Kimile Pendleton, A full time professional Life Coach & Mediator for over 26 years, has coached over 12,500 people & mediated over 1200 cases. Kimile is known for her ability to resolve emotionally charged and complex cases and get right to the heart of the matter. She is a gifted peacemaker and is known for her tough love approach. Kimile’s practice includes one-on-one coaching, couple coaching, family mediation and communication skills training.
Kimile has been spotlighted on the Dr. Phil show for her mediation and coaching skills with Dr. Phil’s guests and her local clients. For 6 years Kimile has been a regular guest on Good Things Utah and the Daily Dish, where she helps families deal with all types of relationship issues. Channel 4 has labeled her their “Relationship Expert.” She has trained over 45 coaches and has founded the non-profit Heal the Family which was established for families to be able to heal through difficult life experiences such as death, divorce, military absence and all other family dynamics that challenge families today. Kimile provides a recipe for successful relationships and creates a positive impact on the future of families.
Kimile was in the first graduating class of Paralegals in 1985 from Utah Valley College and worked for numerous law firms for 5 years. Among the law firms she worked for are Kent Rogers & Associates, Newport Beach, CA. Strong & Hanni, SLC, UT. Littlefield & Peterson, SLC, UT. Cohne, Rappaport & Segal, SLC, UT. She was also the first paralegal hired at Salt Lake County.
Kimile continued her studies at BYU and the University of Utah in communications. Starting in 1989 she worked for 5 years as a Senior Coach and as a seminar leader for Power Leadership and became a trainer for Covey Leadership in 1993 where she led seminars teaching the 7-Habits for Highly Effective People and Time Management until 1997. Kimile started her own company in 1999 called Kimile Communications where she focused on coaching families to achieve harmonious relationships and she added mediation to her services in 2005. Kimile founded Heal the Family non-profit in 2009 and has provided free services for thousands of children who are struggling with death, divorce or any other challenging life experience.
Kimile has the following certifications: Paralegal Certification. Power Leadership I, II, & III Life Coaching certification, 7-Habits Trainer Certification. QII Time Management Trainer Certification. Principle Centered Leadership and Quality Trainer Certification. Basic Mediation Training, Domestic Mediation Training, Domestic Law Review, Domestic Violence Mediation Training from the Utah Dispute Resolution Community Mediation Services. Landmark Education Certification as a Team Management Leadership Program Manager, Introduction Leader Certification, and has performed thousands of volunteer hours helping families with loss since October 2009.
Kimile published her first book in September, 2014 and it is titled: Re-Framing Your Life A Guide to Becoming Invincible. Re-Framing Your Life is a liberating guide to anyone who feels trapped by life circumstances, bad breaks, unproductive relationships, difficult family matrices, or their own past. In easy-to-read and case-study-filled chapters, Kimile explains her method of transforming relationships and healing life wounds.
Kimile has developed her expertise of intuiting and transforming emotional wounds within individuals & couples. She helps people discover many of their inherited templates for interpreting and living life. Changing these frames fosters immediate and dramatic positive change for the better. This is what Kimile loves to do as it is truly her life’s purpose to heal people.