Deep listening and partnering with you to promote inquiries, self-exploration, validated tools/techniques and awareness to connect you to your heart-intelligent inner compass set for your optimal wellness, well-being and thriving.  Let’s bring more of your ease, flow, passion, joy and gifts to the world!

 30 years in successful full-time practice, facilitating wellness, well-being and thriving.

 As a full-time body/mind wellness professional in the capacities of practitioner, coach, health educator, trainer, workshop and retreat leader, faculty member and mentor, Melinda has facilitated thousands of clients in experiencing more balance, healing, wholeness, growth, aliveness, fulfillment, success and resilience in their lives, both personally and professionally.


Her many certifications include • Board Certified Coach  • HeartMath® Certified Trainer (2014),  HeartMath Coach (2008), The Resilient Heart: Trauma-Sensitive HeartMath Course (2021)  •  Certified Mindful Change Life Coach (2005) and Employee Wellness Coach   •   Conscious Body Method Wellness Coach (2004)    •  Transformational Breath® Facilitator and Group Leader (1999)  •  Past Hellerwork mind/body Practitioner and Faculty Member (1991) • 


On the HeartMath Health Care division team as a master Coach and Trainer team for those becoming HeartMath Trainers in hospitals, organizations and in private practice  •   Corporate telephone Employee Wellness Coach to Fortune 100 corporate employees across the nation for 6 years. •  HeartMath’s  program Operations Officer, Live Call Facilitator, Coach and Mentor to HeartMastery students and to Heart Ambassadors since 2009.  Heart Ambassador Member and Operations Officer since 2009.

Previously on treatment teams with chiropractors, medical doctors, acupuncturists, biofeedback therapists, psychologists and other wellness practitioners at Los Angeles Healing Arts. 

B.A. in Business Management and Communications, plus post-graduate accounting and management studies.  Several successful years as a corporate Controller and Project Manager.  Healing arts wellness center co-founder and then owner for over 10 years.


The Fyera Foundation ( Board Member and Secretary since 2011    •   Red Cross Resilience Trainer since 2020

Melinda lives in Orange County, California and enjoys walking, hiking, camping, Nature, the arts, yoga, dance, family and friends.