About me


I’m Lia Faherty and I’m a holistic coach. I’m here to help you, just as I helped myself, to reach the beautiful stasis of wellness that we call balance. Educated as a chemist, I achieved financial success in the pharmaceutical industry but to the detriment of my body and peacefulness, and decided to turn my career and life towards a healthier, happier existence. Bringing to bear my chemistry background, I specialize in helping people achieve their health goals by using a combination of science and holistic practices. I’ve found that when people know exactly what their bodies are doing, how their bodies handle food, and how all the other aspects of their lives also affect their bodies, it creates a ripple effect towards confidence and the ability to achieve success not only in health but also in life.  

I know this because I was my first client.

It took me ten years of my own learning, fumbling, multiple diets, and basically just trial and error to get to this place of blissful balance — check out this post to read my journey. Once I figured out the science of how my body works and what food is actually doing on a chemical level, all the pieces started to come into place.

In my previous life, I worked as an industry chemist who secretly studied nutrition on the side. I left because it was that competitive working environment that triggered all my unhealthy habits and therefore impacted my health in a big way:  the constant stress triggered unhealthy eating patterns, weight gain, heart palpitations, and hormone imbalances and me just feeling lousy, unwell, and miserable all the time.  Sound familiar?  

Once I left, and finally put myself first, everything changed. Once that stress was gone, I was able to think clearly, eat better, and a domino effect occurred: all my other health issues disappeared too.

This led to me going back to school and getting certified at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition to be a holistic health coach and then starting my wellness coaching business.

It’s now my joy to bring my experience and knowledge to helping others, so they don’t have to struggle or feel lost anymore, like I did. It’s so terrible to feel awful and not know what to do about it, but the good news is you made it here, and I hope you’ll let me help!  

So thank you for being here, and I look forward to working with you to bring your life into beautiful balance!

Yours in wellness, 

Lia (she/her)