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Dr. Jacinta Jiménez, PsyD

VP, Coaching Innovation

Jacinta M. Jiménez, PsyD, BCC (also known as “Dr. J”) is an award-winning author, psychologist, and board-certified leadership Coach with a 20+ year career dedicated to the betterment of individuals, leaders, and organizations. 

Her work is focused around synthesizing her deep knowledge of human behavior and applying it to the development of technology, innovative coaching programs, and leaders. From this work, Dr. Jiménez has been recognized as one of the Top 50 Women Leaders in San Francisco for 2022 List by Women We Admire. She has also been recognized by LA Weekly Magazine as a top coach to follow. 

Her book, The Burnout Fix (McGraw Hill, 2021) has been recognized by Business Insider as a top book to read about burnout, was the winner in getAbstract’s prestigious 2021 International Book of the Year Reader’s Choice Award, and was named a Best Book on Burnout & Recovery for 2022 by Choosing Therapy. 

As the Vice President of Coach Innovation at BetterUp, Dr. Jiménez drives the development of groundbreaking technology-enabled science-backed coaching approaches for helping today’s top organizations foster resilience and mental flourishing at work.

Along with being a Fellow at the American Institute of Stress, Dr. Jiménez holds a certificate in Diversity & Inclusion from Cornell University. She is also on the leadership team of  WELL (Women Entrepreneurs & leaders laboratory) for digital health.

She earned a B.A. Psychology from Stanford University, an MS and PsyD in Clinical Psychology from the PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium, all with top academic distinction.