Jennifer is a Professional and Personal Certified Coach (PPCC) at Grand Heron International.
As a professional and personal certified coach, Jennifer has partnered with both youth and adults during transitional periods of their lives whether in an academic, personal or career related context. Jennifer works alongside her clients bringing forth their strengths, skills and potential while navigating barriers, creating insight and holding them accountable. In addition to her coaching, she has worked as a counsellor in the field of mental health and addiction. In combining both her counseling and coaching practices, she has led, support groups and leadership workshops in a variety of organizations. While working in group format, she creates the space for individuals to voice their challenges, struggles and frustrations as well as their successes, goals and ambitions.
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Jennifer’s Unique Style
Jennifer’s coaching style is informed by her deeply rooted and genuine desire to help others. In her work, she is guided by her core values of respect, professionalism, authenticity, and connection. She is known for developing strong rapport with her clients through her listening skills, empathy, and warm and caring nature. Using a strength-based approach, Jennifer challenges and holds her clients accountable enabling them to move closer to their goals and full potential.
- Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Adler University
- Bachelor of Arts, Major Psychology and Minor Health Studies, Queen’s University
- Professional and Personal Coaching Certification (PPCC), Concordia University
- Attestation of Vocational Speciality, Centre de Formation Professionnelle Memphrémagog
- Member of the International Coach Federation (ICF)
- Member of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA)
Areas of Coaching
- Career Coaching
- Life Coaching
Jennifer is based in Magog Québec Canada.
“Jen was my coach during one of the most difficult transitional periods of my life. After experiencing the loss of my job and relationship, I needed someone to guide me and keep me accountable to move in a positive direction. During our sessions, Jen listened to everything I said (and wasn’t saying!) and asked thoughtful questions that brought me to interesting places I didn’t expect. Coaching was great for giving me space to vent everything that was festering inside of me and helping me create a plan to move forward. Jen is warm, caring, and tough when she needs to be, which is exactly what I needed!”
“My experience in being accompanied by Jennifer was really helpful. I felt her being so compassionate, benevolent, clear, lucid and implicated in my process. I felt very well supported and wisely guided. She helped me to see clearly through the situation I was in by identifying the forces in action. She deeply listened to me and reflected to me my way of thinking or perceiving certain situations. She helped me set the values I wanted to see shining in my life in order to make a big choice. She gave me amazing and very concrete day to day tools to help me manage states of anxiety. I would recommend her guidance anytime. ”
“Coaching with Jen was truly a life changing opportunity. Through a year of working with her, I learned more about myself than I ever did and now I am extremely in tune with who I am. Jen was able to help build and sharpen the skill sets I already had to become successful in the future. She also helped me understand what my true goals in life were. I am infinitely grateful for all Jen has done for me. She is loyal, vivacious, and has a calming aura. I would highly recommend anyone and everyone to work with her as only positive things will come from it”
Jessica Lozano Schmitt
“Jen a été d’une aide précieuse dans une période stressante de ma vie. Elle m’a grandement aidé à ordonner mes idées et à bien planifier mon temps d’études en vue d’un examen professionnel. Chaque semaine, elle effectuait un suivi régulier et s’assurait de m’aider à gérer mes angoisses au fur et à mesure qu’elles apparaissaient et selon leur évolution. Ces nombreuses méthodes de gestion du stress et de planification ont été des outils qui ont contriubés à ma réussite. Je la remercie grandement pour son aide et je suis convaincu qu’elle pourra également vous aider dans votre cheminement!”