I am Yvonne Martin, owner of Solon Life Coaching. I specialise in Performance Coaching and NLP. My coaching style is innovative and intuitive. I create a relaxed atmosphere and rapport with clients which allows maximum communication and progress to take place. My main areas of expertise are relationships, confidence and self-esteem, anxiety, well-being, happiness, personal development, addiction and in recent times I have focussed my research on recovery from narcissistic/emotional abuse and impact of this on physical and mental health.
I also specialise in coaching children and teens. With over a decade of teaching experience, I am able to support anxiety, social issues, confidence and transition points in young lives.
I pride myself on the results my clients achieve and how quickly they are able to see improvement in their lives. My testimonials will give you a real insight into what you can expect from me as a coach, from clients who have experienced amazing changes in all different areas of their lives.
My sessions with Yvonne were truly great and really helped to open up my mind to change. Having never done anything like this before, I wasn't really sure what to expect, but her relaxed manner and encouragement completely put me at ease and allowed me to get the most out of my sessions by opening up to her honestly. The advice and the reading material that she gave me was absolutely spot on - testimony to the fact she was a great listener and really 'understood' where I was coming from. As a result I have been able to make the changes I set out to when my sessions first started. Yvonne was most definitely the catalyst in getting me to the changes I wanted to make. She helped me to create a clear vision and focus and more importantly reassured me that I was not alone in my thoughts and that there was a reason/explanation for them. - LH
My sessions with Yvonne were a complete eye opener. I have recently started my own business but still felt like there was something missing or something I wasn't doing right. Yvonne supported me in recognising the self limiting beliefs I was carrying that were stopping me from pushing forward. She was very observant and assertive while being very compassionate and understanding. In just a short time I could see the impact my own negativity was having on my business and the importance of having a positive mindset in order to ensure I was achieving my goals. I can't wait to work with Yvonne again! - JM
I have to thank you for giving me so much in our life coaching sessions. After the first session, I could immediately recognise and understand how my unconscious and conscious thinking was dragging me down every single day. Teaching me about fight or flight and allowing me to gain an insight into how the mind works actually changed the way I thought after one session, I am so thankful for that. I now really believe that I can achieve my goals, and going from feeling low and in a dark place every day to feeling positive about the future is down to your coaching. I really can't thank you enough and your positivity is truly infectious! Your genuine caring side is obvious for all to see. - MM
I have had the pleasure to meet Yvonne through teaching both my sons in primary school. If you were to create the perfect teacher in your head it would be Yvonne, I honestly can't praise her enough, her teaching qualities are outstanding, she is a funny, warm, lovely person who totally gets the kids instantly, she definitely played a big part in preparing my son in his transition to high school, a good teacher can really set you up for life and my boys are so lucky to have had Yvonne in their lives. - Jane
I was told about life coaching from a friend and, at first, I was sceptical. I was having problems in many different areas of my life and I could not see how this could help me. I was very wrong! It was such a relaxed atmosphere that I found myself completely opening up. Talking to Yvonne was so easy and I learned that there was nothing "wrong" about how I was feeling. I learned why it is important to use positive language when talking about stressful issues, why I often overreacted in certain situations and how my current lifestyle wasn't always exposing me to the best the world has to offer. More importantly, Yvonne helped me to find ways to tackle each of these issues. I benefited very positively from my time with Yvonne and I would not hesitate to recommend her and life coaching to anyone else who needs a helping hand. - CS
Training, qualifications & experience
- I have a level 5 diploma in Performance Coaching with N.L.P. (a qualification which is accredited by the National Council of Psychotherapists and the ABC)
- PGDE - Diploma in Education from the University of Glasgow
- BAAL - degree in Accounting and Law from the University of Glasgow
- I have also been trained extensively in working with ASD
Areas of coaching I deal with
- Free initial consultation by telephone
- £50 per one hour session for individuals (First three session OFFER £125 block booking)
- £65 per hour for two people in Relationship Coaching Therapy
- Seminar Prices on request
- Group sessions - prices on request
- Video call/Telephone Coaching from £45 per hour