Meet Phyllis

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Phyllis Levinson

Certified Life Coach, Author, Speaker, Mother, Wife, Crafter, Social Justice Advocate, Animal Rights Activist. 

Loves to laugh.  

Extremely grateful. 




  • Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coach Federation (ICF).
  • Certified Integral Life Coach through New Ventures West.
  • Certificate of Achievement in Compassion Fatigue Resiliency from the Traumatology Institute.

Career History

Prior to becoming a certified life coach in 2002, I was:

  • Character education consultant to schools and parents
  • Assistant Vice President for a real estate development company
  • Economic development researcher and author.


  • Harvard University, Master of City and Regional Planning. 
  • University of Connecticut, Bachelor of Arts in History, magna cum laude. 
  • New Ventures West, Certified in Integral Coaching.  

Volunteer Experience

  • Humane Society of the United States, District Leader 2014-2018.
  • In Defense of Animals. Counseled animal rights activists through Animal Activist Helpline.  
  • CARE. Lobbied and advocated for better lives for women and girls in developing countries.
  • Million Mom March. Advocated for sensible gun control laws. 
  • Elementary School. Created a character education program that is still used over 20 years later.