P. Brennan

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PCC accredited coach-ICF Occupational Therapist-BSC Hons
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Whitley Bay, NE25
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About me

Hi there, I’m Polly Brennan, founder of Adventurous Coaching which has grown since 2015 delivering 1:2:1 coaching, i3 coaching, workshops, public speaking, on-demand courses, and Adventure Day Experiences that deliver noticeable results. 

I love working in different environments, empowering individuals who want more, lifelong learners, proactive leaders, and teams to become personally resourceful, build professional effectiveness, and invest in their mental wealth.

I’m a mental fitness, wellbeing, and adventure Coach. I’m also an occupational therapist and worked in the NHS for over 25 years.

With 29 years of experience helping people, I know what it takes to get you Mind Fit! 

Coaching isn't an event, it's a conversation with a purpose that helps you to create the tools to pack your mental fitness kitbag full of wisdom, insights and practice skills. 

I believe that life is just too short to put off experiencing health, happiness, and fulfillment.

I adopt an adventurous and solution-focused approach to uncover more possibilities and have you feeling inspired. I believe that it's possible for everyone to make the most of our life's adventure.

Coaching with me helps you to create a mindset that opens new doors, and enables you to successfully navigate your way through transitions with inner resilience.

I love helping people like you and I to tap into that audacious spark and inner resourcefulness that we all have, giving you the tools to become your own coach. 

Out of hours, I’m an outdoor girl, I am a free-spirited, stubbornly optimistic, and an ambassador for adventure.

My mission is to live my life’s adventure, and encourage you to live yours too. This means something different to each of us. The big question is what does it mean to you?

I’d love to meet you and help you get curious about what might be possible!
Look me up at www.adventurouscoaching.com

Training, qualifications & experience

I  have vast experience working with a range of people from different walks of life. From , supporting organisations, business owners, CEO's senior leaders, and their teams as an i3 coach, military veterans, coaches, and people from all walks of life to develop their team potential and boost productivity.

More recently my portfolio of clients has included:
* i3 and Team Dynamics coaching for teams
*Workshop delivery to promote mental fitness in the workplace
* 1:2:1 coaching for entrepreneurs with neurodivergent challenges
* TEDx workshop delivery
* Mental Fitness online monthly challenge for urban families
* Individuals exploring new directions for a life or career adventure
* Parent looking to have more escapades with family, and energetic approach to parenting
* Military veteran coaching
* Creation/delivery of a primary education Pop Up Mental Fitness Gym programme

I am a fully certified Energy Leadership Index life coach (ELI), with a gold standard coaching credential (PCC). I trained through IPEC (Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching). I am accredited through the International Coaching Federation (ICF).

I am a specialist Occupational Therapist with over 25 years of expertise working in the NHS, with a niche in vocational rehabilitation.

I am an i3 accredited coach and a Brene Brown - 'Dare To Lead'  Workshop Co-Facilitator

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£97.00 per session
Free initial online session

Additional information

My policy is to offer a 20-30 minute complimentary 'chemistry session' by telephone/zoom before we begin working together.

This way, we can discuss what coaching can offer and check that we are a good match. 

Sessions currently cost £97 for up to an hour which you can book on my website using this link https://tidycal.com/adventurouscoaching

I can also offer gift vouchers.

When I work

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Further information

How I coach: I coach primarily online via Zoom. For those who live local to me, it is possible to book me for face-to-face coaching or a coaching adventure where we partake in an outdoor activity of your choice while we work together.

We can meet up at a time to suit you and in the comfort of an environment to suit you best. Each coaching session lasts up to an hour.

Head over to my website to check out the packages that I currently offer.

I recommend at least 6 coaching sessions to make a significant impact and have you going forward from a place of confidence and clarity.

With Adventurous Coaching interventions are brief and yet powerful; we can co-create solutions in a short space of time. I love that coaching enables clients to develop the tools to move things forward independently and to be their own life coach after our work is done.

I would recommend weekly/fortnightly sessions to get things started and make an impact. I am happy for us to work together for as long or short a time frame as is useful to you.

What people have said about my coaching:

My big dream was to become a TEDx speaker to share my idea. This thought scared me because I am a visual communicator and standing on a stage talking in front of a large audience is way outside my comfort zone.  Also, the process to apply to be a TEDx spear was challenging because you have to go through m several stages of submissions, including creating a video proposal. With Polly by my side, coaching me as I created the video and exploring my purpose, I was able to take the steps necessary towards achieving my big vision. Together we packed my mental fitness kitbag by nurturing my can-do mindset and strengthening my self-belief to help me to lean out of my comfort zone. I was selected from hundreds of applications to be a TEDx speaker and will realise my dream this year. Yeah!!! At each stage, Polly celebrated my success and lifted me up to meet the next challenge. With Polly as your coach, I truly believe you can achieve whatever you put your mind to too!
Anne English, Create Intrigue

I have had the pleasure of working closely with Polly on a retreat in France with our female veterans. Polly was an integral part of the leadership team, as well as carrying out outstanding group life-coaching and individual sessions. Polly has also carried out strategic life coaching sessions with the management of Forward Assist which was hugely successful and a great help within our organisation. I look forward to working with Polly even more in the future and I couldn’t recommend her highly enough.
Sarah Lattaway, Veteran Programme Facilitator

If you want a coach to work with you on reaching and realising your own personal goals then Polly is your person. Words can’t quite sum up how unique Polly’s coaching techniques are. I have gained clarity, courage, and confidence to make choices and take actions that have brought me great fulfilment and authenticity. Thank you Polly so very much for helping me along the way on this exciting journey.
Amanda Wilde - Specialist Occupational Therapist

As a musician and a music coach, it’s important to start the weekend the right way with a good accountability coach by my side. I choose polly from Adventurous Coaching for the job. Polly’s coaching keeps me focused, on track, and on a mission.
Tim Hutchinson - Musician

Whitley Bay, NE25

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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