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Weightloss Transformation
from 61 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 134 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Zac A.
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I trained with Patrick for just over 2 years and made great progress in my weight loss. Patrick is a motivator and always kept me in check. If you have the will to make a change in your lifestyle and need a great coach, trainer and friend - look Patrick up and schedule a time to meet. You will not be disappointed.

Loren Michaels Harris
from 13 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Deborah F.
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Loren Michels Harris was absolutely amazing. I will recommend him to the moon and back! He is talented, professional, and a very nice, genuine person. Our audience loved him. He engaged with the attendees, and became an integral part of our program. We will hire him again.

Chris T.
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Bert is very passionate about dieting, lifting, and an overall fitness lifestyle. He has helped me change my workout in order to meet my fitness goals. His knowledge about the body and the gym will help him continue his success as a trainer/coach.

  • 11 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Chris A.
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Dr. Vertino has been extremely helpful in assessing and guiding me through issues with ADHD. He is a kind, honest and supportive coach who patiently yet firmly addresses issues and provides effective strategies for overcoming them. I highly recommend Dr. V if you are interested in making lasting life improvements!

Bhavani Coaching Inc.
from 3 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Liz J.
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I have had the pleasure of having had many coaching sessions with Bhavani. She has helped me with many decisions and helped me to tackle many projects. She is the first life coach I have ever dealt with I am SO glad I reached out to her and SO fortunate to have her as my life coach. Bhavani goes above and beyond to assess her clients’ needs snd help them to reach their goals. She is kind, knowledgeable and has a special talent for really listening to her clients to help them determine the path that they should take. I look forward to my sessions with her. I have a real good feeling after a session and always feel motivated and inspired because of her wise, insightful words. Bhavani and her life coaching will forever be an integral part of the healthy, motivated and mindful life I strive to lead. Do yourself a favor and reach out to her. You will be glad you did.

Loren Michaels Dream Squad
from 2 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Natalie P.
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Loren coached me into a new person. He got me on a diet plan, a great exercise regime, and amazing coaching all the way. He helped me all the way up to winning a Body Transformation Challenge. Loren is passionate, goal oriented, and has an amazing work ethic. If you want someone who will genuinely lead you to success. Loren Michaels DREAM SQUAD!!

Attracting Your Life
from 2 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Daniel M.
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While working with a life coach, you can expect to confront issues that have been holding you back and preventing you from creating a reality you love to be in. As uncomfortable as confrontation can be, it’s often necessary for healing. Recognizing your issues, strengths, and weaknesses is a first step to wholeness and can provide invaluable guidance while on the path to living the life of your dreams. I have been a client of Mija's for over a year now and I can say that those uncomfortable situations have allowed me to stop seeing myself as the victim. Her guidance and motivation has given me the strength to change my life for the better. The change can be seen by me and those around me. The investment in me was the best thing I did for myself.

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

    J Elson Company
    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.

    Gina L.
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    I love working with Kelsey. She is so encouraging, motivating and positive. Her training and meal plans are straight forward and easy to understand. She is an excellent coach and is always asking how she can better help you - a good trainer will just give you a plan. An excellent trainer will always constantly be helping you, asking you how they can help you, encouraging you. She isn't only a trainer, but she is your friend. ❤ I still have a ways to go, but I've learned so much from Kelsey and I'm eating right, exercising, losing fat mass and building muscles which is my goals that's she's helping me achieve.

    • 8 years in business
    Elaine M.
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    Leo possesses all of the outstanding qualities that enable someone to be a successful life coach. He really opened my eyes and my mind to everything this life has to offer and I couldn't be happier with my decision to hire him as my life coach!

    • 12 years in business

    I'm passionate about helping people. I received a Bachelor of Arts in communication, focusing on psychology in 2006 from Augusta State University. I worked as a parapsychologist with people from ages 7 to 70, experiencing all difficulties in life, from ADHD to Downs Syndrome to fibromyalgia to dementia. I spent two years as a primary caregiver to a man with stage four bone cancer, helping him every step of the way. I then helped my father in law as he declined from Lewy Body dementia. I also years working with in addicts, mostly helping their children.

    • 14 years in business

    Changing people lives!

    • 18 years in business

    My passion, dedication and tenacity are geared toward providing positive lasting solutions for you on every level.


    I am a certified health coach, and I can help you lose weight, minimize prescription medications and guide you to get on the road to good health. We can work together and tackle the obstacles that are preventing you from having a happy healthy life. Take control of your health.


    I'm an experienced, certified health and wellness coach through Wellcoaches which is endorsed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and ACE (American Council on Exercise). Besides my coaching, I'm also ACE group fitness certified in Zumba, Zumba Gold, Turbo Kick and Ageless Grace (mind-body fitness) Instructor and am a Silver Sneakers FLEX instructor helping people have fun while moving every single day. I'm also in the process of getting my ACE senior fitness certification and Silver Sneakers Circuit and strength training certifications as senior fitness is a passion of mine. My specialty is helping you get back to your dream weight for good through healthy weight loss without gimmicks or deprivation, so you can achieve the healthy and happy life you deserve! My Your Healthy Life Made Easy! (TM) Program covers all wellness topics, including weight loss, weight maintenance, fitness, nutrition, stress reduction and life satisfaction as they all contribute to being the best you can be. I work with individuals, small businesses and corporate wellness programs across the U.S. by phone, Skype, email and text, and I offer individual and group coaching programs. As an entrepreneur and a former corporate VP, I have a soft spot for those who have the extra pressures of the business world literally weighing them down. Weight loss and weight maintenance is near and dear to my heart because I've struggled with my weight in the past too (I've lost 48 pounds and rock size 6 jeans) and now help others make a sustainable change. Knowing that I "walk the talk" is inspirational and highly motivational to those I work with. I "get you," and I can help you!

    • 16 years in business

    I am passionate about helping others to deepen their own level of emotional wellness through deepened self-awareness and compassion for the way others look at the world. The fact that I learn along with my clients and students, even while I coach a.nd teach

    • 19 years in business

    You will get results Motivating people


    At Essential Reiki & Guidance, we offer some of the following services: * Solutions Focused Brief Therapy and Life Coaching * Reiki Healing * Meditation * Reiki Training and Attunement * Workshops


    Suzanne is a healthy lifestyle expert and unconventional game-changer in the field of transformational coaching and personal development. Her extensive experience and knowledge in multiple healing modalities as well as her special skill in subconscious mental training for permanent change, have allowed her to work with high-level individuals and groups to transform health, and to pinpoint and dissolve the limitations keeping them from reaching goals. Suzanne provides profound personal insights and creative integration tools and strategies to help create a conscious, successful, purpose-filled life. It is gratifying to see my clients transform different aspects of their life through our work together. To see the successes and achievements of my clients.


    My professionalism, and ability to engage all involved in the celebration to make for memorable occasion. Making sacred momments memorable

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    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

    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

    What is a career counselor?

    If you’re feeling lost in your career path, overwhelmed, in need of a job but confused as where to start, or ready for change but uncertain what you want, a career counselor is a good choice for you. A career counselor is typically a licensed professional who has earned a master’s degree in counseling — likely with an emphasis on career counseling. Each state has different licensing requirements for career counselors, so be sure to research before reaching out to a pro.

    Due to their academic backgrounds, career counselors often have a more holistic and in-depth approach than a career coach. Career coaches are not regulated by states and also tend to be more business-focused — a good fit for those who know what they want but need help achieving it. On the other hand, a career counselor provides guidance and clarity around some of the more emotional aspects that job hunting and career movement entail. Career counselors meet with you in a series of one-on-one sessions. They assess your personality and learn what drives you. They get a detailed understanding of your work history and your hopes, and often work to help you discover any internal blocks preventing you from going where you want to go. Hiring a career counselor is appropriate at any time in your career, from recent graduate to executive-level management.

    How much does it cost to hire a career coach?

    When it’s time to take your career to the next level, it’s time to hire a career coach. The cost to have a career coach help you with your professional journey will vary based on how many sessions you require, the level of coaching you desire, and the rates of the coach as determined by their experience, expertise, education and training. On average, career coaching sessions can range from 60 to 120 minutes, depending on the professional and what your needs are. Career coaches in smaller towns and areas with a lower cost of living will also typically have lower rates than those residing in large metro areas like New York, although most do offer remote coaching. Many coaches also offer a free introductory consultation, which gives you the opportunity to determine if their personality and coaching style are the right fit. It’s helpful to ask the coach about their relevant experience and get references from former clients. Depending on the professional, session rates could range anywhere from under $60 to well over $250 per session. Package discounts are a good way to commit to the relationship as well as get savings on services.

    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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