Lori Schwanbeck is focused on the conditions that enable people to thrive in their personal and professional life. Her unique blend of qualifications as a marketing professional, psychotherapist, and mindfulness teacher, enable her to deliver a depth of knowledge, along with practical skills that support change. Lori is passionate about creating lives of meaning, engagement and optimal performance with her clients.
As a senior teacher at the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI), Lori has taught leadership and mindfulness-based emotional intelligence internationally. Her clients include: The Kingdom of Bhutan, United Nations, LinkedIn, Sonoma County first responders, Tennis Australia, Apple, Rotman School of Business, and Google. Lori also has a lead role in program development and teacher training at SIYLI.
In addition to international corporate training, Lori co-founded Mindfulness Therapy Associates, a psychotherapy and coaching practice in San Francisco. She specializes in working with individual executives and business partners in skillfully managing difficult business relationships and navigating change. Lori believes that people flourish in environments where they feel connected with, cared for, and committed to.
Lori began her journey in Canada where she earned a degree in Commerce and worked in marketing for CP Rail and Kraft General Foods, before later obtaining a Masters degree in Transpersonal Psychology. Her teaching utilizes mindfulness to cultivate self-awareness in the physical, mental and emotional domains to increase wisdom and to create an engaged and inspired life.