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Agawam Career Coaches

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  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Nancy K.
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Very grateful to have been given Drew as my coach. He has a way of getting information across so that you understand it. He is very patient; I know I'm not the first person he's explained all this to, yet he acts like it :-) His energy is positive, yet mellow. Really glad to be a part of his team, and I know that I will owe my success to him. Thanks for being awesome Drew!!

Evolution fitness training
from 10 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Milagros L.
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Highly energetic and enthusiastic coach! Truly passionate about what he does :-) Great correction tips and is constantly motivating you to do better <3

  • 4 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Lois A.
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Over the 3 years I trained with Lindsey my overall fitness increased tremendously. Lindsey is a great motivator and will have you doing exercises at a level you never thought possible. She does so without intimidation and with positive feedback. She was always on time and prepared with a tremendous workout. Lindsey takes great pride in what she does and goes above and beyond to meet each clients need including specific medical needs. I would strongly recommend Lindsey as your personal trainer and coach....she is an all around good person with a lot of knowledge to share!

  • 7 years in business
Liz K.
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Jessica and her team did an excellent job with several employees in our workplace who needed help improving their English speaking ability. They had accents that were at times hard to understand. The classes provided by ACI helped improve their confidence, accent and communication skills. There was a huge noticeable difference after the sessions they attended. In addition, the feedback was very positive from the students. They said the classes were interactive and fun. I highly recommend this company for anyone struggling with these issues.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Akmal H.
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C-Love is one of the best coaches I've had. He puts others before him and whatever he suggests isn't simply theoretical. He speaks from experience and truly means to help you achieving the life you want. All in all, he's the coach you need!!

D'jemz Personal Training
from 3 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Taminshia T.
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​So February 9th, I weighed-in at a doctor’s appointment to the tune or 298 lbs. In my mind all I could think was I am a cheeseburger away from 300 lbs. In my battle with weight, I vowed that I would never weigh over 300 lbs. So this day was an eye opener for me. That day I was determined that I need to make a difference in my life. So I started changing my eating habits and started looking for a gym.. So I decided to get a personal trainer/coach. A gentlemen stated that he knew the perfect person to pair me up with. As I was leaving he pointed out Mr. Dimitrius Drye. In the mind I said, “Oh Hell No!!!” Mr. Drye was in training mode with a client and what she was doing was unbelievable. Something I knew I wouldn’t and couldn’t do. He looked up at me and said, “You’re going to be doing these too!” I told him I didn’t like him already. Saturday, February 27th was my initial assessment with Mr. Drye. I thought he was the trainer from hell. Once I made it through the assessment, I knew I could do anything. He gave me a meal plan that I thought was absurd. At the end of my 3 months of 1:1 coaching with Mr. Drye and adhering to his meal plan, I weighed 266 lbs with a loss of 29. After I saw this change, I signed up again with Mr. Drye and to this day I have lost a total of 65 lbs bringing me to a weight of 225 lbs in 7 months ..Never in a million years did I think I could be where I am now especially after numerous failed attempts. The best decision I ever made was working with Mr. Drye. He is an AMAZING coach. He pushes you to work harder even when you think your body can’t do it nor will he let you quit. He encourages you and explains what area of the body and what muscle each exercise works. Mr. Drye knows exactly what exercises to have you do to get the desired body shape you are looking for. For me I needed someone who was going to be relentless and be a drill sergeant. I found that in him. In this journey, I learned that this has been more mental than physical. Why? My body can do anything, but my mind didn’t think so. I had to make up in my mind that I had no choice. It was either do or die for me. Mr. Drye made this experience enjoyable and not dreadful. In fact, because of him I can now say I love working out and I look forward to reaching my goal. Thank you, Mr. Dimitrius Drye, for helping me to change my life one day, one weight, and one exercise at a time. Sincerely, Ms. Tamisha P. Tyson

Carol Egan Immersion Health
from 3 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Diana M.
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My family and I will be forever changed by our experience with Carol. She guided us in embracing clean eating! Personally, I lost about 20lbs, have clearer skin, no longer suffer from headaches, indigestion, bloating ETC. She helped us navigate supplements, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Juicing, Smoothies, meditation and more. It was more than just a detox. It was more than learning about food. She taught me how to trust & listen to my body. And even my kids learned how to notice which foods effect them negatively- priceless! I would highly recommend 1 on 1 coaching with Carol. It's an experience & investment that will forever pay you back. We are nothing without our health.

PEAK Results Coaching
from 2 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea A.
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I was pleasantly surprised at the rapid results I achieved with Jeff at Peak Results Coaching. I would recommend him to others.

  • 17 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Nadine N.
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Lilia was so kind to speak with me on video chat for an initial consultation. She kindly and attentively listened to my concerns, and recognized areas in which I wanted to improve without me having to let her know directly. This showed me she was truly listening. Lilia's appraoch was geared toward my overall well being and my need for happiness in life, and understanding where I need to begin by recognizing where my habits came from. She let me know my goals are realistic and attainable and that I deserve what I want in life, and with adjusting my cognitive lifestyle I can achieve the life I dream of. I look forward working with Lilia. She has a kind, intellectual soul, and I greatly appreciate the time she spent speaking with me reasuring me of my concerns. Best, Nadine

The MotivAct Group
from 2 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack

What do you want to do RIGHT that you don't regret NOT doing it 5 years from now? Do you have a plan to make that happen? The best way to make certain that you are satisfied and productive in your personal and professional lives is to check in with yourself from time-to-time to discover what you are most passionate about. Our innovative "Mental Massage" seminar is designed to guide you to clarify and set your goals, reduce stress, enhance your mind/body balance, and use the power you already have within to achieve your goals--in a transformational group workshop. You will leave a "Mental Massage" program equipped with a road map to get you from where you are to where you truly want to be...with vision, courage, determination and passion. Our award-winning book, "One Door Closes: Overcoming Adversity By Following Your Dreams," captures the inspirational, highly emotional stories of 16 people from all walks of life who have triumphed over seemingly insurmountable obstacles to achieve their goals. Also included are 10 self-assessment tools you can use to design your own blueprint for success. Our clients include educational institutions, financial services companies, chambers of commerce, business networking groups, real estate companies, health and wellness centers, and more. We Motivate to Activate YOUR True Potential(tm)! Our clients include educational

Jasmin P.
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moreLyFe Coaching Services is extremely reliable, dependable and consistent. I am proud to say this is were you would get your motivation, the push you need in LyFe.

Katherine H.
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Iola is so creative and innovative; she really helps you think outside the box and go outside your comfort zone. She's very patient and understanding, and helps you achieve your business goals step by step. Highly recommended if you're looking for someone to challenge you but at a confortable pace.


I really listen and pay attention to what people are saying so that I can help create different solutions/viewpoints. Helping people discover different skills and perspectives.


When to seek a life coach? When you are serious about making changes in your life, a life coach will guide and empower you through that journey, ultimately encouraging you to your own personal success. A good life coach will carefully listen to you with compassion and empathy, in a safe, non-judgmental environment. Questions are asked to help clarify your goals, values, and life purpose. With that information, a good life coach collaborates with you to create strategies and gently lead you through transitions, helping you attain your new path. An effective life coach will succeed in bringing balance to your life by working with the whole person including career, family, health, finances, and other important personal aspects of your life uncovered during private sessions. Is receiving coaching hard work? With all cooperative efforts, there will be expectations on both parties, but be assured our session environment is always supportive and never threatening. Together, with the support and care of a good life coach, you will find the motivation to achieve your life's fulfillment. This is accomplished by gentle reminders of your goals, celebrating the stepping stones along the way, and navigating pitfalls that are potentially keeping you back, while still firmly holing you responsible for the outcome. When are sessions offered? Don't let time or location be an excuse, standing in the way of your personal accomplishments and victories. A Good Life Now Coaching offers session in person, by telephone, and via email. Regardless of where you live or your time constraints, we can work together to bring happiness and success to your life. Areas of specialization: - Personal growth - Professional development - Career job growth - Family coaching - New parent coaching - Student coaching - Relationship coaching - Communication skills - Confidence and personal power - Inner peace - Achieving balance - Health, weight issues, and wellness - Organization and productivity About Sara Janowski-Therion: Sara Janowski-Therion is a life coach, personal coach, family coach, relationship coach, and career coach. She has been honing her professionalism in the social services field for over 12 years as a social worker, counselor, and coach in multiple regions, including New York, Chicago, California, and Connecticut. Sara attended San Diego State University in California and graduated from Hunter College in New York with a bachelor's of arts degree in sociology. Sara has a master's in social work from the University of Constitute. Contact A Good Life Now Coaching today for a complimentary consultation!


Our focus is to help our clients set and achieve goals, find successful solutions and reach positive outcomes to some of life's difficult situations. Our services include Life and Business Coaching, Cogmed Working Memory Training, Coaching Youths and Adults with ADHD, and Mediation. We are a Cogmed Qualified Practice offering working memory training for improved academic and professional performance through a five-week online cognitive training program with the support of a Cogmed Coach. We offer support, expertise, and guidance to individuals and organizations that want to cultivate positive changes and growth.


I am excited to help you begin a new journey in your life. I will work with you 1:1 to give you the support you need to succeed. Don't let another day pass by, contact me for a quote today! I have over 10 years of experience as a life coach. Over the past seven years I have also help individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities find employment out in the community. My career as a coach is very rewarding and I would like to help you succeed too. I love helping others reach goals that they want to conquer in their lives.


Psychotherapy and life coaching services are available. Expressive therapies are available to adults and children. Medicaid insurance is accepted.


We are a life coaching and business strategy company specializing in wealth building. We give you the skills you need to be an entrepreneur.

  • 9 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

I do not provide anyone with a "quick fix." This journey is about me helping you work towards your goals so that the investment you are making in yourself is a life long investment. Helping people achieve their full potential in their life from feeling good to looking their personal best!


I put my heart and soul into my work, resulting in services that go above and beyond basic services. My favorite part of my job is helping individuals develop their job search marketing documents, as I love the process, and the results!


At The Birch Group, LLC, we focus on the customer in a variety of ways. We offer career coaching, professional coaching, strategic plans, performance appraisal, and behavioral analysis for companies and individuals. The Birch Group wants to meet the needs of the customer, and are willing to go beyond expectations to accomplish and satisfy these needs.

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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