Jodie Knowles She/They
Creator and Founder
Jodie Knowles is the Creator/Educator/Advocate for Luminous Minds Project.
Critics have called her 'Intuitively Brilliant' and is a highly sought after female voice throughout the west coast speaking and teaching on important social and emotional issues that is affecting our society today. She provides a fresh perspective on Mental Health issues and Learning Differences. Her speaking subjects include The power of Arts Based Learning, Changing Culture with Trauma Informed Care, The Brilliance of Neuro-Diversity , ACE, Bullying and it's long term effects on the brain. She speaks about her experience as an ACE kid trapped in The Education System and The Medical Industrialized Complex being mislabeled and misidentified. She artfully explains how she found liberation in self healing and learning through 20+ years experience in the performance arts, story telling, community based education, practicing Buddhism and reconnecting to the human experience. She believes that developing Emotional Intelligence is vital for ending the cycle of violence, abuse, addiction and Mental Illness within our families, communities and society. She educates clients, consults with schools, Universities and government agencies to think creatively and humanistically to advance our society. She created the Luminous Minds Project to give back what she has discovered to be the most effective medicine for social/emotional/mental well being. She is a trained Strategic Intervention Coach, Creative Coach and a certified HAP Trainer.
If interested in booking Jodie Knowles for a one on one coaching session or interested in her speaking to your community, school, business, organization or institution please send us an email at
She is currently seeing new clients and available to meet online using ZOOM.
Thank you to community members that have supported and volunteered during our development process that are not listed above. We may not be able to name each of you individually but we feel the impact you have made. We acknowledge the emotional & intellectual labor, love, care, shared resources and knowledge you have contributed. Your contribution and support over the years have been vital to the growth and expansion of this project. We owe you a debt of gratitude for your friendship and your unwavering belief in us.
You will always be apart of our LMP family. Thank you!