Ariella Approach Coaches


We are thrilled to extend our reach with these carefully selected, highly valued and skilled, and simultaneously, naturally talented coaches.  They come to The Ariella Approach with various sets of talents, and have also been certified in Ariella’s expansive, traditional + holistic Approach to Vocal Empowerment Coaching.

Ariella and her team will match you up with the coach most suited for you, whether it be Ariella, Amanda, or Greta!  


We’re excited to get to know you and to work with you!


Ariella Forstein

Ariella, founder and CEO of The Ariella Approach, works as lead Vocal Empowerment Coach training coaches, groups (such as non-profit and religious organizations, artistic ensembles, teachers, and businesses), directs choirs, serves her community with spiritual guidance and wisdom, facilitating rituals for different life cycle occasions, and is the creative business mogul behind the programs, products, and projects here.  She loves helping people realize their innate power of self-expression, self-acceptance and love, and the confidence that comes with getting in touch with who we really are.  You can find her full bio here.


Amanda Carlson

Amanda, Certified Vocal Empowerment Coach through The Ariella Approach, coaches from a place of vibrant and delving curiosity, believing that the layers and nuances that make up YOU are the soul and substance to all life’s meaning.  Amanda holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, is a trained singer, an experienced actor and director, and a highly regarded speaker coach for professional organizations. She is thrilled to be joining the Ariella Approach, as she merges her palate of skills into a holistic practice which deeply empowers and enriches both the client and the coach.  Amanda’s specialties are professional empowerment and leadership coaching. Whether your goal is to prepare for a specific speaking engagement, to improve your management skills, or give clarity to your professional and personal goals, she is eager to dive in and explore with you.


Greta Melcher

Greta is a singer/songwriter and certified Vocal Empowerment Coach through The Ariella Approach, who works with singers, speakers, and anyone interested in moving through throat chakra blocks to find their authentic voice and nurture heartfelt communication, creativity, and self-expression. Through breath and vocal techniques, and intuitive, client-oriented vocal coaching, she helps singers and speakers connect to their high-vibrating selves to open up into freer and clearer self-expression and personal resonance.

Greta has her BFA in Music from California Institute of the Arts, where she studied singing, composition, guitar, music theory, ear training, experimental music, and world music. Her coaching style blends her knowledge of western psychology, eastern healing modalities (including a certificate in Ayurveda and continued Feng Shui studies), songwriting, and music from all over the globe to guide you through your own vocal journey and deepen your connection to your voice.