James Baxter (Personal & Professional Development Coach)
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I’m a warm, compassionate and highly effective personal & professional development coach, with a depth of knowledge and breadth of expertise to best support you with your goals & challenges.
In these uncertain times, holding it all together is a bit of a balancing act.
For many of us, life can be like walking an emotional tightrope hung between two extremes of instability. At one end, we might feel constrained or stuck in a rut; at the other: overwhelmed, chaotic, and lacking control.
Although no easy task, the trick is to remain stable yet flexible; grounded yet able to embrace complexity.
And this is where coaching can really make a difference.
It’s a process to help navigate the uncertainties, complexities, and disruptions of the world we live in; giving you space to breathe, talk, and grow.
I help my clients reconnect with themselves, revitalise and release creativity; and feel energised & courageous about the possibilities in front of them.
I do this with kindness and without judgement; but also with an attentive curiosity. That means assumptions might be challenged; new perspectives taken and old stories rewritten.
Holding it all together is a balancing act, but not one you have to do alone.
Transformation; tackled together.
Training, qualifications & experience
- Coaching Psychology (PGCert.) - University of London
- BA Humanities
I bring a wealth of professional experience that informs my coaching practice. As an educator, I've taught in classrooms, led on the curriculum, been head of whole school wellbeing and run my own education consultancy. Before that I was an executive in the advertising industry, where I recruited, trained and lead teams, and managed multimillion-pound budgets. I'm also a trained mindfulness practitioner and try to meditate every day.
As part of my ethical practice, I undergo regular supervision, personal therapy and developmental coaching so as to ensure I am always working at the highest level of professional responsibility.
Areas of coaching I deal with
Other areas of coaching I deal with
- Emotional intelligence
- Growth Mindset
From £50.00 to £150.00
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session
We'll initially meet for a free 30-minute consultation (also known as a 'discovery' or 'chemistry' session), then should we both feel keen to proceed, contract for a series of 6 sessions that would take place weekly, fortnightly or monthly.
My fees are realistic, competitive and above all negotiable: I take a sympathetic position when discussing rates to ensure affordability.
Let's have a conversation and get your coaching journey started.
I have flexible availability across the week, including weekends, for both daytime and evening sessions. Let's find a time that suits you.
If you feel ready to start your coaching journey, let's chat about how I can help you. Feel free to email me and I'll happily get the ball rolling.
Here's a few kind comments from previous clients:
"I've been overwhelmed with positive results!"
"At no point during our conversations did I feel judged or like I was being examined, thank you for creating that environment."
"Our sessions gave me faith in coaching! Whilst talking matters through is a very useful practice, the methods of working matters through have had the same positive effect."
"I would definitely recommend you as a coach, I think you’re intuitive and have invaluable insight"
"Our sessions have focussed me on what I want from life."