Life Esteem

  Dr. Cathy Chargualaf, CSC, Ph.D. (626) 893-0340

Dr. Cathy Chargualaf

     Dr. Cathy Chargualaf  is a Change Management Professional, Integrative Health/Lifestyle Coach, author, and owner and founder of Life Esteem.  She received her Ph.D. in Metaphysical Humanistic Science, Summa Cum Laude, specializing in Spiritual Counseling and Transpersonal Coaching.  


     She attained certifications in Counseling for Addiction-Based Relationships, Prosci Change Management, and HeartMath® Stress, Anxiety, and Self-Regulation Clinical PractitionerDr. Chargualaf is also a credentialed Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®) Practitioner, HeartMath® Building Personal Resilience Coach and Mentor, HeartMath® Stress & Well-Being Assessment facilitator, licensed facilitator of California Psychological Inventory™ (CPI™), CPI 260 Leadership Assessment, and several other performance instruments.

Dr. Chargualaf promotes self-care that brings about self-discovery and personal change to awaken a meaningful life and existence.  She partners with nonprofit or for-profit organizations, including schools, community and social-service agencies, government institutions, and hospitals to provide a broad range of wellness programs for adults, teens, youth, and children. 

Experience, involvement, and recognition in the community

Dr. Cathy Chargualaf has been involvement in the helping individuals improve communication, interpersonal skills, self-acceptance, self-esteem, change self-defeating behaviors/habits, better express and manage emotions, and self-development for over two decades. 

California State Certified Counselor for the Orange County Sexual Assault Network

Anaheim’s Community Services Program California State Certified Rape Hot Line Counselor

Counselor for the Hugh O'Brian Youth Foundation - Youth Leadership Program Lead

California State University of Fullerton, Instructor

Honored, in 2016, by the Women of Distinction Magazine as one of the top ten women in the Health and Wellness industry. 
Honored, in 2015-2016, by the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) as a member of the VIP Woman of the Year Circle. 
Honored, in 2013/2014, by the National Association of Professional Women as Professional Women of the Year.
Honored, in 2014, by the Institute of Metaphysical Humanistic Science with the Empower the Spirit Award for her life and work that exemplified the empowerment of others, especially children.  
Honored, in 1999, by the YWCA of Greater Los Angeles, for her contribution to the community for her program, Life Esteem™.  
Honored, in 1997, by the Los Angeles Commerce for Women for bringing innovative ideas in an organization dealing with constant change. 

Founding member of the Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP), Change Management Professional Governance and Standards Team Lead.

Member of the American Holistic Health Association 

She also developed a Public Access TV Talk Show for teens on building self-worth and diversity, taught advanced communication and Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) skills to the Psychology Department at California State University of Riverside, stress management, strategies for relaxing, communications, and peak performance skills at Mt. San Jacinto College, and computer software skills for California State University of Fullerton.
Dr. Chargualaf is Certified as a HeartMath® Clinical Practitioner for Stress, Anxiety, and Self-Regulation, HeartMath® Trainer/Coach for Building Personal Resilience and facilitating the Stress & Well-Being.  She is also certified by the International Association for Health Coaches. 

Author of the following books:

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Guest speaker on STRESS and CANCER: The key to emotional healing 

Balbo Press

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