Joy Rigberg, MEd, MA, CC
Recovery & Life Coach
Certified B.E.S.T. Practitioner

Education + Training

Degrees/Certifications, Endorsements & More

University of Arizona
Bachelor of Arts Degree
General Studies Major with an emphasis in: Communication, Marketing, and Journalism

Northern Arizona University/Phoenix
Post Bac Degree in Elementary Education
Received Elementary Teacher Certification
Received Early Childhood Development Endorsement

Sampere Spanish Language School; Madrid, Spain
Intensive Spanish Language and Grammar Course

University of Phoenix
English as a Second Language (ESL) & Bilingual Language (BLE)
Received ESL/BLE Endorsement

Northern Arizona University/Phoenix
Master’s of Education Degree in Counseling with an emphasis in Human Relations (MEd)

Argosy University/Phoenix
Master’s degree in Professional Counseling (MA)

Current and Diverse Trainings & More

  • Coach Training Alliance (CTACC)
    Life Coach Certification from Coach Training Alliance
  • Certified B.E.S.T. (Bio-Energetic Synchronization Technique) Practitioner, May, 2021 through Morter Health Alliance
  • Certified Spiritual B.E.S.T. Practitioner, November, 2021 through Morter Health Alliance
  • Certified in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, (MBSR) through Metta Lane Mindfulness Academy, December, 2019
  • Mindfulness Fundamentals Training, 2016, with Mindful Schools
  • StoryPlay® and Hypnotherapy with Dr. Joyce C. Mills
  • Blue Heart Body Temple Practice women’s groups and Heart of Courage Depth Mentoring Training Program with Karen Wilson, MC, NCTMB; President & Founder of International Association of Intuitive Entrepreneurs, IAIE
  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) with Arpana Greenwood in Anchorage, Alaska
  • Body-Centered Coaching with Marlena Field, PCC, CPCC
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) training workshop at the Beck Institute in Philadelphia, PA.
  • International Coaching Federation (ICF)
  • Children’s Services Network (CSN) (CSNAZ)
  • Association for Play Therapy (APT) (AZAPT)
  • eWomen Network/Phoenix Chapter

Featured in Life Coach Magazine in the latest article on The Top Life Coaches for Addiction and Recovery, March 2024.

Presented the StoryPlay® Life Skills Enrichment Program at the 2011 Arizona Afterschool Conference
on November 19, 2011.

Presented StoryPlay® in the Classroom at the Play Therapy International (PTI) World Congress in Marrakech, Morocco on 5/20/10.

Volunteer mentor at Phoenix Youth at Risk (PYAR) in the P.A.L.S. program.

Recently quoted in SHEKNOWS; a publication which helps
empower women through articles and discussion related to women’s issues including beauty, relationships
and parenting.

Educational Article in One Planet Magazine on Ensuring a Child’s Success in School.

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