Here are some frequently asked questions. I hope you find the answers helpful.
Coaching is a professional relationship in which the coach, using a skillful process informed by science, facilitates a conversation that empowers the goal pursuits of their client.
The majority of my coaching takes place over the telephone in the privacy of my office. A small percentage of my clients prefer using an internet based application such as Skype or Zoom, while others prefer meeting in person. I find Coaching over the phone is more convenient for my clients and adds a layer of anonymity and safety which is helpful when discussing current life situations, goals, obstacles and their desired outcomes. Whether over the phone, the internet, or in person, the coaching process works!
I create a coaching environment that is warm, open, relaxed, safe, thoughtful, encouraging, positive, challenging and lighthearted. Humour is an essential part of my personality that naturally shows up in my sessions. So it’s safe to say that my coaching sessions are not an intensely stressful experience. You can expect some laughter and an easy conversation. That is who I am and what I have to offer.
My Coaching Philosophy is grounded in my belief that every client I work with has the potential to overcome their obstacles, to be resourceful, and to achieve their goals. I believe that each of us has the wisdom and the courage to shape our lives regardless of where we are in life at this moment. Your possibilities are endless when there is no one judging you or holding you back! That is my philosophy and what I offer you!
My coaching methodology is grounded in the applied science of positive psychology. Every coaching session is uniquely tailored to every client's needs. I use my specialized training in active listening, conversational intelligence, emotional intelligence, positive psychology and my own life experience, to create a relaxed and open environment for an insightful conversation. I'm very happy it has been an experience that has worked well for my clients.
Like many of my colleagues. I call my clients directly for each of our scheduled coaching sessions. This is a process that is cost savings for my clients, and helps to give them additional time to be in a comfortable place where they feel free to speak openly and without distraction.
Every 60 minute coaching session is broken down into 5 powerful steps. This helps to maximize the time we have working together. Your time is precious!