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Blank cloth dolls, some markers, and some medical supplies are a great way to start the conversation with your child.
Child Life Consultation for Parents and Healthcare Providers
Consultations include two 45 minute information and solution-based conversations with those who are caring directly for an infant, child or adolescent who is also a medical patient. These consultations are also appropriate for parents who are facing a serious illness of their own and would like personalized support in explaining to their children in an age-appropriate way, or helping their children cope with the upcoming changes.
Topics of discussion may include, but are not limited to:
Assessment and Feedback regarding the child's coping and understanding of the illness or condition
Coping Strategy Design for separation from caregivers, medical procedures, surgeries, anticipated loss
Psychological Preparation for medical procedures or major changes
School Re-Entry, helping teachers explain and prepare classmates for a child returning to the classroom after a new diagnosis or life-changing medical procedure
Warning Signs and Red Flags that a child is not coping well and may need further intervention
Core Energy Coaching: Become the Leader of your own Energy
How do YOU want to show up in this “one precious life” (mary oliver)?
Individual and Family-Centered Coaching Programs
Coaching agreements are for three, six, nine, and twelve month periods. Each agreement includes:
At least one* Energy Leadership Index (ELI) attitudinal assessment and 90 minute debriefing
Weekly Homework Assignments and Tools
Two 90 minute sessions or three 60 minute sessions per month via telephone or video conference
Unlimited email access between sessions
Option to share package between family members and caregivers (when relevant)
* For those choosing a six month package or more, a second ELI assessment and debrief will be included as an additional and final session.
**A small discount is given when payments are made in full.
Steps to Getting Started
Fill out the online info form and set up a 30 minute meeting to chat.
Read and sign our coaching agreement and schedule sessions.
Fill out the client questionnaire.
Complete your ELI online attitudinal assessment. Sent via email.
Meet to go over results and create your 3, 6, 9, or 12 month coaching objectives. Fill out a “Wheel of Life”.
Continue weekly or bi-monthly sessions, submitting a session prep form prior to each session.
Sessions are conducted in my virtual office, a secure video conference platform and paid for in advance via Pay Pal, money transfer, or direct deposit. Inquire to explore the option that will serve you best.
As a certified International Coach Federation (ICF) coach, I adhere to their code of ethics and conduct and am committed to exceptional service.
High Value Stand-Alone Sessions
90 minute Discovery Session: Understand your own Energetic Profile and Stress Reaction. This assessment and debrief is included in all coaching packages, but also available as a stand-alone session.
This fascinating tool can assist with decision making, uncover blind spots, enhance one’s ability to navigate stressful situations, improve communication and understanding within families, and reveal what is holding you back. Your score will act as a baseline in our coaching journey.
You will receive:
A 74-question online self-perception assessment (takes around 20 minutes)
An 11 page results report
1:1 results debrief and personal development planning session
You’ll leave this session knowing where to begin and what your next step needs to be on the journey to living your life with more engagement and satisfaction.
2 hour Decision-Making/Strategy Session: a stand-alone session resulting in a personalized action plan and session report. This is useful when you are facing a particular health care event, conversation, or decision and want to be as prepared as possible. It can also be helpful if you are feeling stuck in your personal health and vitality goals and want to take the first step forward. A values inventory and analysis is included in this session.
These two sessions can be used in combination.
2019 Coaching Group:
The Crossroads of Should and Must
TREAT yourself to 12 Inspiring Weeks based upon the book by Elle Luna! Connect to find out the next start date.
Let's stand at the crossroads together, dream a little, and then take some action! In this interactive coaching group you will have the opportunity to:
Evaluate your "shoulds" in life
Gain clarity around what it is you really want (your MUST) and why .
Understand how your core energy level and stress reaction influence the should:must ratio.
Examine common roadblocks like money, time, space, and fear.
Name and face your fears and honor your vulnerabilities.
Make a plan and begin taking action before the end of the 12 weeks.
Along with the insight and new perspectives you'll develop, you will also receive creative homework assignments, a core energy self-perception assessment and one -to-one debrief, individual laser coaching, as well as a supportive circle of others who are ready to shed some shoulds and increase the Fun Factor in their lives.
Day/Time: TBA--based upon participants
90-minute core energy assessment debrief scheduled at your convenience PRIOR to the start of the program.
Registration Deadline: June 30th, 2019
(minimum 4/maximum 8 people)
Vibrant Women's Circles
Vibrant Women’s Circle 1/2 Day Gathering
Meeting bi-monthly in the hills above Soave, Italy, women of all ages and backgrounds gather to speak and be heard, to hold safe and sacred space for one another through structure, thoughtful speaking, and deep listening, and to share a meal together! Next circle meets May 18th, 2019.
Vibrant Women's Virtual Circle
Meeting via Skype, women gather to share and listen deeply. This is a great option for those who find it difficult to get away to an in-person circle or who are not in close enough proximity to do so. There is a host, facilitator, guardian, and timekeeper in each circle. Facilitation rotates between members. Contact Carolyn if interested in participating.
Additional "al a carte" Services
The following can be added to the Global Standard Packages or used in place of a regular session.
Vibrant Walk and Talk
30-45 minute, focused, solution-based coaching session while walking side by side in a natural setting. Available in Bolzano-Bassa Atesina and Soave, Italy.
I will meet you at the your health care appointment and/or provide bed-side coaching during your hospitalization. Available in Bolzano and Trento, Italy and limited availability in Verona and Vicenza, Italy.
Individualized Guided Visualization Audio File
Using images and metaphors designed together in a coaching session, clients receive a downloadable audio file to support them in building skills around relaxation, conscious breathing, creative visualization, pain management, or whatever topic the client brings to the table. (see example on page entitled "Let's Connect!")