"I couldn’t be more grateful for my experience of coaching with Clare. I think, like many others, I was unsure about what coaching meant, perhaps even sceptical about what it could really do for me. But this journey ended up being more life changing for me than I could have ever imagined. Every single session with Clare enabled me to find the answer to so many questions that had been bothering me and find solutions to so many problems I had deemed unsolvable.
This experience made me realise that a little bit of magic happens when you can stop for a minute, talk openly about the challenges you face and find the solutions that were right there within you, but just out of reach because of the fog of everyday life and stress.
Thanks to coaching I feel truly empowered – like I’ve regained agency and control over my life, over how I show up to situations and how I react to the inevitable challenges that life will throw at me. I have an arsenal of tools I can reach for when I need to, and I’m moving forward, feeling positive about the future.
Clare approaches our sessions with a kindness, gentleness and humour that made me feel completely safe to share my anxieties and allowed me to be really honest. I can’t thank her enough for this experience and I would highly recommend her to anyone.“
“Great session!” - anonymous, Swoop Adventures
“I feel much better equipped to move forward with the issue I had after my call with Clare. It's like a weight has been lifted!” - anonymous, Ghyston
“Great session!” - anonymous, Flavours Holiday
“Clare is a fantastic coach for me. She knows how to ask the right questions and is a good listener. I feel that I can be emotional but also room for a laugh. I feel much more confident after the sessions with Clare.” - anonymous, Huisje Boompje Gesprekje
“Before Clare and I started working together, my work life – although ostensibly quite a good job – felt hopeless and uninspiring. My personal goals were vague ideas bounded by feelings of frustration – I knew I wasn’t happy but I was trying to nail the proverbial jelly to the wall in trying to figure out why. Unfortunately, all of this was infecting my personal relationships, where my partner had to an extent become a scapegoat for my general malaise.
I had never worked with a coach before because I am very much of the “pull yourself” together school of thought. I am pretty well organized and a highly motivated person so I had always considered coaching to be something that other people may require. But, ultimately I felt consistently miserable and I had to acknowledge that a change in trajectory was required and I decided I had nothing to lose by trying.
Clare strikes the elusive balance between warmth, sensitivity and empathy, alongside a practical no-nonsense approach. There is nothing floaty or flowery in working with her. She is rooted in pragmatism, which is applicable in an everyday setting, but she is also skilled enough to tie that through to the bigger underlying themes where they are driving things from behind the scenes.”
“Clare helped me to process things in a way that was clear and concise. It was a template that could be used across all aspects in life. She is an amazing woman!” - anonymous, Oxford Medical Simulation
“Clare listened to my situation and asked questions that allowed me to talk through it and I ended up answering a lot of my own questions. She was also really helpful with explaining coaching and what it entails as this was my first session.” - anonymous, Cybersmart
“Clare has been incredibly supportive. She helped me deal with tough situations and identify ways of building confidence. I have gained so much from my sessions, and I feel truly grateful for this experience.” - anonymous, Molivi Design Studio
“Clare really listened and asked some great questions that helped me process my next steps. Was a great session.” - anonymous, Signature Recruitment
“Clare helped me to work through the situation in a methodical way which helped me to come up with my plan of action.” - anonymous, Oxford Medical Simulation
"Clare helped me structure and formulate my idea better and helped me see that the problem wasn't as big as I imagined it to be. She was approachable, happy, and welcoming and I found it really easy to talk to her.” - anonymous, Lintbells Ltd
“Clare was patient and very understanding. She helped me dig deeper into myself and find answers. Thanks a lot.” - anonymous, Under the Doormat Group
“Really enjoyed our conversation today. Clare listened very well and guided the conversation very well.” - anonymous, Ocean Bottle
“I came to the session with a messy, undefined problem. Clare was very calm, receptive, and intentional in how she led me to different perspectives that could help me get unstuck. I feel more empowered and less passive in the relationship I was seeking clarity on now thanks to her.” - anonymous, Planes
“Clare helped me understand that working after grad school, is not much different from school life. She gave me clarify and helped align my perspective of my situation.” - anonymous, How to Change the World
“Second session with Clare and I enjoy the conversation, never too sure where it will go but always finishing with a good deal of positive self-reflection, happier about myself, and a sense of next step action.” - anonymous, Benchmark
“Clare is a great listener, who makes sure to ask the right guiding questions to get to the insight. Much appreciated!” - anonymous, Superlinked
“After the session, I simply couldn't stop smiling. Clare helped me to get back my positivity and motivation. I feel calmer and ready to face my day with a clearer mind. I cannot wait for my next session.” - anonymous, Camille Onoda
“Clare was so friendly, our conversation felt very relaxed and informal which made me feel instantly at ease. It was refreshing to speak to someone with a neutral opinion, who genuinely wanted to help, and truly listened. Coming away from my session with a clearer mind, plan of action, and tools to feel confident in my situation. Would definitely recommend to others!” - anonymous, Ocean Bottle
“A phone call from Clare each Thursday evening became a real highlight last summer. Juggling being a single mum of a busy teenager, looking after my elderly mother and working (albeit part-time) was taking its toll on my health, both physical and mental. Having over done the exercise on a weak knee in the past also means that I can no longer walk well and have put on a lot of weight in the last few years. Although generally quite happy, I was resigned to me being the lowest priority in my own life and felt that there was nothing I could do to change it. Clare listened, really listened, and helped me step back and look at the big picture, then broke it down into areas which we could work on which felt achievable. Each week we focused on different things but always with a review and a challenge to keep the big picture in focus. Clare has such a lovely manner, you feel like you can truly open up and tell her anything; she will never judge, just wants to help. She also has a wonderful hypnotic voice which transported me to a very happy place when she helped me visualise how I would like to see myself in the future. I would highly recommend Clare as a coach. She is knowledgeable and caring and helped me put my life back on track.” – DLE
“Moved quickly through process of identifying goals, the why, and next steps - covered a lot of ground!” - anonymous, Inside Travel Group
“Thanks for your help today, definitely helped with the longer term 3 x year 'game' we played”- anonymous, On Hand.
“Beep Boop” - anonymous, Planes
“Clare helped me to clearly think about what I needed to achieve, how I could make it work for me”. - anonymous, Cosegic
“I appreciated Clare’s openness and learning a bit about her, which helped me to share more from my side. She listened attentively and helped guide me to find my own solutions.” - anonymous, Benchmark
"Very structured session; I am very new to coaching so Clare took control of the discussion; and with guidance and relevant questioning, was able to extract my thoughts and feelings effectively” - anonymous, PwC
“I am not someone who finds coaching particularly comfortable but when you find the right coach it can really make a difference to your day and your outlook. Clare was empathetic yet pushed me to evaluate what changes I could make to make my situation better. I now have a game plan and motivation to improve things”. - anonymous, Kyero
“Clare was very helpful and made me feel much more confident in my next steps with respect to my current goals and long-term future. Very grateful to have met with Clare and really value her experience and perspective.” - anonymous, Oxford Medical Simulation
“Clare helped me to feel more confident about line managing for the first time” - anonymous, Blue Marine Foundation
“Clare helped me approach my issue in a different, more positive way. She was very understanding and supportive”. - anonymous, Molivi Design Studio
“Clare was kind and gentle in her approach which was the perfect balance and helped me to uncover some sensitive issues in relation to myself that I can now start to focus on, which is greatly appreciated.” - anonymous, Blue Ventures Conservation
“Clare was lovely. She really helped me pull out skills and tools I already had and expand on those to have a more solid foundation moving forward.” - anonymous, Oxford Medical Simulation
“Clare was wonderful. A good listener and analyzer of my problems. She easily found my sensitive point, I felt safe, and I easily cried. That is positive :)” - anonymous, Huisje Boompje Gesprekje
“Amazing session” - anonymous, Under the Doormat Group
“Clare made me realise I had already figured out a lot of the things I thought I was struggling with. That's the magic of coaching...understanding it's all within your grasp and just needing the right questions to help you vocalise it.” - anonymous, Time Based Arts
“Clare asked the right questions to help me work through my concerns in a way I hadn't thought before”. - anonymous, Signature Recruitment
“I felt a bit flustered before my session with Clare but instantly felt reassured in the call. She asked me questions that led me to think about the situation in a different way and helped me work out how to proceed in a way that reduced my anxiety greatly. I look forward to booking in another call with Clare in a few months”. - anonymous, Perlego
“Clare gave a great balance of coaching me to extend my thinking whilst also giving top level advice when I needed / asked for it. I feel a lot better about the situation we discussed and like that I have an actionable plan. Thank you!” - anonymous, Weare YF
“Clare listened and asked pertinent questions to enable me to relax and identify what was holding me back and visualize my goals. She helped to guide me to some areas I could research and find information to help build towards my goals.” - anonymous, Tax Systems
“I wasn't sure what to expect from my first session with Clare. I presented a challenging situation to her, and she brought empathy and creative ideas to the table. She asked probing questions to get me to think about things differently and consider things from different perspectives.” - anonymous, How to Change the World
“Clare was a great listener and was able to pick out important things I said that I didn't notice myself and take the conversation in a meaningful direction from them.” - anonymous, Inside Travel Group
“Clare was able to clearly understand my situation and helped me to work through the process to overcome it. She was absolutely calm and patient to hear me. She was easily approachable, and I would highly recommend.” - anonymous, Inside Travel Group
“Clare helped me gain insight into my new role at role at work and helped create an action plan as to how we would approach each issue. She was really friendly, open and listened carefully to what I said. I will definitely be speaking to her again.” - anonymous, Beam
“Clare helped me talk through a series of tracking, and actions to help overcome my blocker from the previous week.” - anonymous, Inside Travel Group
“Clare helped me strategize solutions for an unhealthy work-life balance. I plan to take these strategies to a meeting this week with my manager. Clare was great as a sounding board and person who could help me brainstorm ideas.” - anonymous, Inside Travel Group
“Clare was very calm and understanding and approachable, would highly recommend.” - anonymous, Humanity Inc
“Hey Clare, oh my goodness, thank you so much for our session today! It was great to take everything I was trying to achieve in my overwhelming to-do list and go through it bit by bit, strategizing everything into a plan with priorities and a timescale that is over the next 6 months! For the first time in a few weeks, I can switch off this evening knowing that I’m right on track and that my goals are not only achievable but are in sight! Thank you so much, you’ve made my week!” - RT
“From the beginning of the session, Clare was incredibly attentive to my needs, questions, and concerns, providing prompt and clear guidance on my next steps.” - anonymous, Totally Money
"I came to the session without really knowing what I wanted to get out of it. Clare helped me focus in on some issues, and provided practical techniques to help deal with them" - anonymous, Organic Development
"Clare was just what I needed. She gave me space to unravel the multitude of to-dos in my head by asking insightful and delicate questions. She prompted me when I needed to head in a new direction to gain clarity on my desired session goal. Thank you "- anonymous, More Happi Coaches
“I consulted Clare at a particularly low point in my life both professionally and emotionally. I found Clare’s approach grounded me and encouraged me to rethink my current attitude and past patterns of behaviour. The weekly exercises and coaching awakened my creativity and gave me the confidence to get back my groove. I cannot recommend coach Clare highly enough!” - D.N
“In our first session Clare took the time to understand my situation and help me figure out a plan for the coaching going forward. I’m looking forward to regularly working with her”
- anonymous, Cosegic
“Great support!” - anonymous, Superlinked
“Hi Clare I thought I’d take a moment to send you some news! I have really enjoyed being back to work since Mid-April. I have been really busy for 4 weeks since the re-opening and now I’m getting into my new routine of life, which I love! Thank you, Clare, and again thank you so much for all your amazing help and work to get my freedom!”– NF
“Thank you for yesterday’s session! It was absolutely brilliant and I’ve felt so uplifted and capable since. Honestly, life changing stuff.” - LP
“Clare was very good at putting me at ease and explaining what the coaching session was going to be and it met all the expectations of what I wanted from the session” - anonymous, Kyero
“Clare gave me a different perspective on something that I wouldn't have thought about. It was great to discuss a work-related topic with someone outside the organisation. She was also really lovely!”- anonymous, Signature Recruitment
“Clare was very easy to communicate with, patient and helpful. Managed to come out with 2 really good points to be aware of and what I could start working on from today. Million stars to Clare” - anonymous, Inside Travel Group
"Clare guided me towards making me aware of what was happening by the time the situation took place and helped me figure out how to deal with it next time. Body language is also an important thing that can help you achieve what you need.” - anonymous, Edited
“Clare asked a lot of discovery questions that brought me to my own conclusions and gave me a sense of ownership over my own trajectory.” - anonymous, Edited
“It was great to chat to Clare around the immediate anxiety I had about starting my new job and separate it from other goals I had such as my desire for career progression. She was a great listener!” - anonymous, Bippit
“I feel like I walked away from the first session with a skeleton plan of exactly what I needed to do next and immediately took an action after the session. Looking forward to the next session with Clare in a couple of weeks.” - anonymous, Humanity Inc
"Clare gave practical solutions to help me make decisions at work” - anonymous, Blue Marine Foundation
"Clare helped me talk through a series of tracking, and actions to help overcome my blocker from the previous week”. - anonymous, Inside Travel Group
“Clare helped me to navigate the situation and brainstorm different ways to break the issue down in small actionable steps. She was calm and understanding and was patient as she guided through the thought evolution”. - anonymous, Apollo Agriculture
“Clare was able to create a space for me to express myself. She asked questions and framed my thinking in a way that really helped me gain perspective.” - anonymous, YuLife
“One outcome of the coaching is unearthing your own solutions yourself by answering guiding questions and that's exactly what happened here. My thoughts are a lot clearer now and I have a plan for the next few months. Even if you're unsure on what you want out of a session, I'd highly recommend doing one and just start talking.” - anonymous, Seed Marketing
“Clare was a very good listener and appreciated the situation I was in, and she enabled me to be more articulate about it and act as a sound board.” - anonymous, Time Based Arts
“Clare was a great sounding board, I will unpack issues more in the follow up sessions - anonymous,” – anonymous Humanity Inc
“My life before we started working together was very busy and unbalanced. I wasn’t unhappy but I could feel that if I carried on that way it wasn’t the type of life balance that I wanted, especially with 2 kids. I have realised that during the last few years that I wanted to be more available for them and my partner. I also wanted to try for a 3rd baby and at 39 years of age I felt a pressure that time was running out. I was looking for more quality time without constantly thinking about work when I’m with my family. Also, I wanted to give more time to my friends and do more things for myself!
I realised that I was trapped by the responsibilities of having a business, too much pressure to deal with in every aspect of the business, managing a team, making sure we could always pay the bills etc… And looking at the money I was taking home it wasn’t worth it… I realised I wasn’t where I wanted to be with the business either.
I had so many things in my mind and I didn’t know where to start and what was right for me, I had so many questions to answer.
Would leaving the business and starting another as sole self-employed be the right way?
If it was the right direction, how and when would I leave the business? How would my relations be with my business partner once I told her?
What would be my plan for the future and how I put everything in place?
I couldn’t sleep very well (which is rare for me), I spoke to my best friend and my partner about it, they all agreed I needed some changes. Howeveras it was such a big decision for me to leave my businessI decided to get some help and look for a coach. After the free consultation with Clare where she took the time to understand my situation, I knew that I wanted to go ahead with coaching and that we would work well together.
Clare has a gentle approach; she has no judgement and has been brilliant at helping me to decode my mind so that I could put the challenges I faced in the right order. She gave me the strength I needed to start making some changes, which for me at the beginning looked really impossible…and so complex, but it wasn’t. I have had a great experience working with Clare and I would like to recommend her to anyone who feels that they are in a similar boat to me. You won’t regret it!”
“Clare was very professional and had great listening skills. Coaching has helped me with different areas of my life, business, relationships, health, and nutrition. Every session was different and very productive. Clare helped me believe in myself and my abilities. It enabled me to push myself further and go outside my comfort zone. I cannot recommend Clare highly enough; she will help you achieve all you wish for yourself and more!” – HF
“When I started working with Clare I already had a good knowledge around food choices but someone to talk to about how hard it is and where the barriers are is crucial. Support from someone who is knowledgeable, friendly, open, and understanding is invaluable. Clare explained things in a way I could relate to and set goals which I could achieve, so little by little she helped me change some of my unwanted habits.” – JC
“I have had the pleasure of working with Clare now for over a year. She has helped me many times to gain a new sense of perspective and energy to try new habits and push through on things I’ve been putting off! Her warm, kind and understanding nature and approach helps me to feel comfortable and to open up. She is deeply knowledgeable and passionate about all thing’s health, and I’ve learnt so much from her. I would highly recommend working with Clare!” – SM
“I had been feeling very “Stuck” for a long time in a worn-out groove – unable to make changes even though part of me was desperate for positive change. I was lucky enough to have a mutual friend who introduced me to Clare and the concept of coaching. Clare is very kind, thoughtful and positive – she used her skills to help look at my life and my possibilities in a different light. I learnt to reframe my thinking, let go of painful issues from my past and believe in myself. I laughed and cried and thoroughly enjoyed the process. I am still re-booting”, still learning but now I have a new tool kit to work with and hope in my heart. Clare is a wonderful guide to the possibilities of transformation.” – AA
“Clare helped me explore my problem and come up with an actionable plan.” - anonymous, Ghyston
“I had the pleasure of working with Clare for 6+ months and I really enjoyed our sessions. Clare provided a space away from the noise of everyday life where I got to focus on what was important to me. She asked great questions, and she acted as my thinking partner and sounding board. It was easy to form a good connection with Clare – enabling an open and honest dialogue. Clare offers her clients professionalism and experience, and I am aware that she has also helped a range of people, including sportsmen and women, those going back to work and those struggling with busy overwhelming lives. Thank you Clare for your support, advice and coaching” … - TD
“Clare helped me regain my confidence and put a genuine smile on my face. I felt more confident than ever about the steps I need to take. Clare’s very kind and supportive and always ask the right questions. I can't wait for the next session.” - anonymous, Camille Onoda
"Clare is an incredibly intuitive coach who supports you as a whole person. As a busy mum and business owner, I worked with Clare to help me focus on looking after myself in the mix of the juggle. She offers the right amount of challenge, support and space and helped me to figure out sustainable strategies to feel well." - VH
“Clare helped me to come up with a plan to support my approach to social media/public speaking. I have set myself some homework but also in the session I found it helpful to see what extra support I needed to approach this part of my role. Clare's approach was supportive, compassionate, informative. Thank you, Clare” - anonymous, More Happi Coaches
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