JK (Jennie-Kate) McQuinn

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Leeds LS19 & Ripon HG4
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About me

I offer career, life and well-being coaching to people who currently lack confidence, or feel over-whelmed with life and/or work. You're looking for ways to create more fulfilment. 

Hi, my name is JK (Jennie-Kate) McQuinn I help people to find the confidence, esteem and connections to live life as your 'true self' - contented. 

I coach men and women who currently feel stuck, fearful or confused with your current situation.  You know you want to change things in your life or work. But are struggling with the clarity and confidence when it comes to the what and how. 

This has probably led to you either procrastinating or over-thinking which often means your situation - and the challenges it brings you and those around you- has ended up going on much longer than you wanted it too. 

Many of the people I coach tell me they feel they are more introverted than extroverted. In a world of 'big characters' and 'outgoing expectations' this can lead to you second guessing or self-doubting how best to 'be yourself' and communicate. 

It might have led to you having to mask behaviours, which can be exhausting to sustain. 

Or left you withdrawing or feeling isolated and often mis-understood by others. 

I help people to better understand the whole malarkey of 'being human' in a complex world. Helping you to find your own version of confidence and esteem and show you ways you can feel calmer and connected in social situations. 

Sessions in nature help to deepen ways to reduce stress and boost confidence, helping the mind and body recover from the challenges and intensity of the modern world. Whilst practical resources, strategies and coaching will help you find ways to reach goals, boost confidence and feel you are more aligned with the life and future you want for yourself. 

The best way to discover whether coaching together will be a good fit, is to book in a FREE 20 minute discovery call by zoom or telephone. 


You can find out more about my coaching at the website links below for JKChangeWork and Where the Mind Grows 

Opportunities to coach together:


  • Online - 60-90 minute sessions via zoom.  Offered Pay As You Go or as a Package of 4.  


  • In Nature- From a 90-minute,  four session package to personalised half day reflective coaching retreats. Join me in private woodland near Ripon for a nature-connected and inspired coaching session. 
  • Events & Retreats: I run a range of group sessions and events in beautiful nature sessions, focused on mental health, well-being, nurturing confidence and re-wilding yourself and your life. 

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Master Practitioner Neuro-Linguistic Programming. 
  • Advanced Integral Eye Movement Practitioner. 
  • OldPain2Go TM Brain Bargaining Practitioner. 
  • M-Bit/M-Braining Practitioner
  • Ecopsychology, biomimicry and ecotherapy CPD (Various)
  • Think Like A Tree Facilitator
  • Regenerators Academy Programme - Alumni 
  • N-Rythmn regenerative frameworks
  • Carbon Literacy Trained
  • ILM + Leadership & Management Training (Various) 
  • Non Violent Communication (CPD)
  • Transactional Analysis CPD
  • First Aid & DBS 

Other areas of coaching I deal with

Personal Change - Therapeutic sessions dealing with anything from physical/emotional pain and trauma to reaching goals and changing habits. Let go of the stuff that stops you being happy or living out the achievements you want from life.

  • Anxiety/Worry
  • Stress
  • Not Fitting In
  • Guilt/Shame
  • Anger/Frustration
  • Confidence/Self-esteem
  • Speaking in Public/ Socialising
  • Phobia
  • Problem Habits
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Single Trauma, PTS(D)
  • Stuck emotions
  • Bullying
  • Imposter Syndrome
  • Goal Setting/ Life Planning
  • Interview Skills
  • Career Coaching
  • Stuck Emotions
  • Fear
  • Depression
  • Performance/Exam Nerves
  • Business Owner/Leadership well-being and confidence 


£125.00 - £850.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

Interested to discovering more about coaching together?

I offer a range of packages for coaching. 

Single sessions begin from £125. 

You receive a payment link for easy payment. 

All clients are invited to attend a FREE discovery call to ensure we can get the best results for you! 

For JKChangeWork: Therapeutic Coaching  - online or in person

Fees and coaching options are further discussed at the discovery call. 


Book in a FREE Discovery call, following one of the links below 

For coaching in Nature - West and North Yorkshire with Where the Mind Grows 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Nature sessions are offered in daylight hours. 

Coaching online/face to face -  evening and day sessions 

You will receive a link to my calendar following our discovery call together. 

Further information

Sessions together, are delivered at private woodland near Ripon or sessions can be held online, via zoom. 

I also offer walk and talk coaching sessions from a range of public woodlands in Leeds. 

Sessions last around 90 minutes, most people benefit from 1-6 sessions on average. 

I offer packages for online and in nature. 

As well as pay as you go and bespoke approaches.

Most people will have sessions every 2-4 weeks - everyone is different. 

Coaching in Nature combines practical coaching and reflective activities and approaches. With time in and alongside nature, reaping the benefits of a calming and inspiring setting. 

I help you to better understand yourself and your situation. Identify where you are and where you want to be in work, life and in your relationships with others. support you to set intentions and create changes that mean you reach your goals, change behaviours and create beliefs that support you to feel confident about life.

This includes helping with planning, options, beliefs, values, self-talk, emotional regulation and creating habits and actions. 

I also understand that your life may be faced with challenges, unexpected changes and unknowns. So we ensure that you have a wide range of opportunities to deal with the rough and the smooth of life.

I work with people who see value in creating a life that also helps their well-being and happiness too. 

The private woodland is abundant with wildlife from deer to stoat, birds of prey and woodpeckers. 

Postcode for woodland venue is HG4 3PU. (Sessions run at this location between March and November)

Walk and Talk coaching sessions available at various public nature locations in Leeds

I am also qualified as advanced integral eye movement therapist and run sessions for clients who experience adult single trauma events.


In person sessions can be arranged in Leeds, by prior arrangement. (Additional fees for room hire may apply)


Whilst I am happy to receive a request for a discovery call through the life coach platform. The easiest way for us to chat, is to follow the links to my discovery call calendar below and book some time in together (FREE). 

The best way to discover if we can coach together is to arrange a FREE no obligation discovery/curiosity call with myself.


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Issues/Focus for coaching together 

  • Anxiety
  • Confidence
  • Imposter Syndrome
  • Career Change
  • Stress and Over-whelm
  • Assertiveness & Boundaries
  • Public Speaking
  • Climate Anxiety
  • Lifestyle Change (purpose)
  • Authenticity and Deepening connection with Self 
  • Single Adult Trauma/PTSD (IEMT)
  • Time Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Grief and loss
  • Neurodiversity 

Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS19

Grantley, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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As of September 2023 services are mainly offered online and in person at woodland in North and West Yorkshire. I am able to offer some indoor sessions, at venues across Leeds, with prior arrangement. Some of our nature spaces offer wheel chair access

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