Meet Our Life Coaches

We are Excited to Work With You!

We at Atlas Life work hard to hire staff that are dedicated to the personal growth of our students.  An essential ingredient to our success is the positive and supportive culture that is created within all of our locations.  

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Johnny Tock MS LMHC

Executive Director of Atlas Spain 

Johnny is a licensed professional counselor with over 15 years of experience working within a variety of therapeutic environments, including a treatment program specifically focused on internet and video game addiction, a therapeutic boarding school, group homes, a wilderness program, community mental health facilities, and a high school directly affected by trauma. 

 

Johnny is excited to use his experience to support students through self discovery and future planning. 

Leanna Woodley CLC
Cultural Coordinator

Leanna is a professional writer and actor with an extensive background in arts and education with over fifteen years in various aspects of the entertainment industry. As well, she is an experienced teacher, including drama and scriptwriting.  Leanna also co-founded the nonprofit Youth Unplugged, helping children learn technology balance through outdoor play and a balanced, healthy lifestyle and is a trained and certified life coach.  

Mylis Post 
Mentor and Life Coach

Mylis graduated from Pace University in 2018 with degrees in Communication Studies and Psychology.

During her time with Pacia Life in Boston, MA, Mylis pushed herself personally and professionally by becoming DBT skills certified. With her newfound interest in DBT, she enrolled as a graduate student in San Diego State University’s Psychiatric Rehabilitation program. 

When Mylis is not in class, studying, or working, she loves to take care of her Siberian Husky, Maya. She also enjoys beach volleyball, hiking, discovering new music, and spending time with her friends

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Jose Rodriguez Acevedo
Mentor and Life Coach

Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Jose teaches Spanish to students wanting to study Spanish as a second language.  Jose is very gifted in creative writing and painting. 

Jose loves the study of positive psychology and training the mind to get real-life results.  

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Randy Oakley

 

Gap Coach

As a visionary who works with high-end executives but has a strong passion for young adults, Randy coaches young adults to not only explore their potential but to bring reliable results to their combined need to think both traditionally and “out-of-the-box” as entrepreneurs. 

With international living and global business relationships his resources, Randy brings successful ventures to programs that produce thriving global citizens. Randy’s personal experiences traveling and living abroad have created a strong passion for young adults to do GAP year, internships, and service missions in conjunction with  traditional education.

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Lara Oakley

Gap Coach

Lara brings previous expertise from wilderness therapy, real estate, finance, and behavioral health industries, designing and delivering successful programs in management development, team building, communications, and customer service. Her past work has provided the perfect foundation for meeting the strategic needs of Atlas Life. 

Lara is an experienced leader who advocates passionately for young adults.  She helps them discover their most authentic, vibrant, and fulfilling lives, not only realizing their dreams but savoring the journey along the way.