Neil Lawrence

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Dip. Coach (EMCC)
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London, SE14 6RG
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Calling all Neurodivergent Professionals!

Are you an aspiring leader, a young  professional or creative ?

Are you living with ADHD or a so called 'chronic' condition and fed up with starting projects and never finishing ?

Do you want the confidence make a decision rather than endlessly procrastination?

I work with people craving success and help them thrive whilst looking after themselves.

I work face to face or  virtually.

I am an accredited coach, mindfulness practitioner, a wellbeing and leadership expert, and a fiction writer. 

I work in both the public and private sector. 

I am a Neurodivergent myself living with fibromyalgia  and warm, reliable, reflective, and committed

Early in my career I learned  compassionate thinking and emotional intelligence breed successl. 

This is why I do what I do.

After experiencing burn out and developing PTSD from a career in teaching I thrived as a coach and as writer  have short stories published, 

I decided to help people like me. 

I believe lives get more exciting when we take ownership for difficulty and finish what we set out to do.

I have much experience in working with neurodivergence, LGBTQIA + community and those already diagnosed and treated for chronic conditions looking to get their lives back.

My key areas of expertise are grief, burnout, career choice, leadership, and resilience. 

Gene came to me when his business was about to close and he was questioning whether he was neurodivergent.

Previous to this he had a toxic and damaging experience of working for the public sector. 

He was also a musician and aspiring writer.

He came to coaching wanting to improve confidence and find a new direction for work.

We worked on the unfair and negative stories he often told himself like ‘I fail my family and myself.’

He found new ways to frame the life he lived. By reality testing these stories and using journals to provide positive evidence he built a new sense of self.

Gene left coaching feeling confident wand ready to take on the next challenge.

He said:

“I received insights into some of the formative influences on my thought processes...Neil’s ability to gently but relentlessly guide whilst never pushing was challenging but never too challenging...”

Now is the time for you to feel ,well equipped to act and surrounded by strong connections. 

So why would you want to wait?

Message me today to start a conversation.

Getting Started
1. Call or email to set up a free half hour consultation. This will give us both a chance to ask questions and find out what you would like from the coaching.
2. If you are happy to proceed, we will set up sessions to follow.
3. Sessions are usually a month apart though other arrangements can be negotiated.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Transformational Coaching Diploma, practitioner level EMCC certificate, Catalyst 14.
  • Masters in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (theory for use by non-counsellors), Tavistock Institute, London
  • Wellbeing CPD, Diploma
  • Mindfulness Practitioner

Member organisations

European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC)

EMCC UK is part of the Europe-wide European Mentoring & Coaching Council.

Together their aim is to promote good practice and the expectation of good practice in mentoring and coaching across Europe.

EMCC is an independent, impartial and non-profit making organisation.

Other areas of coaching I deal with

  • Dealing With Burnout
  • Identity Coaching
  • Loss and Grief
  • Dealing with Bullying

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£100.00 - £150.00
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

Free ‘chemistry’ session via telephone in order to:
Ask Questions

  • Explain the coaching process and explain the European Mentoring and Coaching Council Code of Practice.
  • Explain my approach
  • See if the alliance will be suitable for both of us

Fees after: Typically £150 per session; reductions can be negotiated with prior agreement

All my work is confidential and contracted for. Sessions can be in person or online.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Monday to Friday- Day time and Evening.

Also available at Weekends.

Further information


“Neil has been a fantastic influence and a major help to me”
“Neil has great skills as a life coach, a fantastic listener, very empathetic, gives you the time to speak, express yourself, and always seems to understand what you're trying to say, even if you don't know. All of this while staying very professional and astute. We have covered many subjects and Neil has used many approaches and methods. Neil has been a fantastic influence and a major help to me, I would strongly recommend his services.”

“Neil has helped me to think of my problems differently and come up with solutions”
“Neil is very respectful, and I like that he asks how much you would like to be challenged at the start of each session. He is always encouraging and positive and this really helps me to take stock of what I have achieved, even if it doesn’t always feel like I have achieved very much. I like that Neil gives space for a large range of things to be talked out- since many of these things are often connected it is really helpful to be able to talk about things that may not always seem relevant. Whilst adopting a new way of thinking is tough, Neil has helped me to think of my problems differently and come up with solutions that I had never thought about before.”

“I wouldn’t have known where to start… without guidance and support from Neil”
“A huge benefit for me was just feeling like I had a safe space where I was heard, respected and supported, and honouring this commitment each month allowed me to think about the areas of my life much more actively and expansively, and as a result reach some really positive conclusions. It was beneficial being able to work through some of my issues and areas of uncertainty without any fear of judgement or rejection. Overall, coaching allowed me to really configure my own values, tune into my purpose and identify the blocks in my way and why. I wouldn’t have known where to start going about this without guidance and support from Neil.”

“Genuine empathy and passion in supporting his coachees”
“Genuine empathy and passion in supporting his coachees. Resourceful set of tools to both empower the coachee and support coaching sessions. Creativity in picking up what and when sets of tools could be handy. Integrity, openness. Enthusiastic, supportive.”

“I felt more confident on whether I was on the right path or otherwise”
“I found the coaching sessions very useful to draw out of my thinking of various topics. I mainly used the coaching sessions to work out the best way to do something or brainstorm ideas and benefited from the challenge that coaching (Neil) provided.

Coaching helped me to think more clearly about topics after the sessions and I felt more confident on whether I was on the right path or otherwise.”

“Neil…really helped me clarify and progress my journey”
“I…appreciate the way the conversations are not forced in anyway but organic and sometimes guided with a reflection or question(s) with the topic being ultimately my choice. Neil often has very intuitive insights, reflections and observations during our conversations that really helped clarify and progress my journey with one or more of the goals or even on tangential topics.

London, SE14 6RG

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Online platforms

Google Meet