"Happiness depends upon ourselves"  Aristotle 
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I coach people who need a coach to help them develop to reach their full potential, that something is missing, or they are in some form of mid-life crisis.  They don't feel themselves, that life is passing them by, and that there is more to life. "What am I doing with my life?"   

I have a science background, and use evidence-based scientific coaching approaches from social sciences and psychologically-informed practices that are succesful in health and wellbeing, and the disability sector.  I use positive and existential psychology, aligning values, and reframing or unblocking barriers to live a life that's happier from the inside out.  Career coaching and personal development go hand in hand, helping you to create a life with purpose, confidence and direction. 

I love working with people at the intersection of work, life and the many identities that people can have, to create a life that makes them happy, fulfilled and balanced.

  • Licenced Firework TM Career Coach

  • Introduction in Existential Coaching

  • Mental Health First Aid (MHFA England)

  • Professional Life Coaching with NLP Master Practitioner

  • CBT Essentials Level 2 Accreditation (Association for Psychological Therapies)

  • Family Recovery Coach (Drug & Alcohol Wellbeing Network). LASER (OCN)

  • MA in Digital Documentary

  • Post-Grad Diploma in Marketing (CIM)

  • BA (Hons) in Sociology

  • Student Nurse Training

Published Articles:
Review on  Coaching at Work's annual conference 2020 Adaptive Leadership in Extra-ordinary Times was published in Association for Coaching's magazine here

Article for Business Cornwall on Simon Reeve and an expert panel at Cornwall's Green Shoots conference, discussing how green skills and technology can become a collective purpose in life, and hope for our future.


Behind the Mask - a Masterclass in self-confidence in the workplace. For ESF SHINE project, Truro & Penwith College.


Element of Surprise - on Spotify for Susan ni Chondrian's Life beyond the Numbers

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"Coaches offer psychological PPE to people on the frontline"

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

Element of Surprise - Life beyond the numbersElla Clark
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Groups coaching sessions

If you'd like to know more about coaching workshops or group sessions, email Ella or call for an informal discussion. 

Sessions can cover areas around confidence, burnout, stress management and building resilience. Suitable for work teams, student groups, small businesses, educators and health care workers. 

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