Coaching

“Things rarely get stuck because of lack of time.
They get stuck because the doing of them has not been defined.”
~David Allen

Perhaps what you need is not therapy but coaching to help you in a particular area of your life. Maybe you are having difficulty making a decision or accomplishing certain short or long term goals? Maybe you are looking for help leading a healthier, more balanced life, or you want guidance during a transitional period or with particular relationships?

Three white pillows lay spaced along the headboard of a white bed in front of a white brick wall. Often people become comfortable in settling for less than reaching their goals or dreams, but sometimes the call cannot be ignored and it is time to make changes. No matter what area of your life you would like to improve there is coaching with a skilled therapist who can help you navigate obstacles, make plans and help you realize your goals. Parent coaching, relationship coaching and wellness coaching is available in Lafayette, CA near Oakland, CA and Berkeley, CA. 94549

Coaching focuses on where you are, and where you want to go in the future. It is not intended to heal or work through things that have happened in the past. As your coach, I will work with yo

u to dive into certain targeted areas of your life. Together, we will craft actionable plans to help you get the results you want, and the life you envision for yourself.

In addition to wellness and transitions coaching, which I describe below, I also provide coaching for personal/professional growth, managing work and/or family stress, parenting, relationship challenges, and educational/academic issues. I love coaching because it allows me to help people create long-lasting, life changing benefits, in a relatively short period of time. If there is an area of your life that you want to enhance or change, I hope you will contact me to learn more about my coaching services.

Wellness Coaching

A photo of white sand with a spiral traced in it. Sometime reaching our goals isn't a straight path. A wellness coach can help you navigate the obstacles and set a path to reach your goals with the help of a skilled parent, relationship or wellness coach at Nicole Kangas therapy in Lafayette, CA near Berkeley, CA and Oakland, CA. 94549Wellness coaching deals with issues related to your overall health, including nutrition, fitness, sleep, and stress management. The goal is not to provide a quick fix, but to help you make lasting lifestyle changes that will help you feel well. As your wellness coach, I will help you develop a self-care program that is individually tailored to your needs. We will start where you are, and will identify short and long terms goals, taking into account food preferences, allergies, fitness level, family dynamics, budge, schedule, and other factors relevant to developing a plan that will work for you. We will explore potential obstacles, build upon your strengths, and make necessary adjustments as we go. My goal is to provide a compassionate and encouraging setting for you to explore what has been keeping you from having the health you want, and to help you develop a practical, workable plan that will enable you to implement the changes you seek.

A photo of three smooth white stones stacked on top of each other. Reaching our goals comes in steps similar to stacking stones. Dr. Nicole Kangas can help you identify and work through emotions and feelings, reconnect with loved ones, make plans and set manageable goals and help you make long lasting changes in many areas of your life so that you can thrive. Wellness coaching for women is available in Lafayette, CA. 94549Transitions Coaching

Every life transition asks us to let go of a past way of thinking or doing. We are given the opportunity to replace the old way of being with something new. Transitions can be positive or negative, planned or unexpected. Change can stir up many emotions, including fear, stress, and excitement, to name just a few. At times, these emotions, and the process of change, can feel daunting or overwhelming. As your coach, I can provide support, help you explore your feelings, and help you determine how you want to move forward. Everything from starting or ending a relationship, moving, changing or starting a career, retirement, beginning a family, becoming an “empty nester,” receiving a medical diagnosis, or any change that feels significant to you, is worth exploring and working through. Together, we can look at what the change means to you, how it is affecting your life today, what you want out of life in the future. Ultimately, we will develop a plan to help you take stock of your life, make adjustments and set goals, and move forward in ways that work for you.

Begin Parent, Relationship or Wellness Coaching in Lafayette, CA

You don’t have to continue feeling stuck in your life, you can rebuild connections with your kids, spouse or others. You don’t have to settle for just so-so if you have areas of your life where you aren’t content. You can make beneficial long-term changes in your life, in areas of health, self-care, time management, finances and plans. If you would like help working through the obstacles that prevent you from reaching your goals wellness coaching is available. With the support of a wellness coach you can overcome those obstacles and make your dreams come true! As a skilled wellness, parent and relationship coach set manageable goals, address concerns and emotions, plan and thrive! If you have questions or would like to start wellness coaching in the Berkeley & Oakland, CA area, please feel free to contact my Lafayette, CA office. It is my mission to help women thrive by setting goals that will help them make their dreams a reality!

Other Services Offered at Nicole Kangas Counseling

In addition to providing support for moms of NICU and premature babies, I offer a variety of individual counseling services primarily focused around women’s mental health. I want to help every woman thrive. Please contact me for individual therapy,  support groups for new moms & pregnant women, and couple’s and marriage counseling. I offer individual counseling for women with  Trauma using EMDRcounseling for childbirth concerns, premature baby and NICU support counseling, infertility, and perinatal loss.

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