Becoming a coach

Certification: Determining the Credibility of a Life Coach Training Course

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Whilst it’s perfectly possible to set up as a Life Coach without any kind of certification, you may not be surprised to learn that we at Animas feel there are a number of reasons why professional coach training can give you a significant advantage when you get out there to…

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Is Training Necessary to Become an Effective Coach?

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Whilst still at a nascent stage compared to other professions such as Counselling and Psychotherapy, Life Coaching as a career path is growing in popularity. The International Coach Federation (ICF) now estimates that there are 53,300 professional, qualified coaches worldwide. This growth reflects the growing acknowledgment of the huge role…

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How to Select a Life Coaching Course

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A life coaching course will enable you to confidently pursue life coaching work with a varied range of clients. However, not all coaching courses are the same. ‘Life Coaching’ is a broad umbrella term, and as such, it can be difficult to know if you’re getting a suitable qualification, and…

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How Do I Find the RIGHT Life Coaching School in the UK?

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There is no single pre-determined route to take when training as a life coach. This is good news and bad news for those looking for coaching training and qualifications. The bad news is that you may, inadvertently, take the wrong path and in so doing, waste time, money and effort.…

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What Type Of Life Coach Could I Be And How Do I Get Started?

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When you’re just starting out on your journey as a life coach it can be a confusing time. What is the right avenue to go down? What type of life coach do you want to be? How will you win coaching clients? And which life coach qualifications are worth your…

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Inside Perspectives: First Steps – An Introduction to Transformational Coaching

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If you’d have asked me how I felt about coaching six months ago, I’d most likely have told you that I lean towards National Express over Megabus, though I don’t use them often enough to profess to be any sort of reputable source on cross-country excursions. You see, I had…

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Decoding The Matrix: Ready to Take the Red Pill?

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Few events in life can profoundly change you as a person. When they happen, you feel it. The earth shifts, and they transform the way that you perceive life. I expected my life to change after getting married, having my first child, and holding my grandmother’s hand as she passed…

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