Deborah Jane Wells

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Deborah Jane Wells
Deborah Jane Wells
Choose Your Energy: Change Your Life!
3979 Lord Dunmore Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23188-8516
Years in business:
30+ years
Categories: Executive/Leadership Coach, Life Purpose Coach, Personal Growth Coach, Spiritual Life Coach, Writing and Publishing Coach
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Everything we encounter is an opportunity to go backward, stay stuck, or move forward. Here are some of the many resources I offer to help individuals and organizations reclaim their power to turn unexplored possibilities into fulfilling realities and step into their greatness.

By creating a life worth living, you learn the art of living—enjoying the journey. Your own life is your greatest creative work. Begin the exciting journey of falling in love with yourself. Today is neither too soon nor too late!



I help people who are stuck in the “hamster wheel” approach to life. Trapped by fear and the mistaken belief that busy-ness is the same as purpose, they can’t stand the way they’re living, but feel powerless to stop. As we work together, my clients discover what I discovered: when you fall in love with yourself, everything else falls into place, personally and professionally. Choosing love as your core energy changes your perceptions, opportunities, relationships and priorities. You get unstuck, reclaim your personal power and recapture your zest for living, moving yourself forward into a life you love.

Decades in coaching, change management, organization development, human resources, and mixed media artistic expression have honed my business sense, professionalism, creativity, intuition, and communication skills. The result? Practical tools that help you become more insightful, creative, committed, productive, and fulfilled.

You achieve rapid, extraordinary, sustainable results by reconnecting who you are with what you do, a connection often lost through stress and the sheer busy-ness of daily life. Courageous self-awareness and unconditional self-love lead you to honest choices based on priorities that nurture you and those around you on a journey to wholeness.

At each moment, you have inside you all the wisdom you seek to choose your life and your way of showing up. Limiting thoughts, beliefs, and feelings can block you from moving forward. An absence of love and concern for yourself can result in negative head talk that holds you back with discouraging messages about who you are and what you can do.

By listening and caring deeply, I guide you in connecting with your own inner wisdom. We identify the way you’d like to live. We determine what’s blocking you and release you from the hold those blocks have over you—unleashing the positive energy that will fuel you forward. Together we develop a plan to move you closer to your heart’s desire.



“When you fall in love with yourself, everything else falls into place, personally and professionally. When love transforms your relationship with yourself, it can’t help but transform your personal life, your work and the World.”


As a board-certified coach, author and Reiki master teacher, I share hope, possibilities and empowerment with the world. What’s love got to do with minimizing stress and getting unstuck? Everything! My book, Choose Your Energy: Change Your Life! (Hay House/Balboa Press 2013) shares my story and the stories of 10 of my clients along with my signature Discovery Framework.

During my 30 years as an organization transformation consultant, I served as a senior partner in four of the world’s largest, most prestigious global professional services firms. In 2005, I took a five-year sabbatical to find healing and peace because non-stop work had taken its toll. My recovery from burnout, including a sustained 80-pound weight loss and freedom from 10 years of debilitating depression, led to finding my purpose sharing hope, possibilities and empowerment with the world.

Through healing and self-exploration, I discovered that loving yourself unconditionally is the key to transforming your personal life, your work and the world. With attention and intention, I learned to live in alignment with love through a wealth of energy-shifting tools and techniques that help me reduce stress, anxiety and overwhelm by releasing limiting beliefs, emotions and habits.

My books, blog, radio show and signature coaching programs help individuals and organizations harness the transformative energy of love to turn unexplored possibilities into fulfilling realities and step into their greatness. To learn more about my work in the world, visit

For fun, I love singing, reading, sewing, knitting, golfing and movies. I live in Williamsburg, Virginia with my husband, Wilson, and the three coaching cats who manage my life—SiddhaLee, Mortimer and Maisy Jane.


In addition to keynote presentations and completely customized individual coaching programs, I offer structured programs in two CategoriesFoundation and Focus. These structured programs are available in up to four FormatsIndividual Coaching, Group Coaching, Presentations and Workshops—to support different learning styles and fee structures. From time to time, I also make available special offers, such as discounts, FREE bonuses and public service programs.

All programs are built on my book, Choose Your Energy: Change Your Life! (Hay House/Balboa Press 2013), my signature Discovery Framework™ and the principles of Energy Leadership™. They include 24/7 access to the private client area on my website where you can leverage over 40 self-discovery and self-development tools, including a personalized online journal application. When you enroll in an individual or group coaching program, you also have the option to add on an Energy Leadership Index™ Online Assessment and 90-minute individual debrief session for an additional fee.


Life Purpose, Stress Management, Mindfulness, Self-Love, Empowerment, Spirituality, Energy Leadership, Creativity, Wellness, Interpersonal Dynamics, Leadership & Team Building, Organization Transformation, Human Resources, Training & Development, Writing & Publishing, Radio Broadcasting 


  • BCC (Board Certified Coach) from the CCE (Center for Credentialing and Education)
  • PCC (Professional Certified Coach) from the ICF (International Coach Federation)
  • CPC (Certified Professional Coach) from iPEC (The Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching)
  • ELI-MP (Energy Leadership Index™ Master Practitioner) from iPEC (The Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching)
  • Board of Advisors, IAPLC (International Association of Professional Life Coaches)
  • KRMT (Karuna Reiki Master Teacher ) from the International Center for Reiki Training
  • REV/SC (Minister/Spiritual Celebrant) ordained by the Universal Life Church
  • DG (Deeksha Giver) initiated by Rev. Dr. Patricia Keel, a teacher and officiant licensed through Oneness University in Chennai, India.
  • Over 30 years’ experience in Organization Transformation and Human Resources Consulting, including senior partnership in four of the world’s largest and most prestigious global professional services firms
  • Author of Choose Your Energy: Change Your Life!(Hay House/Balboa Press 2013).
  • Weekly Internet talk radio show host of Choose Your Energy: Change Your Life! on the EmPOWERment Channel of VoiceAmerica. 


“Deborah’s ability to get to the core of an issue just takes my breath away. Her insight distills things down to the simple truth—a truth clear enough for you to work with and through. She provides tools to help me navigate and re-connect with my authentic self. Don’t be surprised if you start by focusing in one area of your life, only to make deeper, more profound discoveries and changes in other aspects of your life as well.”  – Cecilia

“I find Deborah’s approach to be unique. Her great advantage is the ability to bring together a strong professional background, a deeply spiritual perspective and a personal character born out of overcoming her own challenges and leveraging her life experiences to support others on their Journeys to Wholeness.” – Lily

“I was referred to Deborah for coaching during a most critical and pivotal time of my career. Instantly I felt at peace and knew I would receive the answers I needed. She immediately helped me see how I was getting in my own way by allowing fear to control me, and gave me practical advice I could put to work right away. Her guidance was clear, on point, and revitalizing. I’m truly blessed to have been given such a gift.” – Holly

“My therapist recommended Deborah’s services when life handed me a few extra helpings of uncertainty with a divorce, a career change and more. Deborah’s loving partnership and insight helped me get off my own incessantly spinning hamster wheel. She helped me discover the abundant power within me and manifest my full potential. With her support, I found the courage to pursue two lifelong dreams: moving to India and writing my first book. Both felt unattainable one year ago today, and yet, with Deborah’s guidance, I’ve begun to live the life I dreamed of. She’s a Life Coach Miracle Worker! I am forever grateful.”  – Janice

“Working with Deborah has been an eye opener! In the past, when I encountered conflict, large or small, I always took it personally and had a hard time letting it go. Through our coaching, it became clear to me that most of what the other person was saying and doing wasn’t really about me, but about the host of life experiences and other variables that person brought to the situation. When Deborah helped me “get curious” about why I was feeling the way I was, I gained a new perspective that greatly reduced my stress. Deborah’s insight, support and honest observations will help you find the answers you seek. I am forever grateful for the knowledge and confidence she helped me discover within myself.” – Rebecca

“The work I did with Deborah continues to change my life. While I have learned many valuable lessons from her, the greatest was the deep insight that is available to me when I listen to and learn from my own inner wisdom. Her intuition, discernment and encouragement have taught me to trust my own intuition—creating new paths and possibilities for my life. One of Deborah’s great gifts is helping others respect and connect with their inner guidance and through that connection, to form a deeper, more meaningful bond with the collective wisdom and energy of all.”  – Ryan

“As an aspiring professional coach, I reached out to Deborah to augment my certification training and help me get focused. She met my objectives and so much more. The most surprising and valuable result of our work together was a significant transformation within myself. Changing so many parts of myself from the inside out really solidified the reason that I want to be a professional coach. The feeling of a deep, personal transformation is so uniquely profound, words cannot come close to fully describing the lasting impact. Deborah helped me rediscover that feeling of hope and endless possibilities inside myself which so inspires me to partner with my clients in doing the same.”  – Mark




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