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My Approach

Coaching is a commitment. It takes time, initiative, and, obviously, it costs money. That’s why I take my job really seriously. My goal is to make coaching a high value, personalized experience that helps people live meaningfully and joyfully while making their biggest impact in the world.  


If you’ve never worked with a coach before, you might be wondering, what is coaching?

The International Coaching Federation defines coaching as “partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential.” 

To me, coaching is a container that we–the coach and client–create together to support you along your change journey. I like to say that it’s client-led and coach-guided. In a coaching relationship, we build trust so that you can establish strong commitments and explore your beliefs, values, strengths, aspirations, and roadblocks. Then, we develop a plan to get you moving purposefully towards what matters most to you. 

I rely on proven, pragmatic methods that are tailored to your specific circumstances and desired outcomes and that emphasize accountability, compassion, and consistency. I’m trained in Presence-Based Coaching, which draws from the fields of mindfulness, somatics, developmental psychology, complexity theory, leadership, and interpersonal neurobiology to offer an emergent synthesis of the most effective approaches to developing leaders. I use tools such as inquiry, reflection and journaling, feedback and evaluation, curriculum and learning aids, and more. I’m continuously expanding my toolkit to support the needs of my clients.

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Coaching Services

Coaching partnerships include:

  • An initial 75-minute orientation and goal-setting session to clarify right-sized coaching outcomes.

  • Regularly scheduled coaching calls: one 50-minute session every 2 or 3 weeks with assignments in between sessions. I prefer to work with clients for a minimum of 3 months.

  • Written or audio responses from me about weekly reflections you will complete in a Coaching Journal

  • A guided process for evaluating progress on coaching outcomes and making commitments to support you beyond the coaching period.

Sliding Scale Fees:

  • for coaching paid by individuals: $250-500 per month

  • for coaching paid by organizations: $400-650 per month


Schedule a discovery call for more information about which fees apply to you.

Coaching for Clarity & Transitions

This might be for you if you are...

  • At a crossroads or decision-point,

  • Considering making a significant change personally and/or professionally, or

  • Longing for more alignment between your values and your career.

Coaching for Skill Development

This might be for you if you are...

  • Seeking a more balanced, whole-person approach to your work,

  • Ready to take your leadership, management, and communication skills to the next level,

  • Need help building skills for understanding your racial identity–especially if you’re a white person–and how to meaningfully show up for social justice, or

  • Trying to establish new habits and routines so that you can live a more intentional and fulfilling life.

Coaching for Change Makers

This might be for you if you are...

  • An advocate for social justice and change in your community or organization,

  • Looking for a space to think strategically and get out of the day-to-day details,

  • Longing for more clarity about your own personal theory of change and how you want to show up in your work,

  • Need help setting boundaries that support your wellbeing and honor the wholeness of who you are, or

  • Looking for a safe space to explore your own mindsets and worldviews.

One Time Sessions

Don't see what you're looking for? Get in touch anyway, and if I can't help you, I might be able to recommend resources or other coaches.

Tune Up Session

This type of coaching session is intended for former coaching clients and can be scheduled once every 4-6 months, up to 2 times per year.  Use this time to refresh your commitments, to work through a specific barrier or habit, or any other focused need that is arising.


Keep in mind that this time is best spent on a very specific goal or focus. I'll send you materials to help you prepare for your coaching call.

50 minute session, which includes guidance on call preparation: $200

Brainstorming Session

Inquiry and reflection can be helpful for getting out of your own head. Are you working on a project and feeling like you've looked at it too long? Or are you ruminating on a very specific question, and feel like you're going in circles? This type of session can help expand your thinking or break patterns that keep you stuck. 

You do not have to be a former client to request this type of session. Keep in mind that this time is best used for a specific goal or focus, such as reviewing a draft of something you're working on or exploring how to articulate your ideas and thoughts. I'll send you materials to help you prepare for your coaching call.

50 minute session, which includes guidance on call preparation: $250

Organizational Consulting Services

Consulting & Facilitation

In addition to coaching, I am a facilitator and consultant. I started a consulting business with a dear friend and skilled fellow consultant, Allison Mindel. To learn more about these services, please visit our consulting business website, Mindel Pelchat & Associates (website coming soon!).


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