing a new career, being able to care for my husband in a loving accepting way and give him the best final years that I could. Leonie could see things I couldn’t; she could call forth actions I didn’t exactly know I could take or accomplish. She always saw me as the person I wanted to become.  I have a new career that I love and another career I am now pursuing. I went from having one friend to having a phone full of them. I am a happier person with a fulfilling life.

Leonie has a keen intellect, a well-developed intuition, a generous spirit, and a compassionate, loving heart. She has been my champion through my darkest hours. She has helped me to confront negative behaviors and put them behind me. She helped me to see new options and how to live my values. I absolutely recommend Leonie! Her coaching changed my life. With her coaching I made changes I previously thought to be impossible. I have more happiness and freedom now than at any other time in my life.

Laurie Brandon, Life Coach and Landmark Introduction Leader


Screen Shot 2015-08-13 at 10.23.48 AMWith equal parts intuition, intelligence and grace, Leonie helped me see behind my own blind spots and break through a fog of mental confusion. With clarity and compassion she helped me reconnect to myself, to my inner voice.  Leonie reminded me of the deep courage I had within myself. I found her process to be much more efficient and effective than traditional talk therapy. Leonie showed an unwavering faith in me and through her own calm presence assured me that I could find my own inner strength. I was able to tap into a deep state of courage (despite quaking in my boots on some days!).  Today I’m living in a new city with new friends, in a wonderful, stable home and surrounded by people who respect me for who I really am.  Life is good and I am happy. I wholeheartedly recommend Leonie to anyone that feels stuck, confused, uncertain or just plain lost.  She can help you.

Rachel Kaplan, Textile Designer


Screen Shot 2015-08-12 at 11.30.21 AMMy wife and I had been to 3 different therapists and multiple seminars with minimal success. With Leonie’s help, I was able to finally admit to myself that this “dead horse” marriage I had been kicking just didn’t work anymore. She gave me the courage and support I needed to finally call it off. Not only that, she was able to help me re-frame the loss. She helped me see the victory this was over the past and what I was gaining by being responsible for my own happiness. I can say without hesitation that Leonie’s coaching has given me a new lease on life. I highly recommend her for anyone who is looking to make deep and profound breakthroughs in their life.

Christopher Rutman, Hairdresser


Before working with Leonie, I was dealing with my self esteem and having doubts about my life direction. I felt that I had lost control of my life and was no longer making my own choices and simply reacting to what life was throwing my way. I longed for freedom, and I was unable to pinpoint my fears. I would spend a lot of energy to try to repress them and talk around the issues interminably, especially around my relationship. Leonie gave me the courage and the skills to get them identified. Only then were we able to tackle them finally. I learned how to make powerful choices and take charge of my life as a result of my work with Leonie.

Payam Behechti, COO Lunaci Cosmetics


Before working with Leonie, I struggled with self-confidence and maintaining happiness. With compassion and a deep listening, Leonie helped me to overcome these struggles by facilitating my discovery and identification of what lay at their source and what actions I can take in any moment, in any situation, that result in a more positive outcome.  Leonie’s kind, thoughtful, trustworthy, insightful and observant nature put me at ease. With Leonie, I feel completely safe being open, honest and vulnerable. I know that I am 100% supported. Since working with Leonie, I have a greater sense of self-confidence and overall happiness. I now have not just the ability, but the awareness that I can change any negative thought at any moment. Leonie is a true gift.

Lauren Felix, Litigation Support Staff


Screen Shot 2015-08-12 at 11.30.54 AMBefore meeting Leonie, I was not keen to open up to a complete stranger – even one who’s there to help. However, her sincere warm and open compassionate approach brought my walls down. This allowed me to open up and really look at what was going on with my thought process, values and beliefs. I  worked with Leonie so I could have a sounding board without bias, hear where my head was regarding work and my relationships and why I wasn’t fully satisfied in these areas. I found Leonie to be an excellent listener and very inquisitive. She would ask me questions that required me to dig deep into my thought process and unearth my true desires.

The results that I got from working with Leonie were clarity and the ability to prioritize my desires and goals. She kept me accountable with taking action which propelled me forward. Her strengths are she takes no bull s*^$# with sincere love. I found her approach to be constructive and practical coated with a sincerity that warmed both my heart and mind. I highly recommend her and I’m glad our paths crossed. I’m happy to say I took the plunge and moved from LA to the East Coast and have no regrets in my decision and new chapter. Thank you Leonie!

Bruce Reynolds, Entertainment Industry


Screen Shot 2015-08-12 at 11.31.04 AMThrough Leonie’s coaching, I was able to focus on what was going to make my life more productive, rather than mixing in all the negative junk. I became more confident and less victim-y. I achieved confidence, increased productivity and overall self contentment as a result of working with Leonie.

Scott Lenz, Entertainment Industry


Screen Shot 2015-08-12 at 11.31.15 AM

Leonie is a warm and approachable coach who worked with me on topics over a wide swath of my life, including personal and professional areas where I was stuck, confused or unsure.  Her highly intuitive questions helped me peel away the layers of each problem to uncover the real underlying issues. Leonie’s excellent coaching enabled me to see patterns in my thoughts, actions and behaviors.  She helped me make connections that had escaped me.  Her coaching allowed me to tackle long standing problems and arrive at solutions that worked.  After each session I felt increased awareness, clarity and direction that continue to be a source of guidance and empowerment.

Gina Halsted, Life Coach for Teens and Young Adults


Screen Shot 2015-08-12 at 11.31.26 AMBefore working with Leonie, I was struggling with inaction, being unhappy, and feeling unfulfilled. Leonie helped me to overcome these struggles by helping me see the areas of my life that I could not see myself.  She asked poignant and relevant questions that helped me arrive at important answers that I could truly understand and that would make change long lasting.  I would recommend her to anybody. She’s the greatest!

Andrew Honigsfeld, Subcontracts Administrator



Screen Shot 2015-08-12 at 11.31.51 AMLeonie helped me get the clarity and confidence to turn some difficult work situations into a positive ones. She guides me to see the issues clearly and make decisions that work. Leonie has deep listening, asks the right questions and gives tough love when I need it. She is smart, intuitive, compassionate and effective. She is the best coach I’ve ever worked with, including therapists.

Susan Haymer, TV Producer


Screen Shot 2015-08-11 at 10.56.49 AMBefore working with Leonie, I was struggling with making a decision about my future occupation. I was tired of not seeing clearly what I wanted to do with my life. I was ready to make a big decision to align my life with what was most important to me.  In the process of coaching with Leonie it became clear to me that the most important thing in my life was my Buddhist practice. Instead of using my Buddhist practice and skills for building a career in coaching and/or teaching, I focused on my Buddhist practice by moving to a Buddhist monastery as a manager. Leonie’s coaching is a wonderful mix of deep compassionate listening and truly effective and powerful questions that reveal the truth hidden from you before. She pays close attention to what you say and champions and encourages you in a positive direction. I highly recommend her.

Marina Kocherovsky, Manager, Buddhist Monastery


Screen Shot 2015-08-12 at 11.32.13 AMLeonie helped me stay calm and keep a level head in many situations with my girlfriend. Coaching made a big difference in my relationship. It helped me to see things from my partner’s perspective and make more thoughtful decisions that were mutually beneficial for us instead of getting positional and starting an argument.

John Dunn, IT Operations Manager