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People seek Life Coaching for all kinds of reasons. Sometimes our clients have specific concerns that they want to resolve, like loosing weight, changing careers, or developing healthier habits. Sometimes people come to Life Coaching because they want to feel happier, more productive, or more in control of their lives.

But the real reason for — and the real value of — good Life Coaching is that it helps you be more successful in achieving whatever goals you have for yourself. To have an accountability partner and a guide that can offer you feedback, new ideas, and emotional support during your change process can make all the difference between your creating a new reality…. or continuing to spin your wheels and wish that things were different.

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Should You Choose A Coach or a Therapist?

Coaching vs. Therapy

The difference between therapy and coaching is that a therapist focuses on your past issues and mostly listens by providing “talk therapy”. This can be very therapeutic as it allows you to release certain emotions and thought patterns that have been bottled up inside.

A therapist does not provide advice.

While a coach spends some time understanding your past so that they can get an understanding as to why you are currently in your situation, their objective is to focus on your future and where you want to be.

If you believe you are suffering from old emotional wounds or traumatic issues from your parents or family that has deeply pained you, it might be beneficial to see a therapist before working with a coach so that you can release these old wounds that may be weighing you down.

Another major difference between a life coach and therapist is that a coach cannot diagnose any mental health issue such as depression, anxiety, ADHD, bipolar disorder, etc. And therefore cannot prescribe any medications either.

 

 

 

What IS Transformational Coaching Anyway?

Mindset Coaching + Productivity Coaching = Transformational Coaching

Transformational coaching is similar to life coaching. It involves helping people bettering themselves and their lives by bringing about necessary changes. Instead of changing how they act, however, as with life coaching clients, transformational coaching clients work on changing the way they see themselves. In my practice, my focus is on helping the client explore the underlying assumptions, beliefs, values, expectations, and personal attitudes that shape their experience of themselves, their world and other people. Of course, this is not an unfocused exploration. I typically start with the client’s presenting challenge, issue or aspiration but rather than focusing purely on resolving or achieving this, we seek to explore what is at the heart of this whilst also enabling, where relevant, the achievement of the objectives.  My service provides the opportunity for total transformation inside and out for both men and women. My primary focus is to help you develop a mindset that empowers you to overcome self-limiting thoughts, beliefs and behaviors and replace them with ones that enable you to set and attain amazing goals and live the life you always dreamed of. You entire life will benefit from coaching with me, Personal, Career, Relationships, Spirituality and Image. Additionally, you can follow-up on your transformation with Image Coaching. Through the use of tools such as wardrobe redesign, hair styling, cosmetic application, skin care and coaching exercises, we create an amazing image that will positively reflect who you are and what you want to project. Every makeover is customized to fit your lifestyle, career, personality, and social activities.

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Wil Strayhorn

TRANSFORMATIONAL COACH
Human Services Counselor

 
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MEET THE COACH

With Wil Strayhorn's coaching, men and women will discover "You Are Already Enough!" and become capable of realizing their goals and desires by transforming their thinking and behaviors. Since first impressions matter and how you feel on the inside influences how you appear to others, Wil helps his clients create a winning brand persona that conveys their most positive self-perceptions. Having worked as a Hair & Makeup Artist and Image Consultant for over two decades, Wil established his coaching company in 2015 to assist others in overcoming their own feelings of inadequacy and self-doubt so that they could portray a more positive and successful image to the world. To meet the needs of his clients, Wil has expanded his offerings to include anything from one-on-one coaching and seminars to group workshops and keynote speeches. The New York Institute of Art & Design's Personal Style Certificate is one of Wil's many credentials. He also has an AS in Social Sciences, a BS in Communication, an MA in Human Services Counseling (Life Coaching), and a second Master's in Marketing.

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Style is not about size, wealth, age beauty or even fashion. Style is believing, knowing and respecting yourself for who you are and having the confidence to project that image.

To quote Coco Chanel ''If a woman is poorly dressed you notice the clothes. If she is well-dressed you notice the woman''.

Style is believing, knowing and respecting yourself for who you are and having the confidence to project that image.  

The masterclass includes advice and coaching on building a wardrobe that works for YOU how to select your BEST colors, a make-up lesson, confidence building, positive body image, positive thinking, hair care and more.

3-Part Series:

Part 1- "How I see me" -

Positive Body Image, Positive Thinking, Being Comfortable in Your Own Skin

Part 2- "How I want the world to see me" -

Fashion Topics, Image and Style. Dressing For your body type, Power Colors, 

Part 3- "The Added Touch" -

Hair care advice & Hands-on Makeup Class (bring your own makeup)

Your image needs to:

  • Instantly define who you are, what you stand for and what you can offer

  • Instill confidence in your brand to each person you meet

  • Set you apart from your competition

  • Reflect your lifestyle and personality in the correct styles

  • Inspire confidence in your own self to communicate effortlessly your unique values

CONTACT ME TO BOOK A PRESENTATION FOR YOUR TEAM OR COMPANY

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When it comes to building your business's personal brand, you'll need to put in a lot of time and effort. To your target audience, your brand represents who you are and what makes you stand out from the crowd. As a result, every aspect of your business, from your website to your logo to your photographs, must be carefully considered. It's imperative that you present your best self, both metaphorically and literally.

Personal brand photography captures the essence of who you are and how you want your audience to perceive you.

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"Renew You, Love Your Life"  

Transformation Coaching Program

(3 months-12 Sessions)

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Are you living a life that you love? Do you want to wake up in the morning looking forward to the day ahead? Would you like to take action to revitalize your life? I know how challenging it can be to make shifts in our lives. With me by your side, we'll carry out a step-by-step 'spring cleaning' of your life so you can live the joyful, passionate life you deserve to be living. "Renew YOU, Love Your Life!" is a balanced, well-crafted program that guides you through a 3 step process and during that time, you will get to the heart of what's holding you back so you can reset your habits and refresh your life.

Program overview:

Month 1: Take Stock; Discover what makes your heart sing!

In the first month, we'll take stock of where you're at, discover what makes your heart sing and take the first steps to brighten up your life! Through powerful coaching exercises, we'll identify ways to invest in what feeds your soul, and connect what you discover about yourself with your goals! 

Month 2: Declutter: Give your life a spring clean!

In the second month, we do a detox to get rid of the obstacles and energy sucks that are getting in the way of your well-being. By cutting away the deadwood, you’ll make space for new growth. Commit to letting go of what is holding you back so you can embrace your life with the vitality you need to take on your wildest dreams! 

Month 3: Design; Embrace your awesome, purpose-driven life with fresh energy and a positive outlook!

In the last month, we'll set healthy new habits to support you and create a spark team of positive people who support, encourage and inspire you to achieve what you want in your life. You'll set well-crafted achievable goals for the next quarter - based on the vision you have for your life. With daily practices and long-term visioning, you'll gain the momentum you need to spring into success. 

I've seen enormous growth in people who have committed to the steps in this program. Don't waste any more time putting off your heart's desires. If you want clarity and guidance as you step into your wholeness, let's work together.

If you're ready to transform your blahs into "A-has!" - Let's talk!  

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"Through the coaching sessions I have learned to be kinder to myself, to accept that I don't always have to stress over every detail, sometimes performing at 90% is  OK. Throughout the process, Will has challenged me, or slowed me down as necessary (lol), and reminded me that it is time to put me and MY happiness back in first place! I had forgotten that. I'm excited to finish the program and begin loving my life all over again! Thanks Will"

                       - K. Berry, Hampton, Virginia

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If you are interested in finding out more about coaching, we would have a free introductory session by phone.

I only engage in coaching that is productive and effective. I’m not the right coach for everyone. I ask that you complete a short application to tell me more about yourself and your motivations for exploring coaching. Chances are, if you’ve made it this far, I will agree that we could have a productive coaching relationship.I look forward to meeting you.

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“Working with Wil-Gravely-Strayhorn aka,  Dr. Wil, was an amazing experience!”  I reached out to Wil for assistance with rebranding my image for a major career transition.  In just a few sessions, along with minor tweaks: color changes, bold accessories-that “pop,” and of course flawless make-up, he repurposed, and changed my style to make me look and feel my absolute best!  Thank you, Wil, for challenging me to step out of my comfort zone in preparation for my new season! " VCW,  

Virginia Beach, Virginia

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Coaching is traditionally done face-to-face as a one-to-one activity however, coaching can also be offered to anyone, anywhere via telephone and via video conferencing tools or Smartphone apps.

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