About Carista Luminare, Ph.D. and Lion Goodman

Carista Luminare, Ph.D., is President of Luminary Leadership Institute, a consulting firm dedicated to bringing leaders of businesses and organizations into alignment with their highest virtues and their True Self. She has 30 years experience as a consultant, counselor and coach to executives, entrepreneurs, individuals and organizations. Her powerful, life-changing programs bring participants into direct experience and embodiment of their True Self. She has developed a comprehensive holistic parenting methodology, a financial program redefining security and wealth from the inside out, and LLI’s leading-edge evolutionary leadership program.

After graduating from Harvard University in Psychology and Social Relations in 1978, Carista pioneered educational programs focused on the integration of the personality and soul. In her private healing practice, she integrates her lifelong research on childhood attachment, and how our early bonding patterns with our parents profoundly affect our primary adult relationship dynamics. Carista is the author of the groundbreaking book, Parenting Begins Before Conception. She has lectured throughout the United States at conferences, hospitals, and universities, and has been featured in a variety of international media.


Lion Goodman is CEO of Luminary Leadership Institute . He has 35 years experience as an executive coach, counselor, and healer. In 1984, he founded The Goodman Group , an executive search and consulting firm which served more than 250 companies and C-suite executives during its 18-year history. He has coached business owners, coaches, technology executives, and change agents around the world.

Lion is the creator of The Clear Beliefs Process , a proprietary methodology for shifting beliefs at the core of the psyche, which he has taught to hundreds of coaches and therapists internationally. He served as Director of Men’s Programs at The Shift Network , an Internet-based educational organization, where he created programs with more than 20,000 participants. Lion has taught workshops and trainings across the U.S. and Europe. His writings have been widely published, and he is the author of three books: Creating on Purpose; Menlightenment: A Book for Awakening Men; and Clear Your Beliefs.