Sandie Norbron-Shaw

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Founder of High Peak Life Coaching since 2006
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Whaley Bridge SK23 & Manchester M2
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About me

Hello and welcome to my profile,

My name is Sandie and I am a certified Master Coach, a Life and Career Coach and founder of High Peak Life Coaching, established in 2006.  I'm a happily married, busy working mum with two lovely little boys, ages 7 and 10. 

I have a wonderful job working with a variety of people, perhaps just like you.  

So, what brings you here?

- Do you want to reach your full potential and live with greater enthusiasm?

- Do you need help understanding your passion and purpose in life?

- Are you pushing hard to progress in your career but not liking its impact on your wellbeing or your personal life?

- Do you wish that you had more confidence in the direction you are going?

- Do you sometimes question if you are even on the right path at all? 

If so, Career Coaching and Life Coaching could help you. Not only when you are struggling or frustrated, but also when you understand the benefits of the reflective and transformative power of coaching, when you simply need a professional to talk to, to provide clarity and support, to help you perform at your best. 

I help busy professionals work towards their goals, protect their mental health and endeavour to fully enjoy life.

I offer coaching in the following areas:-

⭐ Career Coaching

⭐ Life Coaching

⭐ Health, Wellbeing & Mental Fitness Coaching

⭐ Happiness, Confidence & Productivity Coaching

My Background: I am a certified Master Coach drawing from 18 years experience of private 1-1 coaching work, associate work, training and CPD. I am the Founder of High Peak Life Coaching (est. 2006),  offering coaching both in-person at the Riverside Wellbeing Centre in High Peak, Derbyshire, nationally and internationally, online. 

Who I work with: My work is varied and wide-ranging, however, I typically specialise in working with mid-life, mid-career professionals struggling to balance work, life and their wellbeing, looking to improve their wellbeing AND achievements both professionally and personally. 

My coaching approach is integrative, strengths-based, person-centred and solution-focused. I work intuitively and will often integrate elements of my training in Positive Psychology and the Science of Wellebing into my practice.  I have a warm, friendly style and bring creativity, challenge, confidence, kindness and courage into the partnership. 

My Credentials: I am an Accredited Master Coach and an active member of the Association for Coaching. I am also a World Happiness Coach Facilitator (2023 & 2024), and an Action for Happiness Volunteer Facilitator.  I'm in Continuous Professional Development, insured and under regular supervision.

I have qualifications and practitioner certificates in the following areas:-

  • Positive Psychology
  • Life Coaching
  • Career Coaching
  • Career Discovery Coaching
  • Career Transition & Advancement Coaching
  • Personal Performance Coaching
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • NLP
  • Personality Profiling
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Mental Fitness
  • Stress Management
  • Counselling

If you are considering self-funding your personal development, then please drop me a line to arrange a call today.  If you're looking to improve the wellbeing or performance of your employees, then let's arrange a good time to talk. 

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Get in touch today

Call or message me to arrange a 20-30 minute telephone discovery session where we can discuss your situation and assess the potential for a successful coaching partnership. 📞 Call me, Sandie, on:- 07985 284 914.

With you for your wellbeing AND success,

Sandie x

Training, qualifications & experience


  • Accredited Master Coach with the Association for Coaching
  • Positive Psychology - Practitioner Certificate Lvl 
  • Life Coaching - Diploma Lvl, NCC, QCA approved
  • NLP Practitioner Certificate - Practioner Certificate The Manchester College of NLP
  • Stress Management - Diploma and Practitioner Certificate
  • Mentor - SFEDI Trained 
  • Counselling Level 2 

Additional CPD & Training

  • Personality Profiling, Emotional Intelligence & Character Strengths Assessments
  • Career Coaching Masterclass & Training -  John Lees Associates (Author of Find a Job you Love.)
  • Resilience Training - with Dr. Chris Johnstone
  • Motivational Interviewing  - with Dr. Chris Johnstone
  • Bereavement Coaching  - with the Association for Coaching
  • Regular Supervision - with psychologist Yannick Jacob, PhD
  • Regular Coaching - with Celine Tonneman.


  • A World Happiness Summit Coach Facilitator - Lake Como, Italy 2023 & London 2024
  • Associate EAP Coach at Spectrum.Life
  • 18 years of private coaching experience via High Peak Life Coaching
  • Resident Coach at Riverside Wellbeing, High Peak
  • Regular Workshop Host
  • Regular Group Coach Facilitator
  • Regular Guest Speaker
  • Host of the Manchester NLP Practice Group (2009 - 2011)
  • Host of 'More to Life Than Shoes' Women's networking event, Manchester (2008-2009)

Member organisations

Association for Coaching (AC)

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The Association has a Code of Ethics & Good Practice and a Complaints Procedure.

Other areas of coaching I deal with

One-to-one Personal & Group Focus Sessions are now available. 

Topics include:-

Discovering your Strengths 
Goal Setting
Life Balance
Values - Life and Career
Personality style and self-awareness

Sessions take place via Zoom or in person at Riverside Wellbeing in Whaley Bridge, High Peak.

Testimonials below.

Praise for Sandie's workshops:-

"Really enjoyable workshop. I now feel empowered and prepared to achieve my goals." - Women's Group Member

"Helpful workshop with lots of inspiring information. A lot of things discussed were relevant to life at the moment." - Anon

"Excellent session, very friendly, knowledgeable coaches, a great place to comfortably share personal stories and ideas moving forwards" - Corinne Thompson - WiseNotes, VA

"Really well paced and constructed workshop.  A pleasure to be given time to consider my values and strengths - a very positive experience" - Annie Emery, Group Organiser, The Lesbian & Gay Foundation 

"The session really allowed me to focus on what's important to me - it's all too easy to forget when you're going about your daily business."  - Anon

"I was really nervous about doing the workshop but don't regret coming now as I feel really uplifted and open to possibilities!" - Anon

"A really thought-provoking and enjoyable workshop.  You realise how important it is to take the time to take a step back and assess things.  Thank you!" - Rachel, Group Organiser,  LGBT Group. 

Praise for Sandie's personal coaching services:-

"I can’t tell you how much I’ve enjoyed the coaching sessions and how much I have learnt from them. You’ve given me such valuable skills that I’ll have for the rest of my life and I really can’t thank you enough for that. From the moment that I read your website, I felt as though I would be able to connect with you and that certainly proved to be correct. I think that everyone should have a Sandie in their life. I think you’re absolutely fantastic!" -  N.T.

"Having decided that I wanted a career change I reached out to Sandie as I wasn't
sure how to approach it and it felt a little daunting to stop doing something I
studied at university and have done for the past 10 years to do something else. I
had no idea where to start however Sandie has helped put me on a path of
self-discovery and given me a new perspective on how I see myself, my strengths, skills and personality traits and how I can best harness these in my personal and
working life. I no longer feel daunted by the thought of changing my career I now feel excited and am in the process of making big changes in my life for the better." - Danielle Beer, Events Manager, Derbyshire.

"I am very grateful for Sandie’s professionalism and dedication to coaching me. My life has definitely turned around for the better as I now have a new partner and a new job! Thank you, Sandie!"  - Debbie, Executive PA, London. Coached on Relationships and Career.

"I was struggling in my interviews mainly due to nerves. This was having a knock-on effect on what I was saying and how I was saying it. I decided to get help, and Sandie was able to take me on at short notice. Even after the initial session, I found my self-confidence increasing and learnt effective tips for the delivery of my answers. I found it incredibly easy to connect with Sandie and it was no coincidence that I later got a job offer from an Investment Bank. I would highly recommend her help.” - I.K., Economics & Finance Graduate, Manchester. Coached on Communication & Interview Techniques.

"I had no idea what I was letting myself in for when I started my journey with Life Coaching, but, with the supportive and friendly manner that Sandie has, I soon found that this was helping me reorganise my life. The gentle prodding and patient approach that was taken worked for me and I feel that this has been a sound investment that is helping me regain my life. This experience was the first time anyone brought home to me that it was OK to spend time on me!" - Alan, Derbyshire.

"Dear Sandie, thank you so much for all your support, you have opened my eyes to new possibilities and given me the confidence to get out there and achieve my goals. Not only have you helped me with my career; but you have also helped me move forward with my personal life. I am so full of energy, drive and enthusiasm now that I know I will succeed at both – I already am! Thanks again for all your help."  - Chris, Manchester. Coached on setting up a business.

"Just like to say thank you so much for guiding me in the right direction.  I had become very dissatisfied with my life!  And after coming to see you for 6 weeks I now feel I have taken control again and I'm heading up the right path.’"- A. Senior, High Peak, Derbyshire.

"If you’re looking for a coach, but maybe you’re a bit unsure, my advice would be to give Sandie a call, you won’t regret it. I always recommend High peak Life Coaching to anyone looking to move forward with their life, as my experience with Sandie has most definitely helped me do just that. Sandie, I would like to wish you the very best of luck with your future and thank you again for all your help, support and continued enthusiasm." - Employment King

"Before meeting Sandie I wanted significant improvements in many areas of my life. Only 2 months ago life was overwhelming and I had no idea how to improve it myself or which way to turn. I was immediately shown how to select the areas of most importance to me by using simple techniques and quickly became aware of my personality, my needs, my interests and my desires, and soon I discovered what makes me tick in terms of career and interests, and my ideal career became very clear. I am now training and doing voluntary work in order to gain the skills and experience needed to follow my dream!!! It is great to now have clarity of thought and a clear vision of my ultimate goal. I am much more confident about myself, and my future, and am already well on my way to getting where I want to be. A big thank you to you, Sandie!" - Jo, Career Change Coaching

"Sandie, I just wanted to say THANK YOU for your professionalism, honesty and good work. It has been a pleasure working with you during the last few months and I have enjoyed it very much on both a professional and a personal level…  Sandie is caring, trustworthy and very supportive.  I would definitely recommend her to anyone wanting life coaching."  - Eva, Greater Manchester

"Many, many thanks for a great 2010.  You’ve helped me see my life in a much more positive light.  I look forward to our continued successes in the year 2011. Big, Big Hugs." - Kris, London


Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Additional information

My private coaching fee is £110 per 60 - 75 min coaching session. Long term and short term contracts available.  Block booking discounts - latest prices can be found on my website.

Corporate coaching, EAP and third party coaching fees may vary. Please enquire for my current price list. 

Coaching can take place on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis.

It is important that you find the right coach for you - someone you can develop a positive and productive working partnership with from the start. The chemistry has to be right. That is why I offer all clients a free 30-minute video or telephone consultation.

NB: If you are self-employed coaching can be counted as Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for taxation purposes.

Some employers will consider paying for employees to attend coaching sessions as part of CPD and wellbeing programmes - it is always worth speaking to your HR department as coaching can have a positive impact on staff wellbeing, productivity and staff retention.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Daytime sessions only

Further information

Further areas for coaching:-

- Having travelled the world extensively I am well positioned to help you if any of your goals involve world travel. 

- Having left a promising career within a secure and established International organisation to follow my dream of becoming my own boss, I have a good understanding of the challenges faced by those making a significant career transition of their own. 

- Having recently returned to work after having had my second child, I am also in a great position to understand the challenges of pregnancy, childbirth, weaning and becoming a busy parent (whether employed or not, parents never stop working!). I advocate reducing stress and living a healthy, balanced lifestyle in order to fully enjoy the gift and the rewarding nature of parenthood.

Riverside Wellbeing, 1 Market Street, Whaley Bridge, High Peak, SK23 7AA

Manchester, M2

Type of session

In person

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