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Weightloss Transformation
4.9
from 60 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 130 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tammy E.
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I worked out with Patrick for over a year and a half. He helped me lose over 90 pounds, which I've kept off for over a year now. During the process he not only was my personal trainer but became a good friend. His style is very easy going, yet very motivating without being condescending. I not only learned how to exercise at home, but learned about nutrition, muscle groups and added a few new recipies to my collection! I never, ever, imagined jogging in my life. He encouraged me to try a 5K and now I've jogged in five of them. I dropped five sizes, regained my confidence and took back my life. I could have never done it without him--for he has truly saved my life! Thanks again, Patrick!

Donohue Life Coaching
4.9
from 51 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 121 hires on Thumbtack
Yan K.
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Patrick has been my son's mentor and "Coach over Skype" since high school started this year. He has played a crucial role in getting the right message to a teeager at this crucial time in his life. As a mother, my words of encouragement or messages do not always reach the target. Patrick not only has the wisdom, experience and patience, but is able to reach my son in the right way to make a huge difference in his personal life. It started when my son was deciding to try out for Varsity basketball. He was full of fears, insecurities and lack of time management, it was a huge decision. When he made Varsity freshman year, new challenges came. Throughout the year Patrick provided support, weekly check-ins with encouragement, mental exercises and stress reduction techniques as well as life coaching strategies which will influence my son for the rest of his life. Patrick is a mentor and guide without whom this year would have been very difficult. We plan to continue our journey with Donohue Life Coaching. Y.K San Francisco, Ca

  • 5 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Shanda M.
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my son feels so at ease with her teaching style. he is a college student at GSU and has a learning disability.

  • 22 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Kaitlyn S.
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I have been working with Victoria for going on 3 years now- we meet up once a year to revamp my resume- and I don't know what I would do without her. She gives what I have done in life focus and helps market me in a way that I never could have done myself to be desirable to potential employers. She also gives me the confidence to go for what I really want out of life.

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  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kelsey W.
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Sarah is an incredibly supportive and non judgmental life coach. She helped to develop my confidence and teach me the value of creative visualization. While working with Sarah through a career change, i more than tripled my salary and found a challenging position that supports both my career goals and greater life goals.

  • 9 years in business
Kenneth W.
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The main word that comes to mind about Rosalyn's coaching is "courageous." She consistently and artfully offered steps, insights, and ideas that stretched me to my limits. It would have been easier for some coaches to simply go along, but Rosalyn provided the leadership I needed to press forward - and that's what I hired her to do. As a result, I now have a greater willingness to stand up tall and strong for what I believe are the best strategies in situations throughout my professional and personal life.

  • 11 years in business
Adam F.
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Chris is the best. He's helped me have breakthroughs in athleticism and personal growth. A true expert and professional of body, mind and spirit. I deeply appreciate the contributions Chris has made to my life. He is a natural leader, motivator and trustworthy professional that is at the cutting edge of personal training and nutrition.

Highlight Your Success
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Samantha H.
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I have been stuck in the same job for the last 5 years as a mid-level manager. I'm wasn't sure if there was hope for me to move to the next level in leadership. Letta was really responsive and quick to help me outline a strategy that should work well. We'll be meeting a couple times a month for coaching sessions where we'll work on mock interviews and leadership scenarios to help me gain more skills that will impress my bosses. This really seems like it's going to help me out of my rut!

Bhavani Coaching Inc.
4.3
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.

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5.0
from 2 reviews
    Tina B.
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    Joe put me at ease from the beginning. I found him to be very professional, personable and intuitive. He was an excellent listener and very skilled at being able to sum up my circumstantial barriers and point out things I was unaware of. Joe was very skilled at helping me to navigate my life course toward a successful new path. I am very grateful to Joe and highly recommend him to anyone who needs life coach assistance.

    Attracting Your Life
    5.0
    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.

    Life Coach, Financial Coach
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
    • 2 years in business
    Fatima K.
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    A life coach with a true ability to understand the client!

    Candy S.
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    Jillian demonstrates excellence in the field of coaching. I've been working with her for close to 3 years and have experience huge leaps in my personal and professional life. She's truthful, empathetic, sincere, enthusiastic and most importantly she believes in me!

    About

    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

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    Katie Quick, founder and CEO, has over 10 years experience as a teacher, life coach, and motivational speaker. She has dedicated her life to helping kids, teens, and adults find their passion and follow their dreams through her extraordinary programs. She is also one of the foremost sought after youth life coaches and motivational speakers in the country.

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    We offer business coaching for entrepreneurs and life coaching for those looking to discover and live their version of a cool life. Using tools and structures for inspired motivation, insights to discover new and pre-existing strengths, and active support to bring stretch goals to fruition, Oesterlein Coaching and Consulting helps individuals to deliver sustainable results.

    • 2 years in business
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    I specialize in clients 40 and over and who do not have a lot of experience working out and would like to begin the journey to a healthier life. I am all about posture, core strength and adapting exercises based on your physical needs. I set realistic goals not only that you can reach but have input in. I will offer nutritional advice as well as life coaching .

    • 8 years in business
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    Maureen Muldoon is a sought after spiritual counselor, speaker, creative life coach and corporate consultant. She has empowered and inspired thousands to find their authentic voice and claim and create and commit to living the life of their dreams. She has had the privilege of coaching both the developing artists as well as internationally recognized names. Her journey began in New York City, where as a young actress working in stage and TV, she facilitated and taught small groups on acting technique and how to breaking into the business without losing yourself. Her own career took her to LA where she spent 20 years in Hollywood as an accomplished writer, producer, director and star of TV and film. It was in California that she firmly developed her powerful intuitive ability to assist artists and became known as a creative midwife. As her coaching clientele grew, she slowly surrendered her own acting career to be more fully present to helping others soar. Her attention turned to adding spiritual technologies to her offerings, and in 2005, she became a fully licensed spiritual counselor. Her license and training from the United Centers for Spiritual Living is a nationally recognized certification. In 2008, she was hired by World Ministry of Prayer in LA to support individuals from around the world by using the healing power of prayer. In 2009, she was hired as the Director of Sacred Circles for the Bodhi Spiritual Center in Chicago where she helped groom and support new spiritual leaders. Under her watch, the program tripled its size in 2 years. Her philosophy is steeped in the idea that spirituality and creativity are synonymous. Authenticity and humor are the pillars of her ministry. She is the creator of a monthly story-and-song night that provides the community with an opportunity to experience the healing nature of stories. Along with supporting artists, she is passionate about grooming and mentoring leaders and teachers. For the past 2 decades, she has established women's sacred circles across the country, specifically New York, New Jersey, Texas, Virginia, Chicago and LA. Maureen Muldoon is available for counseling by appointment in person or on the phone. She offers corporate consultation to help build authentic communication, conscious growth structures, productive processes and greater integrity in the work space. As a teacher, she has facilitated workshops and classes across the country to audiences as large at 8,000 people. Maureen is an avid student and sought after teacher of A Course in Miracles & Religious Science. Her music, stories, meditations, theatre productions and prayers have been entertaining and inspiring folks for the past 2 decades.

    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.

    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 get a life coach?

    People of all ages and in all careers have called in a life coach. Life coaches are accredited professionals who can help you figure out the tangible changes you can make in your life to reach your goals; they can even help you turn your dreams into goals, if you’re not sure where to go next. A life coach can also help people find their purpose in life. Life coaching clients often have an idea of what they want to do, such as help people or work with animals, but don’t know how to turn that passion into a career. A life coach can help clients work through the options to find a clear path with concrete steps that lead to an attainable goal. A life coach can also help clients make a major career change, such as starting a new business. Life coaches can help clients develop better habits that will make them more successful, acting as an accountability partner. Life coaches also often guide their clients through major transitions in life, such as a career change or other stressful situations that are made easier with guidance from a neutral third party.

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