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Steph Stern

SIY Certified Teacher


  • San Francisco, CA, USA

Languages Offered

  • English


Steph is a coach and facilitator with a passion for helping people find more fulfillment in their work and lives. Steph works with clients to tackle a variety of problems: building confidence, coping with challenging relationships, working toward a promotion, work-life balance and the big question of what to do with your life.

Steph believes that coaching individuals and leaders within organizations supports a culture of inclusion and thriving. The inner work of leadership is about knowing yourself, your strengths, limitations and growth areas. Working together, we recognize what strengths you’ve used to get this far and see what patterns need to change. To Steph, leadership is about finding balance: in your work and life, between being caring and challenging, and between confidence and humility.

Steph was previously Search Inside Yourself's Director of Global Expansion, leading a team to bring mindfulness and emotional intelligence to client organizations around the world, including Google, SAP, Disney, Salesforce, MIT and many others. Prior to this, Steph worked for over a decade on energy and environmental policies and programs in both the public and private sector. Steph holds a masters in city planning from MIT and a bachelors from Wellesley College.

Steph brings all aspects of herself to coaching, including wisdom and struggles from her own journey, as a leader and non-profit director, years of work experience in the environmental field, and an obsession with personal growth and self-improvement schemes.

* Wellcoaches Coaching Certification
* National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach
* Internal Family Systems Level 1 and Program Assistantship