Valérie Legge Coach at Grand Heron International


Professional Certified Coach (PCC)

Valerie Legge’s diverse background and wide-ranging experiences are informed by her values of connection, communication, creativity and contribution. Her passion for ongoing learning has led her from a successful career as a professional musician to training in Coaching, Positive Psychology, Mindfulness and Mind/Body practices. A whole-person approach is obvious in all that she undertakes, coupled with the unshakeable belief that her clients already have the deep inner resources they need to thrive. Valerie specializes in coaching through transitions, supporting her clients to make positive changes in their professional and personal lives. In addition to engaging in work, she can often be found exploring her interests in travel, intercultural connections and neuroscience.

Valerie’s Unique Style

Valerie coaches with a style that is warm, gentle and respectful. Her training as a Solution-Focused coach is coupled with a deep understanding of how change occurs. With these anchors, she supports her clients in clarifying what they really want, expanding their personal awareness and discovering new and empowering perspectives. Her clients are enabled to move through challenges and make decisions in alignment with their highest values.

Professional Background

  • Bach. Music in Performance (violin, U of Toronto)
  • Clinical Training in Mind/ Body Medicine (Harvard Medical School)
  • Professional Certified Coach (PCC), International Coach Federation (ICF)
  • Certification in Positive Psychology (Wholebeing Institute)
  • NLP Practitioner Certification (Erickson College International)
  • Certification in The Art and Science of Coaching (Erickson College International)
  • Certification as English Second Language teacher

Valerie also has a private coaching practice. To learn more, please visit www.ComposeYourLife.ca

Valerie Legge is based in Vancouver Island, Vancouver, Canada.

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“Valerie was very insightful and asked provocative questions to help me find my own solutions, hallmark of a great coach. Warm and supportive style. Very informed and helpful around steps to take in moving towards job search.”

J. Baskin

“First of all, Valerie is the best coach ever! I regained confidence in my abilities and realized that career transitions could happen even after a certain age.”

C. Constatin

“I have gained confidence in pursuing a professional career in a domain which I never thought could be possible. Many thanks to Valerie Legge who has been a pivotal person in my life. I am now on a different path…..one which will lead me to personal and professional happiness.”

C. Zarichuck

“Valerie has a calm dignity and deep empathy … She supported me in changing my perspective – going beyond my limiting thoughts and into visualizing what I wanted, showing me that I needed to start by being. I got out of sessions with boundless energy, inspiration and a feeling of infinite potential.”

M. Simard

“My experience with Valerie has been eye-opening and extremely positive. With her respectful, sensitive and insightful encouragement, I was able to create strategies to work towards realizing some of my most cherished dreams.”

M. Simons

“Valerie is a life coach with a very unique energy about her. Her poise and confidence radiate to the heart of her clients and allow them to step bravely into their future. I have been impressed with her ability to read what’s going on ‘below the surface’ and bring out the best in her clients.”

H. Petheric

“The session was incredible! My coach helped me identify the root cause of the issue and gave me the tools to handle it.”

Grand Heron Plus Client

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