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our team is built for brainsavvy success — and an integrative approach

Cherie Dikelsky, ACC, ECPC is a success coach and trusted pathfinding partner to creators, transformers and thought leaders whose visions thrive on scope of mind.


As founder and principal coach at Hemispheres, Cherie's love of whole-brain science first took root in the field of human-centered innovation, but it was a decade-long journey through brain injury that truly cultivated her passion for brainsavvy. Today, her whole-brain framework helps clients transform uncertainties into creative, vital spaces where the mind and neuroplastic brain can join forces. In these spaces, clients discover the scope of their minds and expand their scope of discoverable pathways and resources.

Cherie Dikelsky, ACC

 (principal coach)

Cherie is a certified member of the International Coaching Federation (ACC) and an Erickson Certified Professional Coach (ECPC). Her background includes more than two decades of distinguished service in innovation thought leadership and transformation practice. She has served on advisory boards for award-winning frameworks and designed breakthrough transformation programs for national and global organizations, including the US Federal Reserve System, the American Medical Association, and the American Hospital Association.  


Cherie is a member of the Mindsight Institute and the Global Association of Interpersonal Neurobiology Studies. She earned her undergraduate degree from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts (BFA) and in her spare time, sponsors arts & culture advocacy initiatives, including the Burton E Dikelsky Memorial Access to Arts Program at the Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University, for which she is the founding director. (Want to support cultural progress through arts in education? Donate here!)

Maia Bielak, LMT, RYT

maia (partner coach)

Maia Bielak, LMT, RYT is a partner coach who provides trauma-informed support to individual and group clients in our coaching program. Her compassionate approach to mind-body inquiry helps our clients to discover organic pathways to nervous system calm by harnessing the power of neuroplasticity for integrative healing and evolution. 


Maia's background includes more than 20 years in interdisciplinary wellness, including trauma-informed somatic inquiry and coaching, polyvagal theory, and master-level practice in therapeutic arts.  She has served as a practice leader for world-renowned mind-body programs—including training and leadership for ~100 practitioners at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health—and continues to serve as a trusted advisor to community organizations on the subject of wellness integrations.

Maia holds numerous certifications in mind-body integration, narrative medicine and somatics, including meditation and yoga certifications. She holds a certificate of advanced learning in Somatic Experiencing from Somatic Experiencing International and is an ongoing student of interpersonal neurobiology at the Mindsight Institute. Maia earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Ohio University.  


In addition to her work as a wellness practitioner, Maia's practice as a Medicine Artist includes numerous privately sponsored and community-based projects, from large-scale art installations to children’s art and wellness education programs. 


Rosa Parks

“I will no longer act as if I were less than the whole person I know myself inwardly to be."

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