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Julie Kosey, MS, PCC, RYT, NBC-HWC

J. Kosey

Instructor, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program, Integrative Health Coach

Julie’s mission is to help people live their best lives.  Her primary approach is using a mindful mindset and coaching skillset.  She has developed mindfulness toolkits to support behavior change in a variety of capacities over many years:

  • Working on initiatives through Duke Integrative Medicine since 2004 including coaching and teaching mindfulness for research studies, corporate initiatives, clinical programs, and co-creating and serving as faculty for Duke’s Integrative Health Coach Professional Training and the Mindfulness Training for Professionals
  • Working with eMindful, Inc. for 10 years, teaching mindfulness-based behavior change classes virtually and mentoring teachers
  • Training and mentoring mindfulness teachers through UCLA’s year-long training in mindfulness facilitation for several years
  • Creating and delivering mindfulness offerings to support nurse resilience and the overall stress that all have experienced in the face of COVID in her current role as the Director of Human Performance Coaching for Adventist Health, a faith-based healthcare system headquartered in Sacramento, CA.


  • BA in Psychology
  • MS in Wellness Management with minors in Counseling & Business
  • Graduate Certificate in Alternative Health and Healing
  • Certified Mindfulness Teacher, International Mindfulness Teachers Association
  • Certification in Mindfulness Facilitation, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior
  • MBSR 7-Day Training for Healthcare Professionals with Jon Kabat-Zinn, 1995
  • Professional Certified Coach, International Coach Federation
  • National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach
  • Certified Professional Co-Active Coach, Coaches Training Institute
  • Certified Integrative Health Coach, Duke Integrative Medicine
  • Certified American College of Lifestyle Medicine Coach
  • Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher, Registered with Yoga Alliance
  • Teacher Certification for Somatic & Healthcare Educators, Body Therapy Institute
  • Certification in Health Cost Management, National Wellness Institute
  • Health Education Certifications to teach Stress Management, Weight Management, Smoking Cessation, Self-Esteem & Positive Performance, CPR, First Aid, and Breast Cancer Awareness, and also to provide Fitness Assessments and Wellness Screenings
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