By Ruby Singh
Since life can be challenging, we sometimes need support and motivation to become our best selves. One way of doing that is by working with a life coach. Thus, we’ve rounded up the best life coaches in Auckland for you here.
We selected the ones who are certified, professional and understanding — who bring transformative results. Aside from this, we picked those who have great customer reviews.
Let’s get your life back together toward achieving your goals and dreams. So, if you’re ready, here are the best life coaches in Auckland!
1) Kris de Jong – Eclipse Life Coaching
|BEST FOR||Results-Based Approach|
|ADDRESS||5G/6 Princes Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand|
|CONTACT DETAILS||+64 27 349 2520|
In life, we sometimes face changes, inertia or random obstacles where we seem to get stuck. We need that extra motivation, and Kris de Jong is here to help.
He is a certified life coach of the International Association of Coaching (IAC) and is dedicated to empowering your life through 1-hour weekly sessions for a span of 6 to 8 weeks.
Focusing on providing results, he understands the importance of transparency and honesty to build trust and rapport with the client, to help get him back on the road to success.
Kris can train and coach you in different areas including life, career and finance. If ever you’re not satisfied with the service, there’s no need to pay the coaching fees.
- Certified Iife coach
- Results-oriented approach
- Excellent listener
- Satisfaction guaranteed
Here’s one client, Steve, who shared this on the website:
“Kris is a fantastic listener and has great rapport. He is razor sharp with his perceptions and non-judgemental. I could not recommend him highly enough. As a result of the sessions with Kris I have gained clarity in many areas including my short, medium and long-term priorities and aspirations. Kris has also given me insight into the inherent barriers that had prevented me from reaching my goals and effective tools to address these. I thought I had high energy levels previously but nothing compared to what I have now. Thanks so much Kris.”
2) Allison Fisher – Allison Fisher Career & Life Coaching
|BEST FOR||Career Coaching|
|ADDRESS||Victoria Avenue, Remuera, Auckland 1050, New Zealand|
|CONTACT DETAILS||+64 27 248 1457|
|OPERATING HOURS||Monday to Thursday: 8am – 7pm|
Friday: 8am – 3pm
Some of the biggest decisions you have to make in life are about your career — it’s going to be your bread-and-butter, after all. If you happen to find it hard to balance your career and life or find your work stressful, let Allison sort you out.
Allison Fisher is a career and life coach with credentials in Education, Teaching and Human Resource. She has had her share of ups and downs in her career path and will use her learnings and experience to help you make the right career decision.
Sessions (whether in-person or via-Skype) are available in 90, 60, and 30-minute durations. While the rates can seem a bit high, fees get lower in the succeeding sessions.
- Help you find work-life balance
- Experienced career coach
- Cost-effective prices
- Online sessions are available
Check out the feedback from one client, Barry Pearman, on Google:
“I needed some help with a career change I was making, so I went and spent some time with Allison.
Allison gave me some simple tests to help me determine the style of work I was best suited for.
I found Allison very helpful to work with and highly professional.
I could not recommend her highly enough.”
3) Kelly Samson – Pure Results Coaching
|BEST FOR||Achieving the Client’s Full Potential|
|ADDRESS||72 College Hill, Freemans Bay, Auckland 1011, New Zealand|
|CONTACT DETAILS||+64 27 555 5907|
|OPERATING HOURS||Monday to Friday: 7am – 7pm|
Saturday: 12pm – 2pm
With an extensive background in travel, academia, military, and corporate life, Kelly Samson is dedicated to helping others realise their full potential and best versions.
Kelly has gained certifications as a Foundation Life Coach, Advanced Life Coach, Applied Neuroscience trainer, communications and conflict resolutions instructor, and more.
He reminds you that you are accountable for your life and lets you really find out what your goals are. He also motivates you to work hard to achieve them.
He can also support and guide you to overcome your stress and incompetencies in your personal or business life.
As he has transformed the life of many clients, it can be said that Kelly Samson is one of the best life coaches in Auckland.
- Certified life coach
- Specialises in personal and business coaching
- Helps you realise your full potential
- Extensive experience
On the webpage, Nick Hoyle, a client of Kelly’s, shared his experience:
“When I started working with Kelly, I was in a very unhappy and stressed state. Spending time with Kelly helped me to unravel a lot of the confusion and mind chatter that was preventing me from moving forward and taking charge of my life. After just a few sessions I was able to formulate a path and with his help I was able to re-frame some of the old thinking that had got me into the state of stress to begin with. Thinking about it now, without his help I would have ended up in a very bad place. If you are wanting to get some clear objective tools to deal with your own stresses I highly recommend a session with Kelly.”
4) Judith Paterson – Positive Life Balance
|BEST FOR||Life Coaching with a Kinesiological Approach|
|ADDRESS||Hobsonville Point, Auckland, New Zealand|
|CONTACT DETAILS||+64 (0)21 88 36 89|
You might be feeling sick and tired of what life has thrown at you, burned out from work or not knowing your way ahead. Luckily, Judith Paterson can coach you out of it.
Her life coaching method is different in that she couples it with Kinesiology. She uses muscle response testing on your body to determine what’s been causing your dismay.
With this, she can support and guide you through your issues from a broader perspective than others, giving you the knowledge to break out from the negative feelings and turn your life around.
Most of her customers said that they felt energetic and motivated after the session, ready to take on life.
One of the best life coaches in Auckland, she also has a clinic based in beautiful Hobsonville Point, Auckland. Online sessions are available as well.
- Holistic approach
- Educator, life coach, and registered Kinesiologist
- Guide you to turn your life around
Let’s read about Kathryn’s review as posted on the website:
“After experiencing an extremely stressful 18 months, I arrived with you mentally and physically exhausted having just moved house the day before.
My session with you was a life saver. I felt very ‘light’ after the hour’s session. I felt energetic and that I’d ‘let go’ of so much.
It’s now five days since I saw you and I’m still feeling that sense of relief and relaxation.”
5) Harley M Storey – Paradigms Life & Career Coaching Ltd
|BEST FOR||Drawing On Your Inner Strength|
|ADDRESS||40 Vermont Street, Ponsonby, Auckland 1011, New Zealand|
|CONTACT DETAILS||+64 9-625 9463|
|OPERATING HOURS||Monday to Friday: 10am – 6pm|
Saturday: 10am – 2pm
Another one of the best life coaches in Auckland is Harley Storey, who is the managing director as well as the life coach at Paradigms Life & Career Coaching.
Harley is described as having a compassionate, thoughtful and calm approach. To help you be successful in life, he can help you draw from your inner strength and confidence.
He holds a career coach accreditation and can clear out the foggy road to help you find the right job. He can help you prep for interviews too.
Harley believes that positive thinking is not enough, though: it should be coupled with practical action and change of thought. He’ll work this out with you so that you can live your best life.
- Licenced career coach
- Thoughtful, calm approach
- Give you a sincere and motivated pep talk
- Coach you with positive thinking and action
One client, Wendy White, wrote this on Google:
“I have been working with Harley for some time now and I genuinely believe I have made incredible progress with the personal issues I needed help with. With Harley’s guidance, insight, compassion and understanding, I continue to develop as a person and feel much more positive about my future.”
6) Mathew Plapally – Matagi Mundax Online Mindful Life Coach
|BEST FOR||Stress Reduction in Life|
|SERVICES||Mindfulness, Breathwork, and Meditation Coaching|
|ADDRESS||Royal Oak, Auckland, New Zealand|
|CONTACT DETAILS||+64 21 0838 9653|
Mathew Plapally is a mindfulness coach whose goal is to reduce stress and increase the happiness one can experience every day. He works towards achieving those goals through practices that are tailored to each individual client.
He has more than enough credentials to guarantee results in his services. He has been practising mindfulness and meditation for more than 30 years. He is also a certified Mindful Yoga teacher.
Mathew is a life coach you can count on to help you be happier with your life.
- Many years of experience
- Tailor-made sessions
- Live online one-on-one sessions
- Certified Mindfulness Meditation and Mindful Yoga Teacher
“Mathew’s insight and wisdom have provided me with a true understanding of Mindful living. As a psychologist, I am using the insight gained in our sessions with my clients. Mathew is guiding me to the joy of being present. My clients benefit as well, as I share his wisdom with them. I highly recommend his sessions to all who want to know the art of living in the present.” Rosa, USA
“Mathew is like a wise brother and a friend. My wife and I feel very relaxed in his company – on the internet it is almost like he is in the room with us. What impresses me most is his sincerity, his honesty and his desire to guide us in the way he believes suits us best. This is no formulaic coaching. He understands that each student is different and what works for one, may not work for another. We very much feel that we are individuals and that Mathew talks to us as such. What I particularly like is that Mathew constantly reminds us that mindfulness is not something that is confined to the meditation mat, but a way of being that we should try to incorporate into our daily life and routine – to be present, to be in the here and now in whatever we do.” Henry, Portugal
7) Amanda Zoe – Life Coach New Zealand
|BEST FOR||Rebuilding self-esteem and confidence|
|CONTACT DETAILS||[email protected]|
|OPERATING HOURS||Open 24 hours, daily|
Fasten the time spent in reaching your objectives, hire Life Coach New Zealand! Find Amanda Zoe, one of their best, and have her guide you through life. She’s proven to be an experienced professional, one that is an expert in the emotional field.
She can definitely can you in learning new ways and to get better as a person. With their help, not only are you assured to reach your full potentials, but to also be safe while doing so.
Don’t be afraid to contact Life Coach New Zealand for other inquiries or to ask for quotations, as they’ll be happy to accommodate you.
- Expert life coaches
- Helping people reach their maximum capacity
- Vast experience on emotional support
8) The Resilience Life Coach
|BEST FOR||Life coaching|
|ADDRESS||Auckland, New Zealand|
|CONTACT DETAILS||Phone – +64 (0)27 535 0012|
Email – [email protected]
|OPERATING HOURS||Monday-Friday: 8:00am-6:00pm Saturday: 8:00am-2:00pm|
Ollie’s mission is to help professionals crush their goals and build resilience. He does this by holding them accountable and helping them develop a bulletproof, bounce-back mentality.
Together we’ll develop the ability to bounce back and recover quicker from difficulties, emotional or physical trauma and increase your ability to spring back into ‘shape’.
With Ollie, you WILL crush those goals, you WILL achieve that dream, all the while having someone in your corner, a cheerleader in change, to inspire, motivate and hold you accountable to a plan that YOU put in place in the pursuit to becoming your best self.
- Resilience Specialist
“Ollie’s holistic approach to coaching and development encouraged me to push the levels of my success on a daily basis…”
“The accountability, the fresh thinking and the tools all added up to the push I needed to finish 2020 feeling like it has been a year of achievement rather than a year of survival.”
“Ollie always went above and beyond to focus on my growth not only in work but also personally too…”
|BEST FOR||Good life coach service|
|ADDRESS||63 Stanniland Street, Sunnyhills, Auckland 2010, New Zealand|
|CONTACT DETAILS||Phone: +64 27 350 7442|
|OPERATING HOURS||Monday-Sunday: 8:00am-6:00pm|
They are a self publishing author with stellar reviews. They post and upload their published books for everyone to purchase and enjoy reading.
They have written motivational and inspirational quote books and fiction books. They write action packed adventure and crime thriller fiction novels.
All available on Amazon and AllAuthor. Also, they provide Life Coaching to help people to get that extra push of motivation in life.
- Professional and friendly
- Good writer and offers a wide range of service
- Easy motivation lessons
10) Life Coaching East Auckland
|BEST FOR||Personalised coaching|
|SERVICES||Coaching and Hypnotherapy|
|ADDRESS||Tranquillity Mind & Body 139 Union Road, Howick, Auckland 2014, New Zealand|
|CONTACT DETAILS||Phone: +64 21 786 923|
|OPERATING HOURS||Monday-Thursday: 8:30am–5pm|
Established in East Auckland to help deal with issues that are holds one back from having the life they truly want. They assist their clients to reach goals that are put back on the list every year.
Whether its for personal, business or career reasons, a life coach can help anyone reach better heights. They could be that supportive person.
By drawing from many years of personal and shared experiences, they can help their clients formulate strategies and programs to help achieve goals and succeed in life.
- Coaching and Hypnotherapy
- Life coaching
- Friendly and professional
“I felt really comfortable with Chris and his easy approach to doing Hypnotherapy. Highly recommended.””
“Chris has a wonderful calm and reassuring manner about him. With his natural and subtle inquiring style I felt acknowledged, supported and valued. I could close my eyes and visualize exactly what l desire for my future. I still hold that vision and l continue to work towards that ideal outcome. Thank you, Chris.”
“Chris has a wonderful empathy for people in his coaching. It is very easy to feel comfortable in his presence and confident in his coaching. He openly listens and endeavours to obtain full understanding so he can quickly assist in your transformation in a way that makes sense and is certainly achievable. Chris is very professional in his dealings. I absolutely recommend Chris as a Life Coach.”
11) Start With You
|BEST FOR||Coaching for Leader and Professionals|
BUILD RESILIENCE + RESILIENCE STRATEGIES
BRILLIANCE IN BUSINESS
CONFERENCE SPEAKER – KAREN ROSS
WORKSHOPS + EVENTS
THE GO PROGRAMMEBusiness Coaching and Intuitive Healing
Resilience Courses and Training
Keynote and Conference Speaker
|ADDRESS||PO Box 37255|
|CONTACT DETAILS||[email protected]|
0800 867 827
021 403 408
|OPERATING HOURS||Monday to Friday|
Karen Ross is an ex corporate woman and recovered stress junkie turned Intuitive Healer and Coach who knows how to get stressed-out business owners and professionals out of the mire of busy-ness + burnout and into their ideal flow of ease, brilliance and enjoyment at work. She is off-the-scale passionate about helping people in business to escape the stress cycle, find their new normal and craft their life to be an expression of who they really are – both at home and at work.
She helps men and women with stress, resilience and work-life balance, leadership and navigating change, career direction and lifestyle design. But most of all, she helps people find their sovereignty so that they can achieve the confidence, peace, drive and happiness that they’re looking for – to unleash their best self.
She works primarily online via Zoom and phone with leaders and professionals around New Zealand an abroad.
- Over 16 years of experience
- Proven coaching techniques
- Online resources available
- Free initial consultation
“This coaching programme is definitely one of the best things I did all year, and absolutely the thing that has made the biggest difference for me.”
“My coaching with Karen has given me more clarity about what I want to achieve, and how to communicate that to the team. My two hours a month is well worth the investment!”
Fred Soar, Managing Director, Soar Print
I found the programme amazing and great value (for money and time). It has allowed me to start a new ten-year chapter in my life – one I am creating.
Be vulnerable and amazing aspects of your subconscious will be revealed which will lead to living your life how you want to live it.
“I’d like to take the opportunity to give you some feedback about how I am feeling in these tough times, and to be honest, I am feeling … great! It feels a bit wrong to admit that at the moment with so much suffering around the globe, but the work we did together last year has really helped me keep perspective on all the challenges that I am facing right now, and my stress levels are generally very low. I feel like I am being as productive as I possibly can be, and my frame of mind is helping me make good decisions (for me and for everyone around me) in the current situation.”
Peter Sewell, Director
12) Emile Neethling – AGT Coaching
|BEST FOR||Life Coaching|
|SERVICES||Life Coaching and Leadership Coaching|
|ADDRESS||60 Rawhitiroa Road, Kohimarama|
|CONTACT DETAILS||027 363 1784|
Despite what you might think, everyone has the capacity to grow beyond what they’re capable of. Emile Neethling is one of the life coaches that can help you reach your full potential.
He is a leadership and life coach that has more than 5 years of experience in the field. His passion lies in helping his clients grow in unimaginable ways.
He continues to find ways to improve and develop himself even after many years in his line of work. You can count on him to aid you in your life’s journey the best he can.
- Over 5 years of experience
- Professional, sensible, and realistic
- Motivates personal growth
- Goes above and beyond expectations
13) Body & Mind For Life
|BEST FOR||Wellness & Life Coaching|
|SERVICES||Life Coaching, Wellness Coaching, Weight loss, Corporate wellness|
|ADDRESS||School Road, Kingsland, Auckland|
|CONTACT DETAILS||Phone: +64 (0)276073090|
In Life we all face challenges along our way – Anita will listen to you, support you, challenge you, motivate you, hold you accountable, guide you to reach your full potential and help you become the person you want to be.
Anita is a holistic life and wellness coach. She became a Life Coach in 2004 and later on also qualified as an advanced clinical weight loss practitioner and fitness trainer.
She believes in a sustainable lifestyle and wants to help people feel good about themselves by working on improving their bodies and minds.
- Over 17 years of coaching experience
- Holistic approach
- Wellness coaching
- Affordable prices
“I consider myself not to be an easy sell. I don’t waste time or money on things that I consider just ok. Although skeptical at what benefits a life coach provides, it was probably the best spend of my life. What coaching did for me was relief my stress by having someone to communicate the difficulties I face weekly with my company and receiving constructive, positive feedback on how or better ways to deal with it. Also my relationship with my family is fantastic and life is now great. Thanks, Anita.”
“I just wanted to say thank you very much for your time and support. My life seems to have moved forward so fast in many different ways, and is so much better than when I first came to see you, Anita! The coaching has been very special, inspiring and insightful for me. I know I still have a long way to go but now I have some good foundations to work on!! So thank you once again for your kindness!”
14) The Life Coach
|BEST FOR||Coaching for personal development and self-improvement|
|ADDRESS||School Road, Kingsland, Auckland|
|CONTACT DETAILS||027 607 3090|
|OPERATING HOURS||By appointment|
The Life Coach will help you lead a happier and more fulfilled life. Why accept an average life when you can have an awesome one? Don’t fear change, it is just something to learn how to do.
We believe that you are the expert of your life, and you have all the resources you need within. Negative circumstances and past baggage may be obstacles to good decision making by your inner boss. We will show you how to rid yourself of this negativity.
We will motivate you to set exciting and challenging goals. We will leave you with a comprehensive toolset which will allow you to take ownership of your life.
You will benefit: if you are struggling with lifestyle balance, redundancy, lack of job satisfaction, restructuring at work, lack of motivation, unhealthy relationships, stress, depression.
- Over 17 years experience
- Expert mentoring
- Affordable rates
“Anita is so friendly and welcoming and no judgment is held. She is super easy to talk to and it always feels like a safe environment to be open & honest.
I wanted to see a life coach to ensure I was living my life in line with my values. Anita helped me clearly define my values and then assess where I was at in line with them. I made some pretty big changes in my life after this and I thank Anita for helping me to facilitate that. She was also a really amazing support person while I was making some big changes, always checking in and being her friendly self. I was able to set some really great goals and hold myself accountable with a time frame to achieve them!
If you feel like you’re at a crossroads in your life and wanting a clearer direction (or even just wanting to make some changes and need help figuring out what they are) I would highly recommend going to see Anita, she’s amazing at facilitating & helping you reflect/figure out what direction you want to go.”
15) Principals of Practice
|BEST FOR||Executive Coaching, Life Coaching and Health and Wellness Coaching for lawyers and other professionals|
|SERVICES||One on one coaching, group coaching and workshops to support:|
|ADDRESS||1 Percival Parade, Saint Mary’s Bay, Auckland 1011|
|CONTACT DETAILS||027 771 7436|
|OPERATING HOURS||Flexible and by appointment|
Katie is an ICF accredited and certified executive coach and a certified health and wellness coach. She partners with her clients on purposeful career progression and change, battling burnout and supporting them to create sustainable and enriching careers that complement their life outside the office.
Prior to retraining as a coach, Katie was a banking and finance lawyer and partner of global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills LLP. Katie lived and worked as a lawyer in Australia, London and Singapore before settling in Auckland New Zealand and founding coaching and professional development practice.
Katie’s mission is to develop current and future leaders that aspire to create sustainable, diverse and high performing workplaces, stamp out toxic workplace culture and allow people to flourish at work.
- Virtual and in-person coaching
- Accredited and Certified Coach and former global law firm partner
- Executive Coaching, Life Coaching and Health and Wellness Coaching
- Tailored for lawyers and other professionals
“I engaged Katie as a coach through work as I was wanting some clarity around my career aspirations and dealing with a challenging work situation. Katie has a great ability to ask the right questions and to challenge me to think about the situation differently and to gain clarity around my career vision. I really liked the mindful approach that Katie applied too, feeling into situations, becoming more conscious of my breath and posture, and how this can impact how I go about my day and approach situations. I can’t recommend Katie enough if you are wanting to gain clarity around your career focus and to become more aware around having the right conversations in the workplace. Katie also has a really high level of integrity and it is clear that she genuinely cares about her clients. I loved the additional support that Katie provided outside of our 1:1 sessions, including a thorough overview follow-up email to our session which not only helped summarised what we worked together, but also provided a lot of accountability leading into each session.”
16) Evelyn Kelly
|BEST FOR||Life and Confidence Coach|
|CONTACT DETAILS||[email protected]|
If you’re suffering from low self esteem, Evelyn Kelly can help you be more confident in yourself. She’s a life coach that focuses on helping her clients to empower themselves and embrace all their parts.
Evelyn has also experienced what it’s like to be unsure of herself. Her personal experiences help her empathize with her clients and make her treatments more effective.
- Focuses on holistic wellness
- Learn to love yourself
- Free discovery call
- Free coaching Facebook Lives
17) Think Life Coaching
|BEST FOR||Personal Development|
|SERVICES||Career and Personal Development Coaching|
|CONTACT DETAILS||[email protected]|
Think Life Coaching is focused on helping their clients achieve the best version of themselves. They specialise in career and personal development.
It is primarily run by Shiv, a qualified professional life coach. His expertise in life coaching was also developed by his personal experiences in life.
If you’re interested, make sure to schedule a complimentary coaching call with him. After getting in touch, he’ll be able to figure out how to best assist you in pursuing your goals.
- Qualified career and personal development coach
- Well-defined coaching plan
- Helps clients achieve their goals
- Complimentary coaching call available
And those were the best life coaches in Auckland. If you’d like to book an appointment, you can get in touch with them by calling or emailing them.
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Aside from this, you may like to see our list for the best psychologists in Auckland for more complex mental-emotional issues such as depression, anxiety and eating disorders.