Testimonials

  • M.A, Iowa
    “I came to coaching because I was struggling with some things after my husband of 47 years died. I was trying to figure out what to do with my ‘new’ life … Should I retire? Move? Date? Coaching helped me to discuss things I could not with my friends. I learned that I had developed […]
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  • DP; VA
    “I turned to coaching to try and figure out how to start frigging studying! That baggage got unpacked and I feel much better. I also wanted to find new strategies to push through situations that didn’t align with my core values. It helped me point myself in the direction of what I know matches my values […]
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  • Marge; IA
    “Coaching is a process that helped me clear my mind. Catharine was non-judgmental and listened carefully. She helped me resolve feelings of quilt and look at situations from different perceptions. She made me aware of how I use words such as should and bad.  We also explored my role as a grandmother and how to […]
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  • LS; DC
    I wouldn’t be where I am today if it wasn’t for your help, coaching me, for which I am eternally grateful.
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  • CSF; Blog Subscriber
    I just want you to know how proud I am of you for all the good work you do to help people make their lives more meaningful, productive, and yes, happy. You, yourself, are a model of all the wisdom you share with others. I know you are not perfect (though you come mighty close) […]
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  • Client; MD
    “Thank you for your presence and insights in our last coaching session. VERY helpful. I am grateful for your support and wisdom.”
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  • MC; VA
    “I conquered one hurdle and was very proud of myself. I had no idea I’d be conquering so much. I have to say you gave me the confidence to do things like this and for that I am truly grateful. Thank you for your excellent support.”
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  • Liz; Baltimore, Maryland
    It is with you that I have felt most comfortable. I guess it was because I truly felt you respected me for my guts to start a new career at this stage of my life.
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  • Linda; Carlisle, Pennsylvania
    Catharine has a wonderful way of pulling out of me things that I had not been in touch with before. She can hear words that I say, and also the ones that I am not saying! She has a great sense of intuition, which has been helpful to me in our sessions. I have learned […]
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  • Terri; Pennsylvania
    Catharine is a wonderful coach to work with. You really get the feeling she is on your side and wants you to succeed in all your trials and tribulations. She is kind spirited which helps as she coaches you when dealing with tough issues such as I had. Catharine helped me see myself in such […]
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  • Peggy; Washington, D.C
    Catharine’s curiosity is contagious which led me to be more curious about my subject, giving me the courage to peel away another layer to discover the possibilities of my life.
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  • Sheila; Bethesda, MD
    Sometimes you have all the tools you need to solve a problem, stand up to a challenge, or take the correct fork in the road. But for whatever reason you can’t get the tools out of the box. In my case Catharine helped me to open the box, sort out the tools and then pick […]
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  • PL; DC
    Catharine Ecton and her life coaching skills came just as I was foresaw the end of my job–and realized this was the perfect opportunity to consider a mid-life career change. First, Catharine tasked me with asking friends for five qualities that describe me at my best. This was the beginning of becoming not only much […]
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  • Karen P; Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Catharine helped me through a difficult transition: retirement, moving to a new city, the aftermath of a divorce. She gave me confidence that I could deal with all these issues, as well as specific tools for doing so. I recommend her wholeheartedly.
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  • MP; Washington, DC
    Transitions are never easy, and the older you get the more daunting they can be. Fortunately, I found Catharine to help me. From our first conversation on, I knew I was in good hands. Her grace, humor and deep insight guided me through challenging discussions and exercises that ultimately provided the framework I needed to […]
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  • ED; Washington, DC
    Since passing the bar in 2001, I had thoughts of changing careers. Not seeing the law as creative enough I was always seeking change. By 2015, I caught a glimpse of my future if I stayed the course and knew it was time for a change. Hiring Catharine as my life coach was just what […]
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  • Leonid; Washington, D.C.
    Catharine gives her big loving heart and talent as a coach and makes no concessions. She is powerful yet gentle. Catharine sees the inner beauty and passion of her clients like burning embers. If Catharine is your coach, she will turn those embers into bright guiding stars that lead toward living life to its fullest.
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  • LMG; Washington, D.C.
    Catharine’s coaching helped me stay focused on what was most important allowing me to make better decisions during my career transition.
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