Our Team

Joyce Odidison, M.A., PCC

Conflict Analyst & Strategist, Wellness Expert & Coach

Founder of the Wellness Improvement System

Joyce Odidison is the world’s leading Interpersonal Wellness experts, speaker, coach, author of several books and the CEO of Interpersonal Wellness Services Inc.& Coaching Institute – a workplace wellness, consulting, coaching, training and business building firm. Joyce has a passion for helping people to work, live and do business well. She is an innovative and dynamic keynote speaker and founder of Manitoba’s first internationally approved coach training program.  More about Joyce


Kim Standeven, ACC

Kim-Standeven2Coach & Facilitator

Kim brings over 10 years of leadership experience in Aviation combined with her professional coaching certification to support those in organizations and with personal clients to live a balanced, fulfilled and purposeful life.

In the past 13 years, Kim has focused on supporting people build their leadership skills through developing mentorship programs and one on one coaching with clients all across Canada. Kim holds the ICF credential of Associate Certified Coach (ACC), bachelor’s degree in Psychology and an HR Management Certificate.  Kim is also a strong facilitator and has facilitated certified coach programs, leadership training, and personal development workshops throughout her career.

Kim’s compassionate, open and supportive style creates an environment for her clients to succeed. Kim has experienced much success in supporting her clients to make positive changes in their life and career.

Kim is also an instructor at the IWS Coaching institute providing leadership coach training, mentoring and support to new coaches. 

Misan Odidison Jr., BA

Program Co-ordinator

Misan is a very organized, warm and compassionate personality. He is excellent at coordinating our team of coaches, students and instructors. As the program coordinator at Interpersonal Wellness Services Inc. Misan is often the first point of contact for students and instructors. He plays a valuable role in ensuring students get the information they need to attend classes on the correct date and time. His broad smile, gentle personality and deep voice help everyone feel welcome and at ease when they visit or call our office. Contact Misan to learn how you can learn coaching skills or how you can work with a coach.

 Our Instructors


Karen Beals

Karen Beals, ACC

Karen is highly adept at coaching individuals and teams to make choices that allow them to create their lives from a place of 100% responsibility Seven years of experience in coaching, training and facilitating. She has led leadership retreats and teams, including locations in Shanghai, China, and the UK. Karen is an Associate Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation.



Merci MiginoMerci Miglino, PCC

Merci offers a unique perspective and understanding of corporate (including hospitality, retail and event planning, legislative government operations and non-profit work cultures.  As an executive and business coach and trainer, Merci supports leaders and managers in creating a self- managed workplace, by leading effective communication to sustain awesome teams. Merci has coached internationally including Europe, Canada, Australia, South America, and Asia.  She serves as Director of Training for ICA, an international coaching training institute.

Merci specializes in Leadership and Communication Skills, Conflict Resolution, Dealing with Difficult People, New Leader Integration, Managing Change and Coaching Skills for Managers. She has also has held diverse leadership and management positions in the NYS Assembly and Senate working with senior staff and high-ranking leadership coordinating with White House and Congressional Leaders. Merci holds a Bachelors Degree in Education. She has also received certification as a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) by the International Coach Federation.

Tanya McGinnityTanya McGinnity, PCC

Tanya brings a wide range of experience to the classroom, having worked in the corporate sector, with leaders in a range of roles. Having worked around the globe in countries such as India, US, France, Malaysia, Philippines, New Zealand, Switzerland, and Spain, in sectors of Professional Services, Financial Services, Information Technology, Pharma and Market Research industries. She has worked with partners in performance with Goldman Sachs, Société Générale, Fidelity, EMC2, Microsoft, Accenture, Roche, KPMG, King, Karen Millen, Oracle and Mason Hayes & Curran.

Tanya is an experienced facilitator of tools such as MBTI (Myer Briggs Type Indicator), FIRO B (Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation), ECR Emotional Capital Report by Rochemartin, Human Needs Psychology and Appreciative Inquiry. Tanya has a BA Hons. from Dublin City University and is a qualified yoga and tai chi instructor and an ICF PCC recognized coach. Tanya lives in Barcelona, coaches online and travels to Dublin regularly for sessions.