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Transformational Coach. Mental Performance Consultant. Speaker. “The Artist Whisperer”. Metropolitan Opera Baritone. Award-Winning, Internationally Performing Artist. Ready to help you along your journey to “I Am Enough”.

Meet Nicholas

I help people walk away from their problems and step into a world of possibilities.

Every person possesses an innate capacity for wellbeing and mental health. They also have an innate capacity for confidence, creativity, wisdom, insight, resilience, joy, success, and peace. Some people don’t realize that. Others think they can’t have those things because they aren’t worthy or haven’t worked hard enough. Some just haven’t yet figured out how to connect with them. But they’re always there and available to everyone.

Anxiety, stress, fear, and other similar feelings are a normal part of being human, but they don’t in any way have to restrict someone from living a free and joyful life. There is a future in which people don’t have to control or manage their anxiety, fear, or stress.

I know at times it may seem as if your problems are bigger than you and insurmountable. They look that way to me sometimes, too. But I’ve got great news: There is hope, and there is a way forward. And contrary to what the world often tells us, there’s nothing you really need to do in order to change. But there is something to see, and once you see that, you wake up to your true nature and start living fully unleashed.

I help people from all walks of life wake up to their own inner potential and share that potential in the world. Over the years, I’ve helped people overcome performance anxiety and stage fright, conquer everyday stress and anxiety, find freedom from panic attacks, improve confidence, unleash creativity, navigate career changes and other life decisions, change unwanted habits, improve relationships, sleep better, overcome fears, find peace and healing from trauma, and much more. Whatever your needs and goals, I’m here to help.

Because each person and situation is unique, everything I do is customized to you and your needs and goals. So I’ll always start by listening to you and learning what you’re looking to get out of our work together. Then we’ll explore how to bring your goals to life. Rather than trudging through the mud of problems, our work together is focused on solutions and helping you bridge that gap between where you are now and where you want to be.

My goal is to create a space where you can access the answers and insight you have within you. To achieve that, I’ll help you update your map so you can start navigating your way through life with clearer, more accurate directions. Then we’ll use hypnosis to more easily integrate the insights you get into the parts of your mind where true, lasting change is created. And since I firmly believe that change doesn’t have to be an uphill battle, I’m always looking to keep things simple and enjoyable – so we’ll probably have a lot of fun along the way, too!

Work With Me

I offer three programs to help individuals and groups get the results that matter to them. Read below for more information.


Personal Transformation Coaching

Break free from your fears and challenges and start living life on your terms. Discover who you truly are underneath all the noise of who you try to be.

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Overcoming Performance Anxiety and Stage Fright

Put your fears behind you and start thriving under the brightest lights and the biggest stages…the way you knew you could.

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Residencies and Masterclasses for Organizations

Empower your organization, program, or group with the knowledge needed to get more results in life and career with less effort.

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“I’m so grateful for Nicholas for all he has done for me, for my fellow colleagues and for the future of many young artists out there. I highly recommend his work for anyone looking to “get out of their own way”. Thank you, Nicholas!!”

Sandra Piques Eddy, Mezzo Soprano, Metropolitan Opera

“The day after I finished graduate school, I won the position of Fourth Chair, Second Violin in the St. Louis Symphony. It is the job of my dreams, and though it’s still hard to believe this is all real, I know I can credit much of my audition success to my work with Nicholas. I think it’s a terrible mistake to underestimate the importance of mental training. Take control of your mind with Nicholas. I promise you won’t regret it!”

Andrea Jarrett, Violin, St. Louis Symphony

“This work is a valuable resource to everyone, and Nicholas is a perfect vessel to continue to pass it on; I am beyond grateful to him for having showed me an entire new way to live and work.”

Alexandra Loutsion, Soprano

“While I knew that I had wanted to transform as a player, I didn’t know how much I needed transform as a person first. I can’t recommend this work enough, and I have Nicholas to thank for showing me such a valuable tool that completely transformed every aspect of my life.”

Anna Brumbaugh, Clarinet, Principal Clarinet, Florida Grand Opera Orchestra

“I am a better artist and person because of this work and would highly recommend it to anyone wanting to take their artistry to the next level.”

Deanna Breiwick, Soprano
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If It Ain’t Broke, Why Fix It?

February 13th, 2018|0 Comments

If you’ve followed my work either through my articles here or comments elsewhere online, you’ve probably noticed that I often point people away from using mental techniques and strategies to manage/control their unwanted thoughts/feelings or

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Where does Confidence really come from? Part 2

February 9th, 2018|0 Comments

I n Part 1 of this series, I examined three common places people tend to look for confidence: experience, preparation, and mental techniques. I wrote that while they have some value and

Where does Confidence really come from? Part 1

February 5th, 2018|0 Comments

I recently saw a morning television show in which the host was interviewing a celebrity, asking her,

“You seem like a really confident person. Is that something you were born with, or is it something you found

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How can I help?

Let me know what your goals are. Whether you’re ready to get started, you have a question, or just want to say hi, let’s chat.

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