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Ask Laura
4.7
from 66 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 141 hires on Thumbtack
Tina M.
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Laura is amazingly insightful, truthful and impactful.....I have been getting readings from Laura the last 16 years and have always been excited and pleased with the accuracy of her predictions. Getting a reading from Laura will definitely leave you wanting to know more! Having a reading from her is like talking with a friend...She provides a comfortable setting and delivers her messages with a great ease in a relaxed atmosphere...it's like talking with a dear friend. Laura exudes all the qualities of integrity, compassion and honesty when it comes to psychic readings. Throughout the years she has accurately predicted events with work, career, love and family.....She has built a solid reputation of accuracy and strong predictability regarding future events. She is on point with short term as well as long term predictions and her "guides" are always there offering light and love to clients all along the way!!! Thank you for being so AWESOME Laura!!! May God continue to bless you with your natural God given talent!

McSween Coaching
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Roy B.
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I met with Cedric McSween for the first time on March 24th, was extremely impressed with his professionalism, depth of knowledge, grasp of my situation and needs, and his explanation of what he could do to assist. Our 2nd meeting occurred on March 31st and his methods produced immediate insights to build on. I can well see the direction that we are headed in, and I am very pleased and looking forward to learning more from him. Anyone looking to engage a business and/or career coach should absolutely give Cedric very serious consideration.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Leah H.
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Dr. Karen leaves no stone un-turned. Be prepared to have your entire life changed when working with her as a life coach. Dr. Karen guides you in a stern yet gentle way to delve into your past, present and future to open your mind to move forward where you have been stuck. Whether it be past emotional issues or issues of moving forward in your career, Dr. Karen is equipped to teach you to allow the "true you" to come forth and shine. She is not a novice and I am so excited that the world finally has the chance to see and learn what I have experienced for over 20 years. You can move forward regardless to your past! I wholeheartedly recommend Dr. Karen as a holistic Life Coach and mentor.

Point B Living, Inc.
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Sheri S.
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This year working with Christopher has be extraordinary. By helping me through some personal obstacles and blocks, I have not only grown at a personal level, but my career has taken a huge turn toward success. I have a strong belief that everything happens for a reason and having Christopher come into my life really was definitely for a great reason. Christopher is a great coach, both personally, and career. Ontological coaching is different because you find out so much about yourself. Then one day you realize there is nothing you can't achieve. And Christopher is the perfect guide for this process. I literally had a breakthrough at some level every time we met. Now everything about me is empowered, from business to wellness, to family and relationships. The success, fulfillment, and joy I had working with Christopher are now permanent fixtures in my "Point B" lifestyle. Very happy and grateful that I was able to meet Christopher and work with him as well.

ACP Insights
4.9
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Lorraine M.
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Michelle is a great Intuitive Career Advisor that has a gift to of making the not so simple very plain. She makes the process of creating and editing resumes very easy.

  • 2 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Geoff A.
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In a very short period of time, Wendy has taken me from a point where I knew nothing about voice over work to a place where I could have a successful career in the industry. She has been an amazing teacher, guide and mentor for me. I would recommend her to anyone who is considering a career move or simply looking to improve their skill set in the genre. Wendy has helped me develop my range, timing and instincts so I can read copy and deliver material that stands out clear and sharp.

Classic Life Coaching
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda K.
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Dana helped me with my career outlook and how to maintain a healthy life. She is very easy to talk with and I look forward every week to our sessions.

C.D.R. Consulting LLC
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 9 years in business
Lori Y.
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Choosing to work with Cheranissa has been one the best investments I have ever made. She is genuine, insightful and honest. Our coaching sessions have helped me identify roadblocks and solutions to move forward and reach my goals. She is unlike anyone else. She genuinely cares and helps you transition with clarity. If you choose Cheranissa your life will reflect a powerful difference.

Chat w/ Cat
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Corina P.
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Catalina clearly has a great affinity towards coaching, and knows exactly how to unlock the unseen potential of her clients. Her detail-oriented but emphatic approach to the process allows her to get to know a person deeply enough in a short amount of time in order to refine an uncover potential and revitalize their personal profile, it is very admirable. Catalina approaches each coaching session honestly and thoughtfully, allowing the clients to consider the realities of their situation in a entirely different light. I personally consider Catalina's coaching style very helpful , as she enables me to delve deeply into my career situation or my past experiences, improving my thinking process and lack of confidence . She was able to give me the gift of self- awareness and modify behaviors into attaining specific goals. I cannot thank Catalina enough and I recommend her to everyone.

  • 8 years in business
Brandi P.
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It is my honor to recommend Kimberly for her awesome abilities as a Life Coach. When I began meeting with Kim I had no idea what an eye opening, life changing experience it would be. We've all been to a "therapist", you know the person who writes and nods and mmmhmmm's and ask you about your childhood- But Kim is strong and empathetic, honest and realistic, fair and tough. You indeed talk about your past so you know who you were but you move on, you focus on the future, you grow- you FEEL growth when you speak to her, you have moments of extreme discomfort then moments of extreme clarity. As a coach Kim took me from a cynic to a woman at peace. Kim's coaching skills took me on a journey through me and I wasn't broken to begin with but Kim helped me realize how critical we all can be of ourselves and how every single day of our lives is about growth and passion and purpose and not the negative or the bags that weigh us down from our past. Kim is truly a gem and a big glimmer on my life's timeline as she has given me so many reasons to smile and be thankful for my wonderful life, career and family. Kim is the coach of coaches... no need for Red Bull- Kim will give you wings... (and maybe even a rocket pack). I humbly and strongly recommend Kim as a Strategic Intervention Life Coach, even if you think you're chugging along fine through life- She has a way of making you shine just a little bit brighter. Thank you Kim, from the bottom of my heart for all your coaching and guidance!

Sol Life Coaching
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Olga G.
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    My 20 years of nursing experience was not enough when I needed to change career paths to become a telephonic case manager. I needed a mentor and a coach to improve my motivational interviewing skills and impress my new employer. I was fortunate to be coached by Cecilia one on one. Not only is she an expert in motivational interview, she has a talent for making things simple and easy to understand. She is a talented coach with great in depth knowledge of all of her subject matter. Her ability to find the right words is amazing, and she has a unique ability to teach you enough to feel like you can be a coach as well. Her training has really helped me to advance my career. Thank you Cecilia!

    Transition With Love
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
      Charlotte T.
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      Coaching with Margot has been a really enlightening experience, the skills she has taught me are making a real difference in my personal and work life.

      Crystal Clear Concepts
      5.0
      from 2 reviews
      • 38 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      C John C.
      Verified review

      Have known both Cynthia and Joe for the whole of my career. Energetic and insightful. They place their client needs first and foremost. Well versed in solving communication problems both large and small. Highly recommend.

      • 6 years in business
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Bob V.
      Verified review

      Delisa coached me earlier this year through a challenging time in my life. I had just gone through a divorce and was considering a career change. Delisa helped me to pick myself up by the boot straps, set up a goal triangle with clear plans for follow through. Our weekly phone call meeting to discuss my progress, any obstacles that came up and future accomplishments that I wanted to add really made all the difference in completing action plans that I identified for myself. Coaching really works. And Delisa was right. Coaching IS different than counseling. I knew I did not want anyone telling me what to do and how to do it. I just needed direction and someone checking in on me holding me to my goals.

      About

      A vocational analyst and career consultant with recognized expertise in document review for immigration, work experience evaluations, specialty occupation letters and professional resumes for success. A licensed professional counselor with many years experience as State of Michigan Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, and Department of Labor Vocational Counselor. Nationally recognized expertise as a vocational analyst for H1-B and immigration cases.

      About

      After putting literally thousands of people to work, my partner and I have developed a one day seminar that presents everything from writing a quality contemporary resume, using linked in and other networking sites, preparing for interviews, etc. Due to high demand we are making our training manual available for direct download.

      • 8 years in business
      About

      I have gone through several career transitions. I know how difficult it is to start a new career and move from a technical area to management. I help my clients from the perspective of someone who has gone through it.

      About

      Whether you are looking to have your career/business take the next step into stardom, at Smith van Rossum, we are here to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. To assist you in developing a strategy, we offer True Colors Personality Inventories, personal goal-setting, resume reviews, networking skill sets, interviewing for success, and developing your social media presence. In business development, we are your full-service business advisory service. Just ask our clients

      About

      We are a local firm that offers employment interview coaching "traditional and behavioral interviews" to individuals who are serious about their career. We provide a face-to-face and one-on-one coaching session for up to one hour to eligible applicants. We will Coach and mentor you on all aspects of the interview process such as, body Language, communication, question and answers, fuzzy facts, techniques and tips, just to name a few.

      About

      I offer full-service career campaign services from identifying what you have to offer the world, to putting your marketing materials together, to strategizing an effective search experience. My clients have branded me a best friend, a mom, and a drill sergeant, all wrapped up in one individual. Helene L. writes: Jane served as my career coach long before the term was invented. She genuinely cares about the success of her clients and friends, and her no-nonsense, can-do attitude motivate you to set goals, create a strategy to achieve them, overcome your inertia, and get out there and make things happen! I highly recommend her to anyone looking for a deeply knowledgeable, dedicated, well-connected resource to help them find the courage and develop the tools to explore new possibilities. And from David R: When I first contacted Coach Jane, I had just been laid off after a long tenure at a large company and when a recruiter asked me, what do you want to do? I had no answer. Well, I don't have that problem anymore. Coach Jane's guidance and support helped me to identify what it was I was looking for in a career and, more importantly, what I was looking for in an employer. Not only did Jane help me figure out what I wanted to do with my life but she also helped me discover more about who I am as a person. It got to be almost like therapy. I can honestly say that what I learned in the short time working with Coach Jane will guide me through the rest of my life. And Joe continues: I went to Coach Jane during a period of transition in my life and was spinning my wheels in making a decision to stay at my current job, look to another job, self-employment, or other options. I suffered from "paralysis from analysis" and felt overwhelmed by the changes in my personal life along with these career decisions. I first believed a career coach just helps evaluate the potential job choices, but Jane's system digs deeper and provides insight into your system of values and beliefs to determine the environment, not just the job, that is the best fit. Coach Jane's methods provided a needed period of introspection and reprieve from self-imposed pressures, and ultimately identified a conflict between my values and how success had been defined by my environment. Beyond her system, you can see Coach Jane truly cares about those she coaches.

      About

      I offer career and life coaching, training and consulting for professionals and students. Visit my website for details and to subscribe for my free career advice blog! Email me for a free trial session!

      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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