Academic Coaching

Academic Coaching (online or in person)

Danielle is able to offer one to one coaching either as a compliment to workshops or separately.  This is grounded in having worked for 15 years in the charity sector empowering people to instigate change in different areas of their life and 3 years as a careers coach supporting hundreds of people navigate complex transitions. Danielle continued this fascination to understand how people may best enable meaning full change in their lives into her Doctorate at the University of Manchester where for 5 year she focused on factors shaping career transition.  During this time she developed a new framework for how reflection may enable alternative career paths and potentially lead to social mobility.

Having worked for over eight years in higher education and specialising through a Doctorate in career transition exploring barriers that limit effective progress, you can be confident Danielle has the skills to guide you through whatever challenges you are confronting.  She has selected frameworks from coaching and NLP to specifically support the removal of thought patterns that can block progress, motivation and decision making in relation to academic and post academic progression.  This service is impartial and completely confidential. The International Coaching Federation’s Code of Ethics are followed.

Danielle offers two distinct services; motivational and decision focused coaching.  These services are available in person or online through Skype or other platforms.

Motivational coaching

Motivational coaching improves academic performance and/or supports career progression.  You may need support to complete your PhD on time or to write for publication.  Drawing from a wealth of experience and frameworks Danielle will enable you to identify blocks, opportunities, areas for development and give you the tools to move forward.

A free, confidential, no obligation, 30 minute consultation is offered to all potential clients where you can discuss how the service works and what you can expect to gain considering your circumstances and aspirations. This will enable you to decide wether this particular approach is a good fit for you.  If you do begin, the cost of coaching depending upon your personal earning bracket. This allows for discounted rates to be offered for students and early career professionals through this sliding payment structure.

Transition Coaching

Transition Coaching deals with questions such as I’ve got a PhD, what now? Do I stay in academia? Do I quit my PhD? Is it worth doing a professional doctorate?  With significant experience in Career and life transitions Danielle understands and empathises with the phases of this process.  Utilising change management models and drawing from an understanding of academia and beyond she will work with you to explore your situation and options available in order to navigate through/forge a new path. As with motivational coaching, decision focused coaching sessions are impartial and completely confidential and hourly rates depends upon your personal earning bracket.