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Sarah Brooks - MAC, Professional Business Coach (accredited by ICF, EMCC)

Dronfield, Derbyshire, S18
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About me

Are you a professional woman looking to change career so you can find work with more meaning?  I offer a supportive environment where you can explore your thoughts safely.

My name is Sarah, I am an ICF and EMCC accredited coach. Coaching will help you work out what's important to you and how best to navigate the change.

Within one month, you will:

  • be much clearer about the reason for your current feelings
  • be more confident about your future direction
  • have a plan of what you need to do to get there

Feedback from my clients tells me that I ask challenging questions which allow them to break through patterns of thinking that they've had for a while, allowing them to see things differently.

My background.

In 2007, I became disillusioned with my corporate career, the long hours, working away, high stress and lack of social life.  It all felt so pointless.  By working with a coach, I identified what motivated me and what made me feel valued. Coaching helped me get clear about the difference that I wanted to make in the world.

I've had a varied career working for a number of large private and public sector organisations as a management consultant and operations manager.  I found the meaning in my career and I now work as a University lecturer encouraging students find the meaning in their careers at an early stage.

I live near the Peak District and I love fell running and walking - the worse the weather, the more I like it which makes me a bit mad I think.

Getting started.

I offer a free 30 minute introductory call, please get in touch with any questions.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Accredited Coach - EMCC & ICF (2020, 2021)
  • Mental Health First Aider (2021)
  • Certificate in Professional Coaching Practice (2008, 2020)
  • MSc Psychological Studies (2009)
  • PhD Work Psychology (2016)
  • Member of the Association for Coaching (2009, 2020)
  • Corporate executive for 25 years

Member organisations


Association for Coaching

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.


European Mentoring and Coaching Council

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

I also offer coaching for female leaders living in and around Manchester through Queen Bee Coaching and I work as a leadership coach with She Leads Change.


£100.00 per session
Free initial online session

Additional information

The fee is per coaching session, each coaching session lasts one hour.  At this time, all of my coaching sessions are conducted online using Zoom, and I have coaching sessions available Monday to Friday at 8am or 4.30pm.

There may be opportunities for you to work with me for free if you work for the NHS through London Leadership Academy and Project5.


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Further information

If you are on LinkedIn, please follow me for daily reflective questions which will get you started on your coaching journey.


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Sarah Brooks - MAC, Professional Business Coach (accredited by ICF, EMCC)

Sarah Brooks - MAC, Professional Business Coach (accredited by ICF, EMCC)