Marilee Bresciani Ludvik, Ph.D.


As a certified Evocative Coach, Marilee Bresciani Ludvik, Ph.D., can empower you to design and choose a life that's in harmony with your Soul's purpose.

Marilee inspires and empowers all those who are drawn to her to live their highest vision in the context of love, joy, and mutual benefit. Her passion is teaching clients to unlock their true potential, achieve outrageous success, and live a life they LOVE living!

Marilee is an inspiring speaker, passionate educator, and a highly sought after transformational coach.

Marilee Bresciani Ludvik, Ph.D. serves as a professor of postsecondary educational leadership at San Diego State University. Prior to that, she served as Assistant Vice President of Institutional Assessment at Texas A&M University and in a variety of student, academic affairs, and alumni relations leadership roles at various types of institutions.

Marilee has empowered over 200 institutions and their leaders on organizational learning assessment and accountability decision-making processes. In addition, Marilee assists organizational leaders to identify and leverage opportunities to collaborate across division lines, using mindfulness-based inquiry practices, nonviolent communication, difficult conversation practices, paradigm busting processes, compassion practices, restorative justice, and design thinking. As a transformational life coach who uses the evocative method (certification scheduled for March 11, 2018), Marilee is a Fellow of the Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School affiliate. Marilee is a certified meditation and yoga instructor, certified Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute teacher, and a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction teacher on the certification path.

Marilee's research focuses on using translational neuroscience and mindful compassion practices to inform the design and evaluation of workshops, curriculum, and coaching practices to decrease student's, faculty, and administrator's stress and anxiety while also increasing their attention and emotion regulation, cognitive flexibility, and enhancing compassion, inquiry, creativity, and overall well-being.

Now combining this background with Life Mastery Institute's Dream Builder technology, Marilee is helping clients achieve extraordinary results in accelerated time. She is filled with joy and gratitude as she works with people to transform their lives and close the gap between the life they were living and the life they LOVE living.

Marilee offers content rich interactive workshops that take participants on a journey in which they design, define, test, and experience a crystal-clear vision of the life they would love - a life that is in alignment with their highest purpose and one that benefits all.  Her clients experience a unique opportunity to "step into" the life they are imagining and feel a resounding "YES"!

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