About me

I offer career, personal development and confidence coaching . I also have twenty five years experience working with parents and schools as a parenting and teen coach . I have a special interest in coaching to develop my client’s self esteem , resilience and self care .
Session times can be flexible to suit your schedule and changing needs . My clients improve their mindset and wellbeing, decrease their stress levels and make career changes, while building confidence . I offer a confidential discreet coaching space in St Albans with ample free parking . Currently we can work by phone and virtual platforms . We can address all aspects of career, personal development, parenting and health and well-being .

I offer:

  • Career Coaching
  • Personal Development Coaching
  • Confidence Coaching
  • Health Coaching
  • Assertiveness Coaching
  • Parenting
  • Well-being Coaching
  • Teen Coaching
  • Shame resilience / Self compassion
  • Work/ Life balance

Training, qualifications & experience

      Freemind Hypnotherapy 2018

  • FreeMind Hypnotherapy Coach 2018
  • Master NLP Coach 2012
  • City & Guild Working with Parents Level 3
  • Safeguarding children & young people 2010
  • Intro to Counselling - Uni of Herts 2009
  • Youth at Risk 2008
  • Working with children bereaved by suicide BLTS 2005
  • BA (Hons) Psychology 1993

Member organisations


Association for Coaching

The Association for Coaching is one of the leading professional bodies for Coaches and Organisations.

The Association is made up of a number of different membership categories, e.g. Associate Member (AMAC), Member (MAC), Accredited Member (AC Accred), with the different categories standing for different levels of training and experience. Accredited Members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

The Association has a Code of Ethics & Good Practice and a Complaints Procedure.

Other areas of coaching I deal with

Child centred Separation and Divorce;

Co - parenting;


Parenting ASD & ADHD & Sensory Processing children ( diagnosed or not ) .

Dealing with Affects of trauma ;


Additional information

I offer a number of different coaching packages tailored to your needs.

I offer weekly, bi weekly or monthly sessions to suit your availability.

Fees range from £100 per session


Daytime and some evenings and weekends

Further information


"Jo listened to my issues, and through honest feedback and thorough questioning she enabled me to think about my challenges in an entirely different way. We worked through obstacles that I believed were insurmountable and came up with both practical solutions and future strategies that were clearly achievable. “ CM 2019


"Johanne has a flexible and empathic approach. She gains a deep understanding of situations quickly and through this was able to help me develop effective solutions to the problems.”

Sara Pritchard , Lecturer Uni of Hertfordshire

Johanne works in a thorough and effective way to achieve life changing results. A natural motivator, very pleased to have worked with her .

Louise Taylor , Life Coach

St Albans

Type of session

In person


Johanne Oakley

Johanne Oakley