Given her personal journey, Vanessa takes a holistic approach that advocates the importance of the mind-body-soul connection in regards to health and wellbeing. She is passionate about creating a warm, safe, and supportive space for patients to utilize stress management skills and deep breathing techniques. In addition to providing a deep and meaningful coaching experience to patients, she also serves to inspire, guide, motivate, and empower them to achieve their health and wellness goals. The name “Vanessa” actually means butterfly and the process of metamorphosis. This transformation is hardly limited to just butterflies, as it occurs within each and every one of us. Through her knowledge and passion for health and wellness, Vanessa will help uplift people to reach their ideal quality of life and encourage them to attain their maximum potential of wellbeing while living with SCD.