Frequently Asked Questions

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Companies: are in-company sessions possible?

Sessions at a business location are certainly possible. Get in touch with me to discuss it.

Conferencing app: is special software required for online interviews?

Confidentiality and transmission quality are essential for a professional coaching session.

I use the free Zoom application, which I prefer because of its quality (better performance on low-speed lines, better duplex performance) and confidentiality (exchanges are private and encrypted).

I will send you a link before the first teleconference, which will automatically enable you to participate. We can also use Skype application on request, perhaps testing it prior to our first call to ensure transmission quality.

Confidentiality: is the content of the sessions confidential?

All our discussions during the sessions are strictly confidential, in accordance with International Coach Federation (ICF) charter, of which I am a member.

In the case of a three-party employer-employee-coach contract, I will not communicate with the employer without the explicit agreement of the employee, in accordance with the GTC of the contract.

Couples: are couple or group sessions possible?

We can provide sessions on specific topics for couples or working groups of 2 to 3 people, following agreement on the modalities. Please contact me!

Groups: are group or couple sessions available?

We can provide sessions on specific topics for couples or working groups of 2 to 3 people, after discussing the modalities. Please contact us!

Interruption: Can I interrupt or terminate my coaching sessions?

You may interrupt or terminate your sessions at any time with at least 48 hours notice before the next scheduled session.

Languages: in which languages can the talks be held?

Sessions can be conducted in either English or French. German and Swiss-German are also possible.

Length of a session: how long does a session last?

Sessions generally range from 1 hour to 1½ hour. The idea is to reach a point in each session where it is possible to reflect by the next session. The duration will therefore be adapted so that we can reach this point without stress, while respecting the maximum length defined at the beginning of the session.

The first session usually tends to last 1½ at 2 hours, in order to be able to discuss the process and to answer all the questions you would like to ask to be completely at ease.

Locations: where do the sessions take place?

Sessions can take place either in an office or via video conferencing worldwide.

Two practices are at your disposal, one in downtown Lausanne, the other in Yverdon-les-Bains. A first meeting in the practice is however recommended, if possible, before possibly continuing with online sessions.

Number of sessions: how many sessions should be expected?

It of course depends on the problem. In general, 3 to 6 sessions are sufficient for “classic” issues. A single session may be sufficient for simple cases or for a booster shot.

Postponement: Can I postpone a session already scheduled?

You can postpone a scheduled session to another date free of charge, provided you give at least 24 hours’ notice. If you forget to reschedule (no show), the session will be billed.

Rates: how much does a session cost?

Rates are based on your status – private, corporate or student – as well as the number of scheduled sessions. Roughly speaking, count between 80.- and 276.- francs per session ranging from 1 hour to 1 ½ hour. You will find all the details on my rates page

Topics discussed: are there any other topics possible other than those mentioned on the site?

Any subject can be addressed, the content of the sessions is confidential and I welcome your topics in a spirit of absolute non-judgment.

Please do not hesitate to contact me to discuss your needs.

Coaching in Lausanne, Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland and online teleconferencing. Life and career transition coaching frequently asked questions. Business coach and student coach. Member of the ICF.
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