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Qualifications

  • MA in Coaching and Mentoring Practice
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology
  • Certified Firework Career Coach
  • EMCC Member

Approach

Alice’s Masters in Coaching Practice, and thirteen years of working one-to-one with a wide range of individuals, have given Alice an extensive understanding of how to work effectively with those seeking a career that inspires and motivates them. In 2017, she became a certified Firework Career Coach, bringing a credible and structured framework to her coaching approach when working with those who don’t know what career would suit them.

Alice is a friendly, easy-going coach with an informal, yet professional, approach. She works best with clients who are serious about making changes to their careers, and who are ready to make the most of the coaching process.

Millennial Mum

Having experienced her own mini Quarter-Life Crisis in her early 20’s, Alice conducted a piece of academic research (published in the International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring) on this growing phenomenon to help her understand how coaching could help those in similar situations. As a result, Alice has a developed knowledge of what it’s like to experience a Quarter-Life Crisis and what particular coaching approaches are most effective when working with those in their 20’s and 30’s.

In 2016, Alice went on to become a first-time Mum. Spending a year on Maternity Leave gave Alice the perspective and opportunity to contemplate what a huge challenge it must be for Millennial Mums and Dads to face the prospect of returning to a job they hate. She uses her extensive Career Coaching experience to help such individuals make the most out of their time off work and find a career they’ll love.

Professional Coach

Alice’s practice is regulated via the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC), of which she is a member. You can access the EMCC Global Ethical Code to which she adheres to here. She continues to develop her coaching skills by attending CPD accredited events ran by the EMCC and other professional bodies.

Background

Alice orginally trained as a Probation Officer but made the hard decision to quit early on in her career when she realised it wasn’t right for her. In 2009, Alice re-trained as a Coach, setting up her own business in 2010. For further information about Alice’s professional background and coaching practice, please visit her LinkedIn profile here.

I really appreciated Alice's honest, non-judgmental and understanding approach. We worked through issues to come up with tangible, practical solutions that could be implemented within a short space of time to produce a positive result.

University Lecturer
Alice Stapleton

About Alice

Alice coaches those who want to change career but don’t know what they want to do instead. She offers Career Coaching designed to help graduates, early career-changers, and parents returning to work gain a clear vision of what career is right for them, and how to achieve it.