SHAWN MARIE CICHOWSKI: Professional Certified Life & Behavioral Health Coach,
Dual Reiki Master Teacher, Mindfulness/Meditation Instructor
Owner of WNY Life Coaching Center
Shawn Marie Cichowski created the WNY Life Coaching Center from her deep appreciation for humanity, relationships and the desire to make a difference. Drawing from her business upbringing, life experiences and intuition Shawn is committed to serving others fairly and with the upmost integrity. Her coaching style is personable, authentic and natural. Shawn uses a "toolbox" of techniques to help relate to others and assist in opening possibilities in one's life. She will help you navigate through life demands and stressors, gain clarity and create a peaceful and balanced life. Personal development, Energy Psychology and mindfully dealing with stress and adversity is her passion. She applies a mindfulness-base approach to her coaching.
A certified Life Transformational Coach and Dream Builder, Shawn received her training by the International Life Mastery Institute a premier training center for transformational coaching. Shawn is certified through Wellcoaches (NBHWC & ICF approved training) as a Health and Wellness Coach. She received advanced training through her experience as a national Corporate Health and Wellness coach and as a Behavioral Coach provider.
Shawn holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology and Sociology from St. Bonaventure University and studied internationally at Thames Valley University in London, England. While in England she interned at Contact a Family (Ealing, London) a non-for-profit organization for children with special needs. Shawn spent over 27 years in business development and outside sales which allowed her to acquired valuable insight on business dynamics and relations. Fostering company success within her family's medical and dental distribution business, she developed and managed executive relationships in a vast array of business sectors.
Shawn conducts public awareness seminars, well-being classes and hosts COACHING CONVERSATIONS on International BlogTalk Radio. She is a regular guest speaker on 91.3FM WBNY radio. Additionally, she has been a featured Life Coach on the "JOY SUTTON" television show and has been a contributing writer for Buffalo Healthy Living Magazine and contributing thought leader for "IN GOOD HEALTH" Magazine.
Shawn has a strong drive to serve her community. Her worked with youths include motivational speaking at local high schools, mindfulness teacher for numerous Girl Scout Troops and Councils and she collaborated with the Empower Girls Buffalo program. Shawn holds a certification by Radiant Child Yoga (RCY) a Yoga Alliance recognized program. Additionally, Shawn is a service provider for the Niagara County Health Department delivering mindfulness programming to addiction recovery centers.
Shawn is a Usui/Holy Fire II reiki master teacher & Karuna Master certified by the International Center for Reiki. She is a professional member of the Reiki membership association and has been accepted as a reiki research professional through the center for reiki research. Shawn helps comfort and heal others by working with energy fields and mind easing. Additionally she offers certification training for reiki. Shawn is also a certified mindfulness/meditation instructor. She is accredited by the American Institute of Healthcare Professionals. Her work includes delivering on site corporate mindfulness/health awareness, meditation classes, recover coaching training and eco-therapy.
Among all her training and credentials, Shawn's greatest teacher has been life itself. Personally experienced with moving through many of the same life transitions facing her clients, Shawn wants nothing more than to guide others to a path of wellbeing. She is committed to helping others drawn out their inner power, importance and wisdom. She is grateful to have the ability to share in the lives of others.
On a personal note, Shawn played competitive and recreational sports her entire life. She was a collegiate Division 1 athlete and now is devoted to the practice of mindful living and meditation. She enjoys golfing, nature, exploring, spirituality and watching her three sons play hockey.
"Our life which has a beginning and end can be compared to river. A river flows naturally in one direction such as our life. Many times we go through life trying to swim upstream or we may get snagged between some rocks. For some there may be an avoidance of the water all together. Perhaps you feel like you want to white water raft rather than just float. These are all life expressions from within. As you step into your true and authentic self and claim your personal power you will discover your life will flow with natural ease and at a currency that is just right for you.
Regardless of where you are in life or what circumstances you may be experiencing we will discover ways to enhance, heal, empower and create the life you would love. "- Shawn Marie Cichowski
INTERVIEWS & PUBLICATIONS:
1. "Use of Complementary Medicine on the Rise" (Inteview with Shawn Marie Cichowski) In Good Health: July 2017 http://www.bfohealth.com/wordpress/features/use-of-complementary-medicine-on-the-rise/
2.Life Coach Shawn Cichowski on Empire Broadcasting: https://empirebroadcastinggroup.com/shawn-cichowski-2-02-17-life-coach/
3. "WNY Life Coaching Center-Shawn Marie Cichowski Heals People from the Inside Out", Buffalo Natural Awakenings https://issuu.com/buffalonaturalawakenings/docs/na-buf-1116-hi/19
4. "Setting Healthy Personal Boundaries" Emp-Publications by Shawn Marie Cichowski Buffalo Healthy Living: Augusst 2015 https://www.flipsnack.com/7BBED9F569B/buffalo-healthy-living-august-2015.html?b=1&p=27
5. "Essential Oils. Do They Work?" (Interview with Shawn Marie Cichowski) In Good Health: July 2017http://www.bfohealth.com/wordpress/features/essential-oils-do-they-work/
6. "Shawn Marie Cichowski on Mindfulness at Work" Buffalo Natural Awakenings: Nov 2016 https://issuu.com/buffalonaturalawakenings/docs/na-buf-1116-hi/19
7. "Empty Nest Retirement Years" (Interview with Shawn Marie Cichowski) In Good Health November 2017 http://www.bfohealth.com/wordpress/features/empty-nest-retirement-years/
8. "At-home tips from the pros to alleviate depression" In Good Health Jan 2021
9. "Covid Fatigue" In Good Health 2020