Domenica "Nicki" Gorini

NickiNicki is a Life Coach, specializing in personal development, performance and leadership coaching. In addition to Stepping Stone Coaching, Nicki has taught coaches in training at the prestigious Accomplishment Coaching Coaches Training Program in San Diego, CA. Through Accomplishment Coaching, she had to unique opportunity to provide professional coaching and training to human resources professionals at the United Nations Family Population Fund (UNFPA).

Nicki has worked with individual entrepreneurs as well as both small and large organizations, including real estate agencies, health care staffing start ups, law firms and medical device companies. She was the Coach in Residence at Premier Fitness Camp at La Costa Resort and Spa working with people from all over the world on their over all health and wellness. Nicki has delivered coaching for Bridgepoint Education’s leadership development programs, working with staff at a various levels including high potential individual contributors, managers, directors, and vice presidents. As Talent Development Program Manager at Bridgepoint Education, Nicki designed and facilitated leadership development programs to the organization.

Nicki holds the credential of a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coach Federation. She is also certified in DiSC (behavioral styles), Emotional Intelligence, and InsideOut Coaching (Performance Based Coaching). Nicki has also been trained in Gallup’s Strength based leadership programs.

As a coach, she is passionate about facilitating growth and transformation in her clients’ lives. She believes human beings want to shine their hearts and their unique talents and strengths. Her philosophy is that we are all sharing the human experience as a collective whole to expand and inspire one another. She brings humility, grace, and a tough love approach to her clients holding them to their highest and greatest potential while lovingly shining a light during the difficult parts of the journey. Nicki walks along side you as you come home to yourself and realize¬†the magnificence in being the¬†co-creator of your life.

Nicki earned a BA in English Literature and a minor in Theater Arts from the University of New Hampshire. She is a graduate of the Accomplishment Coaching Coaches Training Program, where she earned her certification. Prior to coaching, Nicki’s professional experience includes serving as Deputy Press Secretary for the Pennsylvania State Treasurer.

Originally from the East Coast, Nicki loves calling San Diego home. She readily enjoys the beauty and outdoors of Southern California as well as adding a new National Park to her travel list each year. There is so much beauty and wonder to experience and she is determined to create that not only in her life, but in the lives of her clients. 

Nicki will work in a client-specific way that best serves each client.
Some of the results she has seen achieved include:
  • Successful career changes and transitions
  • Breaking personal sales records
  • 900% increase in revenue
  • 20-60 lbs. of weight loss
  • Vision for lifetime goals
  • An over-all increase in fun, fulfillment and satisfaction, balance, personal peace, and joy
  • Relationships that are fulfilling and meaningful
  • Increase in well-being and balance
  • Reduction in anxiety and depression
  • Work satisfaction and productivity
  • Self-actualization, knowledge, and acceptance