About Dr. Gabby

Bio & Credentials

Gabrielle Pelicci, Ph.D. “Dr. Gabby” is a professor, coach and consultant for individuals and groups looking for solutions to modern problems of burnout, disconnect and unsustainable practices. She completed her doctoral work in Transformative Studies at the California Institute of Integral Studies, with additional degrees in Psychology and Educational Technology from Columbia University. During her 20+ year career, Dr. Gabby has taught hundreds of students and clients proven strategies for positive change in life and work. She specializes in creating wellbeing at the Intersection of Integrative Health, Permaculture, and Conscious Business.


  • Permaculture Design Certification (2021)
  • Herbalism Certification (2021)
  • Earthship Academy Certification (2020)
  • Master Health and Wellness Coaching Certification (2020)
  • Wilderness First Aid (2018)
  • Jivamukti Yoga Teacher Training (2014)
  • Mind-Body Medicine Professional Certification (2010)
  • KRI Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training (2005)
  • Healing Touch Certification (2004)
  • Reiki Certification (2002)
  • Massage Therapist, State of Florida, (2002-2017)


  • Doctoral Degree in Transformative Studies with a dissertation on Women Healers. (2006) Read the summary here.
  • Master’s Degree in Educational Technology, Columbia University (1999)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology (1998)

Retreat (Participant)

  • Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat, Bahamas (2019)
  • Tony Robbins Research, UPW & Date with Destiny (2019)
  • MindValley University, A-Fest Portugal (2019)
  • Global Wellness Summit, Shaping the Business of Wellness, Italy (2018)
  • Brave Magic with Elizabeth Gilbert and Cheryl Strayed (2018)
  • Wellness R & R, Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa (2018)
  • Revitalize MindBodyGreen Conference (2018 & 2017)
  • Mindfulness with Soren Gordhamer, 1440 Multiversity (2017)
  • Winter Solstice, Spirit Rock Meditation Center (2017)
  • Jivamukti Yoga Bhakti Immersion, Esalen (2017)
  • Mindshare Summit with JJ Virgin (2016)
  • Women in the World Summit, Lincoln Center (2016)
  • Corporate Athlete Energy Management, Human Performance Institute (2015)
  • The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible, Charles Eisenstein, Kripalu (2014)
  • Radical Acceptance with Tara Brach, Omega (2010)
Startups & Entrepreneurs - Gabrielle Pelicci
Startups & Entrepreneurs - Gabrielle Pelicci
Startups & Entrepreneurs - Gabrielle Pelicci
Startups & Entrepreneurs - Gabrielle Pelicci

Organizations Dr. Gabby has worked with

Maryland University of Integrative Health - Gabrielle Pelicci
California Institute of Integral Studies - Gabrielle Pelicci
Georgian Court University - Gabrielle Pelicci
American College of Healthcare Sciences - Gabrielle Pelicci
Saybrook University - Gabrielle Pelicci
Health & Wellness Channel
United States Department of Education