OUR TEAM

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ANNA MORGAN

Best Self Studio Founder | Certified Professional Coach | Photographer

Anna is a Certified Professional Coach who is specialized in Dating and Relationship Coaching. She seeks to connect people with their true selves by combining her passion for life coaching and photography. Anna believes that true beauty is revealed in authenticity and that creativity and psychological exploration can uncover a new dimension of who people really are. 

 
In 2020, Anna opened Best Self Studio to create a space for like-minded individuals to connect and work towards personal and professional growth, spiritual exploration, and conscious connection. 

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ZHANNA LEE

Holistic Sex & Intimacy Coach | Certified Tantra Educator| Yoga Teacher | Reiki Master

Zhanna R. Lee is a coach, educator, and healer who supports couples and individuals in deepening their intimacy and exploring their sexuality using an approach combining aspects of mindfulness and Tantra. Merging and embracing physicality and spirituality and creating a pleasurable and empowering mind-body-spirit connection first with yourself and then with others have been her life-long passion, that blossomed into a holistic intimacy coaching practice in 2017. 

DAN DANGLER

Professional Coach | Certified Myers-Briggs Personality Test Specialist

Dan Dangler is a coach, mystic, change agent, and poet.  He has nurtured a practice of guidance in leadership as well as spiritual, relationship, and sexual growth. His approach and teachings consist of helping seekers discover self-acceptance and inner wisdom while accessing their vast imagination to rediscover their true original, joyful selves. His approach has been influenced by the work of various thought leaders and authors in the fields of archetypal psychology, mysticism, change theory, and mindfulness including Thomas Moore, William Bridges, Carl Jung, James Hillman, John O’Donohue and Thich Nhat Hanh, to name a few.

Certified Professional Coach | Drum Teacher

Tony is a Certified Professional Coach credentialed through IPEC (Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching) via New England Coaching. When working with Tony, you can expect a no-nonsense, goal-oriented approach to discovering, identifying, and succeeding and internal blocks, diversions, and debilitating thoughts that keep his clients from reaching their potential. He works with 3 main concepts in practice: Responsibility, Potential, and Meaning. Combining his professional certifications with personal interests in psychological exploration, practical analysis, critical thinking, analogy/metaphor, music-as-a-tool-of-expression, and empathetic personal views to offer a unique perspective, step-process coaching practice that can help those who feel something is missing in their present and future versions of themselves.

COACHING VS. THERAPY

Therapy offers a valuable and in-depth exploration of past traumas and provides healing. 

Coaching fosters self-knowledge and takes a proactive approach to move forward and achieving our goals.

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Therapy:

  • Focuses on the past

  • Driven by unresolved issues and feelings

  • Works to achieve understanding and emotional healing

  • Explores the root of problems and offers explanation

  • Helps to understand the "why"

  • Therapist is the ‘expert’

  • Contact between sessions for crisis and difficulties only

Coaching:

  • Focuses on the present and future

  • Goal oriented and proactive

  • Works toward a higher level of functioning

  • Results-based and focuses on exploring solutions

  • Helps to understand the "how"

  • Coach and client collaborate on solutions

  • Contact between sessions expected (accountability)

  • Do not see problems, only opportunities