I love feeling an initial spark and forging deep and lasting connections that result in the blossoming of each individual and the relationship itself.
— Emily Mitnick, founder of EHM | Coaching


Emily is an ICF-certified leadership coach, strategist and creative who values authenticity, effective communication rooted in emotional intelligence, community, truth-seeking and connectedness. She started EHM | Coaching (originally EHM | Brand+) in 2016 to offer brand-focused consulting and coaching for startups, and soon after made the decision to add self-leadership and career coaching for creatives and individuals who hold creativity as a core value to her service offerings. In the workplace and beyond, Emily is incredibly passionate about elevating and fostering a culture of women supporting women.

As a coach, Emily utilizes Level 3 and Level 4 listening, powerful questioning, trust-building and empathy to help clients address challenges in a way that is deeply personal and tailored to them, which allows them to create solutions that are meaningful and sustainable. As a champion of holistic wellbeing, Emily holds a safe, nourishing space for clients to creatively explore their full experience of self - body, mind and spirit. She wholeheartedly hopes for long-term harmonious existence based on every single person being able to live a life of fierce truth without fear.

As a consultant focused on foundational brand strategy, Emily taps into her robust design background to employ principles of design thinking, systems thinking and user experience design research when working with clients. She enjoys using visual tools and interactive exercises to amplify dynamic, creative thinking and problem-solving. 

Prior to jumping into the entrepreneurship pool, Emily shared her talents as a design strategist at a global design giant, an urban planner at a large university and an independent visual brand consultant. 

Emily is recognized as an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) by the International Coach Federation (ICF) and holds a certificate in Leadership Coaching for Organizational Performance from Philosophy IB's ICF-accredited program at American University, a Master's Degree from the University of Pennsylvania (MCP, School of Design) and Bachelor of Arts from Northwestern University (BA, cum laude).

When she's not working, Emily might be found:
a) practicing, teaching or talking about yoga
b) curating mindful community gatherings
c) playing the guitar or harmonium
d) making friends at a coffee shop (decaf, please)