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Coach Tanishia


Tanishia A. Johnson is a Spiritual Life Coach and Transformational Speaker who believes that in order to fully live our divine purpose, we must know who we are. This requires knowing who God is within and doing our work with self-love. Becoming a teen mother at 16 years old, flexed more of her resilience; knowing that God had called her to do incredible work. She felt further moved to trailblaze given her less than supportive high school counselor who told her trade schools would be her best and only option even after she expressed her desire to attend college. She graduated high school, on time, with honors, receiving a scholarship award to support her vision. She became the first in her family to graduate from college with her Bachelor's in Psychology and Master's in Counseling, both from The College at Brockport. She moved on to a stellar career as School Counselor for over 13 years, supporting diverse K-12 students and families across urban school districts and dedicating specialized supportive services to expectant and parenting students. She shares her story of struggle, hope, and success as contributing author in the book: The Journey of a Teenage Mother. Her commitment to supporting students continued through her decade of service as a Professor supporting first-year students at the community college level. 

She founded Beyond This Month Life Coaching and Business Consulting LLC in 2013 to support individuals and organizations looking to discover and create purposeful visions. She is a Certified Spiritual Life Coach; a graduate of the Inner Visions Institute for Spiritual Development, founded by, one of her Spiritual Teachers, Iyanla Vanzant. 


Tanishia’s volunteerism shows her dedication and love for humanity. She is trained in African-Centered Rites of Passage and is a member of The Black Women’s Leadership Forum. She is a member of the community-conscious, action-oriented international organization, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority,  Incorporated, and a founding charter member of the Delta Alpha Gamma Zeta Chapter. She is also an active member of the Phoenix (AZ) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated. Tanishia's exemplary professional and volunteer work has allowed her to receive various awards and recognition: profiled in the Democrat and Chronicle as a "Woman to Watch" and featured in BreakThru Magazine as one of ten women in Rochester, NY making history. Tanishia has received several awards for community service, advocating pay equity for women, empowering women, and supporting youth and families.  


As Co-Founder of LOVE Marriage Ministries, Tanishia and her beloved husband, Cory, counsel couples and facilitate workshops while providing a platform to support and reflect positive images of black and brown marriages and families. They are also Marriage Ministry Small Group Leaders at their church home, Faith Christian Center.


A devoted woman of God, Tanishia credits her faith being the foundation of all matters in life. Recently relocated to Chandler, Arizona, Tanishia is working with clients across the country as she continues to build her living vision in her new corner of the world.

Her greatest pride and joy are her 21-year marriage to her beloved husband and mother to their five purpose-driven children. 

Getting to know Coach Tanishia

Let go and open your heart to the possibility that there is something great waiting for you. ~Iyanla Vanzant 

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