Jillian is responsible for developing the coaching curriculum for Wright’s programs & has organized, presented & facilitated numerous workshops & trainings on Social and Emotional Intelligence.
Jillian Eichel (BA, MA, M.Ed.) coaches people to get off auto-pilot and take the steps needed to emerge from habitual ways of being to becoming fully present and engaged in your personal and professional life.
She helps people get off auto-pilot and get into their lives. Using individual coaching sessions, group coaching, weekend workshops and evening seminars, she coaches people in Wright’s proven process of transformation, empowering them to appreciate and use the wisdom of their emotions, and to teach them tools to increase their consciousness and make the shifts and changes they want in their lives.
Jillian helps her clients transform their lives through the use of tools, techniques, and theories from past and current psychologists, philosophers and educators. She strives to educate and train herself in the most effective and powerful methods of personal growth. Jillian is in charge of programs and coaching at the Wright Foundation and was on the original team who developed the Wright Graduate University’s Coaching Curriculum, and is one of the senior coaches in the Year of Transformation program.
“The most enjoyable aspect of my job is bearing witness to hundreds of people attending our weekend trainings transforming from creatures of hard-willed habit into open-hearted beings authoring their lives!”
Jillian earned her M.A. in Transformational Leadership and Coaching from Wright Graduate University, her M.Ed. in Community Counseling from Loyola University, and her B.A. in Psychology and English Literature from Northwestern University. She holds specialized training in dynamic breath work.
“I can dance like a mother!”
“I gotta lot of livin’ to do before I die…I ain’t got no time to waste.” – Nina Simone
“Be committed and want anything but a 9-5 job! Be ready to experience and have others see your greatest flaws and encourage you to really be the best you can be…very seriously.”
“Barbara Streisand AND Neil Diamond’s Christmas albums!”
“I don’t like to cheer against sports teams. If I ever happen to watch a sports game, I am happy to cheer for whoever scores and feel for whoever loses. It’s the sport of empathy I play!”