I've been a psychologist / counselor / therapist since 1985,
so I've had 20 years of experience there. Coaching as I see
it was a natural extension of the counseling work I had done
for two decades. What I realized five years ago is that I
could become virtual, to work on the phone and internet, so
that I could live exactly where I wanted. A lot of my experience
is from the skillset I learned from counseling.
In my own personal
growth, early on, as a therapist, I did my own growth working
with counselors and therapists, back in the 80's. If you don't
do your own work, you'll be ineffective as a coach, because
it's very easy to project your own un-solved issues on the
client and not even know it.
Basically, CoachVille Schools of Coaching has been my main
area of coach training.
One of my challenges is that I'm an eclectic guy! My current
focus is on online marketing and the Guerrilla Marketing Coaching
program. I really have three strong areas and it's difficult
to focus on one, but I think they are all connected – you're
dealing with people and a set of principles allows me to be