I’m Bethanie.

I’m Dr. Bethanie Hansen, also known as Dr. B, educator and coach. I help leaders and educators who love, serve, and teach others reclaim their power and purpose.

As a leader and teacher, you care about the people you lead and the direction you’re headed. You want to feel confident in your role and treat people with love and integrity, even when other people are challenging to be with. As an educator for 21 years in the K-12 system and in 8 years of higher education leadership, I’ve experienced that too. And what has helped me most has been the tools, strategies, and thought patterns I’ve learned in professional coaching. These have helped me to “wake up” and move through tough challenges without fear, and with purpose instead. 

I’ve helped hundreds of leaders and teachers handle challenging relationships, set priorities, be more productive, and stop doubting their own abilities. We’ve tackled career transitions, promotions, change management strategies, whole-life balance, and impostor syndrome–that insidious feeling that you don’t really know what you’re doing, even though you have responsibility, experience, and plenty of qualifications to back it up. 

As an educator and leader, you want to love, serve, and teach others without feeling overwhelmed and exhausted or putting yourself last.  Yes, it’s possible!

You can reclaim your power and purpose with practical tools to lead with confidence and wellbeing. It is not selfish to invest this time into your own growth, in fact, it’s essential. Let’s get started.

About Your Coach (Click to view)

I am a educator and coach credentialed by the International Coaching Federation (PCC) and the National Board for Health and Wellness Coaching (NBC-HWC), with 25+ years of experience in education and leadership. I’m a wife, mother, coach, a university Professor and Associate Dean, and your partner on the  journey. I’m experienced at juggling competing priorities, working remotely from home, building relationships, leading virtually, speaking and presenting with confidence, and helping leaders and educators accomplish hard things.

My Coaching Method (Click to view)

Even if we haven’t met yet, I believe you have what it takes to succeed through challenging times. You have made it to this point with gifts, abilities, and strengths that can be leveraged for the authentic impact you’d like to have. My holistic approach identifies your strengths and gives you greater power to leverage them in those areas where you are most concerned right now using evidence-based practices and tools from the areas of leadership, resilience, adult psychological development, positive psychology, neuroscience, and reflective practice. And to make it last, we also identify mental saboteurs using positive intelligence, to help you stop roadblocks that keep getting in your way. 

How it Works (Click to view)

We work together through personalized 1:1 sessions conducted virtually via ZOOM, tailored to your needs, objectives, and challenges, over a period of 2-6 months based on your goals (I follow the ICF Code of Ethics).

To accelerate your personal and professional growth over time, I also provide a group program that allows you to learn from and with others who are seeking to achieve similar goals. Here, we target one area of stress or growth at a time, to help you make incremental changes that significantly impact your life and work. 1:1 coaching is not required to join the program.  

My Mission

I help leaders and educators who love, serve, and teach others reclaim their power and purpose.

Yes, it’s possible.


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