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About Tom


Your 8 Hz Life Coach is Tom Sabido. Tom’s combination of skills and experience creates a healthy and welcoming space for you to take your next step. 


Tom is a former Chiropractor; has a Masters degree in Psychology (with a focus on Organizational Development); is a trained and experienced Police Hostage Negotiator with over 26 years experience in Law Enforcement, including a 6-year assignment a Mental Health Liaison Officer; is a member of the North Bay Incident Management Team (Type III IMT) responding to large scale wildfires and natural disasters.


Tom enjoys human powered adventures on foot, bicycle, and in the water. Tom has completed the “Swim the Gate” (swimming the length under the Golden Gate Bridge), completed the Trans-Tahoe relay (team swim across Lake Tahoe), the Donner Lake swim (2.8 mile solo-swim), and has over 500 miles of trail hiking experience in Northern California and the Sierra Nevada (including the 211-mile John Muir Trail in 2018). Tom hopes to complete a bicycle ride across the US when he “retires.”


In 2022, Tom, and his wife, Barbara, co-founded [ap]ParentLove, a nonprofit that provides apparent love – and a parent’s love - to the LGBTQ+ community in the San Francisco Bay area. More information can be found at

Schedule a free meeting

with 8 Hz Life. 


We'll take the first step

to explore your future.


If we are a good fit for each other

on this part of your adventure,

we'll proceed with the next step.

If not, Tom can help you

plot your next steps

in another direction.

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