Joan Menke Butler, MA


“Joan combines skills from both coaching and consulting to offer transformational life coaching, career counseling, entrepreneurial growth, and fulfillment of your highest ambitions.”

Joan Menke Butler, MA is a Life Mastery Consultant and Certified Coach who specializes in delivering proven, reliable, repeatable systems of inevitable transformation through life coaching, career and entrepreneurial growth, and fulfillment of your most desired visions. In a step by step learning process, you decide what is most important to you & what you love, and she works with you on bringing those visions to reality.

Joan also assists you in understanding and moving you to a place in your relationships to assure that your needs and desires met. She helps you live the life you love, both personally and professionally, and have those visions connect in harmony.


She brings 26 years of counseling and twenty years of coaching and consulting experience to give you a depth and breadth of tools that assist in creating and developing your visions into physical reality.

Some areas she specializes in are:

  • Life Coaching
  • Career Coaching
  • Business Coaching
  • Relationship issues
  • Life Transitions (Starting your own business, leaving your current career, starting a new career, divorce, establishing a new relationship, staring a new family, relocation, job loss, retiring)
  • Personal Development and Growth


  • John F. Kennedy University, Orinda, CA
  • MA, Clinical Psychology
  • BA, Psychology

Licenses and Certifications

  • Certified Life Mastery Consultant & DreamBuilder Coach: Brave Thinking Institute
  • Certified Coach: Academy of Coaching Excellence

Additional Training

  • Two years: Mentor Coach Academy, Bethesda, Maryland, Executive and Corporate Program Coach & Consultant
  • LifePartnerQuest Academy, San Jose, CA
  • Facilitators Training (NADSAP), Navy Alcohol & Drug Safety Action Program

Professional Affiliations

International Coach Federation

Assistant Director (2008), Business Network International, San Francisco Bay Area
President (2007), Business Network International, Rivertown Chapter, Petaluma, CA

Brave Thinking Institute

Brave Thinking Institute

California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

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