Coaches & Practitioners

Welcome to our Coaches and Practitioners page featuring Doctors, Psychologists, Positive Psychology Coaches, Life Coaches and more.

If you would like to work with one or more of our Coaches for Positive Psychology, Financial Health, Meditation, Clinical Hypnotherapy, Speech Therapy, Physical Health and more then please email us at hello@meaningfulpaths.com with a few sentences about yourself and the coach you wish to work with. We will then get back to you via email to coordinate with you and explore pricing options for your vision. Coaching may be done via email, phone, and video via Skype, Zoom and more pending on your needs and the coaches preference. Thank you and wishing you every success on your journey.

To see what other people have had to say please see our Reviews Page.

Meaningful Paths also offers options of coaching combined with access to online learning materials to assist your continual learnings experience. Please learn more on Online Life Coaching.

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David Chorlton

“If we seek meaning and purpose as objects or answers in the world we fail. If we enter the world with curious eyes, and look to live with a better future for ourselves and others in mind, meaning will come.
-Viktor Frankl –

.David Chorlton is a Positive Psychology Practitioner (CPD Certified & Regulated), Emotional Intelligence Teacher (9* CE credits American Psychological Association & Positive Psychology Program B.V 2020), and Mindfulness Teacher.
. MSc certificates in Development Studies and Development Management (the study of developing countries).
. Founder of Meaningful Paths Ltd.
. Co-founder of Prism Potential Ltd.
.Voluntary Positive Psychology Teenage & Children’s well-being content creator at The Kindness Foundation.
.Voluntary Project Manager for the Fondazione Cariello Corbino.

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Dr. Sherry Skyler Kelly

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Dr. Sherry Skyler Kelly, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and neuropsychologist. She has over 30 years of experience in the field of health psychology and child development. She earned her Doctorate in Health Psychology from Yeshiva University.  She is a former National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Cancer Institute (NCI) Fellow in psycho-oncology and neuropsychology.

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Kaitlyn Kelly is the 18 year-old co-founder of PositiviTeens® Workshops. As a young teen in 2018, Kaitlyn was personally impacted by a high school shooting in her childhood hometown of Parkland, FL. That day, she witnessed, through live social media feeds, the unfolding violence upon friends and former neighbors while she sat in her school one town over. The secondary trauma of bearing witness to violence via unfiltered social media, as well as the developmental cost of violence depicted in consumer-entertainment platforms, inspired her to take action.
Addressing the psychosocial impact of violence, depersonalization, bullying and negativity that permeates social media on today’s youth was in response to the Parkland tragedy. During the pas 3 years Kaitlyn has worked to bring easily accessible mental health care to young people. Kaitlyn and her mother, a Clinical Psychologist (Dr. Sherry Skyler Kelly), developed an empowering program of Positive Psychology and Cognitive-Behavioral strategies to not only support and educate students, teachers and parents, but to also provide evidence based interventions to promote greater emotional resilience. The effects of digital technology on teen culture, communication, and relationships is one of the timely topics covered in the PositiviTeens® workshops and webinars. Kaitlyn’s unique perspective as a teen, and as a student of Positive Psychology, provides a foundation upon which enacting change for growth is relevant to young audiences. Kaitlyn has co-presented PositiviTeens® webinars to audiences in the USA, Middle East and China. Learn more at PositiviTeens®.com
Learn more about Kaitlyn here – Positive Psychology for Teens in Troubled Times | Wholebeing Institute

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Dr. Lavan Baskaran

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“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. 
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.” 
– Marianne Williamson – 

Dr Lavan Baskaran has been working as a doctor for the U.K National Health Service for 15 years. He has been a GP Senior Partner for almost a decade, and whilst running both his practices in South London, covering twenty thousand patients, has developed specialist interests in Diabetes, E.N.T, Minor Surgery, Transgender Health and A.D.H.D. He offers his strategic input through Clinical Director roles across a number of practices in his areas of Sutton and Croydon, but now focuses his time on developing his private Harley Street clinic and YouTube channel for patient health education. Despite being very medically focussed and always applying evidence-based medicine in his practice, Dr Baskaran is a huge advocate of lifestyle medicine, consulting patients about the importance of a positive mindset, with application of improved diet and increased exercise, before reaching for pills. Having setup Social Prescribing (the idea of de-medicalising and appreciating that factors such as stress through mental health, employment and finance, can manifest as physical health conditions) across Sutton, he now spends time using aspects of this to empower the patient through their journey of chronic disease, leading to better health outcomes. He dedicates every day of his life, extending the length and improving the quality of the lives of others.

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Dr Pradnya Surana is a Positive Psychologist, Financial well-being and behavioural economics researcher. Pradnya has been a lecturer in positive psychology at the University of East London. Her thesis focused on creating a positive psychology intervention which helps to enhance more positive attitude towards money and reduce stress and anxiety occurred because of money problems. Her work has been featured in prominent publications, including The Psychologist, Psyche, PENN MAPP alumni and Indian Positive Psychology Journal. Currently, Pradnya consults around the world as a financial well-being expert. She is passionate to research about resolving money issues with holistic approach; including perspectives from Psychology, Spirituality, Cultural differences and Economics. Pradnya is striving to change the direction of the discourse about money, finance and well-being by helping individuals, organisations and institutions recognise that money is only a tool to fulfil their dreams.

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Megha-Nancy Buttenheim, M.A., is the founder of Let Your Yoga Dance: Grace in Motion®. An international presenter, Megha been leading teacher-trainings, retreats, and classes at Kripalu Center in Stockbridge, Massachusetts since 1985. She brings her passion and expertise as a lifelong dancer, actress, singer, yogi, and educator in experiential learning to all her workshops and trainings.

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Psychiatrist and certified ICF Coach. Pierre has over twenty years of experience in medicine, mental health and personal development, focusing on helping men.

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My name is Dr Kate Payne, and I am an Educational and Child Psychologist working primarily within a London Borough Local Authority. My qualifications include a First Class Undergraduate BSc Degree in Psychology, a Masters in Mental Health Psychology and a Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology. These qualifications, alongside my experiences to date, have enabled me the opportunity to use and apply psychology to support the development of children through to adulthood.

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Mark is from a Policing background and focusses on a no-nonsense and dynamic approach to coaching Broken Men to Brilliance. With vast experience in dealing first hand with many social and domestic catastrophes. Mark streamlines his coaching style to accelerate his clients bck to being purposeful and present with confidence, resolve and clarity. There is no right or wrong way, but instead just a way – and it’s a way to move forward.

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Gail Marra D.Hyp, MBSCH, is an accomplished Harley Street Clinical Hypnotherapist, writer, speaker and author of the best-selling book “Health Wealth & Hypnosis – The way to a beautiful life”. 
Gail is a member of the British Society of Clinical Hypnosis and the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council. A warm and personable therapist, practicing a highly effective ‘solution focused’ approach to therapy, Gail works with clients around the world, from all backgrounds and of all ages, helping them overcome a variety of physical, emotional and psychological issues, to unleash their full potential and live their best lives.

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Kamila is a mind and body coach. She integrates varying cultural concepts into a framework for inner peace. Kamila is also a certified Personal Trainer, Motivational Coach and has a MSc in Psychology. Kamila also makes fun & engaging children’s courses in partnership with Meaningful Paths.

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Indre is the founder of Lily Advisory and is CISI Level 6 certified in Private Client Investment Advice and Management. Indre can help you with your financial health and curate a life leading towards financial freedom.

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Hulya is a Senior Specialist Speech and Language Specialist. She has treated over 1,000 children in Speech and Language Therapy. Founder of Articulate Kids, child and parent confidence builder and all round communication expert; Hulya can work with parents, children and family dynamics for their well-being.

Cathy Williams

Cathy is a qualified Naturopath and Nutritionist with a burning passion for Brain Health. 
Her mission is to empower you to nourish and protect your brain from Dementia, Alzheimer’s, Depression and Anxiety through the way you eat, move and live; and to help you build healthier habits into your life in a realistic and sustainable way.
With a special interest in functional, personalised care – because you’re unique and we know that a one-size-fits-all approach simply doesn’t cut it! – she truly believes that brain health should be a priority for all ages, from preconception to centenarians. Cathy works 1:1 with clients from all over the world as well as helping people through online courses and The Brain Health Hub community.

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I am passionate about Pilates and know from my own experience – and from those I have taught – what an incredibly positive effect it can have on both the mind and body.
Pilates is for everyone regardless of age, gender, size, ability or fitness level. It’s low impact and kind to your joints whilst giving you a refreshing mind-body workout, that will develop a strong core and toned flexible body, whilst decreasing stiffness, stress and back pain. 
Certified Level 3 Pilates instructor
Certified Pilates Union Reformer instructor
Pilates for Common Orthopaedic Conditions
Level 3 Award in Designing Pre and Post Natal Exercise Programmes
Pilates with Small Equipment
Advanced Diploma in Nutrition and Weight Management
Post and Prenatal Nutrition
Nutrition for Sports and Exercise
Childhood Nutrition and Obesity Prevention

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Lisa is a Positive Psychologist who holds a postgraduate certificate, diploma and master’s degree in Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology. Lisa works with schools, colleges and universities to boost mental well-being, happiness and resilience.

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Vernon has lectured extensively on leadership, personal change and development and corporate and individual transformation in the UK and the US, at international conferences around the world and in schools and universities. Throughout his career, and enhanced by his years working with RedCo clients, Vernon has applied his cognitive psychology, NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) and people skills to mentoring senior executives, celebrities and high profile men and women from many different walks of life and at different stages of their career. As a result of a coaching engagement with a major international company, Vernon was invited to join its Board of Directors.

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Katey Lockwood

Improve My World

Katey Lockwood is an experienced coach and teacher. Her personal development skills together with her NLP practitioner background and her knowledge of cognitive psychology and philosophy creates a unique platform for supporting businesses and helping individuals. Her personal approach is based on two, life transforming principles, ‘Know Thyself’ and ‘Be the change in the world you want to be.’ Guiding her clients to work introspectively and to discover their true purpose, she helps them find a more effective, happier and successful way of conducting their life and career.

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Co-Founder of Mama Mzungu.
Monica can help you connect to or create your own community project and/or social enterprise. Experienced International Development Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the international trade and development industry. Skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, Business Planning, Cross-functional Collaborations, Technical Assistance, and Management. 

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Mark is the founder of a very successful online business. If you would like to learn how to create your own brand online and how to consistently sell and grow your brand online then Mark can share his wealth of knowledge with you.

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