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BA(HONS), Qualified mental health nurse,Cert lifecoaching

About me

Do you want to reach your full potential in life and live the life you want?

Do you want help with understanding your passion and purpose in life?

I am committed to offering you an individual programme to give you the results you want.

My practice is based  Shrewsbury in relaxing surroundings.

I am a fully qualified life coach.

I can offer you a fully confidential and fully insured service.

I can offer you an ethical framework of practice set out by the Association of Coaching.

Life-coaching can seriously change your life. It is a process of learning and development. It is forward looking and future focused which supports your personal and professional goals. It will encourage you to develop new behaviours that can lead to success in your professional and personal life.

I can offer you a service which empowers you to take control of your own decisions and actions and to live the life you want.

Do you feel life could be better than this?

Don't like where life has taken you?

You want to change but don't know what to or how to ?

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualified Mental Health Nurse. School of Nursing Buckinghamshire 1985 - 1988.

ENB 998 Teaching and Assessing Student Nurses . School of Nursing Buckinghamshire 1990.

Diploma in Professional Nursing Studies.Newland Park College Buckinghamshire 1992.

BA (HONS) Community Health Nursing . Reading University 1995.

ENB 812 Care of the Mentally ill in the Community . Reading University 1995.

Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy . St Georges Hospital. University of London 1998.

Certificate in Life Coaching Theory and Practice. Newcastle 2012.

Full Member of the Association of Coaching . (MAC)

Data Protection registered ( please see privacy note on website )

Professional indemnity insured

Member organisations


Association for Coaching (AC)

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The Association has a Code of Ethics & Good Practice and a Complaints Procedure.

Other areas of coaching I deal with

Shropshire Star Newspaper November 2012 Reported about Andrea Robinson Life Coach;
A former senior Shropshire nurse has retrained as a life coach to help people across the county choose the right path in their everyday lives. She uses her past experience and qualifications to help the clients of her own life coaching business in Shrewsbury. She works with numerous people across the county and nationally and internationally via Skype.
Andrea said:"With a lot of clients they are unaware of what is holding them back or what is making them unhappy and time with a lifecoach can help them to realise the steps they could be taking."

Tessa Say,a professional translator working in Italy said "Andrea provides guidance that is expert, professional and, above all, caring. She goes beyond the boundaries of the sessions to seek information that may be helpful and her sensitivity to needs means the challenges she sets are realistic yet hightly fruitful"

Andrea also writes for the Nursing Times.Her recent article on 20th November 2012 "Creating a Career Vision" helped nurses reflect and take action on their career. On the 8th February 2013 Andrea wrote another article for the Nursing Times "Baby steps lead to growth and development" which helps nurses make their professional dreams into reality by taking  small steps that match their developing confidence levels.

Andrea also appeared on BBC Radio Shropshire on the Vicky Archer Show to talk about keeping New Year Resolutions on New Years Eve 2013.

Andrea also contributed to BBC Radio Shropshire Breakfast Show with Nigel Dolman  Broadcast Journalist in April 2014.The feature was addressing recent research about the best interview techniques. Nigel interviewed some unemployed people and she offered some further interview techniques to people looking for work in the hope of increasing their chances of getting the job they want.

Andrea has been interviewed again by BBC Radio Shropshire in October 2015 on their Breakfast Show about the Benefits of Smiling .

Andrea has been interviewed again on the Jim Hawkins Morning Show in Jan 2019 about Goal Setting for the New Year.


From £65.00 to £80.00

Additional information

£75 For 1 hour and 30 mins Initial Life Coaching Consultation.

£65 For  1 hour Life Coaching Sessions.

£80 For 1 hour Life Coaching Couple Sessions.

£275 For   Advanced Booking Block of 4 Sessions. (This Reduced Price Offer can be repeated)

24 hours notice is required to cancel an appointment otherwise the session will be charged in full.

Sessions are available weekly, fortnightly and monthly .

You will be asked to sign a coaching contract at the beginning of our coaching session. This contract describes what you can expect from the coaching process.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I work week days 10-6pm

I work weekends by arrangement.

* Please note I am working online and by phone only until further notice *

Further information

"You helped me achieve a goal I did not think was achievable. " NR 2012.

"You helped me back on the right track and restored my self-esteem." IJ 2013.

"Big thank-you for your help in life-coaching, wish I had done this with you years ago ,better late than never. "JR 2013.

"My confidence and self-esteem have improved after seeing you. I feel better about myself and how to handle situations at home and work." JW 2013.

"Thanks for all the encouragement and those short comments that conceal so much valuable support." TS 2013.

"You switched me back to life."OP 2013.

"Thanks for everything you did for me, I am sure I would not have had the guts to have done it without your guidance." AP 2013.

"Before I came to see you, I thought Life Coaching was gobbledygook but it isn't and I benefited from the progress." AP 2013.

"I couldn't get to this point without you.I feel I am myself now." MS 2013.

" I am the happiest I have even been, largely down to seeing you." CW 2013.

" Thank-you again for your support and encouragement this year" CF 2013.

"Thank-you so much for all your help and support .You have helped me to focus on the important things in life. You have helped me regain faith in myself. You are great at what you do - honest, observant, kind and funny." EC 2013.

" I feel a lot more comfortable when interacting with others now and getting better all the time" RT 2013.

"Thank-you for all your support you give to our son that has enabled him to do all that he has done " MD 2014.

" I have been to other therapists in the past but you are the best" SS 2014.

" Thank-you. I feel amazing. I have you to thank for putting me on the right track. I am really grateful"JM 2014.

"Life coaching with you has been rewarding. I value your clarity, Insight and good humour.You have enabled me to bring about many positive changes" AP 2014.

"You have helped me let go of some old ways of thinking and to think more positively with your caring and enthusiastic approach" RD 2014

"Thank-you for your coaching, support and motivation, although it has been tough at times it has also been positive, enlightening and fun too" KH 2014

"The change I went though because of your life coaching was very uplifting. I am now more confident and happier. "PR 2014

"You gave me clear and incisive advice in a friendly and straightforward manner. Life changing life coaching!" GB 2014

" You made a huge difference to me and I am so grateful." HJ 2014

"My life is transformed  - I can hardly believe how different it feels.
I really appreciated your mix of skills. You're so good at picking up on
underlying core beliefs that cloud everything and block the way forward.
I feel free of things I've been carrying around for years.

I came to you because a friend told me that Life Coaching triggers
'light bulb moments'. It wasn't until I experienced it for myself that I
realised how powerfully transformative this work can be." FH 2014

" I think you are the greatest woman alive ! Thanks for helping me be happy again " FCH

"Its powerful stuff " AT 2015

"You have opened my eyes to things about myself and give me hope to develop myself positively " EJR 2015

"You have changed my life ...I mean that sincerely I am happier than I ever dared dream I could be , I owe that to you".  FCH 2015

" Coaching has helped me develop self- awareness and insight into negative traits that I had developed which had held me back from living the life I wanted. Coaching taught me that  I have a choice to think differently . I am now more confident and have secured the job of my dreams." PB 2015.

" You do really give a wonderful service . Having regained my focus and direction my business is going from strength to strength . You have helped make sense of a lot of things that were holding me back changing my thought process has made a considerable difference " RH 2105

" Life Coaching with Andrea has changed my perception on what's necessary in Life, its given me confidence in knowing what is important to me and it has helped me define clear goals and paths for my life moving forward. Andrea has always made me feel comfortable and it has been a pleasure working with her " AM 2015

" You are truly amazing . Your expertise and insights have helped me so much. " HT 2016

" You have helped me clarify my situation. It has helped me to see a professional like you and not be judged" LW 2016

" I have seen coaches before but they were not  as good as you. You are the best and you have made a massive difference to my life" DT 2016

" One year ago I would never have believed my son would have achieved what he has and that's down to you . Thank - you " PP 2016

" You have a unique combination of being empathic and being direct which leads to the client taking the action and getting the results they need." KP 2016

" Thank - you for seeing my daughter. I feel like I have got my daughter back . Her confidence has improved after seeing you and she has new coping strategies to keep her happy and well." AM 2106

" Thank you for helping me to make the decision to change Career and giving me the clarify and helping me plan on how to do so. I could not do this alone or with Family. You have shown me the way and I am very grateful " SM 2017

" Thank you for your help, time and compassion over the past months " LT 2107

" Thank - you again for all your help whilst I have been out of work , it has been very much appreciated and a massive part of my life recovery process and towards getting back into work " LT 2017

"Contacting Andrea even though doubtful life coaching was for me or in any way going to help at all has turned out to be one of the best life decisions I have ever made.

In a few short weeks my life has gone from being in a very dark unmanageable place to being one where the future looks so much happier, manageable and exciting. Her extensive nursing background in mental health, huge knowledge in various therapies and a mountain of tools armed ready to help - makes every session individually tailored, valuable and worthwhile.

I highly recommend Andrea as a genuine, compassionate, honest and knowledgeable life coach. Our sessions have now come to an end but I will definitely be back in the future when life throws new challenges. I would urge anyone who is even slightly struggling or needs help in any aspect of their lives to give Andrea and this process ago. My only regret is not finding her sooner; she has literally changed my life! " EP 2017

"Since working with Andrea my confidence and self worth have grown.Andrea is a professional and approachable coach who works with you in developing an insight in the beliefs and values that are holding you back from enjoying life to the full. Using a variety of resources Andrea has found what works for me and has been a wonderful mentor. I would not hesitate in recommending Andrea to anyone who has lost direction and needs gentle but effective guidance "DL 2018

" Thanks again for your help. It has made a tremendous difference to my life. I know where to find you if I need your help again. " RH 2018

" I hadn't been to a life coach before coming to Andrea, but can safely say that I am glad I decided to go down this road. Andrea is a terrific life coach, particularly when it comes to pointing you in a direction and allowing you to make the changes in your life, she has encouraged me to take small, practical steps to improve my life and how I feel about it, whilst also helping with relationship " stuff " which has long been an area where I had issues to resolve . Sometimes it just helps to talk to another person about whatever it is that is bothering you,but Andrea I'd a lot or me than simply being a listening post. I highly recommend her." MK 2018

" I had reached a point in my life where I felt like I was drifting and needed some guidance. Having never seen a life coach before I was apprehensive about my first meeting with Andrea. However,her friendly,professional manner put me at ease straight away. She worked with me to identify what I want to change in my life, offering support and guidance that I have found incredibly helpful. She has really helped me focus on what I needed to do, boosting my confidence . I would have no hesitation recommending Andrea ." VS 2018

"I have found in Andrea a personal coach who has guided me through some difficult times, with compassion, empathy and understanding . She has the ability to build confidence where needed, to reaffirm my beliefs and valves, whilst challenging any negative thoughts and behaviour with gentle kindness. I value her experience and knowledge and trust her as a skilled professional of being part of my journey in personal development " SE 2018

'Thank-you a great deal for your help,advice and support.I've always felt uplifted after talking to you' LG 2018

"I would not hesitate to recommend Andrea Robinson, after a sequence of challenging events,I felt completely lost and in need of some unreavelling which I could not do myself, Andrea had a very grown up way of showing me the pathway to regaining control of my emotions" JG 2018

"Andrea is a lovely lady,she really helped me to find my feet again after a difficult few months.She is very resourceful,supportive,caring and kind.I would highly recommend her". GH 2018

"Andrea counsel and coaching have helped me in my personal life. Andrea's knowledge and insight on life and behaviour patterns is what helped  me make the necessary changes . I like most people thought a Life Coach couldn't help me but I was proven wrong". RW 2019

"I was stuck in a rut when I contacted Andrea,fed up of the same cycle of stress and no life balance.Andrea give a honest advice and appraisals providing me with insight into my logic that helped me understand the way I think a lot more.I really cant recommend Andrea enough, the experience has been really practical,, insightful and successful thank you." RB 2019

"I discovered Andrea at a point in my life where I was very confused, Lost I suppose you would really call it.   Lost and unclear about what steps to take next in life. I felt I had no real control over my life and was drowned out by the inability to take any steps towards any path.

"Andrea encouraged me to take steps towards areas that I never thought I would go towards, she challenged me to do things I was very unsure about doing. These challenges enabled me to break down self imposed barriers, ideas and to take action.
I'm very grateful to have met Andrea, the confidence I have achieved and the actions I have taken through the sessions with Andrea enabled me to  meet people and look at aspects of myself I discarded.
All the people I have met  through Andrea's challenges, have led me onto a path which I was reticent to go towards but in the long run seems to have been the best option all along. Andrea gives you the confidence to take action, to feel challenged because the only person you have to let yourself down is yourself, no one else.
It's only the beginning of the next steps but they seem the natural ones." AB 2020

‘Andrea really helped me to get back to feeling like myself again when I was struggling with my confidence and self esteem. I would highly recommend her’ GS 2020

Please visit my website and LinkedIn and Facebook for more reviews and information. Parking Free. Daytime, Evening and Weekend appointments.

Gift Vouchers available.

46 Roman Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3 9AS

Type of session

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Home visits

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