Life Coaching Virginia Beach VA

Local resource for life coaching in Virginia Beach. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to life coach training, life coach courses, life coach certification, as well as information on life coach educational classes, and content on life coaching.

Transformational Leadership Coaching
(757) 631-4440
101 N Lynnhaven Rd
Virginia Beach, VA
Industry
Life Coach, Physical Therapist, Psychologist

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Lassiter and Associates Psychological Services Inc
(757) 741-7560
Lassiter and Associates Psychological Services Inc522 South Independence Bl
Virginia Beach, VA
Specialties
Anxiety or Fears, Depression, Life Coaching, Dissociative Disorders
Qualification
School: Long Island University
Year of Graduation: 1977
Years In Practice: 30+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Average Cost
$150 - $200
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: 1199SEIU

Iris Geffner
(757) 620-7437
Virginia Beach, VA
Coaching Types
Career
Certifications
LCSW

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Dr. Hermann BayerMCC
3705 Northmoor Ct
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Ms. Kathy GausePCC
571.423.9565, 703.242.1271
204 Sandbridge Road Suite 405
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Kallie Cothern
(757) 328-8694
Virginia Beach, VA
Coaching Types
Life
Gender
Female
Certifications
M.Ed, counseling, NCC, RYT

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Ms. R Dawn Bennett
(757) 645-9224
Chesapeake, VA
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Family Conflict, Life Coaching, Dissociative Disorders
Qualification
School: Norfolk State University
Year of Graduation: 1979
Years In Practice: 30+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Children (6 to 10),Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$50 - $110
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Early Jackson
(757) 962-5800
Norfolk, VA
Coaching Types
Performance, Entrepreneurship, Career
Rates
$125-175/Hr
Certifications
Katapult Accelerated Coaching
Membership Organizations
ACC

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Ruth C. Littlejohn
(410) 715-6751
4464 Sanibel Circle Suite #306
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Mrs. Shari L Hammer, MS, RN-BC, CHES
(757) 430-2356
2021 Bierce Dr
Virginia Beach, VA
 
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So What’s the Deal with Life Coaching?

Life coaching may sound like a fad, but this service and profession has actually been around for more than 17 years, and each year its popularity grows. An example of this growth can be seen in the International Coach Federation. Established in 1995, the International Coach Federation (ICF) is the largest organization of its kind. The purpose of the organization is to build, support, and preserve the integrity of the coaching profession, foster the development of the community of coaches worldwide, maintain and enhance the standards and practices of the coaching profession, and support members in creating a successful coaching practice.

ICF has more than 11,000 members, up from 2,122 its first year. In 2006 alone, membership grew at a rate of 200 new members per month. Today, ICF members live in 80 countries and the organization continues to grow.

ICF is just one example of how popular life coaching has become. This multi-million dollar industry has welcomed a number of psychiatrists and counselors over the years that coach thousands of clients in the areas of relationships, personal growth, careers, and more. It is important to note, however, that not all life coaches are psychologists. There are no requirements to become a life coach, so beware. More on this later.

A life coach is an individual that works one-on-one with a client to help him achieve his goals. They do this by helping clients fine tune goals, by encouraging personal growth, and by creating a behavior modification plan. As stated earlier, not all life coaches are counselors or psychiatrists. The ones that are (and are not) do not revisit past events in an attempt to heal the wounds of the past. They do not handle mental health issues. The goal is to help clients improve their relationships, careers or family life. Simply put, life coaches help mentally stable clients move forward in their lives.

When searching for a life coach, there are a few things to consider. Life coaches are n...

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