Andrew Lacey - Professional And Personal Coach
30A Hyde Road
Croft Hall Medical Practice
19 Croft Road
Do you want to feel more positive about the life that you lead? Make some big changes? Perhaps take on a new challenge?
Coaching is all about helping you achieve the results you want in your life. The focus is on getting really clear what it is you want and then identifying the steps you need to take to realise your full potential. This could be about any aspect of life… landing your dream job; finding the work-life balance that suits you; improving the quality of your relationships, or daring to have a go at something you’ve always longed to do but told yourself you couldn’t!
As your coach, my role is not to give you answers, but to ask the right questions so that you find your own answers. I work flexibly - some people prefer to go out walking on the seafront rather than sit in a room, and that’s fine by me! Always with your best interests at heart, while supportive and encouraging I can also be challenging!
Coaching is usually focused on one or two specific issues; action-oriented (now and the future, rather than looking back into the past); and short-term, typically four to six sessions over a few weeks or months (but there is no hard-and-fast rule, it depends on what works for you).
Training, qualifications & experience
Training/qualifications: ILM (Institute for Leadership Management) Level 5 in coaching and mentoring
- Work-based coaching, including: restructuring; threat of redundancy or actual redundancy; difficult workplace relationships; moving from full-time to part time; and approaching retirement
- Self-employed/business owners, including: aligning business with personal values; getting started in business; business planning and development; and managing staff
- Personal/life coaching, including: improving relationships; discovering your passion; work-life balance; and coaching through significant life changes
- Coaching for confidence, including: helping singers and other performers deal with "nerves"; public speaking; and daring to have a go at whatever it is you told yourself you couldn't/wouldn't/shouldn't do!
Ethical framework: I abide by the EMCC (European Mentoring & Coaching Council) code of ethics
Areas of coaching I deal with
Other areas of coaching I deal with
Working with singers and other performers on dealing with nerves, building confidence, and developing stage presence.
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One hour coaching session: £50
Special offer: £175* for 4-hour package if booked and paid upfront. Choose the mix of face-to-face, online or telephone sessions or email contact and the timescale that suits you! For example, you might start with a face-to-face coaching session (at my office, in a coffee shop or walking on the seafront), then regular short phone coaching sessions over a number of weeks, finishing with a wrap-up face-to-face session.
* saving of £25 compared to booking 4 individual hourly sessions
I've always had a passion for seeing people heal, develop and flourish. Having benefited greatly myself from therapy, in my early 30s I decided to train as a counsellor. With many years counselling experience, I am well placed to help you through any emotional issues that may arise as part of your coaching.
I've also had considerable experience in other fields of work such as PR and corporate communications, learning & development. While working as communications manager for a local authority, I was fortunate to be invited to join a pool of in-house workplace coaches, where I gained a lot of experience coaching people through transitions at work. When I lived in Brighton, I was programme director for the Brighton & Hove branch of international leadership development charity Common Purpose.
I practice meditation and mindfulness and am a trustee of Gaia House, a retreat centre near Newton Abbot offering silent meditation retreats in the Buddhist tradition.
- Also registered with Counselling Directory
Type of session
|Online life coaching:||Yes|
|Telephone life coaching:||Yes|
|Face to face life coaching:||Yes|
|Other languages:||Working knowledge of French and Spanish|
Monday afternoon and evening in Torquay; Thursday morning in Paignton; possibly other days by arrangement