A coach, not unlike a sports or fitness coach, is your partner.
A life coach is someone who supports you and, more importantly, offers you the tools to create change.
Going after what we really want takes time.
Life can get in the way.
We can lose our confidence.
We aren’t always sure where to start.
If you want to:
Then let’s connect and see how coaching can best serve you!
Have questions? Please contact me for a Free Consultation Call!
My goals as a coach are to help you:
Solution-based coaching is about identifying where you are, where you want to be and how you are going to get there. Coaching is a partnership of coach and client to build a plan to identify, clarify, achieve and accelerate the results in any chosen life area – career, personal development, relationships or wellness.
Working with a life coach is about being a leader in your own life.
Through the coaching process you will discover, define and refine your plans, goals and an overall life strategy to accelerate the results that you are seeking.
My formal education began when I completed a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology (Vancouver Island University/University of Victoria) in 1995.
During the 15 years I worked in career development and education, I completed professional development courses in adult learning, counselling and group facilitation, leadership and organizational change.
Since 2016, I have received the following credentials:
If you would like to learn more about coaching – please contact me for a free, no-obligation Q & A session.
In coaching, we seldom spend time analyzing the past. Coaching is not about diagnosis or treating clinical symptoms.
Coaching has a present and future focus. Coaching is about finding solutions and concentrates on “how” to move from where you are right now to a place that encompasses what is truly important to you. Coaching helps you plan, organize, prioritize and most importantly, act.
Coaches are trained in moving you toward action and solutions in your life, your career, your workplace and your business. Coaching is about defining success and building realistic action plans so that you can be living out that success in all areas of your life.
And, let’s face it, we live in a world of distractions. And those distractions can keep us from being clear on what we really want and how we can get there!
We all have times when we feel “stuck” or disconnected from what we truly want. We all seek coaching for different reasons. There are common reasons for working with a coach such as during career shifts, embarking on a new business or project; however seeking coaching can be as simply because you feel you want more out of your life or you would like to become “unstuck” if you are hitting a wall with a particular goal or direction.
Having a neutral, objective professional who can help you clearly focus and articulate what is important to you can help you accelerate the results you want and deserve!
Coaching sessions are generally 45-60 minutes in length.
Although you will have a larger overall goal in coaching, every session has its own goal and with each session, you will walk away with some type of action that will help move you in the direction of achieving that larger goal.
Individual coaching is very personal and the number of sessions will depend on your coaching goals. The most common coaching program is 3 months. However, coaching can produce results in as little as one session.
My coaching programs are also customizable to your needs. As a coach, I am your partner and we work together to personalize a program that is specific to your particular needs, goals and timeline.
I have loved psychology since the first course I took in high school. It is fascinating to me that each of us has our own goals, dreams, hidden potential and habits. And it amazes me how every single one of us has something that “lights us up”.
I saw my first motivational speaker when I was about 14. It was a job that simply amazed me. I saw the ability to positively impact others as work of the highest value.
Coaching is such an emerging profession, but it’s like the world has been waiting for it. In my opinion, it brings together the most efficient tools we currently have to help people create fulfillment. It is psychology at its finest.
Outside of being a coach…..I live on the beautiful east coast of Vancouver Island with my husband of over 20 years, our 18 year-old son and our slightly weird, but very cute cat!
And, here’s a little bit of fun stuff about me….
If I wasn’t living out my dream job as a coach, my other dream jobs would be:
» Dance Instructor – I grew up spending every moment I possibly could in a dance studio
» Professional Baseball Volunteer – I am one of those “uniform-washin’, Gatorade gettin’, always cheerin’” baseball Moms and I love every minute of it!
» Sports Car Designer – Mustangs and Camaros are just plain awesome…..but my newest car crush is the Dodge Charger
» Comedy writer – I love to make people laugh and the poor person who laughs at one of my jokes is likely stuck with me for the rest of the evening!
» Anything where I could watch airplanes all day – but ironically, flying scares me to death – yup, even coaches work with coaches on our own stuff!