Coaching

In-Person Sessions

If a client would like to choose a typical in-person office-like setting for their sessions, they may do so.  However, a client may choose other out-of-the-box session types instead.

remote sessions

Elysian Oaks Life Coaching will accommodate virtual sessions if the client prefers.

Other Session Offerings Available:

Walk-and-Talk session

A walk and talk session, sometimes referred to as “hiking therapy,” is something that can be requested by a client.  A client gets the benefit of fresh air and exercise which increases endorphins for greater mental health.  It is a great way to enjoy the beauty of God’s creation and to be more at ease in nature which has shown to allow for more effective sharing, coaching, and discussion.

Outdoor sessions

Being in an outdoor location with privacy may be a wonderful way to connect with nature, breathe in fresh air, get vitamin D, help counteract seasonal affective disorder, eases anxiety, and assists with grounding.  A client may request this type of session at any point in time.

Coffee house or lunch session

Sometimes it’s nice to get out of a sterile office environment and meet in your favorite coffee house or lunch location.  A client may request this type of session at any point in time.

Coaching Specialties

Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety issues are the most common difficulties that individuals seek counseling or coaching for. The good news is that anxiety issues are highly treatable. The most repeated command in all of scripture is “do not fear” and yet, in our humanity, fear and anxiety often dominate our daily lives. Genetics, brain chemistry, personality, and other life events are all impacted by anxiety. We seek to holistically view the root of each individual’s anxiety and how best to address, decrease, and remove anxiety altogether over time.

Depression

A significant number of Americans struggle with depression. From a holistic perspective, Elysian Oaks focuses upon spiritual connection and community, physical and biological support, social support, and emotional status along with thought schema patterns. Getting to the root of any longstanding issues is best to address depression head on and to reduce and often completely alleviate depression symptoms.

Relationships

Amy Pfeffer, Elysian Oaks Life Coach, is a certified SYMBIS facilitator and for soon-to-be or already married couples, Amy will run a detailed report to begin discussing current state, future goals, and other items necessary for the couple's relationship.

Leslie and Les Parrot, creators of the SYMBIS assessment, indicate that research conclusively shows that couples who succeed in premarital counseling, gain the knowledge they need before they settle into destructive patterns that often lead to divorce. In fact, couples are 31% less likely to get divorced if they get some sort of pre-marriage training before they marry. Not only that, couples who participate in pre-marriage programs experience a 30% increase in marital success and fulfillment over those who do not participate.

Additional fees for assessment will apply.

Grief & Loss

As Susan Anderson mentions in her book, Journey from Abandonment to Healing, "The fear of abandonment is one of our most primal fears, and deservedly so. Its pain is often overwhelming, and can leave its mark on the rest of your life. In the midst of the hurt, it’s hard to see an end to your feelings of rejection, shame, and betrayal." Often times, in coaching, helping to walk a client through the stages of grief is a relief for the client in that they understand they are not alone, and can also be a very beautiful experience in the midst of such pain. In Susan Anderson's words, a coach and client can work towards managing the pain that is inevitable, while simultaneously building a new self-concept, increasing one's capability for love, and appreciating how loss, although incredibly tender, allows the ability for deeper and richer love than ever thought possible.

common questions

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