Find a life coach in Portland, OR

Find life coaches in Portland, OR

Find life coaches in Portland, OR

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Find life coaches in Portland, OR

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Top 10 life coaches in Portland, OR

Students agree: these Portland life coaches are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
40/Shorty,  LLC

40/Shorty, LLC

5.0(4)
Top Pro
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
4+ years in business
Serves Portland, OR
Emma B. says, "Robbi really helped me learn how to improvise with my voice! I use to hate improv singing but now it's one of my favorite things. I highly recommend her as a teacher!" Read more
Gentle Yoga With Kathy

Gentle Yoga With Kathy

New on Lessons
Offers online services
10+ years in business
Serves Portland, OR
Whether you are a curious woman that has never practiced yoga, a group a friends that would like to practice together, or a woman that just wants to feel better, I would love to meet you! I know that every woman is capable of living her best life. Yoga is one way of getting in touch with what that may be. I have worked with Brene Brown as a trained facilitator in her work in addition to completing my 200 hr. yoga teacher training. These words are my touchstones in life, teaching and coaching: "Wholehearted living is about engaging in our lives from a place of worthiness. It means cultivating from courage, compassion, and connection to wake up...
Enjoy Yoga: Yoga And Meditation

Enjoy Yoga: Yoga And Meditation

New on Lessons
Offers online services
7+ years in business
Serves Portland, OR
Hello! My name is Joy and I am a registered yoga teacher, an environmental engineer, and a believer in mindfulness! Do you need a yoga teacher or support planning a wellness event? I'm happy to help! I love seeing the results! Students often share stories of how their yoga and/or meditation practice has helped them to overcome anxiety, to combat depression, or to feel more in-control of their life. This is the most rewarding part of the job!
Halcyon Fitness Group

Halcyon Fitness Group

New on Lessons
Offers online services
9+ years in business
Serves Portland, OR
Knowledgeability. Affordability. Compassion. Knowledgeability: Years of experience with fitness and wellness, plus being a people person has given me a unique perspective on how to counsel, advise, and coach people. Affordability: My services are worth every penny. They are right in line with what the market charges. Compassion: I use compassion and empathy because we all need someone in our corner at times. This world can be a tough, scary place. I'd like to think that I can be a difference-maker in the regard of showing humanity to others. Seeing the evolution of a client from a detrained state to a state of being, a state of mind- right wh...

Your life coaching questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much does a life coach cost near me?

An average life coach costs $50 to $225 per hour. Prices for monthly life coaching are $400 to $1,400 with 4 to 8 sessions total. Long-term life coaching rates are $1,600 to $6,400 for 3 to 6 months of sessions. A business coach charges $350 to $500+ hourly for executives.

  • A package of 4 sessions per month costs $400 to $700 on average.
  • A package of 8 sessions per month typically costs $800 to $1,400.
  • Weekly or biweekly sessions are most effective when working with a life coach.

What is life coaching?

A life coach is a personal mentor dedicated to guiding you towards your personal and professional aspirations. The coaching process utilizes methods from positive psychology that foster growth and self-understanding, empowering you to achieve your utmost potential.

Are life coaches worth it?

Hiring a life coach is worth it if you seek guidance, accountability, and motivational help to realize your personal or professional dreams. Such one-on-one mentorship aids in leveraging your strengths, defining objectives, and driving big changes.

Creating new habits and making drastic transitions are easier with the support of a life coach.

What is the difference between a therapist and a life coach?

The key distinction between a therapist and a life coach is that therapists have legal prerequisites for practice like a state license and a master's degree. Life coaching remains unregulated with no standardized requirements, and each coach brings their own unique expertise.

Does insurance cover life coaching?

Insurance typically doesn't cover life coaching. However, some coaches provide installment plans, reduced rates for certain situations, or group sessions at a lower price per person.

The exception is that if a life coach is also a licensed psychologist or psychiatrist, your health insurance might cover their sessions. Many health plans nationwide provide coverage for emergency mental health services with licensed professionals.

How do I know if a life coach is certified?

To check a life coach's certification, look for credentials such as:

  • Training from the National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching (NBHWC)
  • Academic qualifications in nutrition and health, especially for dietary advice
  • Certification from the International Coach Federation (ICF)
  • Degrees in psychology, human services, communication, or counseling

Additionally, ask about their training, client feedback, and professional references for added assurance.

How do I find a life coach?

Find the best life coaching service by browsing online coaching directories, asking your friends for referrals, or searching for a life coach near you on Lessons.

Consider these factors:

  • Look for the best life coaches experienced in reaching your specific goals.
  • For executive coaching, seek out those with a master's degree in your field.
  • Ask if they get ongoing education or refresher courses.
  • Request a contract with the payment schedule and terms of service.
  • Be cautious about hiring the cheapest or the most expensive coach because the price isn't the best indicator of the quality of their services.

What questions do I ask before hiring a life coach?

Consider these questions when seeking a life coach:

  • How many years have you spent coaching individuals on life-enhancing skills?
  • What's your primary area of expertise in coaching?
  • Do you provide special rates or payment plans for those with financial difficulties?
  • Can you give references of past clients I could speak with?
  • Are your sessions available online, in-person, or both?
  • How would you assist me if I'm struggling to pinpoint my goals?
  • Are there bundled packages available for extended coaching?
  • Can you share your educational and training background?
  • Do you hold any coaching certifications?
  • What's the typical duration of your coaching sessions?
  • Is it possible to talk after sessions if I have more questions?
  • Do you give assignments, such as reading or maintaining a diary?
  • How will you help me track my growth?
  • Can you give me a copy of your cancellation and refund terms?

Reviews for Portland life coaches

Recent success stories from people in the Portland area.
Julia A.
Robbi K is an incredible piano teacher and so much fun to work with! She is a serious musician who manages to make every lesson a blast while holding her students to the highest standards. Highly recommend!
40/Shorty, LLC
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