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Daniela H., Postdoctoral Researcher

I moved to Germany and was in the process of adaptation to a new personal and professional life setting. So, my objective was to find a good compromise between work and fun and also to improve my soft skills. Katia created a space where I could feel comfortable and was always open to listen. More than that, she was really…

Dr. Leonore Jungandreas, Postdoctoral Researcher

I had the choice between different coaches at the beginning – intuitively, I chose Katia. My intuition was totally correct! Katia is so affectionate, open, and positive. From the beginning, I had a good connection and felt safe and comfortable talking to her. Initially, I wanted to do “career coaching” to know where I want to go and if that’s…

Kim Steinhoff, Finance Business Partner

“I recently relocated with my husband and our three small children from the US to Switzerland and, through a series of fortunate events, I was connected with Katia. When I first met her, I was overwhelmed with the flood of changes that an international move brings, not to mention drowning with unprocessed events from the past 5 years. I was…

Lucila P., University Dean

“Katia is a highly skilled and intuitive coach. She was a great thinking partner during my coaching certification journey and helped me to move forward with greater levels of confidence and to discover new perspectives around my professional areas of growth and aspirations. I approached her with very specific goals in mind and, in the end, achieved much more than…

Victor C., Post-Doctoral Researcher

“When I started working with Katia, I had just moved to Germany for work, and had trouble defining my possible future(s) after this step, and how to meet professional and personal goals. After six sessions of intense discussion, projection, and exercises with Katia, I managed to clearly define what I want to achieve in the coming years and what compromise…

Lara Meyer, Life Coach

“When I started working with Katia, I was overwhelmed with many areas of my life that I wanted to improve – everything from health to career as well as personal growth. And I was attempting to navigate all of this while planning a move abroad. Katia blended her deep personal knowledge of living as an expat with exceptional coaching skills…

Angela Salender, Executive Assistant

“I didn’t want to stop the coaching sessions with Katia. The biggest challenge at the beginning was to talk about personal subjects to someone I don’t know, I never saw before. But Katia always found a way to help me feel comfortable. She also challenged me to really think deeply about me, my life, my dreams, what kind of person…

Rob & Julie Sitomer, School counsellors

“My wife and I were having difficulty making a big life decision of whether to continue to live abroad in Munich, return home to our ‘secure’ job and schools for our kids back home in the US, or move to Zurich. Over the course of several weeks, we tied ourselves in knots trying to independently make a decision. We flip/flopped…

A. Schmitt, Teen Girl & TCK Life Coach

“Coaching with Katia has been a pleasure! She is easy to talk to, has a positive vitality, and a professional and honest approach to coaching. Katia helped me made analyze why I was making certain decisions, how to look at them from different angles and how to repack them. I have become more aware of my different saboteurs (if you…

Deepa, Life Coach and Facilitator

“I have worked with Katia for a few months and the empathy and compassion she brings to the table is incomparable. I personally benefitted a great deal after having worked with her and was successful in bringing about an enormous change in my life. I would highly recommend her coaching as she adds a lot of value and puts the…