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meet the founder

our chief want in life is someone who will make us do what we can."  (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Cherie Dikelsky, ACC, ECPC is a trusted pathfinding partner to visionaries whose success thrives on their scope of mind.


As the founder and principal success coach at Hemispheres, Cherie has devoted over two decades to the study and development of thinking and behavior frameworks. Her journey, which began in behavior design, was profoundly influenced by an experience with brain injury that turned her passion for brainsavvy into a calling. Today, Cherie helps clients use coaching to transform their uncertainties into creative, vital spaces where the mind and the neuroplastic brain join forces, revealing and expanding their discoverable pathways and resources.

Cherie Dikelsky, ACC


Cherie's background includes more than two decades of distinguished service in transformation thought leadership and practice. She has served on advisory boards for award-winning behavior design frameworks and led breakthrough transformation programs for national and global organizations, including the US Federal Reserve System, the American Medical Association, and the American Hospital Association.  


In addition to her work as a coach, she is a committed advocate for brainsavvy as a path social justice and cultural progress. She currently serves on the Board of Directors at the Global Association for Interpersonal Neurobiology (GAINS) and in her spare time, she provides pro bono coaching and advisory for social and cultural advocacy programs.  Cherie is a certified member of the International Coaching Federation (ACC), an Erickson Certified Professional Coach (ECPC), and a member of the Mindsight Institute's practice community.  She holds a BFA from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.


Maria Montessori

“Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and strength,

use it to create."

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