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Weightloss Transformation
4.9
from 59 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 129 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Bill T.
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I have worked with Patrick now for three months and have had amazing results due to his diet counseling and training sessions. I have achieved a weight loss so far of 30 pounds, something that I never thought possible after the many programs that I have tried. I weigh now what I weighed 30 years ago. I'm glad that I kept my clothes from 30 years ago! I might be able to even fit into my Air Force Uniform soon! If you use Patrick as your trainer, you can't go wrong. I have more energy and feel so much better both physically and mentally.

Donohue Life Coaching
4.9
from 51 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 120 hires on Thumbtack
Julia F.
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Working with Patrick and Binita was very beneficial for me and my partner's relationship. They are very warm, combining psychology with coaching to create a balanced, comfortable and highly effective counseling experience for their clients. The psychological aspect helped us empathize and understand each other more completely, while the coaching aspect gave us specific action steps to move our relationship forward. After just a few sessions, we saw major improvements in our communication and conflict resolution skills. We continue to use the tools they gave us everyday, and would highly recommend their services!

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EG Results, LLC
4.9
from 51 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 112 hires on Thumbtack
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Thumbtack Customer
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Ellen is absolutely fantastic! She is very knowledgeable and easy to work with. She greatly improved my resume, and also helped me with my LinkedIn profile and Cover Letter. If I need more professional career help, I will definitely be reaching back out to her.

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360FIT, LLC
5.0
from 40 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 55 hires on Thumbtack
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Joseph D.
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I got in touch with Andrew and this company when I needed help to achieve my future career goal as a police officer. Andrew is flexible with scheduling and will do what he can to make it work your schedule as best as he can. The workouts are personalized to what you are in need of and what your personal goal is. As for the workouts themselves, they are intense as well as informative. Andrew does a good job explaining the reason for the workout and what it will benefit. Overall the work that i have put in with Andrew has definitely been a pleasure. -Joe

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  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
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Kat H.
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If you long to get unstuck and build the life and career you want, make an investment in yourself and book a session with Sarah. She is my go-to life coach to keep me inspired, motivated and empowered.

McCoy Consulting LLC
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Tunji S.
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I have known Amera McCoy for almost 4 years now and I can say without a doubt that she is the best executive coach I have ever had the pleasure to work with. Amera McCoy is a superb executive coach who builds relationships with her clients to get results, rather than approaching it as just another business transaction. Our interaction began in class when I started my doctoral program in Business Psychology. After getting to know her professional background and seeing her vast knowledge exhibited, I decided to reach out on a more formal note. She has helped and coached me through some of the challenging moment in my career and remains a friend, confidant, and (she doesn’t know yet) mentor years later. She brings the same passion and expertise to a group situation that she did for me one-on-one. I couldn't have asked for a better partner in either occasion Amera has a great sense of humor and tremendous life/professional experiences that she leveraged when working with me individually and with my teams.

  • 2 years in business
Sam R.
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Had an excellent experience with Amanda. She really knows her stuff and made it seem like I was her priority. Not only does she push you with strategy and action planning, but she helps you see all of your bullshit too. We focused on career but it was also about personal development and life in general too. Highly recommend her as a mentor and coach.

  • 2 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Dylan S.
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I don't know where to begin... Ashley helped me plan out my entire career path from my first year of college all the way to the day I received the offer letter from the employer. She doesn't only help you establish your career path she helps you rationally breakdown all the milestones you'll need to hit in order to accomplish your personal career goals. All in all, I owe many thanks to Ashley for my career growth. Without her expertise and advice I would not be in the position I am in today.

Highlight Your Success
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Marlon S.
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I was currently looking to change careers and was in a rut. I wasn't getting many callbacks from my interviews and unclear of what HR was looking for. Letta help me define my accomplishments on my resume, gave me task to improve my leadership and influence in my current company. It turns out I was ready for more responsibilities after a great interview, I accepted a management position at my company.

Larry Kamphausen, OJCR
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 15 years in business
Joel S.
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Larry gave us a reasonable price for our pre-marital counseling. The counseling consisted of 6-8 meetings that lasted one or two hours in a private setting. There was a worksheet provided to guide & focus the discussions toward aspects of who we are & what we would be bringing into the marriage. Each session would dig deeper into how we each answered the essays on the worksheet to help us learn how to communicate & relate to one another in the marriage. I felt it was very beneficial & that Larry was a good guide & counselor to help us learn how to work with each other & our marriage.

J Elson Company
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Les N.
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Jack Elson is a wonderful coach. He helped me set clear goals and move ahead from my reality towards getting my life and career where I want to be. I highly recommend him.

J. Marie Ministries
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Shannon M.
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Minister Janis provides me with spirtual counseling because of the death of my daughter! What can I say....SHE IS AWESOME!!

Personal well being
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Rico S.
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    Great and good job, in relationships, and personal issues coaching, and counseling techniques.

    • 7 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Pat S.
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    Anita is an excellent therapist. She is a thoughtful listener and responds with helpful commentary to assist in resolving personal issues. I would wholeheartedly recommend.

    • 14 years in business
    Serena S.
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    The office is warm and inviting. Dr. Nowell was fantastic to work with!!!

    About

    I provide career coaching transition services for individuals that are struggling with their "next step" in their career. As a former executive search professional, my focus is on determining what someone wants to do in their life, and setting up a plan for them to get there. My clients are both actively employed and underemployed or unemployed. All of them are dissatisfied with their current careers, and are looking for more of a fulfilling career.

    About

    I offer the following services: * Spiritual Counseling * Energy Healing * Angelic Healing * Crystal Healing * Shamanic Healing and Clearing I am an experienced practitioner with over 20 years of experience.

    About

    We are navigating the desires of your heart into reality. IFMI Consultants, Inc. offers career, life and personal coaching services. As the founder of IFMI Consultants, I'm extremely passionate about helping others embrace who they are, as well as what their personal or professional needs are. I feel that my work is completed when my clients describe their experience after our sessions as a "defining moment" in their lives. It's really awesome! It truly is an awesome experience for both myself as a certified professional coach and consultant. My customers not only appreciate my loyalty and honesty during and after our coaching sessions, they also appreciate my commitment to making each coaching session about them, and only them. Whether it's a (free) 30-minute introductory coaching session, or we've engaged in a contractual agreement, there is always a sincere interest on behalf of IFMI Consultants, Inc. to offer exceptional services with a rewarding experience as a return on your investment.

    About

    My team of highly trained professionals provide a whole range of personal counseling and life coaching services including personal and career development; individual, marital, and family counseling; educational and tutorial services; spiritual counseling; and health and wellness consultation.

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    I preform weddings of all except same sex. I also perform wedding/pre-marital counseling. I also do wedding coordinating as well.

    About

    Career Coach Experts has over 28 years of experience providing recruiting, career coaching and resume writing service so we know what hiring managers and companies are looking for. We specialize in working with job seekers, or someone in career transition find their life purpose and combine it with an authentic vocation they love to do, ensuring career satisfaction. Our staff writers utilize the latest technology and SEO to help your resume stand out and get interviews! We offer many options, or customized packages at competitive prices to best service our clients and help them succeed in a job search.

    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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