Curious about coaching?

This interview with Doug Llewelyn (yes, The People’s Court guy!) discusses a variety of things including differences between coaching and therapy, examples of those I’ve been able to walk alongside, my path to the profession and what kind of coaching I seek and receive.

What is coaching?

Coaching is partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential. (International Coach Federation)

What are the benefits of coaching?

80% of people who receive coaching report increased self-confidence. Over 70% benefit from improved relationships, communications skills and work performance. More than 60% of participants see positive impact in their life balance, wellness, business management and personal organization. 86%, of companies able to calculate ROI either regained their investment or more. (ICF 2009)

Is coaching right for me?

Coaching is for anyone ready to work toward your limitless potential with the help of an individual holding you accountable to your dreams and aspirations.

What is the basis of a good coaching Partnership?

Confidentiality, full presence and respect are three requirements of a good coaching partnership.

How long does it Take?

Sustainable change takes time. A coaching relationship may be six to ten sessions for individuals or six months to a year for corporate partners. Sessions are typically scheduled weekly or bi-weekly for maximum impact and growth momentum.

Where does coaching take place?

ALTA Coaching partnerships are held by phone or video conferencing, so coaching conversations can be held anywhere allowing your full presence. Onsite coaching is available within organizational contracts.

What are your Fees?

ALTA wants the benefits of coaching to be accessible. Fees are on a sliding scale for individual, nonprofit and corporate partners. Go to Schedule an Appointment for more information.

How does coaching compare to other Helping professions?

  • Coaches serve as thinking partners for proactive growth. 

  • Consultants provide solutions and advice.

  • Counselors/Therapists offer healing for the past and present.

  • Mentors share experience and advice.

  • Teachers and trainers share content and information.

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
— George Bernard Shaw