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Move Into Change
4.9
from 30 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 48 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lyle K.
Verified review

I was concerned that hiring a life coach would be too costly to help me past anything beyond the earliest stages of my project. But Judy’s coaching services are structured in such a way that I I can engage her not just for helping me with short term goals, but for helping me achieve long term goals as well. That knowledge, paired with Judy’s skilled and insightful guidance, has allowed me to finally trade the paralyzing sense of being overwhelmed with the clarity of having concrete, achievable goals. Judy’s particular intelligence makes her an invaluable coach for anyone who is undertaking a sprawling, intellectually intimidating, creative endeavor.

Overcoming Obstacles
4.9
from 29 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 130 hires on Thumbtack
Danny C.
Verified review

Tom is my life coach for over 10 years now! He is always available or makes himself available when needed. He has helped me with finances, work, business and relationship advise. Tom has been a great motivator for when I needed that extra push. I recommend him to anyone.

Health and Fitness by Tom
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 65 hires on Thumbtack
Sam Y.
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Tommy has coached me completely over the phone/ text/ email / Skype. He has motivated and held me accountable to all food and water intake goals. He really keeps me on track; his coaching program is like no other I have seen. Great job. Down 45 lbs.

Top Pro
  • 18 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Anna C.
Verified review

Nick made each lesson engaging and fun. I found myself looking forward to the next lesson. He is extremely knowledgeable and always found a way to make the lesson relatable. He provided me with many useful test taking tips and tricks. As a result of Nick's coaching, I experienced a significant increase in my test scores.

Soul Excelsior
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Ava B.
Verified review

I've been having weekly phone sessions with Gabriella for the last six weeks and they have been amazing! I cannot say enough about what a great coach she is. She's dedicated, focused and totally your cheerleader. At the end of each of my sessions, which end with a hypnosis session, I feel capable of actually achieving all of my set intentions. There are not enough words to describe how much this experience has helped me. I had wanted to speak to a life coach for a long time and I decided to go the phone route as I thought it would make it easier to ease into the process. Gabriella has been able to help me focus on what my true goals are and to find ways to "attack" them without feeling overwhelmed. She's helped me clear the fog in my head and finally listen to me. The process is not always easy as it requires you to really be honest with yourself and also be accountable but even during the times when I fell short of my desired goals, I was okay knowing that I was on the right path. There was never any judgment from Gabriella, just encouragement. I highly recommend her!

JNC Coaching
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Donna C.
Verified review

I completely, wholeheartedly recommend Jeanine. It was my first time working with a coach and, of the 15 or so coaches that I did intro calls with, I connected right off the bat with Jeanine's warmth, intuition and understanding. She's changed my life. In our time together, I grew more than I could've imagined in just a few months. I relearned how to connect with my intuition and to act on it. I nurtured a profound, deeper trust in myself and the universe. I reopened myself to the world to be the giver that I am at my core. And I found the courage to speak my truth and step into my full bigness and wholeness of being. Her use of guided visualization is so powerful and has opened up worlds and tools that I will use for the rest of my life. Most importantly, I feel that Jeanine approaches her clients as more than just clients but as humans that she deeply cares about and roots for. I feel unconditionally supported and cherished by her. Jeanine is incredible and I can't recommend her enough!

Life Coaching Services
4.9
from 11 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Gina L.
Verified review

I truly enjoyed working with Brent. I feel like he really takes the time to listen deeply into what you are saying. I felt heard and understood, which is something I don't say often. We only worked together for a few months, but it was a great few months. He always maintains eye contact and shows great care and compassion. We shared an amazing moment during our work together where I felt like he truly understood where I was coming from and I began to cry. This is something that I don't mind sharing because it just shows how much Brent really takes the time to make you feel comfortable and heard. I highly recommend Brent as a coach.

In Tune
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Gina R.
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Rick Gioiello has an intuitive/innate sense to coaching among other talents, and knows where the work is needed. With upfront honesty and intense compassion , he gives advice/direction making one feel comfortable and allowing that vulnerable side to shine, I have personally felt I have learned something new after sessions with him, and as a result booked a role on a short film. He has also helped me with audition clips and is an awesome photographer . He takes his work seriously and passionately and it shows brilliantly. -Gina Rados-

  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
David S.
Verified review

Ellie did a great job evaluating my abilities and creating a custom session that was able to address areas that I needed to work on. She is friendly and professional and I look forward to continue working with her in the future.

Slyder Coaching
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Grant N.
Verified review

excellent experience very intelligent and professional looking forward to more work with slyder coaching

Conscious Coaching
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Alexandra T.
Verified review

Ro is an extraordinary spirit and has a unique and inspiring way of helping me see how I sparkle in the world. Ro is an outstanding coach!

Pineapple
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Bruno F.
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Eric has been an amazing coach and mentor over the last year! His entrepreneurial mindset plus his strong human and professional values helped me to set new avenues to my professional and personal life, specially when it has to do with being open to new opportunities, creativity, and innovation. He is pretty much aware about the challenges we have to face everyday in our work environment and he is always bringing, if not the right solution, at least the best way to deal with it. I highly recommend his work!

Healthy Masters
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Gabby F.
Verified review

If you are looking to learn a healthier lifestyle and work toward being the best you that you can be, Melissa will help you in that direction! Melissa is the most dedicated nutritionist and healthy living coach. She has turned her expertise into an awesome support for those who are looking to make life long healthy choices with nutrition. I learned a great deal of tips and tricks, and the science behind what my body needs. She makes it fun, empowering, and is incredibly motivating! She continually checks in on me and supports me with her infectious positive energy and genuine support. She truly cares about your success. I would absolutely recommend Melissa as your health and well-being coach. She makes it simple and easy to follow, but most importantly empowers her clients to take risks, try new things, and make continually steps in a healthier and positive direction.

Real Change Now Coaching
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Dawn N.
Verified review

David Neustein is a wonderful life coach. He has patience, understanding and compassion. David shares his advice and experience in coaching. I have become more confident due to David's life coaching. I highly recommend David Neustein.

  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Ben S.
Verified review

Michael is a very knowledgeable person and highly focused in exceed his students expectations. He is more than a teacher, he is an excellent coach who helped me during tough moments with wise advises. His flexibility allows his students to tailor-made their lessons according their priorities and needs.

Public Speaking
4.3
from 4 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Travis S.
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Victoria, is quite a talent! My wife and I met with her for about 45 minutes and she presented me with a handout script for me to read out loud and then critique me over and over again until I improved somewhat, as it’s still a work in progress but I think she’s well worth the money.

Ellen Bolin Coaching
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Timothy S.
Verified review

Working with Ellen has been an absolute pleasure! This was my first experience with a life coach and her experience, along with sound advice, has been incredibly insightful. She is a straight shooter, professional, and great listener with an attentive memory and desire to help her clients achieve their goals. I would gladly recommend her to anyone looking to take serious action in their life and/or ensure they are on the right path to succeed.

KM Consulting LLC
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
John H.
Verified review

An outstanding professional who is both experienced and knowledgeable. Anyone looking for a business coach or consultant should sit down with Jim first. He is the consummate professional. I highly recommend Jim.

McKnight Coaching Lab
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Michael T.
Verified review

David is an excellent career coach! He keeps me focused on my tasks, my priorities, and my goals. He as been extremely instrumental in my transition from a full-time job to starting my own business. He encourages me to remain motivated and keep the momentum going on my projects. David is passionate about his clients and wants them to succeed. I would recommend him for anyone who is serious about getting their business moving in a positive and successful direction.

Sherry Moore - Life Coach
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Brian B.
Verified review

Sherry was nice to work with. She was available for each of our sessions and even went out of her way on more than one occasion to see how my weekly progress had been. She did a great job making sure that I was the one making my own decisions and action steps. At one point, I was really stuck during a session, and she made a suggestion but was very thoughtful to ask for permission first. Thanks Sherry.

Angel's Friendly Coaching
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Md Azizar R.
Verified review

I have worked with Angelique Mercurio as her student and very much appreciate her deep knowledge and sincere integrity. She has an innate ability to meet you where you are and communicate effectively and productively. Working with her is easy yet challenging because she operates from a place of authenticity and no personal agenda. Whether teaching or coaching, Angelique Mercurio clearly demonstrates a seasoned level of knowledge and experience and a passion for what she does. Her understanding of Emotional Intelligence and coaching in general has helped to propel her into being a credible force and expert in this area.

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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