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About Coach Kiki

A Bit About Me

Hi, I’m Coach Kiki. My real name is Kealah (KEY-la) Parkinson, & I’m a Communications Coach who loves big brains & wide words. I was once painfully shy, but now I host a podcast, speak to large audiences, & train others in how to “Speak your truth with confidence.”

If you struggle with imposter syndrome, let me tell you: I HAVE BEEN THERE. I use all the tools I teach. My clients say my coaching is relatable and supportive.

My coaching philosophy is simple: When you are confident, focused & authentic with your message, you are a magnet to those you wish to attract.

If you’d like more focus & confidence in your life, let me help you learn to change your brain & gain self-acceptance, so you can truly be happy & successful. Stop being nervous & start being the sophisticated success story that most people already think you are! Let me show you how to speak your truth & stand in your truth—now.

I have 25 years of experience in the communications industry and over 10 years in private coaching practice. I was formally trained in journalism at Ball State University & interned at Redbook Magazine before moving on to corporate production. There I worked as a creative producer, speechwriter & speech coach for Fortune 500 companies like Abbott Laboratories, AstraZeneca & Cisco Systems. I opened my coaching practice in the Chicago area in 2008.

In 2011, I co-authored The Partner’s Guide to Asperger Syndrome with Susan J. Moreno & Marci Wheeler, (Jessica Kingsley Press). Prior to that, I created an e-workbook, Speak Your Truth: How to Say What You Mean to Get What You Want (Lamp Post Press, 2010). I am currently writing a third book, 365 Days of Mood Tools, that I’m really excited to bring into the world.


  • Trained Hypnotherapist
  • Student of The Divine Reveal Hypnotherapy (certificate est. 2021)
  • NLP Practitioner
  • Toastmasters International Advanced Communicator
  • Level Two Reiki Master Healer

I draw from these specialized techniques & my own continuous research in brain development to teach sophisticated, brain-changing exercises that you can use in simple, classic ways to become the confident, authentic & brave success story that most people already think you are.

Whether you are a parent, business professional or both, you can speak your truth & stand in your truth with confidence. Let Communications Coaching with Coach Kiki support you on your journey.

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