The journey that led me to become a coach, began in the corporate world over two decades ago, where I continue to work as a leader and project management professional.
I am an Integral coaching practitioner who has coached individuals from diverse backgrounds and different life stages, towards realising their potential and goals. My approach in coaching, as in life, is values driven and informed by the needs and desired outcomes of my clients.
My coaching and mentoring methodology
I am passionate about self-development, self-mastery and empowerment. It is my belief that we are creators of our own destiny and as such have all that is necessary within ourselves to achieve our goals and live our purpose. As your coach I will support you as you explore all aspects of yourself towards your new way of being and attainment of goals.
As part of my coaching and mentoring approach, I may make use of various coaching techniques, as well as leverage my understanding of working within corporate systems and leading diverse teams, in support of your needs and desired new way of being.
- Leadership and Management Coaching – coaching various managers at Senior, Middle and emerging management levels
- Life and Business Coaching – coaching individuals with regards to their personal development, performance and development within their careers
- Mentorship and Development – working with student coaches (training at The Coaching Centre), project managers and young professionals to develop their skills and leadership ability
- Promoting change within communities – targeted pro-bono coaching with various individuals as well as participating in coaching programmes with NGO/Ps and mentoring initiatives like Girls in Technology South Africa
“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” - Viktor Frankl
Training, qualifications & experience
As a lifelong learner, I am committed to continuous development in order to align to the latest coaching and leadership trends and techniques. Below are some of my key certifications:
- Professional Certified Coach, International Coaching Federation
- Dip.PC (Diploma in Practitioner Coaching), The Coaching Centre
- B.Com (Organisational Development and Industrial Psychology), UNISA
- PROSCI Change Management Certification
- Dip.PM (Diploma in Project Management), Damelin
- Project Management Professional Certification (PMP), Project Management Institute
- Scrum Master Certified, VMEdu Inc
UK International Coach Federation
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.
Areas of coaching I deal with
Other areas of coaching I deal with
- Project Management mentorship and coaching
I offer a free 30 minute telephone/video consultation to discuss your needs and to determine if I can support you; it's also a great way for both of us to see if we can work together.
Sessions are 60 or 90 mins depending on your needs and fees are based on service type and location. Should you be located outside of the UK, session fees can be negotiated based on your location currency.
Connect with me to discuss how I can support you in creating sustainable shifts within your life and attainment of life and business goals.
"Rachelle was my professional coach for the year 2019, a time during which the organisation I worked for was going through many changes. Rachelle took the time to understand me and the effects the changes in the workplace had on my leadership skills, she guided me through many difficult situations and helped me overcome obstacles that I would not have been able to without Rachelle's support.
Rachelle's gentle and organised approach also helped me see scenarios from a different point of view, which in turn changed my experience in the workplace to a positive one and I was able to harness creativity with regards to problem solving in the workplace. I will always be grateful for the time spent with Rachelle, my workplace relationships have definitely improved as well as my team efficiency and team camaraderie, this as a result of Rachelle's influence in my approach to the workplace.
Based on our experience together, I can confidently recommend Rachelle Meyer as a professional coach." Shahieda Ohlson
"My time as Rachelle's client in South Africa was a life-altering experience. I met Rachelle at a time when I was professionally and personally wounded and unaware of how to harness my own internal resources to get my life towards the direction that would bring fulfilment. What was absolutely beautiful in my coaching journey with Rachelle was that she never pushed, even when she knew what shifts would get me to my desired way of being, she was gentle enough to create space for ME to make those aha moments and lead myself- and they did come!!! I continue to find Rachelle's intuition and lovely sense of humour relatable yet so inviting. I felt my coach cared for me as a human being and not just as a client to be seen in an hour and disappear.
If you are looking for a coach that will ask incisive questions that will get YOU thinking, re-thinking and then acting on your thoughts- then Rachelle is your coach. If you need a space where you build accountability for yourself with the support of a gentle coach who guides in a co-created learning and thinking environment, then Rachelle is your coach. I will forever be grateful for my time with Rachelle; I am now firmly rooted in my desired life-path and it probably would have taken me way longer and harder had I not met her. Thank You!" Nyasha Manjengenja
"I was honored and privileged to have Rachelle as my coach. Our coaching relationship spanned a 12 month period during which time she held a sacred space for me to develop into a way of being that more closely represented a higher version of myself.
Rachelle brought to our coaching relationship the perfect blend of presence, intuition and gentle guiding while always encouraging me to access my own deeper wisdom. This made my change journey so much more powerful as I was able to self direct and own my process. As a result, I have seen lasting impact in my life in many areas. The process with Rachelle enabled me to shift ways of thinking and doing that were no longer serving me and to connect with a deeper part of myself.
For anyone who is looking to be their best selves or curious about what the next level of transformation in their lives might look like, I can highly recommend Rachelle to be your anchor and thinking partner through the process." Lana Hindmarch, Integral Coach and Employee Engagement Specialist
"I have been fortunate to be both coached and mentored by Rachelle over the past 18 months. Her approach is both gently supportive and firmly challenging, which allowed me to grow at my pace and also to stretch my capacity beyond my own limitations. Using the holistic Integral+ philosophy, she facilitated my ability to make significant shifts by enabling me to become aware of all aspects of myself - emotional, cognitive and spiritual - and to embrace these fully.
She is a highly skilled Coach, who will support you on your journey, whether for personal or professional growth, and is authentic, intuitive, practical and logical in holding a sacred space for reflection, introspection and action.
I highly recommend engaging with Rachelle if you are looking for a Coach who will challenge your perspectives with grace and integrity." Colleen Swart