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ICFLA Neuroscience SIG 

February 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

$10.00 – $25.00

Host: Ellen Cohen, J.D., CPCC
Guest Speaker: Kathy Hadizadeh, PCC

Topic: The Neuroscience of Mindfulness: How Mindfulness Alters the Brain Positively

CCE’s Available – 1.0 Core Competency, .5 Resource Development

Date: Friday, February 28th, 2020
Time: 10:00 – 11:30a PT (90 mins)

Location: Virtual meeting via Zoom.us / Your link to join the conference will be sent after you register.

(A unique Zoom video link will be provided for each session upon registration. Be sure to register every time you plan to attend to receive the updated link.)


Being present in the moment is very empowering. It means focusing your awareness on the here and now. Imagine being able to give your full attention to your client? How would that make them feel? 

The more important question is: How can you cultivate that capacity in yourself?

We look into the science behind the term Mindfulness and the ability to be present in this session. We also touch on MBSR and MBCT and how you can utilize them in your coaching work.

Key Takeaways:

  • The Neuroscience of Mindfulness: A Look Inside
  • Benefits research has Shown
  • How Mindfulness Affects and Changes The Brain
  • MBCT and MBSR


About Kathy Hadizadeh, PCC

Kathy Hadizadeh, MSc, PCC, CPCC, EQAC, BPC is the founder of Heart-Mind Tuning in Los Angeles and a former IT executive.

Heart-Mind Tuning is a coaching and consulting agency focused on human capital performance development and optimization through utilizing neuroscience, technology, and data.

She is a certified integral life, leadership, and executive development coach by New Ventures West. Kathy is also a certified neuroscience-based emotional intelligence and mindful leadership consultant by Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute (SIYLI). 

To bring the power of technology to her clients, she is certified by 6Seconds; an organization that uses the power of AI to build emotional intelligence reports for leadership development, assessing brain capabilities, and doing 360s. 

Most recently Kathy was a fellow of Intensive Practice Program in Mindfulness Studies and Practice at UCLA Mindfulness Awareness  Research Center(MARC) in Semel Neuroscience Department. She continues her path in Mindfulness research and studies with a year-long tenure with the prestigious Training in Mindfulness Facilitation(TMF) program at MARC. 

Kathy is an Associate Director with International Coaching Federation(ICF), Los Angeles chapter and strives to bring education to coaches and elevate coaching culture and mindful leadership in organizations.

In her 15-year tenure with the corporate world, she has worked for several fortune 100 & 500 companies like DIRECTV, AT&T, Yellow Pages, Westfield, and Omnicom exposing her to ins and outs of various industries: Manufacturing, Entertainment, Marketing and Advertising, Property Management, and Financial industry. Using her background in systems thinking and her track record in mind-body connection, Kathy developed methods that amplify the effectiveness of leaders and boosts innovation in teams.

UCLA Mindfulness Awareness Research Center
A Talk on Mindfulness

About Ellen Cohen, J.D., CPCC

Ellen Cohen, J.D., CPCC, is an executive coach certified by CTI and the International Coach Federation (ICF) and is an enhanced practitioner in Conversational Intelligence (CIQ). She focuses her coaching on senior executives and lawyers across industries (e.g., banking, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, consulting, entertainment and healthcare) to enhance their professional impact, build high-performance skills and cultivate wellbeing and resilience.  Prior to becoming a coach, Ellen spent over 20 years as an entertainment attorney in business affairs at Disney, Showtime, Sony, Fox, and Microsoft. She also holds certifications in yoga, meditation, reiki and breath work. She received her BA from Brandeis University and her JD from Emory University School of Law.


February 28, 2020
10:00 am - 11:30 am
$10.00 – $25.00
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