Lisa Parkes

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Coaching, Dip. Intuitive Coach for Highly Sensitive Women
Available for new clients
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Weybridge, Surrey, KT13
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello I’m Lisa. I'm a Life Coach, Intuitive Healer & Writer. I offer creative healing and soul searching for HSPs (highly sensitives/empaths). Awaken your most authentic self, reconnect with your intuition and love yourself more fiercely like the Wildheart you are!

So, if you’re constantly doubting and blaming yourself, you’ve lost your sparkle, or you worry how on earth you can get from here to following your heart's desires, DON’T despair!

You can ALWAYS rewrite your story. Let me show you how.

Even if you’re feeling totally lost, or your spirit feels crushed, pick up a pen. Writing heals. It’s a channel for your true feelings that will dissolve self-doubt and uncover your CONFIDENT inner voice, so you can get back to who you really are! It’s one of the most powerful coaching and self-development tools that you can learn in just 30 days. Let me show you how!

I can help you fully embrace your  sensitive nature…without the nagging self-doubt and anxiety. You're not too sensitive. I promise. The world, however, can be very insensitive, noisy and busy. The goal is not to hide  away or armour up, but to learn to make it work for you. 

I can help you:

  • understand and embrace your sensitive nature (it's a gift, not a curse).
  • soothe your anxiety and break free from that relentless inner critic.
  • navigate complex and painful family relationships, including family estrangement.
  • get your sparkle back after emotionally abusive and volatile relationships.
  • find your voice so you feel confident and comfortable in yourself.

A little bit about me....I began coaching children in 2010, and what started out as a creative passion project, and an unconscious desire to be the person I needed growing up, turned into a catalyst for my own healing. 

My wish for you..... is to find inner peace as you learn to love all of you, and break free from generational patterns of conditioning. I want to empower you to write and fully enjoy the next chapter of your story. 

My favourite ways to support you ... good-old fashioned talking and listening, creative expression, journaling, tarot therapy, EFT (emotional freedom technique), and inner child work. Connecting back to my inner child was the key to healing and loving myself more. 

If you'd like to get to know me better, you'll find me chatting away on my podcast, The Wildheart Diaries podcast, or you're invited to join me for Journal in Your Jammies where you can hang out with other like-minded, sensitive souls.  

To see if we're a good fit for one another.

 - Book a Discovery Session by using this link 👇 

https://smileyforlife.com/booking/

- If you email me through the Life Coaching Directory, please also provide your phone number because emails seem to get lost in junk. 

Visit my website for more information www.smileyforlife.com

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified Life Coach and have worked with highly sensitive souls (I call them Wildhearts) for the last 10 years. 

My work has a therapeutic element to it. I am trained in a Gestalt-based approach to creative writing. I love writing and have written a book (Stuck Between Two Worlds). I have also done inner child work as part of my recovering from childhood trauma. All this provides deeper self-reflection and a channel for creative expression.

Personally, I have been journaling for years. My journal is an essential part of my toolkit for getting back in touch with my inner world when life gets stressful and busy. As an HSP and survivor of C-PTSD (Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), I was often overwhelmed by self-doubt and confusion. I still am sometimes! I couldn't switch off my mind and I was so tired! I felt bad that I couldn't meditate, but then I found journaling. My journal coaching is intuitive and through the lens of a sensitive soul who is client-centred and compassionate.

I’m a Compassionate Guide and very thorough. I leave no stone unturned and, even though I’m on your team, I will tell you the truth (‘clear is kind’ as Brene Brown would say). The truth really does set you free, after it’s p!ssed you off!

I’m a Spiritual Detective with razor sharp intuition that will work with you to unravel more of your story and connect the dots – dissolving all that self-doubt and overwhelm as we go.

I’m a Storytelling Teacher that talks with her hands, in colour, metaphors and pictures. I believe learning should be fun – whatever that looks like for you!

I’m a Creative Problem Solver full of ideas and overflowing with enthusiasm for your journey. Nothing makes me happier than seeing you shine and feel good about who you are…and if you get knocked off your perch or have a wobble, you’ll know exactly how to get back to yourself again.

Member organisations

AC
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Other areas of coaching I deal with

I help sensitive souls (sometimes called HSPs. or Empaths) find their sparkle after narcissistic abuse in this crazy, busy world. 

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Fees

£99.00 - £3,000.00
Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

I want you to leave coaching feeling self-assured and self-reliant with your own unique toolkit of resources that work for you and your life. I love to teach you how to tap into all the answers that already live inside of you.

I offer Pocket Coach, instant message coaching for the times when you’re in cocoon or hermit mode, or life has gotten too people-y, we can still connect in a meaningful way that fully supports you and moves you confidently forward in your personal growth. Cost: starts at £99 upwards.

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Further information

“I have worked with therapists before but always found them to be too clinical. Working with you, Lisa has been life-changing.

I have been able to unravel my past, to reconnect with myself in a way that wasn’t previously possible. I now realise that I have spent the majority of my life in freeze response, you have helped me get back in touch with my feelings, to recognise them, to feel them. I have been able to let go of things I have been holding on to all my life and the relief is immense! Safety in people is not something I have ever experienced, you are that safe person, you have allowed me to feel emotional safety in my vulnerability. Your validation, empathy and kindness is breathtaking and has allowed me to recognise my strengths, to see talents where I didn’t previously and to have the courage to explore them.

You are a truly gifted Therapist Lisa Parkes (I know you always tell me you’re not a Therapist!) and I am very grateful for you.”

Weybridge, Surrey, KT13

Type of session

Online
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Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)

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Lisa Parkes
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