Why SafeHarbor

Maria-Divorce-Coach-2It’s so important that you feel at ease with the coach you choose.  It’s equally important to know that you’ll be heard, acknowledged and honored.

I promise that, right from the start, YOU are my number one priority each and every time we are together. Whether we’re chatting by phone or on Skype or face-to-face, I’m here to support you.

I promise to listen carefully.  I promise to help you bring clarity to your situation, work through challenges, align your commitments with your vision and design inspired actions so you can honor those commitments with ease and grace.

I will be your coach, mentor, sounding board, confidante and accountability partner so you can keep moving forward toward your visions and dreams.

The work we do together is highly customized — tailored to your individual needs — I hold the space for you.

If you would like to explore whether coaching is for you, and consider me as your coach — understanding that I have been where you are and I care about your journey and your success — let’s chat.  Go to the Discovery Session page and apply for your own complimentary session. 

I’m looking forward to hearing from you and to supporting you as your journey begins.

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Benefits of Coaching

What do many business executives, elite athletes and blissful people around the world have in common?  They partner with coaches, of all kinds, to help them be the best they can be and live the life they deserve. 

Why don’t they do it alone?  Because it’s not easy to step back and objectively assess what’s going on in their business, sport or life so they can take the most effective action and make the changes they want to make.

It’s like not being able to see the forest (the big picture) because they’re caught in the midst of all the trees (everyday trials and tribulations).  A coach can bring the objectivity, clarity, expertise and support needed to do it better, faster and make massive changes easier.  Anyone can benefit from having a coach at some time in their lives.  And when we’re going through major upheavals, this is especially a good time to reach out and not go it alone. 


Why is coaching so powerful?

Can you imagine having a partner who has no other agenda but to help YOU be the best you can be?  

The real power of coaching is in the relationship you develop with your coach and in trusting the process of coaching.

By using deep listening skills and honoring you, my approach is to help you connect to your core values and your inner wisdom so that you gain more clarity, focus and direction.  This helps you envision what you want and make your dreams become your reality. I will help you identify and face your fears, tear down roadblocks and teach you how to let them go — unleashing the power and positive energy that will propel you forward.

You will start to feel more alive and enthusiastic, become fearless and inspired as you move into the next chapter of your life.  You will start from where you are today and make each tomorrow better and better and better.  You will learn new skills that you can apply for years to come. There is great power in those skills.


What coaching is — and what it’s not

Coaching is a confidential, non-judgmental relationship built on mutual trust and respect. It is not therapy and is not about uncovering or analyzing emotional issues from your past. It is about looking forward, setting goals, taking actions and discovering what inspires you. Is it time to follow your intuition, your inner wisdom, and be inspired by the new YOU?  


Maria’s Mission for YOU

As your coach, I will support you on your journey and help you to:

  • Get back in touch with your own essence, with who you are
  • Create an inner calm that supports you when things get tough
  • Face and overcome your fears and limiting beliefs so you feel more confident
  • Tap into your inner wisdom (your best guidance system) so you can trust the decisions you make
  • Believe in yourself so you can get back your power to live and dream again
  • Recognize your value and step into it with grace
  • Embrace your transformation and trust the journey so it can bring you to an awesome next chapter
  • Become excited and passionate about your future so you can move forward with clarity and ease

Confidentiality and Privacy


What we discuss will be held in confidence and not shared with others. However, our discussions are not privileged for legal purposes.

The privilege of confidentiality that exists for the clergy, therapists and attorneys is not granted to coaching professionals. That said, life coaching is a confidential process, and your personal information will always be protected.