About Me

About Dana Watson

Dana Watson is a best-selling author, Tedx speaker, trainer, workshop facilitator, and Master Coach. She is a multi-certified coach who specializes in emotional eating, anxiety, trauma, and self-care. She also coaches aspiring entrepreneurs on how to start a business and become published authors.

Dana is the owner of Elev8te Health & Wellness, LLC, based in Norfolk, VA. Elev8te is a restorative practice that focuses on the transformation of the physical, emotional, and mental wellbeing. Elev8te provides holistic use of evidence-based skillful conversation, clinical interventions, and strategies to engage clients actively and safely in health behavior change.

She founded Project H.E.A.R.T., a transitional coaching and consulting business, in 2014. H.E.A.R.T. is an acronym for Healing, Empowering, Affirming, Restoring, and Transforming!! Dana has a desire to coach and provide services to women, men, and youth who are seeking healing from trauma and want to live a healthier life. She also volunteers her time facilitating healing groups at Deerfield

Correctional Center for women and at The O.A.T. Foundation, her church’s nonprofit organization. Most recently, she began volunteering as a health coach with EVMS Medical School, coaching individuals with diabetes, from low-income neighborhoods. In 2020 and 2021, Dana was nominated to receive the Annual Feminine Freedom Award for her community work.

Education: Dana has three Masters’ degrees in Human Services, Education, and Practical Theology. She is a proud alumnus of Old Dominion University, Cambridge College, and Regent University. She is currently in a doctoral program working on  her PHD in Christian Counseling. In addition, she has two honorary doctorate degrees in Divinity and Leadership.

Media/TV/Entertainment: The Mogul Channel TV Show- Co-host for Curls, Curves & Crowns