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ICF PCC, MPS

About me

Hi! I'm Laurence!

I take a “situational” coaching approach with each client, moving seamlessly between coaching and mentoring, depending on the topic and situation.

I offer my clients one-on-one or group coaching in the areas of confidence, self-esteem, personal development, career advancement, motivation, overcoming anxiety, increasing energy, professionals skills development, emotional intelligence, strategic thinking, executive communication and presentation skills, time management, productivity, work/life balance and more.

Training, qualifications & experience

My Corporate Experience

  • 25 years working for major US corporations, 15 years in management and executive roles
  • Senior positions at AT&T, Time Warner, Viacom & IBM
  • Was Senior Director of Operations, Digital Technology, for Viacom, managing a team of 86 people

My Coaching Experience

  • Agile, Executive & Career Coach for 15 years
  • Over 7,000 hours of coaching experience
  • Have coached hundreds of clients, 76% rating their coaching engagement as "Amazing" or "Life Changing"
  • I am a Professional Certified Coach by the International Coach Federation
  • Certified in Agile Leadership by the Scrum Alliance

My Psychology Background

  • Organizational Psychology, at University of Western Australia
  • Positive Psychology, from University of Pennsylvania
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, from Massachusetts General Hospital, at Harvard University

Member organisations

ICF

UK International Coach Federation (ICF)

The International Coach Federation is the professional association for personal and business coaches worldwide.

Coaches can become accredited by the ICF, who have three grades of membership: Associate Certified Coach (ACC), Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and Master Certified Coach (MCC), with the different categories standing for different levels of training and experience. Master Certified Coach's have achieved a substantial level of training and experience.

Members of ICF are accountable to a professional code of ethics.

Other areas of coaching I deal with

Cognitive Behavioral Coaching, anger issues, social & professional anxiety, imposter syndrome, stress, mindfulness, meditation, career transitions, personal branding, public speaking.

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Fees

£130.00 per session
Free initial online session

Additional information

I offer a free introductory coaching session, with no further commitment.

If you decide to continue,  my fee is £120 per session. There is no minimum number of sessions and no commitment. You can have as many or as few sessions as you like.

When I work

Please find my availability, here: https://calendly.com/torchwoodcoaching/coaching

Further information

Endorsements

"My experience with Laurence Hewitt through the Better Up Coaching Program has been nothing short of amazing. From the first session to the last he coached me through some insecurities I had as a leader and in turn, bettered the larger team. He helped me gain confidence and work towards techniques that helped me grow as a leader. He also coached me to approach and empower my team to grow which has radically changed the day to day within my department. I will always look back on my time with Laurence with such gratitude."
VP, Creative Marketing, major media company

“This year was certainly a testing one for me along with many others. And I must say, if I could survive these tough times, it is only because of Laurence. I underwent a lot of trauma and struggled to understand the underlying things and it was with your coaching that I started to see myself from within. Thank you so much for all your time throughout. I am glad for you lent your ears and coached me to combat my challenges. I am ever grateful to you for introducing to me the Stoic philosophy and for everything else you did. I wish to continue getting coached and gain strength from you in the coming year too. “ Business Agility Manager, major tech company

"Over the past few weeks I have been working to better empower my team members. Through Laurence's guidance, I have been able to have those tough conversations with ease." VP of Creative Marketing, large media company

"Laurence was fantastic & introduced me to a great technique to formalize my goals. Working with him thru the exercise was extremely helpful." CyberSecurity Director at large media company.

"Working with Laurence helped me to reframe my outlook on working life.  His guided approach helped me define what is meaningful about work for me, what criteria are important for me in my career progression, and how to improve my current working relationships." Research Designer within large tech company

"Identification of my values and strengths has helped gain even more confidence in myself and having this self-awareness is really helping me identify the areas where i can be most productive and deliver efficient results." Service Delivery Director, major media company

"In three sessions, Laurence brought me to an awareness of what was holding me back; something my therapist wasn't able to do in two years!" Marketing Operations Manager in large tech company.

"Laurence, having your guidance during my pregnancy, empowered me with a positive and relaxed mindset. My baby will definitely appreciate as much as I do. I am now conquering my fears and feeding my strengths with determination to become even more confident in myself." Digital Strategist and new mother at major tech company.

Type of session

Online

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Online platforms

Whatsapp
Zoom

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