Coaching for Women

The life you want is one breakthrough away.

Wondering how you got to this place in your life and what should come next?

Whether you're seeking to get unstuck or ready to launch your God-size dream, working with a coach is one way to discover how to move forward and align your life with God's best.

Through using timeless coaching techniques, a coach can help you gain clarity and the strength to pursue a breakthrough. Whether you're seeking to get unstuck or explore new opportunities, build a new ministry or launch a new business, transition to a new career or move towards a dream, Lisa Pulliam, the founder of More to Be, is available to coach you at her new space online, 

Yes, she'll coach you into the life you're made to live.

Step 1

Get Matched with a Coach

Are you ready to get matched with the coach that can serve you best?

We make this process super simple by selecting the best coach to meet your needs. Each coach is gifted and skilled, having completed their training through More to Be. They bring to you a biblically-steeped and trauma-informed perspective, which means they can help you understand your story and find the confidence as well as the skill to move into the life God designed for you to live.

Your next step is simple.

Take a few minutes to complete the form and submit the Discovery Session booking fee of $29. We'll match you with a coach for and you'll book a 45-minute session with them to get started coaching. If you'd like to continue to work with that coach, packages typically start at $269, although many of our coaches have introductory packages and will consider a sliding scale. We know from experience, this small growth investment will reap great rewards in your life!

Elisa Pulliam

Elisa Pulliam | Founder of More to Be

Trauma-Informed & Equine-Assisted • Personal Growth • Professional Growth • Leadership Development
Lisa, as she prefers to be called, offers one-on-one coaching and workshops for women, leadership teams, and tween/teen girls integrating trauma-informed principles and equine-assisted experiences. As a result of her own journey of healing from a legacy of abuse and struggle with anger, she is passionate about supporting the process of exploring emotional, spiritual, and relational growth through uncovering the power of connection and authentic life purpose through timeless biblical principles and a sound mental health perspective. In addition to being a certified and practicing life coach since 2011, Lisa is also a Highlands Ability Battery consultant (personality/career assessment), Natural Lifemanship Coach and Equine Professional, and pursuing an MA in Clinical Counseling with a Trauma Concentration at Eastern University. When she is not serving as a coach, she savors time with her husband of nearly 25 years, their four entering-into-adulthood children, sipping a black cup of coffee next to her beloved Golden Retrievers, and enjoying unrushed time with people, horses, and God.

Meet Our Coaches

Advanced Coaches

Dawn Sadler

Dawn Sadler

Trauma Support | Spiritual Growth
Dawn is passionate about helping women who struggle with fear, feelings of inadequacy, bitterness, anger, and are overwhelmed by the chaos of life. She struggled for years to climb out of a pit of despair and depression dug by bitterness and anger. God graciously drew her out of the pit and brought healing to her shattered heart. She is a lay counselor at her church, a women's Bible Study leader, and has experienced God's powerful grace in her life through seasons of intense suffering. Dawn loves spending time with her two grown children and two "bonus" children, their spouses. She has two sweet pups, Teddy and Bentley, who are small in size but generous with their snuggles.
Kristen Humiston

Kristen Joy Humiston

Transformation & Purpose | Career & Ministry Transition & Growth
Kristen Joy is passionate about serving Christian women who are looking for hope and healing (after experiencing toxic church life/culture or who are in the midst of walking out of their ministry life.) She helps women rediscover joy and freedom found as they lean into their identity in Christ. A former pastor’s kid and pastor’s wife, Kristen Joy working towards receiving her certification in mental health coaching through the American Association of Christian Counselors. She is married to Jason and together they have six kids ages 5-17. They enjoy baseball nights in the Spring and basketball games in the winter and every once in a wonderful, but rare, moment, Kristen can enjoy a quiet corner of an afternoon with Jesus, coffee, and chocolate; the most ideal afternoon to be had!
Perry Ashley

Perry Ashley

Mindset | Career & Ministry Transition & Growth
Perry’s passion is to help women overcome negative self-talk and mindset barriers so they can navigate life with inner peace. She also helps them to fully understand how God created them by embracing their unique strengths, gifts, values, and personality. Walking people through where they currently are, seeing where they want to go, identifying and overcoming obstacles, and establishing an action plan is not new for Perry, as she developed these skills over 26 years of being a physical therapist. She utilizes a mental fitness program to help women renew their minds and take every thought captive according to Scripture. Perry is a wife and mother, active in ministry, and considers herself a life-long learner. She seeks respite in the outdoors by camping, boating, backpacking, and participating in wilderness adventures.
Heather Dietz

Heather Dietz

Mindset | Spiritual Growth
Heather is passionate about helping other moms find refuge in life’s storms, especially when they question their purpose in everyday life or feel they aren’t enough. Heather knows what it is like to struggle with negative thinking and questioning her purpose and value, but learned (and is still learning) to depend on God through the seemingly endless transitions and challenges of motherhood. As a stay-at-home mom, she naturally put her early childhood education into practice, yet she experienced both the physical exhaustion of having three kids under three years old and the emotional journey of watching them transition into adulthood. Having a passion for serving Christ, Heather is currently leading a ministry for teen moms. She has been married for 27 years (19 of those as a military spouse) and has three young adult children and one grandson.
Geri Thorne

Geri Thorne

Transformation & Purpose | Relationship Recovery & Growth
Coach Geri is a certified Life Breakthrough Coach. Since 2015, she has been actively involved in the ministry of Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered, 12-step program for anyone struggling with a hurt, hang-up or habit. Coach Geri has personally experienced the transformative power of Jesus Christ in her own life. She understands the importance of healthy boundaries, self-care, forgiveness and accountability. Geri is blessed by her two adult daughters and their husbands and counts it a privilege to be called Gigi (Grandma Geri). In her downtime, Geri enjoys crafting and cheering on her favorite football team – the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Belinda Letchford

Belinda Letchford

Parenting | Homeschooling
Belinda is passionate about helping parents raise kids with faith, character, and life skills. As a parent, Belinda studied and researched parenting so that she was prepared and equipped to raise her four (now adult) children. As she shared her experience and perspective with other mums she has consolidated her parenting expertise to be heart focused - that is, parenting that focuses on the beliefs and values that shape our actions. She loves to help parents be intentional and relational as they engage with their kids. Belinda is married to Peter, and as empty nesters, they are discovering what is next for them as a couple. One thing they have in mind is to go camping and to enjoy the beautiful part of the world they live in (north of Australia).
Katina Wilkins

Katina Wilkins

Career & Ministry Transition & Growth | Transformation & Purpose
Katina is passionate about helping others figure out their place in life and through life transitions. As a woman with many transitions (from the workplace to being a stay-at-home mom, to joining the workplace part-time, to having breast cancer, to re-entering the working field with a career), she knows how hard transitions can be and wonder about purpose and calling that comes with stepping into each new role. She is passionate about helping women. Katina holds a master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. She has taught many Bible studies with her main focus being on prayer and deepening spiritual relationships with the Lord. Katina has been married for over 23 years to her husband Mike, has two daughters, one in high school and one in college. She enjoys quilting, spending time with family, and trips to the lake.
Leisa Short

Leisa Short

Mindset | Transformation & Purpose
Leisa is passionate about helping women find peace, direction, and the fruit of forgiveness. Coming from a place of abuse and knowing how that can affect your life, but she longs to show a Father who can restore, reconcile and enable us to forgive. Leisa is an AACC Certified Mental Health Coach, Life Coach and Retired Nurse, continually studying mind, body and spirit. Leisa is a California girl, who lives on the Oregon coast with her husband of 44 yrs., they have two grown daughters and six grand angels. She loves Jesus, anytime with family, the ocean, Disneyland and her coffee.

MonaJean Rose

Transformation & Purpose | Mindset Growth
MonaJean is excited to encourage and assist women who want a change, but are unsure where to begin. She desires to walk alongside women who desire a new vision and purpose for their lives, and set and reach achievable goals. As MJ discovered for herself, it's "Never Too Late" to try new adventures, whether it's a career transition, status position, a 40-day fast from "something" or finding the courage to take a risk and experience something completely new. After age 53, MJ joined friends biking in Ireland and kayaking in the Yucatan, at 64 began backpacking and camping IN A TENT, and most compleiting her coach training certification. With 60+ years of adventures, discoveries, failures, heartaches, and many joys, her life experiences and relationship with the Lord are the foundation upon which her coaching practice is built.
Sherri Russell

Sherri Russell

Trauma Support | Transformation & Purpose
Sherri is passionate about coaching women, youth and children, who have experienced trauma, childhood sexual abuse, and loss, move forward in life reaching their God-given potential and dreams. She meets and accepts you where you are in life without judgment, striving to love all unconditionally. She's a retired nurse of 25 years, currently an equine specialist in mental health and learning, providing trauma-informed care services. She also has experience working alongside mental health professionals, enhancing their services. Sherri is married, loves God “wildly,” horses, enjoys hiking with her rescue dogs, Linus and Woodstock, and is an artist, expressing life through her artwork.
Tracey M

Tracey Madeley

Transformation & Purpose | Spiritual growth
Tracey is passionate about encouraging and equipping women to embrace the abundant life God has called them to live, as His unique masterpieces, fearfully and wonderfully made. She knows personally what it feels like to be saved yet to doubt God’s goodness and love, to want to be God in her life, and to struggle trusting in His sovereignty. But God graciously revealed His love to her more fully in the midst of suffering, as He healed and restored the brokenness of her marriage and her own prideful heart. This year, Tracey and her husband are celebrating twenty years of marriage. They are raising two teenage boys who inspire love and laughter in their home along with much prayer and dependence upon the Lord.
Susan Brawley

Susan Brawley

Spiritual Growth | Ministry Leadership
Susan is passionate about helping women find clarity and renewed confidence. Susan is a life coach, trainer/speaker, and ministry leader who has been fortunate to lead at many levels and to see the value of asking good questions to help move people forward. Susan is married to Jeff, has two precious children, and enjoys exercising, learning new things, and chatting with friends over coffee.
Melissa Ott

Melissa Ott

Time & Organization Managment | Relationship Recovery & Growth
Coach Melissa is passionate about serving women who feel the burnout of too much to do with too little time who need a little motivation to get started with their goals and passions. Coach Melissa is a mother of three who experiences the day-to-day struggle but has developed techniques to manage her mind and accomplish the things the Lord has prompted her to do. Coach Melissa enjoys endurance sports and has run half marathons, marathons, and, her personal favorite, triathlons.
Melinda Gallian

Melinda Gallian

Spiritual Growth | Mindset Growth
Melinda truly loves God and loves sharing Christ with anyone God puts in her path. She leads a Women’s Ministry, teaches, mentors, and preaches the Word of God wherever she led. Melinda loves God's Word and feels God has given her a gift to minister to women who are broken as she remembers and will never forget how she was once broken and she continues to receive healing through her walk with Jesus Christ. Melinda Gallian accepted Jesus Christ at a very young age of 10 but surrendered her life to him in 2001. After accepting Jesus, she remembers a change in her life and she has never been the same. Melinda received her calling in 2006 as an Evangelist and later attended ETA (Evangelistic Training Association) and Boulden Seminary with the UAME Conference in 2007-2014. In 2014 she completed her studies and was set apart as a Conference Evangelist in that same year. In June of 2020, Melinda Graduated from Boulden Seminary with her Bachelors of Theology. Melinda has been a member of Grace UAME Church in EO, NJ since 2001 to this present day. She is married to Brian Gallian and they have two children, Davon Cannon and Angel Gallian.
Kate Thompson

Kate Thompson

Business | Life Transition
Kate Thompson is passionate about helping moms swap out quick fixes for intentional, sustainable, life-giving alternatives. She has a degree in education and psychology and years of experience helping female small business owners get their branding and systems in place so they can run a successful business that complements family life. Kate is married to Ben, a youth pastor, mum to 3 young boys and has recently moved from Australia to the Philadelphia suburbs. She lives for the beach but, in this season of life, she settles for anything in nature.
Melinda Wong

Melinda Wong

Transformation & Purpose | Relationship Growth
Melinda Wong desires to equip and inspire young women and SAHMs, drawing out their unique values and gifts while finding their purpose and contentment with God. Her coaching will emphasize the importance of connections, workflow, relationships and finding fulfillment utilizing your God-given gifts. Melinda holds a BA in Management/Marketing from Indiana University and an MS in Intercultural Communications from Wheaton College. She is married to her loving husband, Chris and they live in the suburbs of Chicago with their four children. She loves food, bible, and culture and finds fulfillment in incorporating them all in a devotional blog at Come. Taste and See. God is good!

Step 2

Customizable Coaching Designed with You in Mind

Not sure what areas you should focus on in your coaching session? That's okay. Your coach is trained to help you discover God's best next step for you, which means you may explore one or many of the areas listed below.

Life Balance

  • Finding Focus for Priorities
  • Learning How to Rest
  • Making Time for Fun
  • Work, Life, Ministry Balance
  • Exploring a Hobby or Passion
  • Eliminating the Chaos

Spiritual Growth

  • Developing a Devotional Habit
  • Hearing from God Clearly
  • Studying Scripture to Apply It
  • Understanding my Spiritual Gifts
  • Growing my Prayer Life
  • Learning How to Mentor & Disciple

Physical Wellness

  • Dealing with my Addictions
  • Making Healthier Food Choices
  • Exercising without Excuses
  • Accepting my Body
  • Finding Accountability Partners
  • Stewarding my Body as God's Vessel

Relational Growth

  • Trusting God Again
  • Trusting Others Again
  • Investing in my Children
  • Investing in my Marriage
  • Undestanding my Relational Style
  • Improving my Communication Style

Passion & Purpose

  • Exploring a Dream
  • Uncovering Your Passions
  • Finding Your Purpose
  • Launching a Ministry or Business
  • Identifying Your Leadership Style
  • Making Time for Sefl & Soul Care

Life Transitions

  • Becoming a Stay-at-Home Mom
  • Returning to Work
  • Embracing the Empty Nest
  • Finding my New Normal
  • Creating Community
  • Exploring a New Career

Asked Questions

What is coaching?

Coaching is more than merely having a conversation. It's about strategizing your best next steps forward through gaining awareness, pinpointing obstacles, clarifying vision, and identifying solutions.

Is this Christian coaching?

We offer timeless coaching principles rooted in biblically-based principles and worldview.

What is the time commitment?

Session length will be determined by the coach and your needs. Typically, a session is 45 to 60 minutes. Appointments are booked every one to three weeks.

Where do we meet?

Most More to Be Coaches use Zoom for us to connect via phone and/or video. It is your preference.

How much will this cost?

The fee is dependent upon your budget and the number of sessions that would benefit you. Typically, our coaching packages start at $269 for three 45-minute sessions.

How do I know this will work?

That's a great question. Elisa wouldn't still be coaching for nearly a decade if it didn't work nor train hundreds of coaches over the last six years. You'll get out of coaching whatever you invest in the process.

Step 3

Prepare for Your Session

Ready to make the most of your coaching experience?

Download the Life Coaching Guidebook especially prepared for More to Be Coaching Clients. It will help you understand the coaching process and make the most of your investment.


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