My Resume

Executive Coach, Public Speaker, Leadership Training

Lisa Lapides Sawicki

Certified Life/ Executive Coach, ​LLC, LPCC, ID​CA​ 619-722-5056

Lisa is a dedicated and trustworthy licensed professional clinical counselor. Since 1986, she has successfully coached thousands of individuals and groups in the San Diego and Michigan areas.

Lisa has an intuitive ability to guide her clients through their challenges and toward their desired goals, while teaching them how to attain emotional health. Her Coaching and Training Workshops are custom designed for each specific individual, organization and audience.


Bachelor of Science, Communications
Boston University, 1978

Dale Carnegie Management and Leadership Training
Certification, 1994

Self Coach Now
– ​Founder, Owner, Life/Executive Coach

● Clarifying goals and key actions necessary to achieve them

● Clarifying obstacles and key actions necessary to overcome them

● Guided self-awareness process

● Assessing and improving leadership skills

● Assessing and improving communication skills and conflict resolution

● Assessing and improving relationship skills and implementing healthy boundaries

● Time and priority management

● Identifying and applying professional development and career planning

2012 – Present
The Ideal Match

● Life / Dating Coach, Speaker

2010 – Present
Swede Communications​- Consultant

● Business Coach

2012 – 2014
ChicExecs – ​Consultant

● Public Relations, Retail Buyer Coach/Consultant

1986 – 2012
Lapides Publicity Giragosian​Founder, Owner

● Publicity Campaigns

● Employee Relations

● Consulting Services

● Coaching, Training and Workshops

1998 – 2012
Harmony Garden Entertainment – ​Co-Owner

● Family Coach, Public Relations, Media Spokesperson

Lisa has been featured in​:

● The San Diego Union Tribune

● The San Diego Reader

● Small Business Trendsetter

● International Business Times

…and over 100 broadcast media outlets throughout the US.

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