Jenny Santi is a mental health counselor and executive performance coach. Her lifelong interest in personal development drew her towards a career in psychotherapy, where her goal is to help clients achieve self-knowledge, mental stability, and healing so they can make choices from a point of self-empowerment and clarity. As a global citizen who has traveled to over 56 countries and lived in 5, her unique multicultural and multidisciplinary background makes her open-minded, non-judgmental and practical in her approach. 

As founder of a firm that represents and advises high net worth individuals and public figures on wealth, philanthropy and purpose, Jenny’s work has been featured extensively on international media including the BBC, Fox News, the New York Times, Big Think, Psychology Today, TIME Magazine, and many others. She is the author of the acclaimed book “The Giving Way to Happiness: Stories & Science Behind the Life-Changing Power of Giving” (Penguin Random House, 2015), and has a forthcoming book on the topic of Envy.

Education, Experience & Expertise

  • MA in Counseling for Mental Health & Wellness, New York University
  • MBA, INSEAD; attended Wharton Business School 
  • Eclectic, existentialist, client-centered approach. Trained in a wide variety of modalities including Psychodynamics, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, and Solutions-based Therapy 
  • Competency in working with immigrants, third culture and mixed race individuals
  • Clinical and research interests in depression, existential crises, relationship issues, burnout, and loneliness 
  • Considers herself her own laboratory of personal change and transformation, and has experienced life in an ashram; the Vipassana 10-day silent retreat; the Hoffman Process; ayahuasca and shamanic healing; hypnotherapy; various programs by Tony Robbins, Deepak Chopra and John Maxwell; and extensive career coaching and psychotherapy
  • Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy 

Jenny Santi, MBA, MHC