Bridget Horvath C.C.
Director and Lead Instructor
Bridget Horvath, founder of the Life Coach Institute of Orange County, is a speaker and trainer with experience derived from the corporate world where she owned and operated one of the largest multimedia companies in Orange County before selling the business to pursue a calling in life coaching.
She was trained in life coaching in La Jolla, California and continued her training in Boulder, Colorado with her teacher and mentor, Michelle Weiner-Davis, who has appeared on Oprah, The Today Show, and written books appearing on the New York Times bestsellers list.
Her extensive corporate marketing background was used to develop the marketing portion of our Institute, which we feel is one of the best in the United States.
She has a practice located in Orange County, California specializing in relationship coaching.
Joan Wise, M.A., ECE., C.C.
Lead Facilitator, Instructor
Joan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in both Elementary Education and Psychology, and a Masters degree in Early Childhood Education.
Joan has been working since 2005 as a Domestic Violence Specialist and Parenting Instructor in agencies that support clients appointed by the Orange County Probation/Parole Department, Family and Criminal Courts, as well as Child Protective services. She is a member of the OC Family Violence Council and OC Volunteer Center.
While teaching and directing programs at SUNY in Sunybrook, New York, Joan was on the faculty as an adjunct lecturer in Early Childhood Development.
We are proud to say that she is a graduate of the Life Coach Institute of Orange County and has been an invaluable asset to our staff.
She has a full life coaching practice specializing in family issues coaching in Orange County, California.
Lisa Finck, C.P.C.
Lisa brings her vast experience as a Certified Relationship Coach to our Institute by providing our students with insights into the world of relationship coaching.
Lisa has successfull practice working with couples, discovering custom ways to rebuild or enhance their relationships by providing a specific, time honored approach. Her extensive training in the field includes Barbara De Angeles, John Grey, and John Gottman, some of the most famous specialists in relationships.
She has been happily married for 24 years with two beautiful children.
Lisa is also a Certified Massage Therapist.
Marci Bryant C.P.C.
Marci is the founder and director of BVT Ministries. While the BVT Ministries Outreach was founded in 1994, its founder, Elder Marci Tilghman Bryant did not begin the international outreach until 2005. BVT Ministries partnered with the Christian Fellowship church in Nigeria and with Christian Bible Fellowship Church in East Bank, Guyana, to send bibles and other ministry helps to the new converts.
This ministry also began its support for the missionary work being done in Australia by sending bibles, food, and other personal supplies to be used by those doing the missionary work.
Currently, Elder Bryant is developing a ministry network with other pastors, leaders and missionaries in England, Nigeria, and Kenya.
Marci has a radio show and has appeared on the TBN television network, and is currently on tour promoting her latest book, "101 Ways to Keep Going When the Going Gets Tough"..
Luke Benoit C.P.C.
Luke Benoit is a Certified Life Coach, a Certified Professional Hypnotist, Certified NLP Practicioner, Educator and Author of two books. He helps people grow, find solutions and create change and New Mind-Patterns for choices and actions.
As an intuitive coach and healer, she contributes a wealth of information and insight to our students as well as the other instructors.
All of our instructors are available to you for assistance and support after class is over at no charge to our students!