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Morgantown Career Coaches

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  • 1 year in business
Tina G.
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Both Stephen and Sophia are phenomenal coaches! If you have the opportunity, hire them! The level of insight and professionalism they have is helpful in a way you cannot imagine until you experience it. If you are looking to be coached or dive into any personal development for your career or company - I highly recommend Getchell Professional Services.

  • 23 years in business
Christine O.
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Johnny is a highly knowledgable personal trainer. His degree of profressionalism along with his refreshing personality keeps me motivated to reach my goal. Johnny really cares about his clients.

Justin Locante
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    Lynne H.
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    Justin does an awesome job of teaching/coaching the Chaos classes. He encourages me to push myself thereby improving myself. He also is great at teaching my boys in the Sports Fitness classes. The boys learn a lot while having fun! Thanks Justin !

    Marlene Boas, PhD
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      Betsy M.
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      Marlene has specialized experience in working with a national disaster relief organization. She was an excellent resource for professional development and provided personal coaching to meet the demands of responding to critical incidents.

      Wellbeing Solutions
      from 3 reviews
      • 2 years in business
      Teresa H.
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      Well being Solution presented by Colleen provided keen insight to finding meaning and values to our working team. A greater perspective to team initiatives and impacts will assist in our future strategizing.

      GPS Leadership Coaching
      from 1 review
      • 2 years in business
      Sofia G.
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      Sophia Getchell is a high energy and an amazing coach! Through Sophia’s limitless positive energy and intuition, she asks thought provoking questions which aided me in connecting with my inner desires to identify and clarify my goals. Sophia is non-judgmental, supportive, and has a great sense of humor. She challenges me, while facilitating my goal setting and commitments to myself. Through Sophia’s coaching techniques, she motivates and empowers me to accomplish what I truly aspire to achieve. Coaching with Sophia is a extraordinary and enlightening experience. Katherine Director of Leadership Development


      The future of health care is moving toward prevention. As a health coach, I call companies' clients and provide coaching to help guide them to leading healthier lives. This is done by asking the client open-ended questions and by using motivational interviewing to determine what their health needs are. They are assisted by me to develop practical health goals. Follow-up calls are sometimes scheduled by the client, and I track the progress of the goals. Health coaching provides help for clients with chronic diseases, such as COPD, DM, CAD, etc. and other areas that can affect health, like smoking and stress. By helping clients set and reach their health goals, it is hoped that the client may avoid adverse health conditions or prevent the exacerbation of current ones. This helps to keep the client out of the hospital, which saves health insurance companies money and maintains good health for the client, creating a win-win situation.

      • 2 years in business

      My passion is to empower women to lead with confidence.


      Are you dreaming of reaching your goals? I can help! It will take work and dedication, but together you will see your life change.


      I am a Life Coach and I will help you find your way or get back on track. I have more than 20 years experience as an educator under my belt. I have helped thousands of people and families find what they want out of life. I have assisted many years in the Church, many people cope with grief and loss being by the death of family member or do to illness or diseases such as cancer and I have provided a supportive point of view that only comes with years of going threw the same thing. I have provided assistance to parents with their children with educational matters and I have helped many people make the decision of having children, getting married and adopting. From life emergencies to lives great moments life is how you view if lets walk that path together positively let me hold your hand and lead you there!


      I offer career and life coaching to get you moving now. I provide career coaching to guide true calling discovery and authentic business building and life coaching to get you moving into confident action. I'll help you see and make the major decision you are not yet making. See my recommendations by searching my name, Tom Volkar, on LinkedIn. Clients love the fact that my 13 years of experience allow me to meet them exactly where they are. I prescribe exactly the right tools to get them what they want sooner. I believe in helping you to do it your way. I'm especially skilled in helping you see what you want and the best actions for getting there. As a result, your clarity and confidence will increase as you transform.


      I use a client-centered approach and offer educational perspectives to help individuals and business leaders, reframe and overcome challenges. I hold two advanced degrees: M.A., Psychology, and an M.S., Community Leadership as well as a B.S., Professional Studies (Concentration: Organizational Leadership & Communication). I am not a licensed counselor or certified life coach, but have helped many people throughout the years.


      I have a unique set of credentials that blend cognitive behavior change & motivation with years of expertise in the field of health, fitness, wellness, nutrition, exercise & weight loss. I have worked in the research and continue to research the real science in this field and I so passionately help others reach goals, especially those who feel hopeless. I am not the coach for celebrities with special advantages--I am the coach for those who have everyday challenges and obstacles and I help them overcome these. I hold a Masters Degree in the field and have achieved awards for my passionate and dedicated service. My expertise is extensive and I never stop learning!

      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

      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.

      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.

      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.

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