Justine Curlis | Life Coach for Personal Development & Growth

Justine Curlis | Life Coach for Personal Development & Growth


07539 692087 / 07539 692087

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07539 692087 / 07539 692087

About me

Life Coaching

"My work with Justine was aimed at reducing my stress levels and my understanding of the choices I have to create a better quality of life especially with all the personal problems I was encountering. Justine shared with me the tools and techniques that enabled me to stay calm, focuses and balanced. I also received videos and work sheets via email
What I appreciated most about working with Justine was her patience, understanding and positivity. After each session I felt any negativity melt away, my confidence and clarity restored, giving me me the strength to face life's difficult challenges." P.H - Surrey

If you would like to know how coaching could benefit your situation, your first step is to contact me using the details in this profile. I will contact you within 48 hours to arrange a suitable time for a free, informal face to face consultation to discuss your needs and how I can help you.

A coaching programme typically consists of 4-6, fifty minute sessions. Once you have decided that coaching is right for you, I recommend an initial commitment to four sessions that can be extended if necessary.

Each session will begin by deciding on a mutually agreed agenda that will cover goal setting, exploring your challenges, skills practice and action steps to be taken between sessions. After each session, I will email a short summary of the action steps we agreed for us to review the next time we meet.

After our fourth session, we will review your progress so that you can decide if you are ready to complete the programme or if appropriate, to extend it. During our final meeting, we will reflect on your progress as well as the knowledge and skills you have learnt and consider how you will use them moving forwards.

One to one eight week mindfulness course

"Justine is unique in her gentle and empathetic approach and sees the human being beyond the mask.  Intuitively, she understands each of our traits and personalities and works with you.  Justine does not teach by rote, she guides you lovingly into a practise that suits your lifestyle. Justine is proactive and always finds time to delve and investigate the difficulties you are sure to face in the re-training of your mind’s habits." C.B - Surrey

As well as life coaching, I offer a one to one course in MBCT (Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy) for stress reduction and emotional resilience. Please see http://www.surreymindfulness.co.uk/one-to-one-course for more details.

My background

As well as being a stress management and life coach, I am also a mindfulness coach and facilitator at SurreyMindfulness. Prior to my coaching career I was, for a short time, a primary school teacher. While I loved teaching and working with children, I found being a teacher extremely stressful. It was through my own experience of stress as well as witnessing my colleagues' experience of stress that I really became interested in it. I noticed that there was a direct correlation between the level of stress I experienced and my physical health: I noticed this too in my colleagues. Never before had I experienced so much stress and with it, experienced such poor health.

While working with children, I also noticed how early on in our lives the 'inner critic' begins to get established and from this voice, we begin to paint a picture of ourselves. If we talk to ourselves in the way we do from such an early age, it's no wonder that many of us succumb to stress or lack the resilience to deal with life's knocks.

It is this knowing of stress and difficulty from both sides of the fence that I am committed to helping others learn to manage stress and to get as much out of life as they possibly can.

My coaching style

My coaching style is very much influenced by my own background: my own experiences of difficulty and in working with others to cultivate mindful living. We all share suffering in some form and because of this understanding, my coachees find me non-judgemental, empathic and compassionate. Unusually, I don't encourage my coachees to be excessively positive when facing difficulty. Striving to think positively when experiencing difficulty can increase stress when the attempt doesn't feel authentic.  Instead, I support my coachees in developing present moment awareness to help them make the most of life while it is happening as well as skills to help them cope with challenge whilst still actively working towards their goals.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Associate Member of the Association for Coaching
  • Member of the International Stress Management Association
  • Registered Mindfulness Teacher with Bemindful.co.uk
  • Member of UK Mindfulness Teacher Network, Grow Mindfulness CIC
  • Cognitive Behavioural Coaching Diploma with City CBT
  • Part 1 MBCT Teacher Training with Enter Mindfulness
  • Part 2 MBCT Teacher Training with Enter Mindfulness
  • Participation in 8 week MBSR course (Guildford Meditation)
  • Participation in Oxford Mindfulness Centre's 'Enquiry in MBCT' masterclass
  • Primary Certificate in Stress Management
  • Primary Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Health and Wellbeing Coaching
  • Certificate in Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Trained to teach MiSP (Mindfulness in S

Member organisations


Other areas of coaching I deal with

  • Stress
  • Life balance
  • Career
  • Personal development
  • Health
  • Weight loss
  • Resilience
  • Confidence
  • Motivation
  • Relationships
  • Meaning and purpose
  • Assertiveness
  • Personal development


Life Coaching


In person - free / Skype - free

Session by session basis

In person - £50 / Skype - £35 / US$45

Block booking x 2 sessions (5% discount per session)

In person - £ 95 / Skype - £66.50 / US$86.50

Block booking x 4 sessions (10% discount per session)

In person - £180 / Skype - £126 / US$164

Mindfulness Tuition

One to one mindfulness course

In person £400 / Skype - £350 / US$454

One to two mindfulness course

In person - £360 p/p / Skype not offered for one to two courses

Mindfulness skills session

In person - £40 / Skype - £25 / US$45)

Payments can be made by bank transfer or Paypal (which carries an additional fee).

Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours in advance of a session or commencement of a programme. Refunds will only be given when cancellations are made within the notice period.

Guildford, GU3

Type of session

Online life coaching: Yes
Telephone life coaching: Yes
Face to face life coaching: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Please contact me to arrange a time that is suitable for you.

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