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Helping Adventurous Life Coaches Launch Thriving Practices

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You Deserve to Build A Business You Love

We exist to help you do just that, so you can make the impact you envision with a coaching practice that's 100% unique to you.

Transform Lives, On Your Terms

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There's no ONE way to launch a thriving coaching practice. Our life coaching training program is designed to help you put your signature stamp on the coaching world:

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Unlock your unique strengths and process
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Get exposure to multiple methods and perspectives
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Access a whole bank of business tools

Your coaching dream is absolutely doable, whether you want to work with diverse populations, use unusual methods or explore what's never been done before. But, you've got to get started...

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Noelle Cordeaux and John Kim

Why We Do What We Do

Hey Adventurous Coaches!

We combined forces nearly a decade ago, fuelled by a shared passion for evidence-based coaching and the business of transforming people.

As coaches, we experienced firsthand the importance of really digging in and identifying our unique perspective and approach.

It didn't just transform our practices, it helped us transform our clients--in a way that felt authentically "us."

The problem was, we also wanted to help people launch thriving businesses, without having to squeeze themselves into someone else's blueprint for success.

The solution? We broke rank and designed our own program.

A life coach training intensive that helps people unlock the power of their own story and hone their business skills.

So, the only question now is: What's your coaching story gonna be?

Noelle Cordeaux + John Kim

How We Do It

Clarify Your Adventurous Vision and Unique Strengths

Forget business blueprints or cookie cutter coaching frameworks. We believe there are people out there who need your unique perspective and approach.

Our job is to help you identify both. Then, encourage you to proudly stake claim to them.

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Hone Your Coaching Skills & Assemble Your Business Toolkit

We're coaches and savvy entrepreneurs. And if you want a thriving practice, you need to be the same.

That's why our life coach training program combines evidence-based methodologies AND business skills. We help you bridge the gap between where you are and where you want to be.

Connect With Your Ideal Clients & Launch Your Unique Coaching Platform

Building a thriving practice takes time. There's really no quick-fix magic bullet. So when we say we give you everything you need to launch your practice? That also includes ongoing training and support.

Join our 1000+ strong community and see how other adventurous coaches are building their unique coaching practice.

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JRNI Coaching Values

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Put People First

You're the reason we do what we do. We make time for our community. Always.

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Dare to Be Different

Ignore the expectations society tries to impose on you. Step into your power and leave your mark on the world.

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Your Story is Your Gold

Your story is unique and has the power to help others. You are good enough, right now, the way you are.

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No B.S.

Honesty and kindness go hand in hand. Integrity and trust matter.

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Boundless, Not Broken

There's no such thing as a broken human. You can rebuild yourself through others.

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Make the Space

There's plenty of room for everyone to be the best versions of themselves.

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“I owe much of my newfound success to the confidence and support I've experienced through this six month journey with JRNI! Thank you for making me a better human and a better coach.”

Kathryn Pirozzoli -- 2020 Graduate

Our Core Coaching Philosophy

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Build your unique coaching practice with support through every phase of your business.

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Dare to think outside the box, to embrace your own unique story, and to inspire your clients to do the same.

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Share your experience and perspective, connect more deeply with your peers and your clients.

Meet the Dreamers & Disruptors Behind JRNI

We're passionate about our community and our expert coaches.
Noelle Cordeaux and John Kim

Noelle Cordeaux

JRNI CEO and Co-Founder

Noelle Cordeaux is CEO and co-founder of JRNI. She is a feminist scholar, coach, speaker, and sexologist who specializes in the relationship with the self. She has carved out a unique niche in the world of coaching, combining evidence-based scientific methods grounded in positive psychology with traditional, clinical sexology to help her clients gain true progress. Noelle is highly trained in positive psychology, an ICF Certified Coach, holds a B.A. in Literature from Rutgers University and a Graduate Certificate in Executive and Professional Coaching from the University of Texas at Dallas.

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John Kim

John Kim

JRNI Co-Founder, The Angry Therapist

John Kim, LMFT, (AKA The Angry Therapist) and co-founder of JRNI Coaching, pioneered the online life coaching movement. Seven years ago, John Kim's divorce led to his total re-birth and he became an unconventional therapist and life coach by working out of the box and growing his audience of like-minded people from the ground up. John's books The Angry Therapist’s No BS Guide to Finding and Living Your Own Truth and I Used to Be a Miserable F*ck: An Everyman's Guide to a Meaningful Life have inspired thousands to change their lives.

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Your JRNI Instructors

Catalyst Intensive founder John Kim also known as The Angry Therapist

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John Kim, LMFT, AKA The Angry Therapist and co-founder of JRNI pioneered the online life coaching movement. Seven years ago, John Kim's divorce led to his total re-birth and became an unconventional therapist and life coach by working out of the box and growing his audience of like-minded people from the ground up. John's books The Angry Therapist’s No BS Guide to Finding and Living Your Own Truth and I Used to Be a Miserable Fuck: An Everyman's Guide to a Meaningful Life have inspired thousands.

Catalyst Intensive founder Noelle Cordeaux

Noelle Cordeaux, ACC


Noelle Cordeaux is CEO and co-founder of JRNI. She is also a feminist scholar, coach, speaker, and sexologist who specializes in the relationship with the self. She combines methods grounded in positive psychology with traditional, clinical sexology to help her clients gain true progress. Noelle is highly trained in positive psychology, an ICF (International Coaching Federation) Certified Coach, and a graduate of the Executive and Professional Coaching program from the University of Texas at Dallas.

Deanna Moffitt

Deanna Moffitt


Deanna Moffitt helps people turn “what if” into “why not.” She elevates their experience in life and leadership through the power of their conversations, questions, and decisions. She has helped folks at companies including Google, American Express, DocuSign, Microsoft, Viacom, Marriott as well as 100's of individuals outside of the corporate world.

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Lena Queen, L.C.S.W., M.Ed.


Lena Queen, LCSW, M.Ed, is a Black Queer womxn and hippie with over 17 years of clinical experience,  who is a full-time private practice sex therapist and sex educator and sex coach. Her therapeutic approach is intersectional healing-centered that is trauma-informed,  kink-aware and pleasuring affirming. Her specialties include, but not limited to, relationship & intimacy, anxiety, depression, PTSD, sexual trauma, sexual healing, and sexual liberation, in addition to, sexuality and gender development.

MC McDonald

MC McDonald, Ph.D.


MaryCatherine (MC) McDonald is a Ph.D. and a certified life coach. She has been researching, teaching, and coaching about trauma for her entire career. She has written two books and several journal articles on grief, trauma, and traumatic memory. As a life coach, MC has worked with people through all sorts of life experiences - combat, sexual assault, childhood trauma, death of a loved one, relationship abuse, infidelity, career transitions, gender identity issues, family dynamics, divorce, coping with mental illness diagnosis, and so on. In all of her work, she is committed to understanding trauma more deeply and demystifying both the symptoms of trauma and the healing process.

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Juliann Wiese, PCC


Juliann has over 25 years of corporate experience in a variety of capacities including; organization development, talent management, leadership and executive development. She has worked across a wide variety of industries and sectors including health care, hospitality, manufacturing, retail and service industries, and call center environments. Juliann has provided coaching, training and consulting around the world in over a dozen countries.

Jackie Kibler

Jackie Kibler, Ph.D.


Dr. Jackie Kibler is a Catalyst Life Coach, speaker, writer, and Ph.D. psychologist who studies wellness and focuses on how daily positive actions can connect us to each other, ourselves, and to a meaningful life. Her genuineness, love of life, ability to connect with others, and desire to make a difference make her an inspiring force for change. She believes in helping others discover the power of the daily legacy.

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Terri L. Williams, PCC, CDPCC, MSM, MBA


For over 20 years, she has helped leaders become more effective by channeling their best and most authentic selves! As a member of the U.S. military and veteran communities, she served as an officer (soldier) and federal executive within the civil service, where she focused on improving leadership skills for civilians, business executives, and senior-level members of the armed forces. Terri’s focus areas include diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging; women’s leadership; and performance innovations.

Pam Covarrubias

Pam Covarrubias


Pam is dynamically skilled as an Intuitive Business Coach, EFT Practitioner, Podcaster, and Recovering Procrastinator. She primarily spends her time elevating women and small businesses by helping them grow their revenues, dismantle limiting beliefs, and develop their brand in intuitive ways, while staying true to their unique story. She utilizes her natural skills, as a highly intuitive and strategic coach to develop systems that help individuals accomplish their goals. She effortlessly blends creativity and practicality to help her clients achieve success on their terms.

Charisse M Williams

Charisse M. Williams


Charisse is a leadership coach, facilitator and trainer who helps individuals and teams achieve their goals and thrive. Before becoming a full-time coach, she worked in social justice organizations for 25 years on human rights, education, racial equity, criminal and juvenile justice reform issues. She has taught and facilitated workshops and retreats in settings as diverse as board rooms, college campuses and juvenile detention centers. In 2015, her personal health and wellness journey led her to become a certified yoga teacher. She now approaches all of her work through a mindfulness lens. Charisse earned her JD from Northwestern University School of Law and BA from Cornell University.

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Dr. Justin A. Sitron


Justin A. Sitron, PhD is associate professor Center for Human Sexuality Studies in the College of Health and Human Services at Widener University where he also serves as the director of the Interdisciplinary Sexuality Research Collaborative. Dr. Sitron has been a sexuality educator since 2005; prior to his career in sexuality education, he was a public school teacher. As a teacher, he recognized the incredible need for teachers and other human service professionals to better understand and serve their students, especially their students of color, LGBTQ+ students, and students from other marginalized and oppressed populations. He is an intercultural sexologist who practices as a researcher, educator, and coach.

Khary Hornsby

Khary Hornsby


Khary Hornsby has a passion for empowering people to skillfully connect across real and perceived cultural differences through cultivating cultural intelligence, emotional intelligence and mindfulness skill-sets. He has over 14 years of experience in international relations leadership positions and has conducted workshops and presentations in over 40 countries. He is a certified trainer in: EQ-i 2.0 (Emotional Intelligence); EQ 360; Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI); and CQ Level 2 (Cultural Intelligence). Khary is a certified Budokon yoga instructor and is an avid social dancer. He earned a bachelor of science degree in cellular and molecular biology from the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, and is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School.

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Jaclyn Mullen


Jaclyn Mullen, aka “The Jaclyn of All Trades” is a performing artist by trade, and a savvy marketer by education and experience. Jaclyn has packaged her 14+ years of experience in digital marketing strategy and customer acquisition into actionable insights for BOLD movers, shakers and multi-passionate makers in the world via the classes and workshops she leads for several leading #edtech companies. As both a subject matter expert and teacher, she is happy to remind you of your brilliance and uncover the stories and sound bites that will act as a spark to help you and your online community unite+grow.

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Bonnie Stith, PCC


Bonnie Stith retired from the position of Director of the Center for Cyber Intelligence in the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) Directorate of Digital Innovation.
In her coaching and consulting practice, Bonnie works with leaders and organizations to create new success through strategic focus on leadership and culture through well-defined mission, vision and values. Her approach helps leaders define, understand, and accomplish the steps that achieve desired organizational and professional success. She is an experienced executive coach who focuses on building leadership styles and behaviors at all levels of an organization, with particular focus on C-Suite Executives.

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Joyce Chen


Joyce Chen helps purpose minded individuals feel empowered through their stories. She is a passionate storyteller, wanderluster and professionally trained Brand Marketing Professional who lives life through the lens of curiosity. She has a fondness for developing brand strategy, an insatiable curiosity for understanding how people engage with brands and is passionate about helping individuals grow into their Personal Brand of self. With over 15+ years of corporate Brand Strategy & Marketing Experience, she’s launched and developed a variety of commercial & lifestyle luxury brands. Joyce grew up in California after moving from Taiwan to the U.S. and attended the University of California Berkeley studying Mass Communications & Public Policy.

Pam Davis

Pam Davis


Pam Davis is the JRNI Class Coach for all JRNI Cohorts. She is a graduate of the JRNI Intensive as well as the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN) with 50+ years of living too small. She loves to laugh, hug, take the road less traveled, and listen to disco music. Gratitude, creativity and community matter. She hears your heart way before you do.

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Maria Two-Straps


Maria Two-Straps is a relationship coach, a loud and proud Queer POC, a soon-to-be sex therapist, an EDSE certified sex educator, Gottman Level 1 trained practitioner, a powerlifter and a NASM certified personal trainer. She comes equipped with non-judgmental ears to listen to your thoughts, with an open-minded head to brainstorm your world with you and a loud heart that accepts you fully and will feel the feels with you.

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Kerry Knowles


Kerry Knowles is a college professor, mental health therapist, master reiki practitioner, writer, and catalyst life coach. She believes in meeting people where they are with a client-centered holistic approach to wellness. As a life coach, Kerry is trauma informed, rooted in positive psychology, and specializes in emotional mastery and the art of joyful living. She believes every human has the power within to re-write their story. Through exploring, experimenting, and embracing new ways of navigating life’s journey she helps her clients learn to love life completely and flourish in a way that is uniquely theirs.

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Karyn Edwards


Karyn has over 25 years of corporate experience  in a variety of capacities including organization  development, talent management, team building, learning, diagnostics, facilitation, and skill  development training. Karyn earned her PhD in Industrial and  Organizational Psychology in 2017 with her  dissertation focusing on the role of leadership and  employee engagement.  Karyn is currently pursuing her coaching  certification with UT Dallas and expects to  graduate in January 2022.

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Danielle N. Adams, CPC, PCC


Danielle Adams is originally from the Jersey Shore, and she now lives in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania. She calls herself a reformed retail banking professional, who spent more than 15 years serving in multiple service, sales, business development, small business lending and managerial roles. Since the official inception of her business in 2014, she's taken a great deal of pride in successfully reinventing herself from her rise in the financial services world to her RESET as a business leader, creating her own “C-suite” with QueenSuite. Today, she works primarily with professionals looking to shine or straighten their crown.

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Barb Haynes


For almost 20 years Barbara has been a successful entrepreneur and real estate developer. Prior to entrepreneurship, Barbara had a successful corporate career in marketing for 15 years.  She’s held leadership roles in both large and small companies including, Activision, Schwab and Washington Mutual/Chase and understands what it takes to have a successful career.  A respected coach and trusted leader in her community, Barbara has helped hundreds of people move through both personal and professional challenges in life. 

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