About the Instructor
Linda González has a thriving practice as a life coach and facilitative consultant assisting clients discover and reach their precious goals while taking into account the impact of systemic oppression.You can read about her coaching approach, testimonials, and blog at http://www.lindagonzalez.net/coaching/
As a writer and creative being, Linda is a storyteller and uses multiple approaches to engage mind, body, and spirit. Her book The Cost of our Lives is an award-winning memoir. Linda regularly posts on social media on issues of well-being, racial equity, and joy amid the multiple global pandemics of systemic racial injustice, COVID-19, and climate change.
Linda draws on many years of fruitful experience working with diverse individuals and groups in the creative arts, non-profit, educational, health care, corporate, and government sectors. Grounded in multicultural wisdom, her purpose is to inspire people of color to embark on a creative journey of balance and healing for this and future generations.
Her MSW is from the University of Southern California, her MFA in Creative Writing is from Goddard College, and her BA is from Stanford University.
She was raised by her parents in Los Angeles, her father from México and her mother from Colombia. She has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 30 years and is still raising and being raised by her 25-year-old twins.