In essence, coaching is a collaborative, non-directive, non-judgemental conversation that allows self-awareness to grow and foster new insights. Through goal-setting and action planning, the coach supports the client in translating these insights into tangible steps towards their desired outcomes.

The International Coaching Federation (ICF) states that coaching is partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximise their personal and professional potential. The process of coaching often unlocks previously untapped sources of imagination, productivity and leadership.”

Transformative Coaching explores a client’s inner world of beliefs, assumptions, values, and expectations to create greater possibilities for ways of being in life.

People from all walks of life hire coaches! It could be anyone seeking support and accountability to reach their goals or overcome challenges. This includes individuals looking to advance in their careers, improve relationships, enhance personal development, or navigate life transitions. Executives, entrepreneurs, professionals, students, athletes, and individuals from various backgrounds all might seek the services of a coach.

Coaching and therapy share some similarities, but they are distinct practices. Coaching focuses on setting and achieving goals, personal development, and enhancing performance, while therapy typically delves into deeper emotional issues, past traumas, and mental health concerns. Coaching is often future-oriented and action-driven, while therapy may involve exploring the past to understand and heal psychological issues. While there can be overlap in techniques and methodologies, the primary focus and goals of coaching and therapy differ.

Becoming a life coach usually involves completing training programs to learn coaching techniques and ethics, gaining practical experience by working with clients, and establishing a coaching practice, often specialising in specific areas. Ongoing learning and networking within the coaching community help coaches refine their skills and stay updated in the field. However, it is worth pointing out that Coaching is currently an unregulated field and anyone can call themself a coach.

I have my accredited diploma in Transformative Coaching from The Animas Centre of Coaching.

The ICF (International Coaching Federation), EMCC (European Mentoring & Coaching Council) and the AC  (Association for Coaching) are the three leading professional coaching bodies. They provide best practices for the industry, focus on defining the required skills and competencies of an accredited coach, and provide ethics and contracting guidelines.

Yes. I consider myself an inclusive coach, and support people seeking change.

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