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Coaching Programs

Mara’s coaching style is guided by the best practices of the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching and the Energy Leadership Development System. Mara coaches teens, young adults, and parents, addressing the following issues impacting these groups:

Teens (Typically ages 13-18)

  • Self-awareness
  • Motivation
  • Organization
  • Societal and peer pressure
  • Perfectionism
  • Fitting in/standing out
  • Parental expectations
  • Sexual identity
  • Sexual development
  • Relationship-building
  • Academics/decisions about college
  • Social media distractions
  • Tobacco, drugs and alcohol
  • Feelings of loneliness and isolation
  • Need to be understood

Young Adults (Typically ages 19-25)

  • Self-awareness
  • Motivation
  • Organization
  • Feelings of loneliness/isolation
  • Identifying life purpose
  • Financial concerns
  • Pressure to be successful
  • Defining success
  • Relationship-building
  • Social media distractions
  • Tobacco, drugs and alcohol

Parents (Issues apply to parents themselves & reflect their concerns for their children)

  • Lack of confidence
  • Overall success and happiness
  • Fitting in
  • Relationship-building
  • Self-respect
  • Financial security
  • Overall independence
  • Connection to life purpose
  • Work/life balance
  • Social media distractions
  • Tobacco, drugs and alcohol

To best serve her clients and meet their needs, Mara offers the following customized coaching programs:

  • One-on-One Coaching in-person, virtually, or over the phone
  • Family Coaching in-person, virtually, or over the phone
  • Small Group Coaching at the location of your choice

Mara’s work with her clients extends beyond coaching sessions. She ensures accountability by assigning “homeplay” tasks, defined by her clients, to progress toward their goals. In addition, she provides phone, email and text support between coaching sessions.


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Speaking Engagements

Mara takes coaching on the road as a guest speaker on energy leadership, communication, self-care, confidence, life balance, and relationships that are funny, practical and informative. She holds her presentations in a variety of locations, including libraries, schools, churches, synagogues, and park district facilities. You will learn new ideas that you can apply immediately toward your goal-setting and achievement.


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