Life Coaching! It means many things to many people, and exactly what a life coach does is often misunderstood. With that in mind we’ve put together the below resources and articles to answer some of the most common questions we are asked here at The Coaching Academy.
Life coaching is the process of helping someone find the path between where they are now and where they want to be.
Life coaching has been around since the 1980s and began in America. There wasn’t one single ‘inventor’ of life coaching.
The term ‘coach’ is unregulated. This means that anyone can call themselves a life coach and set up a business.
What is the difference between coaching, counselling, and mentoring? what do they actually mean?
This page will guide you through the steps needed to becoming a Life Coach.
We’ve trained over 10,000 life coaches since we started in 1999. We regularly invite these coaches to write articles for us that we call ‘Coach in the Spotlight’ which is a chance for these coaches to tell you their story, and what they are doing with their coaching skills in the real world.
We are pleased to be featuring Katherine Glyde as our Coach in the Spotlight in this week’s blog who specialises in wellbeing coaching for women.
We are pleased to be featuring Jenni Nicholls as one of our two Coaches in the Spotlight this week! After a successful teaching career, Jenni trained and qualified with The Coaching Academy; now she runs her own coaching business coaching middle leaders to be the best they can be.
We are pleased to be featuring Bashayer Alissa as one of our two Coaches in the Spotlight this week! Bashayer is based in the Middle East and trained with The Coaching Academy after the global pandemic made her question what she really wanted to do with her life. She now runs her own successful coaching business The Motivation Coach with a focus on empowering Arab millennials in the MENA (Middle East & North Africa) region to improve their lives!
We are pleased to be featuring Alice Hewitt as our Coach in the Spotlight in this week’s blog. Alice is one of The Coaching Academy’s qualified coaches who is now running her own coaching business where she helps frustrated professionals to take back control of their careers, to re-ignite their passion for their work and fall back in love with Mondays!
We are pleased to be featuring Charles Odia as our Coach in the Spotlight in this week’s blog. Charles is a Coaching Academy qualified coach, NLP Trainer, NLP Business Master Practitioner, NLP Business Coach and Clinical Hypnotherapist. He specialises in helping high-performance individuals transition to the next level in all aspects of their life.
This month's Coach in the Spotlight is Mike Shervington OBE. Mike's life coaching journey takes place in Sydney, Australia, therefore requiring dedication and lots of late nights & early mornings! Mike is an ex-military Para and a Coaching Academy-qualified life coach who emigrated from the UK to Australia, working in commercial property before becoming a performance coach for the Royal Australian Navy. But we'll hand over to Mike to tell you more!