Life Purpose Institute Instructors

Fern Gorin M.A.

Fern Gorin M.A.

Founder and Director

Fern Gorin developed her unique Life Purpose Process in 1984 and since that time has assisted over 12,000 people in making positive life and career changes.

The Life Purpose Institute’s Coaching process proved so effective with her clients, Fern developed a strong and compelling vision to assist people worldwide in discovering their life purpose and creating a life they love. She began training coaches to do this same important work internationally. The Life Purpose Institute has trained coaches in over 3000 locations globally.

After serving many years as a life coach and licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Fern’s full time work since 1984 has been training coaches and coaching Life Purpose Institute graduates. A popular presenter for organizations, conventions, radio, and TV, Fern also is founder of the Alliance of Career Counseling Professionals and is involved in local, national and international career counseling and coaching organizations.

Fern graduated with high honors from the University of Michigan, and obtained her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from the Professional School of Psychological Studies. She is deeply committed to her work, to helping people create fulfilling lives and careers, and to the individuals that she trains and to the success of this vision.

Fern Gorin, M.A., Founder and Director

Life Purpose Institute Instructor Fern Gorin

Fern Gorin developed her unique Life Purpose Process in 1984 and since that time has assisted over 12,000 people in making positive life and career changes.

 

 

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The Life Purpose Institute’s Coaching process proved so effective with her clients, Fern developed a strong and compelling vision to assist people worldwide in discovering their life purpose and creating a life they love. She began training coaches to do this same important work internationally. The Life Purpose Institute has trained coaches in over 3000 locations globally.

After serving many years as a life coach and licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.  Fern’s full time work since 1984 has been training coaches and coaching Life Purpose Institute graduates. A popular presenter for organizations, conventions, radio, and TV, Fern also is founder of the Alliance of Career Counseling Professionals and is involved in local, national and international career counseling and coaching organizations.

Fern graduated with high honors from the University of Michigan, and obtained her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from the Professional School of Psychological Studies. She is deeply committed to her work, to helping people create fulfilling lives and careers, and to the individuals that she trains and to the success of this vision.

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Life Purpose Institute Instructor Diana Long

 

 

 

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Diana Drake Long is a Board Certified Coach and is also certified as Life + Career Coach, Life Purpose Coach and Spiritual Coach by the Life Purpose Institute.

In addition to teaching for the Life Purpose Institute as a Trainer for the 17 week tele-course programs and the Live 5 Day intensives, Diana runs her own success coaching company which has served clients for over 12 years.

She provides programs & products for busy professionals, business owners and entrepreneurs to create the success they want in business and in life.

Diana’s educational and work experience includes advanced degrees in Psychology and Counseling. Prior to opening her coaching business, she worked as a therapist in private practice.

Diana is an author, speaker and coaches clients all over the United States, Australia, New Zealand and Europe. She is a regular guest in print and on multiple radio & TV programs.

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Life Purpose Institute Instructor Sharon Good

 

 

 

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Sharon Good, BCC, president of Good Life Coaching Inc., based in New York City, brings a rich variety of personal and professional experience to her distinguished career as a Life, Career and Creativity Coach since 1997. With her extensive creative background in publishing, theatre, photography and graphic design, she coaches artists to achieve their creative and professional goals and helps individuals from all walks of life create fulfilling lives, unique career paths and enriching retirements. She mentors coaches on coaching skills and practice building.

After a 25-year performing career, Sharon co-founded Excalibur Publishing, where she published, wrote and edited books for 16 years. Her book, “Managing With A Heart: 222 Ways to Make Your Employees Feel Appreciated,” was published by Sourcebooks and has been translated into several languages. She has gone on to self-publish several books and audios through Good Life Press, including “The Tortoise Workbook: Strategies for Getting Ahead at Your Own Pace,” “The Complete Guide to Writing and Publishing a Book” and “Creative Marketing Tools for Coaches.”

Along with teaching at LPI, Sharon has taught and presented for New York University, the 92nd Street Y, the Creativity Coaching Association, Retirement Options, Darco Coaching, Columbia University Alumni, the Fashion Institute of Technology intern program, Makor/Steinhardt Center, the Career Change Network, the Learning Annex, Bronxville Adult School, the International Coach Federation/NYC Chapter, and many others. She is a graduate of Hofstra University, holds a certificate in Adult Career Planning and Development from New York University, and received her coaching certifications from the Life Purpose Institute and Retirement Options.[/toggle][/toggle_box] [jcol/][blockquote]”Wow! I learned a lot! You are an amazing teacher. You and your class has allowed me to move on to the next chapter of my life. I will be forever grateful.”…Pam Ketterer[/blockquote][/jcolumns]

[jcolumns]Life Purpose Institute Instructor Mike Jaffe

 

 

 

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Mike Jaffe is a Certified Life Coach, trained by Life Purpose Institute.  He is a business and personal leadership coach, keynote speaker, workshop leader and nationally published writer, with over 12 years of coaching and mentoring executives and corporate teams. Mike uses the power and directness of coaching to empower clients to break free of their complacency, limiting beliefs and inactivity, helping them clarify goals and achieve successful results.

He has been a motivational speaker to corporate and academic audiences, community and non-profit groups including the Steinhardt School of Education at NYU, the Interfaith Housing Associations and Guardian Life Insurance Company. His career has included business strategy and planning, new product development, client retention and loyalty, product launch and support for companies such as American Express, Marsh and McLennan and JP Morgan Chase.  He has been an international consultant, a founder of two small business startups as well as a guest lecturer for New York University.

Mike received his MBA in Management and Marketing for NYU and his BBA in Management and Finance from SUNY, Albany.

  [/toggle][/toggle_box] [jcol/][blockquote]”I have studied with many teachers but Mike is simply one of the best. If you are looking for your life purpose or interested in helping others find theirs, this program is both practical and inspirational.”…Pamela Dorian[/blockquote][/jcolumns]

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Bonnie-Weiss

 

 

 

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Bonnie Weiss is a Board Certified Coach and is also a Certified Life Purpose and Spiritual Coach.  She received her Life Coach and Spiritual Coach Certifications through Life Purpose Institute and is now working with Life Purpose Institute as a Student Liaison.  In this role, Bonnie talks with prospective students to help them determine if Life Coaching is right for them and then supports them through the enrollment and training process.

In addition, Bonnie is the owner of Pathways for Life, LLC, a Christian based Life and Spiritual Coaching Company.  She is passionate about helping others find God’s plan for their lives and helping them stay focused on the path He has given them.

Bonnie’s background includes a very successful career in the pharmaceutical industry.  Over a 25 year span, Bonnie worked for several Fortune 500 companies in positions such as sales, Hospital Specialty, National Training Manager and Key Accounts Manager.  In her management and leadership positions, she was able to mentor and coach a great number of people, winning numerous awards for her excellence in sales and leadership.  Her passion and joy are helping others succeed.

Bonnie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English Communications and Business and Certifications in Training Management, Leadership and Sales Training.

  [/toggle][/toggle_box] [jcol/][blockquote]”Bonnie was wonderful answering ALL of my questions about Life Purpose Institute’s Life Coaching courses.  She helped me define my desire to become a Life Coach and help me gain the confidence to proceed! .”…Paul Thiem[/blockquote][/jcolumns]

 

Edie Pereira Hulbert
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Life Purpose Institute Training Director Edie Pereira Hulbert

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Edie Pereira Hulbert, MCC is our training director for our Accredited Coach Training Program. Edie brings her extensive coaching and mentoring experience to our programs and adds a down to earth intuitive flavor to the meaning of coaching presence. Her work provides entrepreneurs and executives alike an array of tools to develop stronger success paths, both professionally and personally. She has coached hundreds of clients to substantially increase their income, double their business, and unlock creative blocks. Her expertise in working with Family Owned and Operated Businesses has opened new ways for her clients to discover and enhance dynamic interpersonal skills. Edie is a graduate with CoachU, Corporate CoachU, Coachville, Newfield Network, Leadership Coach Certificate Program and Life Purpose Institute. Edie holds the Master Coach Certification with the International Coach Federation, one of the top organizations for Professional Coaches and is also a Professional Mentor Coach, a certification issued by CoachInc. Her passion for coaching is demonstrated over and over again in her classes.[/toggle][/toggle_box] [jcol/][blockquote][/blockquote][/jcolumns]