Steve Chappell, M.S., E-RYT~Teacher/Consultant

Steve Chappell, M.S., E-RYT, is a teacher, educator, and consultant with a Master of Science Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio; post-graduate work in holistic health from Antioch College and clinical counseling from the University of Dayton; and a certificate in Personal and Life Coaching from Coach University in Steamboat Springs, CO.

Steve offers his professional training and personal experience to help and support you with such life problems and challenges as:

  • Relationship Dynamics
  • Communication & Conflict Resolution
  • Stress Management
  • Grief & Loss
  • Addictions
  • Trauma & PTSD
  • Self-Esteem & Assertiveness
  • Mental & Emotional Health
  • Emotional Management
  • Holistic Health & Healing
  • Physical Fitness
  • Diet & Nutrition
  • Personal Growth & Wellness
  • Life Purpose
  • Spiritual Development

Steve is also a Yoga and Meditation Teacher in private practice. Along with individual teaching and consultation in the above subjects, Steve offers classes and private instruction in the practice of yoga, meditation, and yoga therapy. Please see the Yoga and Meditation page in this website for Steve’s experience and more information.

Be the change you want to see in the world.
~ Gandhi
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
~ George Elliot
An enemy is one whose story we’ve not heard.
~ Gene Knudsen-Hoffman

Day:By Appointment
Date: By Appointment
Time: By Appointment
Location:Executive Building
1250 West Dorothy Lane, Suite 208
Kettering, OH 45409
Fee:Sliding scale based on the principle of Dana (generosity) in which you give from your heart an amount determined by the value of what you believe you have received and/or your ability to pay.
Notes:Teaching and Consultation are also available at your site, over the phone, and Internet. Fees will be higher at your site due to travel and related costs.

Some of the teachers, professionals, institutions, and workshops Steve has studied and trained with are:

Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.-Founder of Imago Relationship Therapy
Helen LaKelly Hunt, Ph.D.-Spiritual Teacher & Activist
Ed Shea, LCSW-Imago Relationship Therapist
Paula Pile, M.A.-Imago Relationship Therapist
Gay Hendricks, Ph.D. & Kathlyn Hendricks, Ph.D.-Psychotherapists
John Bradshaw, M.A.-Psychotherapist
Terry Kellogg, M.A.-Codependency & Addiction Expert
Pia Melody-Addiction & Relationship Authority
Patrick Carnes, Sexual Addiction & Recovery Specialist
Terry Real, LCSW-Psychotherapist
John Gray, Ph.D.-Relationship Counselor
Ellyn Bader, Ph.D.-Couples Therapist
Steven Stosny, Ph.D.-Relationship Consultant
John Van Epp-Psychotherapist
Harriet Lerner-Psychotherapist
David Berenson, M.D.-Creator of the “Map of Emotions”
Michelle Weiner-Davis-Marriage & Family Therapist
Thomas Moore-Psychotherapist & Spiritual Teacher
James Hollis-Jungian Psychoanalyst
Richard Sweeney-Jungian Psychoanalyst
Jerry Ruhl-Jungian Psychotherapist
Robert Moore-Jungian Psychoanayst
Clara Pinkola Estes-Jungian Psychoanalyst
Michel Comforti-Jungian Psychoanalyst
J.Pittman McGeehee, Jungian Psychoanalyst
Jean Shinoda Bolen-Jungian Psychoanalyst
Robert Grant-Trauma Psychotherapist
Brian Weiss-Past Life Therapist
Kate & Joel Feldman-Relationship Psychotherapists/Coaches
Marshall Rosenberg-Founder, Nonviolent Communication
Jeff Brown-Nonviolent Communication Trainer
Ike Lasater-Nonviolent Communication Mediator
Robert Gonzales-Nonviolent Communication Trainer
Carrie Fisher-Mental Health Advocate
Paul Chappell-Peace Leadership Director, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
Smart Marriages Conference
Freedom Farm-Buffalo Dance
The Farm-Spiritual Community
Abode of the Message-Sufi Community
New Vrindaban-ISKCON Intentional
International Society for Krishna
Art of Living Course
Sirius-Intentional Community
Highlands Nature Sanctuary
The Divine Light Mission
Self-Realization Fellowship
Ananda Marga Pracaraka Samgha
Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health:
Sumneytown, PA.,Stockbridge, MA
Kripalu Center: Dayton, Ohio
Kripalu DansKinetics
Siddha Yoga Dham: South Fallsburg, N.Y.,
NYC, Cincinnati, OH, Atlanta, GA, Dayton, OH
Himalayan Institute: Honesdale, PA, & NYC
Your Energy Systems Fitness & Yoga Center
The Hard and The Soft Yoga Institute
Insight Meditation Society
Cambridge Insight Meditation Center
Vipassana Meditation Center
Kwan Um School of Zen
Zen Mountain Monastery
Dai Bosatsu Zendo
Rochester Zen Center
Karma Thegsum Choling-Tibetan Buddhist
Meditation Center
Karma Triyana Dharmachakra-Tibetan Buddist
Meditation Center
Gar Drolma Buddhist Center
New York Open Center
Kundalini Yoga-New York City
Integral Yoga Institute-New York City
Omega Institute for Holistic Studies
The Crossings Retreat Center
Oakwood Retreat Center at Rainbow
Farm-Intentional Spiritual Community of the
Emisarries of Divine Light-Drumming
Hope Springs Institute
Grailville Center
Eupsychia Institute
Holistic Education Network
Association for Research and Enlightenment
(Edgar Cayce’s A.R.E)
The Rhine (Parapsychology) Research Center
Meher (Baba) Spiritual Center
Gurdjieff Society
C.G Jung Society of the Miami Valley
Cincinnati Gestalt Institute
12 Step Programs & Support Groups:
Co-Dependents Anonymous
Emotions Anonymous
Relationships Anonymous
A.R.T.S. Anonymous
Recovering Couples Anonymous
Love Addicts Anonymous
Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous
Debtors Anonymous
Alcoholics Anonymous
Adult Children of Alcoholics
Narcotics Anonymous
Survivor of Suicide Group
Grief Support Group
Art Therapy Group
Jung Dream Group
The Mankind Project/New Warrior Training
Alabama Men’s Gathering
Mentone Men’s Gathering
Minnesota Men’s Conference
The West Michigan Men’s Center-Gathering
of Men
Smart Marriages Conference
The Meadows
Life Healing Center of Santa Fe
EYE-Express Yourself Effectively Speaking
Coach University-Coach Training Program
Compassionate Communication of Central
Ohio/Non-Violent Communication (NVC)
Ohio Academy of Holistic Health
Ayurveda Natural Health Center
Yoga On High-Columbus, OH
Yellow Springs Yoga-Yellow Springs, OH
Yoga Springs Studio-Springfield, OH
Sri Yoga Center-Dayton, OH
Dayton Yoga Community
Dayton Zen Center
Dayton Men’s Group
Dayton IONS (Institute of Noetic Sciences)
Yellow Springs Dharma Center
Where Angels Play-Center for Spiritual
Monday Community Correctional Institute
Hospice of Dayton
Theosophical Society
Yellow Springs Friends Quaker) Meeting
Dances of Universal Peace
West African Dance
Steven Halpern-Inner Peace Music
John Cage-Composer, Music Theorist &
Krishna Dass-Singer of Indian Kirtan-Style
Devotional Music
MC Yogi-Hip Hop Musician and Yogi
Reiki-Usui Shiki Ryoho
United Tae Kwon Do Association
Taekwondo Jidokwan
Dejonghoi Korea Habkido
Korea Taekwondo Association
Kung Fu
Tai Chi & Chi Gong
Young Chi Kim-Taekwondo Karate
Robert Bly-Poet & Men’s Leader
John Lee-Men’s Leader
Sam Keen-Men’s Leader
Joel Feldman & Rudy Peirce-Men’s Leaders
Martin Prechtel-Mayan Shaman
Manuel Flores-Mayan Shaman/Vision Quest
Oscar Miro-Quesada-Peruvian Shaman
Sun Bear-Chippewa/Metis Medicine Man &
Hyemeyohsts Storm-Native American
Artist and Teacher
Lessert Moore-Lakota Spiritual Leader
Rainbow Eagle-Okla-Choctaw Wisdom
Eagle Strong-Sun-Heart-Nipmuc Turtle
Clan Medicine Doctor/Sweat Lodge
Douglass Blue Feather-Native American
Flutist/Sweat Lodge Ceremony
Wild Winds Buffalo Preserve/Sweat Lodge
The Miami Valley Council for Native
American’s Pow Wows
Ram Dass-Spiritual Teacher
Jean Houston-Spiritual Teacher
Marianne Williamson-Spiritual Teacher
Joan Borysenko-Spiritual Teacher
Shirley MacLaine-Spiritual Teacher
Patricia Sun-Spiritual Teacher
Byron Katie-SpiritualTeacher
Ted Andrews-Spiritual Teacher
Deepak Chopra, M.D.- Mind-Body
Medicine Pioneer
Herbert Benson, M.D.-Pioner in
Mind-Body Research
Bernie Siegel, M.D.-Holistic Physician
Stephan Rechtschaffen, M.D.-Cofounder
of the Omega Institute & Author
Joseph Chilton Pearce-Human
Development Teacher
Colin Tipping-Radical Forgiveness Teacher
Lynn McCown-Karmic Astrologer
Jacquelyn Small-Integrative Breathwork
Annette Keenan-Integrative Breathwork
Stanislav Grof-Holotropic Breathwork
Anjali Brannan-Ayurvedic Health
Practitioner & Somatic Trauma Resolution
Seung Sahn/Dae Soen Sa Nim-Korean Zen
Meditation Master
Daniel Terragno Roshi-Zen Meditation
Cheri Huber-Zen Monastery Peace Center
Garchen Rinpoche-Founder & Spiritual
Director of Gar Drolma Buddhist Center
Khenpo Samdup-Spiritual Director &
Dharma Teacher at Gar Drolma Buddhist
Center (Buddhist & Western Concepts
Advanced Study Group)
Khenchen Konchog Gyaltsen
Rinpoche-Tibetan Buddhist Meditation
Tsunma Rinzin Khando-Tibetan Buddhist
Meditation Teacher
Bhante Wellawatte Seelagawesi-Sri Lankan
Meditation Teacher
Jack Kornfield-Buddhist Meditation Teacher
S. N. Goenka-Buddist Meditation Teacher
Larry Rosenberg-Insight Meditation
Christopher Titmus-Insight Meditation
Rebecca Bradshaw-Insight Meditation
Jon Kabat-Zinn-Buddhist Meditation &
Yoga Teacher
John Orr-Buddhist Meditation & Yoga
Michael Donenfeld-Thich Nhat Hanh
Buddhist Meditation Teacher
Ronald D. Siegel, PsyD.-Mindfulness
Meditation Teacher
Abhidhamma Study Retreat-Insight
Meditation Society
Swami Kripalu-Kundalini Yoga Master
Amrit Desai-Yoga Master
Swami Sachidananda-Yoga Teacher &
Spititual Leader
Gurumayi Chidvilasananda-Siddha Yoga
Guru & Spiritual Teacher
Swami Dayananda Saraswati-Advaita
Vedanta Teacher
Pandit Rajmani Tigunait-Spiritual Head of
the Himalayan Institute
B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga Association of
Northern California
Cincinnati Yoga Teachers Association
Judith Hanson Lasater-Iyengar Yoga
Mary Schatz, M.D.-Iyengar Yoga Teacher
Sam Dworkis-Iyengar Yoga Teacher
Ramanand Patel-Iyengar Yoga Teacher
Jean Couch-Iyengar Yoga Teacher
Lorrie Collins-Iyengar Yoga Teacher
Lynne Minton-Iyengar Yoga Teacher
Richard Rosen-Pranayama Teacher
Beryl Bender Birch-Ashtanga/Power Yoga
David Swenson-Ashtanga Yoga Teacher
Matthew Darling-Ashtanga Yoga Teacher
Doug Swenson-Sadhana Yoga Chi Teacher
Bryan Kest-Ashtanga/Power Yoga Teacher
Eric Schiffmann-Yoga Teacher
Angela Farmer & Victor van Kooten-Yoga
Lilias Folan-Yoga Teacher
Rodney Yee-Yoga Teacher
Colleen Saidman-Yoga Teacher
Don Stapleton-Kripalu Yoga Teacher
Rudy Peirce-Kripalu Yoga Teacher
Michael Carroll-Kripalu Yoga Teacher
Lila Lolling-Sivananda Yoga Teacher
Thia Luby-Yoga Teacher
Joyce Beason-Yoga Teacher
Feldenkrais Method
Alexander Technique
Polarity Therapy
Color Therapy
American Vegan Society
Dayton Vegetarian Society
Dayton Macrobiotic Center
Raw Food Meetup
Just Great Foods
Earth Save Cincinnati
Mercy for Animals
Better Health Cooperative-Board Member
Peter J. D’Adamo-Naturopathic Physician
& Health Practitioner
Annemarie Colbin-Natural Gourmet Cook
& Nutrition Teacher
Viktoras Kulvinskas-Healing Arts &
Nutrition Teacher
Michael Greger, M.D.-Clinical Nutrition
Murray Snyder-Macrobiotic Teacher &
Del Sroufe-Chef & Co-Owner of The
Wellness Forum Foods


Steve Chappell is our extraordinary Meditation and Yoga teacher… he is also our Life Coach and personal mentor. He has inspired our personal growth and development and opened new ways of thinking and coping. Wendy and I are forever grateful for Steve.

~ Steve W. and Wendy L.

I agree with Steve and Wendy! Steve Chappell is a tremendous and caring Meditation and Yoga teacher. His Life Coaching is top notch and I, too, am forever grateful for his mentoring. He has changed my life for the better! Thank you, Steve.

~ Barb L.