The Founder Coach

I’m a trained psychotherapist who’s supported thousands of the world’s best startup founders as Y Combinator’s first and only founder coach.

If you’re a founder looking to scale yourself, I can help.


Trained at Y Combinator

I’ve worked with thousands of startup founders as Y Combinator’s Batch Director and in-house coach. I know what’s normal (and what isn’t) about starting a startup and I use this context to guide my clients.

Trained Psychotherapist

Many coaches are certified in a weekend. I have a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from the Wright Institute and have provided over 3,000 hours of psychotherapy to clients under the supervision of a licensed professional.

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Leadership – Today

This is an adaptation of an email I sent to my clients on June 2, 2020 (and a subsequent Bookface…

The Difference Between Coaching and Therapy

It’s no longer a secret that running a startup is emotionally excruciating. While it may have been anathema for a…



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