Jacqueline Cook

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Holistic Life Coach
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Colchester, Essex, CO4
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Are you feeling stuck in your emotional world, with feelings of anxiety, sadness, grief, loneliness, or just not sure why you are feeling low?  Let me help you explore your feelings.

I work with both men and women.  I create a caring and relaxed environment for you to share your feelings.  My training includes many techniques, including reframing exercises, NLP, visualisation, and stress management, for example, although sessions are generally a space for you to talk and a place to explore your thoughts and exchange ideas.

I enjoy the uniqueness of each client, working side-by-side with them to reach their goals.  Whether that is gaining confidence, alleviating fear or anxiety, finding happiness, losing weight, finding your voice, managing anger, a new relationship, etc.,  Whatever the goal is, it can help you to feel empowered, happier and more in control of your life in the future,

I aim to help you realise that you are your priority.  If you are happy and in control of your life, everything becomes better.  You find yourself stronger and more able to see and deal with problems around you.

I see each client as an individual with their unique stresses, anxiety and worries.  So, our work together will be a unique programme to suit you.

During our sessions, we will also be looking at confidence building, your life as a whole, and dealing with any self-esteem issues and fears that hold you back; some of the coaching methods I use after talking therapy could include NLP,  reframing negative thoughts, visualisation for example, along with stress management techniques.  As your Coach, I journal your sessions to allow you to look back and see how far you have come.

Clients are often curious when I mention I am a Holistic Coach; this means providing support that looks at the whole person, considering physical, emotional, social, and overall well-being.

Now, a bit about me

I come from a recruitment background.  Daily, I was coaching candidates for various personal and work-related issues, alongside finding them work. I still work within this area for clients seeking to change roles and longing for a job fulfilling their heart and work-life balance.

For the past 14 years, I have been on a journey myself; during this time, I was fighting cancer.  My body and mind were so weak at the time, and I  was at a low point.  I knew I had to fight for my young children.  I started reading every positive book I could find; then, I knew I needed to go on a much deeper level of healing.  So, I attended talking therapy and looked into understanding the connections between the body and mind.  I listened to my inner voice more, too.  I also realised that no one can make me happy; I have to find my happiness from within.  Even though I have been married for 30 years, my husband does not have the power to make me happy.  Only I could do this.  Just like he couldn't fight my cancer, take away my childhood traumas or mend my heart after losing our first child at birth.  I had to do the work myself, using the therapies around me.  Life Coaching was my friend; it was empowering, and I was able to unravel my mind and my thoughts and feelings to regain my life.

Now, I help others who are struggling.

 Please feel free to reach out to me, even if it's for a general chat.  

Much love

Training, qualifications & experience

Member ACCPH

- Qualified Holistic Life Coach 

- Counselling Level 1 - ABC Awards

- Stress Management & Relaxation - Diploma

- Qualified -Stress Management Coach

- Level 2 - Self Harm and Suicide Awareness & Prevention

-  Menopause Mentor Practitioner

- Reiki Healer

Fees

£35.00 - £80.00
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

I offer a 45 minutes intro session for £35.00

1 hour session £60 individuals

or 6 session package £320.00 (paid in advance)

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Further information

As someone who has been through real life experiences to include childhood trauma, loss of my first child at birth and then having the devastating news that I had leukaemia in 2009.  I feel I offer deep empathy to my clients through these experiences,  as I understand that these trauma's can affect lives in so many different ways. 

My  decision to train as a Life Coach started a few years after my diagnosis.  Before I was diagnosed, I was training towards a BACP Counselling qualification but Counselling didn't continue to resonate with me after my diagnosis.  This is when I decided to sought out other therapies that would help me back to wellness and happiness.  I looked into coaching and the idea that you work from present to future appealed to me, as we are all aware of our pasts which we cannot change but we can pave out a better future. 

My chosen way of working is holistic, as this is not just looking at the problem you are facing presently but looking at you and your life as a whole,  which I feel brings better, long term benefits.  Nothing scary in this, it's mainly you being able to express your feelings and thoughts and me listening and offering techniques and exploring ways that you can overcome your particular issue to move forward.    

Colchester, Essex, CO4

Type of session

In person
Online
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations

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