Lee Chaix McDonough
Founder, Coach With Clarity


Lee Chaix McDonough is the CEO and Founder of Coach With Clarity, a training and education company for life and business coaches. She is also the host of the Coach with Clarity podcast and author of the #1 Amazon book, ACT On Your Business: Braving the storms of entrepreneurship and creating success through meaning, mindset, and mindfulness.

After over a decade as a clinical social worker and public health professional, Lee became credentialed as a coach through the International Coach Federation and now provides ICF-accredited continuing coach education for intuitive, heart-centered coaches.

Her Coach with Clarity® framework fuses meaning, mindset, and mindfulness with grounded intuition and solid business strategy to help coaches and clients excel at entrepreneurship and transform their lives.

Lee is a proud alumna of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she received her Bachelor of Arts, Master of Social Work, and Master of Science in Public Health degrees.

Prior to founding Coach with Clarity, she worked in a variety of professional settings, including hospitals, local governments, non-profit organizations, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and as a civilian for the United States Air Force. Lee is a graduate of the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (iPEC), and holds the Professional Certified Coach credential from the International Coach Federation.

Lee lives in North Carolina with her husband, two sons, and her pug Phineas

Host, Coach with Clarity Podcast,
Host, Work Your Inner Wisdom Podcast,

  • Growing Your Visibility Through the Power of Podcasts // Nonfiction Writers Conference – May 8, 2020
  • Teleseminar: How to Get Booked as a Guest on Podcasts // Nonfiction Authors Association – February 26, 2020
  • Teleseminar: The Business of Therapy: Create, grow, and love your client-centered therapy practice // National Association of Social Workers, North Carolina Chapter – October 9, 2018
  • Business Planning and Marketing for Therapists // 2018 Clinical Social Work Institute, National Association of Social Workers, North Carolina Chapter
  • Coaching 101: What Clinicians Need to Know About Coaches and Coaching // 2017 Clinical Social Work Institute, National Association of Social Workers, North Carolina Chapter

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