Leia Francisco


Leia Francisco, MA,CJF, is a Board Certified Coach who specializes in life and work transitions. Leia’s blended career includes teaching college writing and authoring the textbooks, Common Sense Writing and Crossroads. As a policy director for women’s initiatives in the Washington, D.C. area, for 20 years, she served as a master trainer, coach and leader for women, especially in career management. After starting her coaching business in 2002, she became a Certified Applied Poetry Facilitator and Certified Journal Facilitator and wrote the guide, Writing through Transitions. Leia leads classes and webinars on writing and transitions as well independent study in coaching and transitions. She is core faculty for this program.

Classes Taught with the Therapeutic Writing Institute:
  • Adams Trilogy
  • Writing Through Transitions
  • Writing and Healing
  • Coaching Applications of Journal Writing