Congratulations Graduates Healthcare Leaders 

Meet the Change Makers who received their certification in the Dive Into a Coach Approach™ with Function First Coaching. We're excited the witness the ripple effects they will have in their workplace and industries!

Angela Lake

Angela Lake is a seasoned physical therapist with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy (BSc PT). Driven by a deep-seated passion for coaching within the wellness domain, Angela has completed over 30 hours of accredited training in Healthcare Coaching. She specializes in working with teenagers, helping them incorporate health and fitness routines to improve and maintain strong mental health. Angela’s holistic approach empowers young individuals to achieve their wellness goals and thrive both physically and mentally.

Teen Fitness Coach

Erin Goodman

Occupational Therapist
Erin is a registered Occupational Therapist MSc(OT) and an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) with the International Coach Federation (ICF) and is a graduate of the Dive Into a Coach Approach™ micro-credentialing journey where she earns the badge for Leadership Coach where she uses these skillsets as manager at Vancouver Coastal Health on the Gastown Vocational Resource Team.

Healthcare & Leadership Coach

Hayley-Anne Massingham

Occupational Therapist
Specializing in assisting parents with school-aged children, Hayley-Anne focuses on challenges related to behavior, schoolwork, handwriting, emotional regulation, sensory processing, attention, executive functioning, and self-care. Earning her Parent Coaching Badge, she empowers parents to embody their desired parenting role by guiding them in implementing evidence-based, respectful parenting strategies.

Parent Coach

Jessica Trio

Occupational Therapist
Jessica, who holds a doctorate in occupational therapy, uses her coaching skills to support others in their life pivots, whether planned or unexpected, such as transitioning from high school to college or becoming a sudden caregiver. She also works with clients experiencing tic and movement disorders. Integrating a coaching approach, she empowers clients to feel heard and make significant progress.

Pivot Coach

Makenna Parker

Occupational Therapist
Makenna specializes in working with families dealing with autism, medically complex needs, neurodivergences, and sensory processing differences. Her Parent Coach Badge equips her to support children with feeding challenges and picky eating. She demonstrates her dedication by attending specialty conferences to deepen her knowledge in sensory training and play-based interventions.

Parent Coach

Renée Durepos

Fitness Instructor
Renée Durepos is a dynamic and dedicated individual ready to inspire positive transformations. With a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce focusing on Organizational Behavior, Renée is a certified Strong Nation Instructor. Her journey to become a Motivational Fitness Coach through the Dive Into a Coach Approach™ program helps her address a common barrier to maintaining exercise—motivation—and enhances her speaking engagements.

Motivational Fitness Coach

Susan Czyzo

Susan excels as a physical therapist, Pilates instructor, and Mindfulness teacher, empowering clients for optimal well-being. With Dive Into a Coach Approach™ training, she earned the Mindfulness Coach badge, enhancing her ability to support clients effectively, fostering inner strength and tranquility.

Mindfulness Coach

Tamara Shih

Physical Therapist
With a Master’s in Physical Therapy and a Bachelor’s in Health Science, Tamara’s commitment to lifelong learning is evident. She holds certifications in Vestibular Rehabilitation, Concussion, Oncology Rehabilitation Specialist certification from PORi , and is an APPI Certified Pilates Instructor. Her coaching credentials enable her to introduce new approaches for client accountability and add services at Oasis Physical Therapy and Wellness, promoting holistic health and well-being.

Physical Therapy Health & Wellness Coach

Ready to make an impact or want to learn more about their coaching professional development journey with the Dive Into a Coach Approach™?