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Natural Awakenings Westchester / Putnam / Dutchess New York

Natural Awakenings Life Coach Profiles: For Westchester, NY and Fairfield County, CT

Looking for a new career, wanting to create a more passionate life – or just feeling stuck?


Find the ideal life coach to help you live your best life ever.



Judy Garfinkel

Move Into Change

88 Southfield Ave., Stamford, CT 06902

203.674.8105; 917.450.1524 • [email protected] •

Certifications: Board Certified Coach, Certified Life Purpose & Career Coach, Certified Focusing Professional, MA in Holistic Thinking

Years practicing: 3

Tell us about your business. I am a life, career and learning coach. Through Move Into Change, I offer individualized private coaching, courses, workshops and tips for self-coaching to men and women who are looking for the next right thing—their next right thing.

Specialties: General life coaching, career clarification, career growth, ADD/ADHD, self-confidence.

Major goal: Whether your next right thing is figuring out a career direction, cultivating self-confidence, creating positive habits, or jumping back into the workforce, my goal is to get you there.

Professional passion: My passion is helping clients identify what’s most essential to their growth, and supporting them with an individualized plan that moves them toward authentic change—the kind of change that sticks.


Janice Matturro

The Inner Workshop LLC

68 Waterside Close, Eastchester, NY 10709

914.329.3496 • [email protected]

Certifications: NGH Certified Consulting Hypnotist / Certified Hypnosis Instructor, NGH HypnoCoach, NLP Practitioner, Certified Health Coach, with broad training in the field of human consciousness.

Years practicing: 20

Tell us about your business. I am an NGH HypnoCoach specializing in the whole-mind approach—incorporating both the conscious and subconscious aspects of the mind—for personal success and well-being. The Inner Workshop LLC specializes in a variety of self-directed motivational and success strategies for both adults and children.  

Specialties: Weight management, situational stress reduction, smoking cessation, improved self-confidence and motivation.

Major goal: My goal is to help others live their bigger and best life story.

Professional passion: I am most passionate about helping my clients understand and utilize the power of their subconscious minds for personal success and well-being. 



Laura Ingber Rotter

Financial Advisor, Pell Wealth Partners

A private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.

800 Westchester Ave., Ste. S-300, Rye Brook, NY 10573

914.253.8800 •

Certifications: Certified Financial Analyst, Masters of Business Administration

Years in finance: 28

Tell us about your business: As a private wealth advisor, I couple my many years of financial market experience with my passion to work with individuals to create alignment between their money, goals and values. Informed by my background as a yoga teacher, I bring conscious awareness to my advisory work by emphasizing social impact investing to create positive change in the world.

Specialties: Sustainably responsible investing, holistic financial planning, retirement planning strategies, domestic partner planning, saving for education, insurance, family finances, charitable giving, divorce financial planning.

Major goal: I believe that when it’s done right, financial planning provides the peace and calm that come from knowing you are making well-informed decisions and that your financial life is in order.

Professional passion: I am passionate about the power of impact investing and the profound effect it may have on your community and on your life. Impact investing recognizes that companies that are evaluating and adjusting their business plans to incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) values are best positioned to succeed in the future. 



Amanda Scocozzo

Global Coaching Online / Soulauras

 520 N. State Rd., Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510

347.913.5433 • [email protected]

Certifications: Certified Transformational Life Coach, Strategic Interventionist, Science of Happiness Trainer, Certified Professional Coach, Empower Life Coach  

Years practicing: 5

Tell us about your business. As a body image and transformational coach, I am a catalyst for confidence and courage. I work with women who are insecure or feeling lost, helping them create lives of passion, power and purpose while loving themselves inside and out along the way. I also specialize in working with plus-size women to embrace their curves and follow their dreams.

Specialties: Body image, self-esteem, transformation, life purpose, and self-discovery for women and teens.

Major goal: I create space for women and teens to feel confident in their skin while discovering their voice and stepping into their true purpose. 

Professional passion: My passion is reconnecting women and teens to their inner beauty and helping them fall in love with life.



Ettie Shapiro

Coaching Results

2500 Johnson Ave. #15P, Riverdale, NY 10463

347.964.6983 • [email protected]

Certifications: LCSW, ACC (International Coaches Federation accreditation), BCC (Center for Credentialing and Education accreditation), Winslow Assessment Certified Master Coach, Immunity to Change Facilitator

Years practicing: 7

Tell us about your business. I partner with individuals, business owners, teams and nonprofits to make positive changes that endure. My background as a psychotherapist and executive, combined with my training, enables me to help my clients go deeper so that solving one problem results in solving ten.

Specialty: As an Immunity to Change facilitator, I enable individuals and teams to make changes that last, even if they have not been able to sustain change in the past. Coaching Results is about permanent results.

Major goal: My major goal is to unlock full potential that is sustained.

Professional passion: I am most passionate about freeing people to become the people that they want to be. 


Susan Lasky Organizing & Productivity Solutions

Life & Business Coach, Master ADD/ADHD Strategist

Ossining, NY

914.373.4787 • [email protected]

Certifications: Board-Certified Coach, Senior-Credentialed ADHD Coach, Edge-Certified Student Coach, Holistic Time-Mastery Coach, Productive Environment Specialist, Certified Career Services Specialist, Trained Organizer-Coach, Level II Specialist in Chronic Disorganization, Golden Circle Member, National Association of Professional Organizers

Years practicing: 20+

Tell us about your practice: I help the overworked, overwhelmed, disorganized or time-challenged get out of their own way and get things done—not by struggling, but by learning practical strategies that work with the way they think. I teach new ways to self-motivate, focus and effectively take control of time, priorities, projects, paperwork, attitude, space and “stuff.” Together we explore how to clarify and accomplish their goals, increase productivity, reduce stress, renew energy and transform the way they think, work and live.

Specialties: Helping clients become more productive and organized—especially those with ADD/ADHD or executive function challenges—so they gain the time, energy, skills and focus needed to grow their business, succeed in school or at work, balance work/home/self-care, and maximize their unique potential. I work by phone, by Skype or on-site, and I also have group programs.

Major goal: I’m on a mission to help my clients (and myself) reduce the climate of chaos and guilt over what doesn’t work (often those tasks perceived as “easy”) and find doable strategies to overcome overwhelm, get things done, and live a life they love.

Professional passion: I want people to stop beating themselves up over their perceived failure to live up to what they think they should be, to accept and embrace their unique selves (challenges and strengths), and to uncover the mindset and strategies to accomplish what they really want, creating a totally fulfilling life.