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MLC Associates LLC
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Tedric B.
Verified review

Lisa is an amazing career coach. I have been using her services for approximately four years and am more than pleased; her professional assistance has opened many doors for me and given me a leg up on my competition. Her client service, attention to detail, experience, and communication skills are exceptional and are what separates her from the rest. Anybody that uses Mrs. Boesen will receive a significant return on investment that will payoff for a lifetime.

Flo Coaching
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
Agata G.
Verified review

Kris has been amazing in helping me through out the career change searching. Our session still continue and each time I feel more motivated and inspired. He seems to really understand where I am coming from, what my challenges may be and how to overcome them. He is easy to talk to and to 'connect'. I hope to continue my journey with Kris' help and find the answers I am looking for soon (and i hope I am close!).

Tanya H.
Verified review

When I started working with Harlan, it was to assist me in the progression of starting a new business. I knew nothing of coaching, but met him through a friend. He created for me 8 guided visualization as well as some self-work, that helped me see exactly what it is I wanted from my business as well as how to make conscious choices to get there. He provided the tools, support and encouragement necessary to unblock my negative perceptions and energy and eliminate my limiting beliefs. In working towards these business goals I have learned a tremendous amount about myself. I didn't realize that my behavior patterns were affecting both my professional life as well as my personal life. While exploring and committing to make the best of one, I was gifted with improvement in all aspects of my life. So in improving my business and career, I have inadvertently created a more fulfilling and authentic life for myself and my family. I finally feel I am who, and where I should be. It is such an overwhelming and liberating feeling. My business is growing and on track, and I am doing what I love. The personal growth and discoveries have allowed me to experience relationships, both professional and personal, on a whole new enjoyable and enriching level. Harlan provided a safe, non-judging, compassionate, and insightful environment that allowed me to explore, experiment, and discover who I was truly meant to be, and I cannot thank him enough!

Longmont Hypnosis, LLC
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Virden H.
Verified review

I would give an outstanding, pleasant review any day of the week. Leslie has the most calm, soothing voice, the most insightful words, the most helpful counsel that is appropriate in our experiences. He really understands what is needed to solve a multitude of concerns that we have in our lives and has a way of tackling them and making them be resolved in our lives. He in a really inspired friend and counselor. We love you, Leslie Easton Harrison. Posted by Virden L. Harrison

WaterShed Counseling
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Laura S.
Verified review

Lisa is a wonderful therapist! She is kind and compassionate and uses skills that make you feel loved and welcomed into her office. She does a great job of helping you look at a new perspective you haven’t looked at before. She is a therapist that is worth your time and money, and that is often rare to find!

Pressing Escape
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Marelle C.
Verified review

Katie is a really excellent Life Coach. I'm still working with her now, but she's thus far been very helpful to me. I was seeking someone who could help me decrease stress at my present job, but also help me plan for my future career path. In both areas, she's given me great guidance and asks a lot of thought-provoking questions that really helped lead me in a positive direction. I'm really glad I choose to work with her, as I've already started to see progress in my day to day.

  • 23 years in business
Tina D.
Verified review

I worked with Colleen to uncover blocks that were stopping me from achieving my career goals. With her help, I came to realize just how deep they were, as well as, what I needed to do to release them. Colleen’s insights, tools and resources, gave me the sense of power over my career and future. Through her gifts and talents and unswerving dedication to the truth, I now feel like I can take on any challenge that comes my way with strength, honesty and my own unique sense of authenticity. I now feel energized and excited when I wake up in the morning.

Optimal Life Coaching LLC
4.8
from 5 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Craig C.
Verified review

I approached Gabrial several months ago to help me envision and create a new career. His coaching has been transformative to my thinking and action with respect to not only my work life but also my personal life. If you're seeking to break out into your more authentic self, I highly recommend his services. I look forward to continuing to work with him.

Sandra S Terry, MS
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 24 years in business
Abby V.
Verified review

I have been working with Sandi now for several months and find our work invaluable to my sense of wellness and career. She is incredibly supportive and responsiveness and very punctual which is essential with my unpredictable work hours. I have and would recommend her counseling to anyone.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Lorin Y.
Verified review

I chose to work with Nichole because I am a little restricted in movement and have arthritis in my knees. I needed to find someone who would take my current level of mobility in question and create a plan that would help me gradually gain flexibility and strength. Nicole has delivered all that I asked for and more. She listens carefully to what I need, and works with me in a very effective way. I've been working with her once a week for two months and can say that I'm certainly stronger and much more flexible. I am also less stressed out, a nice side benefit of working with a yogi who is also a gifted therapist! I would recommend Nichole to anyone.

ValentinaElbaum
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Benjamin S.
    Verified review

    Valentina is very kind hearted, warm, and outgoing . She is highly motivated, and has the ability to motivate others by her demeanor, and presence. I know this as I have worked along side her in a production environment, where she brought light in the form of attitude, motivation,energy and good spirits into a potentially dark, overwhelming, gloomy exhausting environment. This being said, she is a natural leader ,with many skills , and experience to offer....including all aspects of production, logistics, supervision, managerial experience to include, administration, Human Resources, coaching, counseling, with foundational skill and experience in systems, : computer, wms, fishbowl inventory, fast typing, with a good handle on problem solving issues within the mentioned. She is highly organized, with capabilities to organize on a large scale , up to and including, fresh ideas that have made our production plants run at maximum efficiency by way of labor scheduling, batch and produce procedures, time keeping and logistical formats that have all around maximized output.She is a wonderful mother of 3 , married to a good man with 2 children for a combined 5 children. This brings us back to personality traits that most of us cant even fatham, ie..patience, guidence,great counselor/ peer coach not only for her children , but to anyone she crosses paths with . How do I know...?? She gave me the greatest gift that one can receive in life....( researched for months day and night ) until she found my birth mother , and siblings, never known to me prior to her warm, loving gift of life and family that I long for so deeply. Besides all this information, skills, experience , personality qualities,.....She is my BEST FRIEND..!!!!! Now and Always. Benjamin Seale. 720-275-1835

    Elephant Walk Coaching
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
      Beatrice M.
      Verified review

      Lauren is the only person I turn to for support and encouragement when I'm having a difficult time. She has helped me through making a career change, getting through a terrible divorce and dealing with the death of my mom. There isn't another person out there I would trust with my heart and soul than Lauren... She has changed my life!

      Inner Compass Counseling
      5.0
      from 3 reviews
      • 3 hires on Thumbtack
      Alex M.
      Verified review

      She was a great resource in helping my wife and I begin to communicate in a healthy manner. She helped provide us with some skills we were lacked and we are hopeful we can continue to grow with her assistance.

      • 4 years in business
      Cheryl Lynn B.
      Verified review

      I was getting ready to take a college placement exam and I felt lost and unfocused. My home environment was messy, I was letting myself get behind on bill payments, I was eating poorly and felt unmotivated. Kate offered to do a life coaching session with me. I was amazed that after only one session I felt so empowered. Kate gave me simple, easy to follow tools for achieving immediate successes in areas of my life that were preventing me from moving forward. I was able to easily check off accomplishments. I also had to check in with her to show that I was following through with what I needed to do to get through my own personal obstacles. I a very short time I was back on track and able to properly focus on my studies, without all of the mental and physical distractions I had created. I did well on my exams and now have a successful career in the field of Science! Kate is inspirational, uplifting, kind, and understanding. I would highly recommend her services to anyone, male or female.

      Faryn B.
      Verified review

      I worked with Kate. She is very insightful and is continuously learning. She keeps her clients in mind as she learns. You can't go wrong with Kate.

      • 6 years in business
      • 2 hires on Thumbtack
      Robert M.
      Verified review

      George MacIlwinen is the Horse Whisperer of young adults struggling to find their footing in their transition to adulthood. Our son had a history of difficult medical problems in childhood that prevented him from achieving developmental milestones and left him as an anxious young adult, depressed, over-medicated and isolated. Over the years we ran through many therapists and programs and our son had grown skeptical of their effectiveness. All that changed when we met George MacIlwinen. George's contributions to our son's life and our family's life are so extensive, it would take pages to catalog them. First and foremost, George understood our son like no one had before, he understood the trauma that our son had experienced and the gaps in his development. Most important, he saw our son's potential and his prospects for a good future. Therapeutically, George is a creative and independent thinker. He has an over-arching philosophy, but within that he is adaptive. For our son he followed a holistic approach incorporating experiential therapy and psychotherapy together with a strong emphasis on healthy life habits including reduced medications, physical fitness and diet. He has also been especially proactive in helping our son develop social skills. Personally, George is calm, empathetic and friendly. He's genuine with an easy smile. He is an excellent listener; he's insightful. George models the healthy behavioral habits that he advocates. He's a natural mentor and educator and has provided invaluable counseling and guidance to our son and to us. George MacIlwinen is an amazing therapist. Meeting him has been one of the single best things that has ever happened to our family. It's a great pleasure to recommend him to you.

      • 7 years in business
      Melissa E.
      Verified review

      Jonnae at Experience Hope Counseling really helped me walk through my goals and what was keeping me from progressing. I was also able to look more closely at things I was struggling with and find a solution that worked for me. She didn’t give me answers, but helped me see things for myself. Life changing!

      • 18 years in business
      Jason S.
      Verified review

      Jason was very professional, finished the job in timely manner will be using him again

      Oasis Counseling

      New To Thumbtack

      • 2 hires on Thumbtack
      About

      I provide psychotherapy for individuals who are experiencing life transitions, grief and loss, domestic abuse and violence, as well as issues involved in everyday life. I am here to listen. You are not alone, no matter what. I am trained in in-depth psychotherapy, which simply means I welcome dreams, symbols, images and make use of metaphor, only if that is something you find helpful. Call me today. I look forward to hearing from you.

      • 1 year in business
      About

      Has a terrible experience shaken you to your core? Has the constant anticipation of something else terrible happening left you isolated, exhausted, and depressed? Do you feel bombarded by the past no matter how hard you try to forget? You might be stuck in your past - here's why. To try and make sure nothing bad ever happens again, our bodies and brains hold on to terrible experiences as if they are still happening. Always on guard, and always hurting. Unfortunately, surviving doesn't always mean thriving. We can't undo the past, but there are ways to get unstuck! Therapy is a resource that helps you tap in to innate strengths and build new skills. These new skills translate in to greater control over your painful symptoms - helping you reclaim your life! I help healing happen by using proven and supportive techniques to help you to unstick old memories. Unsticking the past happens safely and effectively by learning to stay grounded in the present moment while being curious about your past. Call me to see how a combination of nature based and canine assisted therapies assist in developing the skills and resources you need to feel confident in healing.

      Collaborative Careers

      New To Thumbtack

      • 5 years in business
      About

      Collaborative Careers works with a wide variety of people in the midst of a career transition. Whether you are just out of college, have been in the workforce for a long time, or are entering retirement, we can assist you in clarifying your career and life goals. We provide a comprehensive agenda in assisting our clients in generating self-awareness and driving action.

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      What is a life coach?

      A professional, accredited life coach works with people to help them make important changes in their life, either growing in their profession or changing gears in their personal lives. They help clients turn their dreams or wishes into realistic, attainable goals. They guide people through the process of making life changes by helping them evaluate the steps they must take to reach a particular goal, then help them decide how — and whether — to take those steps in the most efficient, effective and rewarding way possible. A life coach acts as a motivator, strategist and accountability partner. Unlike a therapist, a life coach doesn’t help solve problems from your past — they’re focused on helping you move forward with new ways of acting and thinking that will help you reach your goals. Some people specialize in particular types of life coaching, including life balancing coaches, small business coaches, executive coaches and personal finance coaches. Some meet clients in person, while others hold consultations over the phone.

      Regardless of which type of life coach you’re interested in, make sure the person holds an International Coach Federation (ICF) credential. There are three tiers of credentials: Associate, Professional and Master, which require coaching experience ranging from 100 hours to 2,500 hours.

      What is a career coach?

      If you’re interested in furthering your career and want expert help, a career coach is a smart solution. A career coach is a professional you hire to guide you during a job search or a career transition, or to help you improve and advance in your current position. A career coach analyzes your work situation and learns what your professional goals are. They then create a strategy to help you achieve your targets. Throughout the process they should provide objective feedback and guide you in approaching the process strategically. Here are some of the tools and tasks a career coach may assist you with:

      • Helping you build a strong resume that reflects your work history, potential, and skills
      • Coaching for interviews and strategies for solid answers built around your resume and the target job
      • Defining your career goals
      • Creating a plan for job searching
      • Improving networking strategies and skills
      • Developing strategies for negotiating raises or promotions
      • Assessing why you’re not getting where you want to go
      • Identifying new positions or career opportunities that fit your skills

      How much does a life coach cost?

      A life coach helps clients set and reach professional and personal goals, develop positive habits, and deal with stress. Some people meet with a life coach once or twice, while others form an ongoing professional relationship, meeting regularly in person or on the phone. The average national cost to meet with a life coach ranges from $80 to $130 an hour. Some coaches offer per-session pricing, especially for one-time meetings; expect to pay an average of $100-$125. People who want to work with a coach over a period of time to explore life transitions, career growth or lifestyle changes may be able to get discounted pricing in a package. For example, three 60-minute sessions cost an average of $300, four 60-minute sessions cost an average of $350, and four 60- to 90-minute sessions plus unlimited contact between sessions cost an average of $400. Some specific types of coaching, such as relationship or marriage coaching, cost more than standard life coaching. For instance, three 60-minute relationship coaching sessions cost an average of $500, four 60-minute sessions cost an average of $550, and six 60- to 90-minute sessions cost an average of $650 when purchased as a package. Training and experience can also affect the cost of hiring a life coach. An Associate Certified Coach, who holds a certification that requires only 60 hours of training and 100 hours of coaching experience, will charge less than a Master Certified Coach, who typically has at least 200 hours of training and 2,500 hours of coaching experience.   

      Why is career counseling important?

      Career counseling can help you discover your career path, help you overcome challenges preventing you from finding happiness in your job, or help you learn more about career opportunities that are available to you. Career counselors are typically counselors who specialize in helping guide people into their best career choices. As professionals, they have typically completed a master’s degree in counseling with a focus on career counseling and bring a nuanced understanding of the emotional blocks that prevent someone from doing what they love or getting ahead in their current position. Here are some of the ways that career counseling can help:

      • Identify your skills and talents and how they correlate to different career paths
      • Educate you about the educational requirements for launching in various careers and what earnings can look like
      • Help you understand the kind of environment you want to work in, and which careers are best suited for that
      • See opportunities to transfer your existing skill set to other career areas
      • Help you identify causes of tension or unhappiness in your current career and how to overcome those difficulties
      • Help you create a game plan for moving forward
      • Provide a safe space for you to understand your feelings about career choices you’re making

      How much does it cost to hire a career coach?

      A career coach provides one-on-one sessions to help you reach your career goals or overcome any challenges you’re having in your career path. The cost to have career coaching can vary based on factors such as the number of sessions you purchase at one time and the experience and rates of your counselor. Career counselors are typically professionals who have earned at least a master’s degree in their field. Based on their academic background, supplemental certifications they have received, and any postdoctoral work they have done, their rates may vary. Typically career counselors offer reduced rates when you sign on for their services on an ongoing basis. A typical price range for career counseling services (nationally) could be $75-$150 per session. Remember to always ask if the career counselor offers a complimentary introductory session. You want to make sure the relationship will be the right personality and counseling style fit to help launch your confidence and upcoming career changes.

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