Victoria Johnson (author, speaker)
Victoria Marlene Johnson
April 20, 1966
Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
|Years active||1992 - present|
|Known for||Spiritual Teacher and new thought leader|
|Children||Jarett Johnson, Jamieson Johnson|
|Awards||7 Times #1 Bestselling Author on Amazon|
Victoria Johnson (born 20 April 1966; Red Deer, Canada) is a Canadian motivational speaker, best selling author, multiple podcast host, business coach, writing (book) coach and addictions counsellor. Johnson is best known as seven times bestselling Amazon author and is often referred to as a spiritual teacher and new thought leader. She facilitates people in their spiritual and professional evolution based on the philosophies of Louise Hay. During her career, Johnson has held executive positions in the corporate world. The position that she holds of Teacher Trainer for Heal Your Life is one of 23 positions worldwide.
Johnson is also the host for two popular podcasts, Heal Your Life Talk Radio Show and Motivational Quotes and Inspirational Life Stories. Her podcasts are heard in over 100 countries. She is an internationally acclaimed business and success coach. Johnson speaks frequently at conferences and industry events on the topics of business, addictions, women empowerment, women in business and other socially relevant topics.
Johnson owns multiple franchises in the medical services field that work with people to overcome their addictions through laser therapy and support. She has been often praised for her conversational style that uplifts and inspires people.
Early life and education
Terry and Pauline Johnson of Valleyview, Alberta adopted Victoria Johnson when she was nine months old. Johnson shared the home with an older sister and a younger brother. Born and brought up on a farm, she attended Harry Gray Primary and Elementary School. Later, in 1978, her family moved to Vernon, British Columbia in 1978 where she attended BX Elementary School.
In 1980, they again moved to Nipawin, Saskatchewan where she went to LP Miller Comprehensive High School. Johnson graduated from Dale Carnegie Leadership, Public Speaking and Coaching Programs. She also pursued multiple coaching and team building programs and is now a certified Addiction Counselor.
Johnson has also completed Public Relations/Image Management course from University of Victoria, a course in Social Media from Camosun College and a course in Urban Land Economics from The University of British Columbia. Victoria Johnson earned her doctorate degree specializing in transpersonal counseling and has an international private practice.
Licenses and certifications
- Heal Your Life Certified Life Coach and Workshop Facilitator
- Certified Pilates Instructor and BCRPA Certified Personal Trainer
- Heal Your Life Teacher Trainer and Coach Trainer
- Managing with Heart and Mind Business Facilitator Training
- Personality Dimensions Facilitator
- Certified Addictions Counsellor
- Daring Leadership - Leaders Rising
- Certified Laser Technician
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Johnson was the General Manager for Macroreal Investments Corp. from 1992 to 2001. After Macroreal Investments, she worked as the executive director for the Corporation of Land Surveyors for the Province of British Columbia from 2001 to 2002.
After leaving the job, Johnson started Rejuvenations Wellness Centre, a day spa that she ran from 2003 to 2015. She sold the venture to focus on her coaching and training career. She is an internationally certified business and success trainer that specializes in managing with heart & mind and Personality Dimensions®. Johnson owns multiple franchises that help people recover from addictions. She had studied under both Debbie Ford (Integrative Coach Breakthrough Shadow Training) and Dr. Robert Holden (Coach Camp and Coaching for Happiness.)
Johnson is the founder of Victoria Johnson Coaching & Training Academy (Heal Your Life Training in Canada). She runs a number of workshops and training programs to offer Workshop Teacher in the Philosophy of Louise Hay certification known as Internationally certified Heal Your Life Workshop Teachers and Heal Your Life Internationally certified coaches. Hay House, a world-renowned inspirational publishing house has named Johnson as a Hay House Expert. Johnson is also a Certified Christian Mickelsen Rapid Results Coach, and Big Business Coach.
In 2019, she released her first non-fiction book, ‘Do That & Then Some’ that topped the Amazon bestselling charts 7 times in a row. She also started hosting podcasts soon after - Heal Your Life Talk Radio Show and Motivational Quotes and Inspirational Life Stories, that are now available in over 100 countries.
Johnson is also the host and teacher of Writers Workshop Retreats that are held annually to support and educate aspiring writers. With over 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur, Johnson is determined to build an active, empowered, compassionate and kind community.
She is the volunteer President of Grande Prairie Victim Services a police-based victim services organization.
- Johnson, Victoria (2019-01-09). Do That & Then Some: Transform Feelings of Less Than to More Than Enough Workbook. Amazon Digital Services LLC - KDP Print US. ISBN 978-1-7921-7203-8.
- Holmes, Victoria (2014-08-30). At Grandma's House: A Trilogy of Love Lessons. Amazon Digital Services LLC - KDP Print US. ISBN 978-0-9938941-0-7.
- Johnson, Victoria (2019). Do That & Then Some: Transform Feelings of Less Than to More Than Enough. ISBN 978-1790786381.
Johnson is a seven times bestselling author on Amazon.
- Imagine Laserworks
- Victoria Johnson Coaching & Training Academy
- Rejuvenations Spa & Wellness Centre
Johnson is married to Christopher Banas. They bring together a blended family including Jarett Johnson, Jamieson Johnson and Melissa Banas.
In the media
Victoria Johnson with her teacher, the late Debbie Ford. Debbie Ford was an American self-help author, coach, lecturer and teacher, most known for New York Times best-selling book, The Dark Side of the Light Chasers (1998), which aimed to help readers overcome their shadow side with the help of modern psychology and spiritual practices.