About Dr. Loriana Novoa

Personal & Executive Coach

As an independent consultant specializing in coaching and consulting of professionals and organizations, Dr. Loriana Novoa has been a leader in providing brief, solution-focused consultation grounded on the strengths and resources of the individual, and relationships.  She combines extensive experience and skills related to education, healthcare, and leadership development.  She is particularly experienced in working with professionals striving for balance and excellence in their personal and professional lives.  As a result of her own personal and professional history, Dr. Novoa has broad experience in issues related to culture, diversity, and integration.   In 1993, Loriana founded Axis Behavioral Health, a multi-disciplinary behavioral health group, currently providing adult day care services and continues to serve as its Director.

Loriana has worked in both public and private organizations providing executive assessment and coaching, team-building, and educational and organizational consulting. Her clientele also includes highly successful professional couples addressing work-home balance concerns.

Loriana’s doctorate is from Harvard University in Human Development and Psychology, where she specialized in the developmental and neuropsychological basis of language and learning.  Loriana has been a teaching fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and faculty at Florida International University.  She received advanced training at the University of Miami School of Medicine’s Departments of Neurology and Neuropsychological Sciences and at the Mailman Center for Child Development, Genetics Division.  Her publications have been in the areas of the neuropsychology of talent and bilingualism.  She has received advanced training in coaching and consulting at the College of Executive Coaching and has extensive training and experience in all types of diagnostic testing and assessment.

She is the founder and owner of Novoa-NP Consulting and currently serves as President of the South Florida Charter Chapter of the International Coach Federation. And, most importantly, she is the mother of 5 children between the ages of 17 and 21…


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