JK (Jennie-Kate) McQuinn

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Ripon HG4 & Leeds LS19
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About me

Hello, I am JK (Jennie-Kate) a life, career and self-leadership coach, working in Nature and online. 

I offer a range of packages and approaches to support you with your personal goals and well-being needs. 

Focused on life, work, career, well-being and understanding yourself better for improved happiness and health. 

After a short discovery call together to ensure we are a great match to work together. 

We'll agree on an approach to coaching which will be 

Online - Via Zoom - Through my coaching company jkchangework.life

In Person, In the woods - I have a private woodland over near Ripon, located at the bottom of a glamping sight. I deliver face-to-face sessions at this peaceful location through my nature-based coaching company www.wherethemindgrows.co.uk

(Please note I no longer offer face-to-face sessions at offices in Rodley, Leeds - despite what google maps says - thank you) 

My sessions, alongside you, take a holistic approach consider you and your circumstances as a whole.

I don't offer fixed programme coaching. Instead, considering you as the unique individual you are and adapting our approach and sessions to support you with your core aims and intentions for improving and enhancing life, work, and yourself. 

As an integrative coach, I weave together a range of approaches to support our coaching together. 

You'll benefit from my personal coaching style and approach if you are feeling ready to create change, but need help to make it happen. 

You value someone who is both compassionate and direct. My aim is to support you with your goals. 

Here are the key themes I work with clients on:

  • Enhancing your well-being and mental health. (Managing anxiety, stress, low-mood, single-trauma) 
  • Overcoming Imposter Beliefs - Coaching to support you with the internal and external challenges of feeling/believing you are an imposter in your role, are fluking it. 
  • Re-designing your Life for more balance and positivity. 
  • Career Coaching - making choices about your work next steps, including support with challenges in your current role, or coaching to help identify new career options. 
  • Confidence, Self-Esteem and Self-Care Goals - Coaching support to help you define and develop self compassion and confidence. 
  • Communication - Assertiveness and boundary skills ( specifically people pleasing, over-commitment and perfectionism which currently lead to stress or unhappiness)
  • Leadership Coaching - specifically for leaders and aspiring leaders in purpose-led or community-based organisations, who are looking for ways to enhance resilience, confidence and clarity in their roles. 
  • Regenerative Lifestyle Coaching - for individuals who care about the planet and are looking for coaching support to redesign and simplify their life, to live in greater harmony with the planet. 
  • Adversity - Coaching to help you better understand and gain resources in response to adversity. This may include trauma, adult neurodiversity diagnoses, oppression, introversion, shyness, bullying, loss/grief. 

Coaching works best when you are ready and willing to make a change, even if you are not sure how. 

My coaching approach focuses on helping you be an expert of yourself, so you can make choices and decisions with confidence. 

Creating new opportunities for yourself, in life. 

Together we will help you to understand thoughts, feelings, behaviours, beliefs, your goals and intentions and your life experiences and circumstances. Focusing on the present and future and not getting too stuck with the past. 

Coaching is a space free of judgment to be yourself and figure things out.  Learning new stuff, along the way. 

Coaching in Nature offers an additional element to our coaching experience, the natural setting supports your mind and body to relax and enables you to be focused and explorative in the session. 

Book A Discovery Call to discover ways of working together. 

Prices and Experiences range depending on your personal goals.

My coaching approach aims to be inclusive and accessible for a wide demographic of individuals. If I do not feel my services best suit your needs/goals I will be open and honest about this. 

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 

Grantley, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4

Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS19

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
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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