Jayne Archer

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ACC Certified Coach- Career I Life I New Beginnings
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Bristol, BS6 5QZ
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello! I'm Jayne, thanks for stopping by.

I'm a Coach who specialises in working with individuals who are at a transitional point in their lives and looking to re-align to find balance, meaning and direction.

Are you?

  • Feeling stressed, stuck or overwhelmed in your career/life/relationships and feel like you have made choices that no longer fit who you are now?
  • Climbed the career ladder or finished Uni/Study and thinking what now?!
  • Someone who pushes themselves, strives to please others and experiences stress, anxiety, low mood, burnout or chronic illness as a result?
  • Struggling with a loss of purpose/direction and feeling low/ lonely, disillusioned or disconnected from the world?
  • Childfree/Childless and feeling misunderstood, judged or invisible?

If you feel like something rings true for you, working with me will empower you to find the courage, self-compassion and strength to make change and get back on track wherever you are at. 

So many of us feel like we need to be striving harder to keep up or get back 'to where we were' or 'get back to normal' particularly since the pandemic. The truth is, the world has changed and we are increasingly exposed to both global worries and pressures, combined with the need to survive on a day to day basis. This can leave us feeling out of control of our lives and in a perpetual state of confusion and exhaustion about who we are and want we want.

What is coaching?

Coaching is collaborative process which is generally present/ future focussed.  It is about unlocking your strengths, abilities and potential to find ways to balance and re-align what is going on for you internally and how you are expressing this in the external world. Old or learnt patterns of relating to ourselves, others and our current situation can often keep us safe and protect us from our fear of change.  Coaching offers a space for exploration and developing new insights so that you can get to work on setting intentions and goals that are more authentic and in alignment and with your own values to help you move forward.

What is a session like?

Our sessions will be led by you and will enable you to create opportunities to take positive action or a new life path with me alongside you.  I don't coach problems- I coach people and my approach is holistic, working with both the mind and body. I won't tell you what to do or offer advice but I will work with you to find your own solutions to work through your current issues, blocks or barriers.

In a session we might focus on developing practical tools, setting mini-intentions/goals, get creative or explore more deeply what is holding you back. No two people are the same and my training is integrative which means that I use an approach to the work which fits your particular needs and circumstances, what you want to focus on and how you experience the world. A good coach will listen, gently challenge and ultimately cheerlead you. Investing in your growth is a hugely brave step as it can be challenging at times. However by working with a professional that you can trust, feel safe seen and heard by, coaching can be transformational. Together we can navigate the inevitable challenges of life and move forward with purpose.

I am currently undergoing further specialist coach training in Neurodiversity to ensure that I am further deepening my understanding and knowledge. I want to ensure that the space is inclusive, friendly, welcoming and takes into account your unique needs.

Next steps

I offer an initial short consultation (up to 30 mins).  It is not a coaching session, it is chance for us to discuss further what you are looking for and whether I am the right fit for you.

Calendly link here: calendly.com/growinyourowndirection

Or you can email me directly if you have a quick question at growinyourowndirection@gmail.com 

What are clients saying?

'Jayne is an intuitive and insightful coach whose empathic and proactive skills have led me to question, challenge and change the behavioural patterns that affect many of my decisions. Since working together I have become more mindful and aware of the constraints of my own thinking. I would 100% recommend her'


'Jayne will gently support you and go at your pace to journey through your challenges and dreams, she holds the space well to really dream into goals and hopes, and I always felt a good energy after, which supported me to move beyond my comfort zone'


I look forward to meeting with you soon!


Training, qualifications & experience

I have 20 years experience as a professional working with children, young people and adults across the charity, public, education and private sectors.  I have a therapeutic background and qualified as a Counsellor in 2014, completed my Diploma in Supervision in 2022 and my ACC Coaching Training in 2023.

I possess a breadth of skill and experience in managing teams and people at both senior and operational level and understand the unique pressures that leaders face.

Coaching is no longer reserved for Business types or Executives and I believe that it should be accessible space to anyone who is looking to move forward and make changes in their lives.  The importance of the working relationship built between Coach and Client is a fundamental basis for this work to happen. I am passionate about coaching people from all walks of life from creatives, senior leaders, mindfulness practitioners, mental Health Practitioners, small Business owners, young People/adults, Childfree women and everyone in between! 

Some of my Professional qualifications/CPD are listed below:

  • Executive Coaching- Busting the myths of what it takes to coach leaders (Animas Centre for Coaching)
  • Professional Certificate in Transpersonal Therapy (Iron Mill College)
  • ACC in Coaching (ICF Accredited) (Optimus Coaching Academy)
  • Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling (Iron Mill College)
  • Diploma in Supervision (Advanced training status with NCPS)
  • Certificate in Counselling (University of the West of England)
  • PG (Dip) Youth and Community work (The University of St Mark and St John)
  • BA (Hons) Drama and Education studies (The University of St Mark and St John)


£70.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA
  • Axa Health
  • Health Assured
  • Aviva
  • Saga
  • Vitality
  • WPA

Additional information

I do hold a couple of concession slots so do ask me about this.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Jayne Archer is also registered with Counselling Directory.

196 Cheltenham Road, Bristol, BS6 5QZ

Type of session

In person

Types of client

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

Key details

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Online platforms

Google Meet


In person

I hold a Diploma in Supervision and am able to work with Counsellors, Coaches and other Wellbeing Professionals.

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