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About

Coaching is not therapy,

and great coaching can be incredibly therapeutic.

Lodestar's trauma-mitigation coaching paradigm is both aspirational and highly effective for professionals navigating times such as these.

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Why Lodestar

In the end, it's really very simple: We all need a deeper bench.

That's why I founded Lodestar.

Surgeon

Burnout, Vicarious Trauma and Moral Injury

Physicians are smart, tough, durable, resourceful people.  If there was a way to MacGyver themselves out of this situation by working harder, smarter, or differently, they would have done it already.

-- Talbot & Dean, STAT 7.18

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Meet Dr. Sarraf

Everyone is experiencing the caustic stress of these times differently, but our baseline emotions are the same: shock, fear, resolve, outrage, disbelief, exhaustion and, ultimately, grief.   

 

No one - especially those in the field of medicine - is escaping this unscathed.  The pain is universal. 

 

We all need some extra tools right now

Kemia Sarraf, MD, MPH, RCC, TIPC

The Lodestar Team

People across professions were hurting and harmed even prior to the last two years of pandemic pain, violence, and isolation. 

This is a time of tremendous change AND enormous opportunity.

 

Lodestar professionals are here to help you navigate, whether you need:

  • Coaches with subspecialty skills to help you navigate, restore your compass, and set and achieve professional and personal goals; 

  • Facilitated coaching groups to connect and expand your outlook;

  • Expert facilitators with expertise in Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion;

  • Advanced coach training opportunities to expand your coaching practice;

  • Connection within a group of trauma-responsive coaching professionals

 

Lodestar has a place - and a specialist - for you.