FAQ

What is coaching?

Coaching provides an effective support system for achieving personal and professional goals by helping you get clear on what you want and how you are going to make it happen.  Working with a coach enables you to:
• take a step back within a safe and supportive environment and review where you are currently,
• clarify where you want to go,
• expand and evaluate the range of options available to you,
• focus on strengths and resources to overcome obstacles,
• create practical plans to enable you to attain your objectives.

What can I expect in the first session?

During the first session we will establish your goal(s) for coaching, and gain some background information. The number of sessions required varies widely, depending on individual circumstances, but averages around 4-6 sessions. Often this is followed by 1 or 2 follow up sessions to monitor and fine-tune progress.

How long are the session times?

Coaching sessions last 60 minutes and can be held in your office or in a meeting room within your organisation, or in a private meeting room offsite.

How confidential are the coaching sessions?

All sessions are confidential. The only exception is if there is concern for your safety or the safety of another person.

What is your background as a Coach?

As a qualified coach and counsellor, I hold a Bachelor of Science majoring in Psychology, a Bachelor of Applied Social Sciences in Counselling, a Diploma in Professional Coaching, and a Certificate in Counselling and Social Work. I work under Professional Supervision, and I am an Associate Member of the Career Development Association of New Zealand (CDANZ) and Human Resources New Zealand (HRNZ). I operate under the CDANZ code of ethics and professional standards, however please feel free to discuss any concerns with me.

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellations within 24 hours and no-shows will be charged at the normal session rate.

What are your rates?

Workplace coaching – $120 per hour (includes resources, workbooks etc)
Private clients – $90 per hour (includes resources, workbooks etc)
Professional services – $60 per hour (research, preparation of reports etc)