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An Introduction to Intuitive Life Coaching

The life coaching industry is made up of many different approaches and methodologies. As you explore the option of hiring (or becoming) a life coach, it’s important to consider the approach you want to take.

Intuitive life coaching is one such approach, embraced by a vibrant and active community. While it’s not the right fit for everyone, it does resonate with many around the world.

In this article, we’re exploring intuitive life coaching–what it is, how to find a coach, and how to be an intuitive life coach.

What is Intuitive Life Coaching?

Intuitive life coaching is a coaching approach that seeks to develop deep connections between body, mind, and spirit using emotional and spiritual healing methods.

An intuitive life coach combines intuition with various other life coaching methods to help clients break down and address barriers, and to move forward in all areas of life, including:

  • Relationships (Family & Love)
  • Self-Love and Self-Care
  • Finding Purpose and Meaning
  • Confidence
  • Career Building
  • Finances 

An intuitive life coach is similar to a spiritual life coach. They both help clients learn how to attract positive energy, and find the connection between themselves and the Universe.

Intuitive life coaches, though, emphasize the importance of the client’s own intuition. By helping clients connect with their intuition, they guide them to recognize their own issues and strengths, and to find wholeness. Spiritual intuitive coaching combines spirituality and intuition.

The TED speaker below further explores the benefits of connecting with intuition, including her 3 essential steps.

Intuitive Life Coaching Methods

Let’s talk about what you can expect during an intuitive life coaching session. Intuitive life coaches focus on breaking down mental and spiritual barriers, as well as strengthening the connection of the mind, body, and spirit. Here are some of the common methods used to achieve these ends.

Creative Exercises 

This method of life coaching helps clients use creativity to tap into their own inner experiences. Creative exercises like journaling or vision boards reveal a client’s emotions and blockages. 

Empathic Listening

Sometimes a client just needs a little compassion to break down blockages and identify issues. An intuitive life coach can provide listening exercises and opportunities for peaceful communication during a coaching session. 

Contemplation & Meditation

Guided contemplation is a great tool to use in an intuitive life coaching session. It helps to unite the mind, body and spirit. Guided meditation for example, is a method of contemplation.

Hypnotherapy

The purpose of this method is to provide healing and change at a subconscious level. This healing is done through the process of hypnosis. A certified hypnosis, intuitive life coach will use hypnotherapy to help clients to reach learning, fulfillment and performance goals. 

Reiki

This is a popular Japanese method of energy healing. Reiki treatment can help to restore the mind/body balance to encourage emotional and physical healing. Reiki also requires training. Depending on the level of reiki certification, it can take 2 days to 12 months to complete. 

Chakra Healing

This intuitive life coaching method comes from India and focuses on a spiritual energy center within the body. An intuitive life coach can use chakra healing to help clients find balance and harmony. Chakra healing requires training and certification.

Intuitive Life Coaching session

The Benefits of Intuitive Life Coaching

Hiring a life coach is beneficial for so many reasons. Through the modification of thoughts and emotions, intuitive life coaching makes it possible for a client to create their desired life. Intuitive life coaching shows clients how to identify and address self-impairing thoughts and habits. In turn, they benefit from knowing how to avoid future trauma or damage.

Additional benefits include healing old wounds, hurts, and blockages. The biggest benefit to intuitive life coaching is healing at the highest level between mind, body, and spirit, which helps clients to move forward in a positive direction.

How to Become an Intuitive Life Coach

Embracing an approach that resonates with you, like intuitive life coaching, can be an excellent way of finding your client demographic. Intuitive life coaching is an area of specialization that you might want to consider, especially if you enjoy helping people find their passion and purpose using methods of intuition and spirituality.

If you want to become an intuitive life coach, you should consider earning a certification in several healing methods including:

  • Reiki
  • Chakra Healing
  • Hypnotherapy 

If you currently have a certification in any of the above-mentioned healing methods, you’re well on your way to becoming an intuitive life coach. If you don’t currently have a certification in reiki or chakra healing for example, it doesn’t mean you can’t be an intuitive life coach. However, earning your certification in the above healing methods will help you to attract clients seeking out those services.

The more you can offer your clients as an intuitive life coach, the better you can help them in their journey toward healing. 

Intuitive Life Coach Salary

On average, a life coach practicing in North America can expect to earn a salary of $61,000/year. The best life coaches can earn even more. So, while it’s important to develop your intuitive life coaching practice with a well thought out package and rate, having the right certifications will only help your client’s journey. 

How to Find an Intuitive Life Coach

If you’re searching for an intuitive life coach, the most important thing is to find someone with experience, and someone you feel comfortable around. The more comfortable you feel, the more an intuitive life coach can help change your life.

The internet has made it easier than ever to find and connect with the right life coach for you. Search ‘Intuitive Life Coaches Near Me’ on Google, look up the #intuitivelifecoach hashtag on Instagram, or search a directory like Thumbtack.

To help you find the intuitive life coach that best suits your needs, take some time to consider the following:

  • What do you cherish most in your life?
  • What would you really like to change? 
  • Which qualities or attributes do you want in an intuitive life coach? 

Answering these questions will help you to focus and narrow down your search. If you take the time to consider what you want, you will find a coach with the personality, experience, and abilities you value.

The cost of working with an intuitive life coach varies from one coach to another. Try to find an intuitive life coach that offers a package of services. This way, you can pay a flat rate over a determined period of time, for clearly identified goals.

What’s your experience with intuitive life coaching? Let us know in the comments!

This article was written by the Life Coach Magazine staff. We cover everything from personal development, to coaching tips, to how to grow your coaching business. Follow us on Instagram or sign up for our emails!

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