A coach uses skillful conversations: asking questions, exploring, supporting and giving feedback that facilitates learning, change, awareness and action.
Simply put, that humans are naturally creative, resourceful and whole! We're all discovering what we really want, and we can get what we want faster and easier by having a coach who can help us remove the obstacles that get in the way of success.
Coaching works for several reasons:
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special time and place
Since this is a coaching program and not therapy, this means that every single session ends with, “Okay, now this week, go out and practice this skill or tool” rather than, “Our time is up. See you next time.” This was one of my biggest frustrations with therapy. I felt like I spent weeks and weeks talking but not getting anywhere. To be sure, therapy is an important part of the journey, but if you’re done just talking about what happened and are ready to do something about it, then this program is for you.
People hire a coach because:
It's that simple. Coaches help a client get all three.
Many things can happen, but the most important are:
Yes! While my primary focus is working with survivors of childhood sexual abuse, I have also worked with clients who have solely experienced physical, verbal, and/or emotional abuse as well as clients who have experienced assault/rape in adulthood. For these clients, we use an adapted version of the Beyond Surviving, and these clients experience the same transformation and results as my clients who have been sexually abused.
Coaching sessions are conducted by phone or Skype. In addition, email and phone support are available between sessions for quick check-ins as well as a monthly group Q&A session. Sessions consist of time spent clarifying your intentions & designing goals, checking in on progress made from week to week, and delivery of skills, strategies and tools to support you in reaching your goals. All information disclosed in our conversations is confidential and may not be revealed to anyone without your written permission. Learn more.
To start your journey to Beyond Surviving, your first step is to complete a brief application to receive a complimentary Discover Your Genuine Self session.
During our time together, we will: