Asked Questions About Coaching
and the Values at Heart and Soul Works
life coaches do?
help clients to set better goals, improve performance in
selected areas, increase self awareness, transition and move
forward, strengthen relationships, develop successful
strategies, improve the quality of life, experience success in
selected areas, build proficiencies, improve communication
patterns, and be more creative from the inside out.
|What do I look for in a
Sit with yourself for awhile.
Consider what you
are wanting to do and what types of challenges you are
facing. Reflect on the area of life and/or work that
you are wanting to improve or change. Choose a coach
whose life experience and training are a good fit for
your needs and interests. CoachVille, whose mission is
improving the quality of coaching worldwide, has an
extensive list of coaches and their areas of
CoachVille web site
and check out "Find
a Coach". Also helpful are:
How does coaching work?
Generally the coaching relationship is developed
via weekly phone sessions with your coach. A coaching
session typically lasts 45 minutes and is
focused on your current goals and needs. Since coaches
are free to choose their format, it is wise to ask
about the number of sessions per month and the length
of each session.
How long do you typically work
with your clients?
Each client's situation is viewed as unique.
amount of time involved depends upon the goals and
challenges selected by the client. At the outset it is
possible to estimate the amount of time that will be
needed. In my coaching practice I choose to coach four
times per month with 45 minute sessions. Sessions are
scheduled at appointed times and the coaching
relationship typically calls for an investment of at
least two months.
Ultimately, as a coach, I am looking
to work myself out of a job.
Do you offer a complementary
Yes. I like to think of this session as a gift
given and received. Experience tells me it is
important to interview prospective coaches to get a
feel for whether you can work effectively with them.
When you complete a coaching call, it is important to
feel that you really "connected " with the
What type of fees do you
charge for coaching?
My fee is $400 per month
for four sessions paid in
advance on a monthly basis. Should a special session
be needed during a particular month, there is no
additional charge for this session.
coaching information, you may contact Catherine Mich
by e-mail at CoachCath@HeartandSoulWorks.com
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