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BSc (Hons) Psych, Positive Psychology Senior Coach (EMCC)

About me

Hi There

I'm Nikki, a Positive Psychology Consultant & Senior Accredited Coach. My area of expertise is Mental Toughness and Psychological Wellbeing.

I am currently based in The Isle of Wight & Warwickshire. I offer Executive, Leadership Development Coaching and Personal Development Coaching. Typically my clients are driven senior leaders and creators who are experiencing stress and overwhelm and are looking to be more resilient, focused & authentic.

Through the application of a Positive Psychology Coaching framework, I will help enhance their capabilities for tomorrow's challenges.  To get the best out of my clients I offer a bespoke 30, 60, 90 Day programme or for those looking for long term solutions I also offer 6 - 12 month plan. 

As an experienced Senior Coach, I help those who

  • Would like to set goals and targets
  • At a crossroads and not sure what to do next
  • To Unlock your potential
  • Improve your growth mindset
  • Improve your resilience 
  • Would like to improve and understand your confidence levels
  • Navigate way around a Senior position
  • Gain a better insight leading to better decisions
  • Would like to identify your core values
  • Improve your strengths and how to utilise them
  • To understand how to approach and deal with a difficult situation
  • To handle the face of redundancy
  • Map out your future
  • Understand how to use feedback effectively
  • How to deal with sleepless nights and are dreading work
  • Manage your time efficiently to deliver successfully
  • Find boundaries and create and maintain a good work/life balance
  • Discover ways to know yourself better (improve your self-awareness)
  • Understand and help ease emotional pain and confusion
  • Understand how to build positive relationships
  • Encourage you to have a different mindset 
  • Help you move to the next level

I believe that we all have the ability to reach our goals/dreams through strength and resilience. I have coached nearly 100 people and will continue to coach people who are stressed and overwhelmed with their current situation.

As my clients put their trust in me I have completed over 500 hours of coaching. I am a Senior Practitioner with EMCC (European Mentoring Coaching Council).  Along side this training I am also currently studying an MSc in Applied Positive Psychology & Coaching Psychology , I am currently writing my dissertation on Mental Toughness and Wellbeing, this will be completed in 2022.

I am qualified and trained in the following areas:

  • BSc (Hons) Psychology - Coventry University
  • Qualified Coach & Mentor - Warwick University
  • Diploma NLP
  • MTQ Accredited licensed practitioner - Psychometric Testing
  • Senior Practitioner Coach - EMCC
  • MSc Appiled Positive Psychology & Coaching Psychology - Graduate 2022
  • 15 years of Operational Excellence / Transformational / Business Improvement experience

I have worked in the following Industries:

  • Travel
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing & Engineering
  • Facility Management
  • Higher Education

I'm passionate about personal and professional development, mental toughness, psychological wellbeing, grit, growth mindset, goals, resilience and strength.

If you're looking for a coach who has a variety of modalities then I am able to help you and able to bring these to the table:

PPC: Positive Psychology Coaching - which covers cognitive behavioural and solution focused approaches below:

MTQ Assessment: A psychometric assessment to test and understand an individuals mental toughness.

SBFC: Solution based focused coaching - Powerful practical and proven strength based approach to positive change.

CBC: Cognitive behavioural coaching - Challenges unhelpful thoughts that may lead to negative emotion.

PPI's: Positive Psychology Interventions - PPI's exercises which are used to test, understand, discover and promote individuals to thrive.

SBC: Strength based coaching: Identifying and focusing on strengths to increase success.

NLP: Neuro Linguistic Programming: Understanding thoughts, feeling, language and behaviour.

TA: Transactional Analysis: Model of people and their relationships and is a system for personal growth.

Positive Psychology Assessments: Assessment that can be used to test an individuals strengths, wellbeing, resilience and much more

For Individuals who would like to transform their life you may be interested in Life coaching I have set up a platform on facebook - The positivity Lounge

This platform is aimed at helping those who would like to achieve their goals and incorporate positivity, resilience, and strength. Please feel free to send me a message or request access.


Training, qualifications & experience

Currently Studying:

MSc Applied Positive Psychology & Coaching Psychology - Graduate Jan 2022

Current Credentials:

  • BSc Psychology - Coventry University
  • Qualified Life Coach - Warwick University
  • Senior Practitioner Coach with EMCC (European Mentoring Coaching Council)
  • Diploma in NLP
  • MTQ Accredited licensed practitioner
  • Adult Mental Health First Aider
  • Positive Psychology Strategy
  • Business Improvement Strategy
  • Transformational Improvement Strategy
  • Well Being Strategy
  • Leadership Development
  • Employee Engagement
  • Identify Core Strengths
  • Well Being
  • Flourishing
  • Examine Limiting Beliefs
  • 12 years of Business Improvement experience
  • VIA Character Strengths

Course Booked on for 2022:

  • Suicide First Aid Training

I am experienced Senior practitioner accredited through EMCC (European Mentoring Coaching Council) with 6 years Leadership and Development Coaching.  I currently have regular Supervisor session as part of my MSc degree. 

I have worked in various sectors such as Further Education, Tourism, Manufacturing, Engineering, Logistics, Aerospace, Facility Management and higher Education. Roles have gone from strength to strength from Project Co-Ordinator to Strategic Project Manager through to Transformational Consultant. 


Member organisations


Association for Coaching (AC)

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

Positive Living


From £120.00 to £6,000.00

Additional information

Let's start by having a no charge, no obligation introductory call, by phone or online, whichever works best for you. We can then find out what you would like to achieve from working with me and how I can help you. As a Senior Executive Coach costs are all based on transformational programmes between 30 and 90 Days. 

All Executive Leadership Coaching in organisations will start from 90 Days up to 12 month

Click here to send me an email for costs.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Coaching hours are as follows:

Monday to Friday 08:00 - 20:30

Saturday 10:00 - 12:00

Further information

**Coming Soon**

  • Completion of MSc Applied Positive Psychology & Coaching Psychology 
  • Dissertation Subject: Mental toughness & Wellbeing &Title: Investigation of the efficacy of a mental toughness training workshop for the Performing Arts Industry 
  • Suicide First Aid Training
  • Access to website with free tools and resource page

East Cowes, Isle Of Wight, PO32

Coventry, West Midlands, CV3

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

The use of the following online platform for remote sessions Zoom, WhatsApp, Skype, Facebook Messenger Google Meet or Teams

Online platforms

Microsoft Spaces


In person

Supervision in Training - under the support and Guidance of University of East London

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