In addition to founders Noelle Cordeaux and John Kim, our team of instructors is made up of master’s and PhD-level coaches, with tens of thousands of hours of coaching and decades of experience.
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Catalyst Intensive founder John Kim also known as The Angry Therapist

John Kim


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


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 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 outsideof the corporate world.

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

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 is a philosophy professor based in Massachusetts. Her research examines trauma from the perspectives of phenomenology, psychology and neuroscience in order to better understand and treat it. She has spent the last few years developing unique methods that blend these three perspectives together and using them to help people adapt to their traumatic pasts and live into the happy and fulfilling lives that they ache for.

Cory Reich



Dr. Cory Reich is committed to working with populations from strengths, rather than weakness based perspective. Working in the helping profession for 30 years, Dr. Reich has been in private practice, life and corporate coaching, residential programs, and multiple clinical supervisory positions. He is the co- founder of the Institute for Addiction Study and has also co-authored two books on addiction.

Jackie Kibler



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.

Linzi Hawkin



Linzi Hawkin is a brand strategist, ocean activist & entrepreneur. For the last four years her focus has been on teaching start-ups, entrepreneurs & non-profits how to build brands with purpose. She founded SUPKids, a program teaching kids environmental education. She built the first Protect Blue event in 2017 as a way bring outdoor advocates together & have a greater impact.

Aileen Uy

Aileen Uy


Aileen Uy is designated as a Clinical Social Worker in Los Angeles and certified as a JRNI Catalyst Life Coach. Aileen brings support and guidance during our signature Launchpad business planning classes, designed to help you get over your fears and create a heart-centered, intentional coaching practice.

Pam Davis



Pam Davis is the JRNI Class Coach for all Catalyst Intensive Cohorts. She is a graduate of the Catalyst Intensive as well as the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN) with 50 plus 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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