Caroline Barber

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London, W4
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About me

I specialise in working with Parents, and all adults, who are feeling stuck, low, or out-of-balance; maybe going through some kind of transition, and need to consider making positive changes. We work on all of the sticky and messy parts of life, and find ways to make sense of it all.

I offer a lot of support around rebuilding your life following relationship breakdown & divorce. 

I use techniques around values, boundaries, confidence and resilience, to benefit all parts of each person. I am a great listener, am very patient, and will show up for you openly and without judgement or agenda.

I meet clients online, and work at their own pace. Clients can book a Chemistry Call with me, to see how we rub together. From then, generally clients book packages of sessions. Working together might be short term, or slightly more long term, depending on what's needed.

I am also in training to Supervise Coaches, having had, and facilitated years of Supervision as a Social Worker.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Bachelor of Social Work, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia 2001
  • Post Qualifying Award in Social Work Parts 1 & 2 (GSCC)
  • Level 4 Introductory Diploma in Management, Chartered Management Institute
  • Diploma in Play Therapy and Diploma in Counselling, Rusland College, distance courses
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Therapeutic work with Children, The Tavistock and Portman Trust
  • Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI) with the International Association of Infant Massage (IAIM). 
  • Baby Yoga, Stretch and Play and Baby Confidence Instructor Certificates attained through Blossom and Berry.
  • Birth Bliss Postnatal Doula, Recognised by Doula UK, June 2013
  • Trageschule Babywearing Consultancy course, Trageschule UK April 2014
  • Positive Discipline Course with Attachment Parenting UK, May 2016
  • Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF), Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
  • First Aid Instructor (adult and paediatric), Aid Training, November 2016
  • Automated External Defibrillation Instructor, Aid Training, November 2016
  • Level 3 Education and Training, Aid Training, November 2016
  • Reflexology and Professional Relaxation Therapy courses, School of Natural Health Sciences, distance courses
  • 3-Step Rewind Technique to support birth related trauma, 2018
  • Center for Babywearing Studies Consultant requalification 2020
  • Death Doula certification, IAP Career College 2021
  • Starting Solids Facilitation Accreditation, Chilled Mama, 2020
  • Wellbeing for Mothers & Babies Instructor Certificate, Wellbeing International Ltd, Oct 2021
  • Paediatric First Aid, requalification, Siren First Aid & Fire Safety Training, March 2022
  • Infant Mental Health Certificate, Warwick Medical School, April 2023
  • Life Coach Certification, The Life Purpose Institute, Dec 2002
  • Health & Wellness Coach Certification, The Life Purpose Institute, April 2023
  • Positive Psychology (online course) through Harvard University, July 2023
  • ICF PCC accreditation (in progress), Optimus Coach Academy
  • Coaching Supervision Diploma (in progress), Optimus Coach Academy 

Other areas of coaching I deal with

I offer Supervision to Coaches and Coaches in training.

I hold a specialism in supporting birth, and birth related trauma.

I have worked with, and continue to work with a variety of neurodivergent clients.

I have experience in working with clients from the LGBTQ+ communities.

I support clients with all level of needs and abilities.

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£55.00 - £150.00
Free initial online session

Additional information

I offer a free 30-minute Chemistry Call for clients and Coaches seeking Supervision.

I offer 1:1 online sessions, and run in-person groups in West London. I sell packages of 6 sessions or 12 sessions, for both Clients and Coaches.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I typically work Monday-Friday 7am-5pm, London, UK time. Client sessions and Supervision generally run for an hour, or just less, depending on need. 

Further information

Sept 2022 - present I am a Coach specialising in Working with Parents, and People who Work with Parents; I do Coach all adults. I have a particular interest in Health & Wellness, Return to Work, Finding Balance and taking Action. I am currently working towards my Professional Coaching Certification for the International Coaching Federation, as well as gaining my Diploma in Coaching Supervision.  

May 2022 - present I am an Exam Invigilator at Latymer Upper School. I have completed the training requirements, including safeguarding courses, and student mental health awareness courses. I am part of the Exams Office Team, and work part time when the exams take place. This is quite a serious and important role, as I invigilate over GCSEs, A-Levels, pre university exams, and American University exams. 

Dec 2019 - present I am Vice President of the International Association for Infant Massage. This involves a lot of administration for the association, as well as helping to organise events, and take part in virtual meetings. This is a largely autonomous role, and work is carried out to support the President and the UK Chapter.

October 2019 - Jan 2021 Parent Gym Parent Coach. I volunteer for ParentGym, presenting their Parent Coach program for parents in primary schools across London.

December 2010 - present I run my own business, West London Babies. I teach Baby Massage, Baby Yoga, I own and run the local Sling Library, I teach Child and Paediatric First Aid, and host a range of other workshops and courses related to postnatal care. I am also a postnatal doula, so providing in-home support to new parents and their newborn babies.

Prior to this work, I was a Local Authority Children and Families Social Worker for 10 years in the UK.

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

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I am currently a Supervisor in Training. I am offering Coaching Supervision in this capacity, and aim to complete my Supervision Diploma in July '24

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Caroline Barber
Caroline Barber