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Paula Stephens, MA

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Combining extensive knowledge, a compassionate approach, and diverse skills, Paula guides individuals on their journey to wellness and growth. Her holistic coaching and teaching empower clients to navigate life's challenges with mindfulness, resilience, and humor.


With over 15 years of experience in wellness coaching and a specialization in mindfulness, Paula is a certified wellness coach with a master's degree in Exercise Physiology. Her career includes over a decade of meditation coaching, grief coaching, teaching yoga, and holding a master's equivalent in Buddhist chaplaincy, enriching her work with grief and trauma.


Paula is known for creating genuine connections and making people feel seen and appreciated. Her unique blend of humor and vulnerability fosters an environment where individuals feel comfortable opening up and beginning the healing process. Whether guiding a yoga class, speaking on a national stage, or working one-on-one, her personal touch is evident.


As an approved continuing education provider for the National Board of Health & Wellness Coaches, a certified clinical hypnotherapist, and a Registered Yoga Teacher, she is dedicated to fostering compassionate leadership and resilience. In her spare time, she volunteers as a yoga and meditation teacher at the Jefferson County Detention Center for incarcerated women.

FREE 15 min Consultation

Areas of Expertise

  • Mindfulness

  • Meditation

  • Wellness Coaching

  • Yoga

  • Grief Coaching

Professional Background

  • Master’s Degree Exercise Physiologist, Sam Houston State University

  • Master’s Equivalency Buddhist Studies/Chaplaincy, Upaya Institute and Zen Center

  • Certified Wellness Coach, Catalyst Coaching Institute

  • Certified & Registered Yoga Teacher

  • Certified Hypnotherapist, Hypnotherapy Training Institute

  • Compassion Fatigue Certification Training for Healthcare, Mental Health and Caring Professionals

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