Founder and CEO of Cognitive Performance

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Each one of us has a deep desire to contribute to life. We strive to bring forth our unique internal calling of who we are into fruition. And…the good new is…there is no one like you!

As professionals, we of us have an in-depth knowledge of expertise that is begging to be maximized and shared. Whether you are a CEO of a multi-million dollar company or someone searching for their internal voice and “soul” purpose, I am confident I help.

My gift is to understand your genius quickly and get you to take the actions needed to get you what you want out of your life.

Like you, my family of origin, my circumstances, and my actions created where I am today. My investigation of “WHY” led me to seek advanced business education degrees and professional certifications in coaching and mindfulness. Each layer has allowed me to expand my talent exponentially. With confidence, I confess I can narrow in on where you are, where you need to make changes to improve or maximize your current circumstances quickly. I want the best for you – By you being fully amazing, we will all benefit!


  • B.A. in Business Management and MBA in Ethics and Leadership from the prestigious Mills College, Lorry Lokey School of Business.
  • Certified Unified Mindfulness Coach
  • Certified in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) from the Beckman Institute
  • Certified Neurocoach by NeurocoachPro, Robert Waldman, Executive MBA Faculty, College of Business Loyola Marymount University
  • 20 years in high-tech corporate and healthcare marketing leadership, and entrepreneurial expertise 

Personal Mission:

  • Transform the pain of loss and trauma to a life of gratitude and purpose.
  • Make each new day a personal masterpiece of meaningful pursuits.
  • Ensure the education of conflict resolution is easily understood and available in all aspects of the work-life ecosystem.
  • Redouble efforts at understanding the fundamental principles and practices that promote health, wisdom, inspiration, and happiness.
  • Teach and guide my clients to achieve an unmistakable lasting transformation.


Professional Bio:

Bernadette brings her clients more than 25 years of business acumen working with Fortune 500 firms (Meridian Systems/Trimble, GMAC) and industry expertise which includes high-tech, construction, healthcare, and the non-profit environment. Her entrepreneurial expertise as CEO of a wellness center and marketing consulting firm adds to her leadership expertise. Bernadette holds a B.A. in Business Management, and an MBA in Ethics and Leadership from the prestigious Mills College, Lorry Lokey School of Business. She is certified in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) from the Beckman Institute, holds a Neurocoach certification by Mark Robert Waldman, Executive MBA Faculty, College of Business Loyola Marymount University, and is a Unified Mindfulness instructor.

With this working foundation in both business operations and the science of coaching, Bernadette brings her clients the skills to provide fast, effective change and transformation. She is also a writer, speaker and finds joy and balance in her life-long practice of yoga and meditation. Along with her application of integrative health disciplines, and the inextricable linkage between mind, body, and spirit her dedication to her client’s promises to ignite the brain’s drive system gives us the cognitive wellness desired.

About Cognitive Performance

I provide Transformational Professional Coaching based on scientific principles of neuropsychology and neuroscience. My programs aid individuals and organizations in removing emotional and intellectual barriers

My detailed programs help you conquer obstacles that impede progress toward the life you desire. Career paths, relationships, and life trajectory can be altered positively with just a few hours a week of concentration on formulating change.

About NeuroCoaching

Cognitive Performance incorporates science-based benefits of mindfulness, compassionate communication, cognitive behavior therapy, tested Leadership philosophies, and other methods to provide rapid results.

The foundation of NeuroCoaching is based on a neuroscience protocol developed at the University of Pennsylvania, Jefferson University in Philadelphia, and Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.

About Unified Mindfulness

Unified Mindfulness is a system of meditation that’s easily researchable by science, with clear terminology and rigorous precision around concepts and procedures. A direct result of this research and precision is that the process of learning and teaching mindfulness has been thoroughly systemized in a way that makes it accessible to anyone interested.

The U.M. system is used by leading institutions like Harvard and Carnegie Mellon for their research on meditation.

Cognitive Performance Advisory Team

International renown medical and coaching specialists

I am excited to introduce my expert team of medical and business professionals who contribute knowledge to the Cognitive Performance programs.

Mark Robert Waldman

Executive MBA Faculty at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California

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Client Testimonials

Robin W

Robin W

Business Owner, Le Biarritz

Working with Bernadette Wilson was transformational for me personally and my team. She listened and helped the team clearly identify the challenges we were having. Bernadette knew how to quickly understand our challenges, and effectively turn them into structured solutions. We learned how mindfulness can be applied to reduce errors and lessen the impact of job stress. As our group dynamic is now one of more collaboration and trust. Bernadette is a gifted executive coach and leader.


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