Your Life Coach

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Sue MacGillivray

As a well-established and highly regarded accredited Glasgow-based life and business coach, I am passionate about people and supporting you to be your best self. Degree educated, I hold a diploma in Personal Performance Coaching from the Coaching Academy, London. Along with my private practice, I am a corporate consultant and a regular media contributor.

Working together with one to one sessions, we’ll find the solution that fits you and your life.

I continually update my professional skills to provide the best possible support to my clients. Studies include counselling and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, psychology, mental health and addiction, Emotional Intelligence and Neuro Linguistic Programming, personality and behavioural profiling, body image and personal style, Clinical Hypnotherapy, mindfulness, body language and communication, relationships and dating, positive parenting and resilience to stress.

I fully understand the stresses of modern corporate life having previously held management, training and coaching roles with Sainsbury, Natwest, o2 and Santander.

I am an accredited MacMillan Cancer Support volunteer, work with Marie Curie Cancer Care and am experienced in support for Loss, Grief and Bereavement. I can help you though the emotional situations caused by death, divorce or separation.

I hold a Certificate in Child Protection in Scotland through NSPCC training and a PVG disclosure.

I am also an accredited Mediator certified by the Scottish Community Mediation Network.

Coaching and Beyond:

  • Facilitator for training services in Scotland for ComPsych, worldwide providers of Employee Assistance Programmes.
  • New collaboration with Mount Florida Medical Centre taking referrals for NHS patients needing help with motivation and self-esteem.
  • Member of the CBT’ers Club, working with fellow professionals to support Mental Health.
  • British Sign Language Level 3 Certified.
  • Tutor at University of Strathclyde, facilitating Life Coaching discussions as part of the Lifelong Learning and Evening programmes. Topics include Setting Goals, Confidence and Identity, Emotional and Physical Health and Wellbeing and Positivity.
  • Created ongoing Facebook forum following on from tutor sessions Creating the Life you Love to share inspiring and relevant posts.
  • Invited to film client success stories for The Coaching Academy at their London offices as one of their most accomplished coaches to inspire future coaches about the power of coaching and personal development. 
  • Regular contributor on BBC Radio Scotland discussing topics such as career change, retirement planning, self-esteem, praise versus criticism, fear of making mistakes, anger and strategies for change on The Kaye Adams show and previously MacAulay and Co.
  • Established monthly programme of coaching at AXA-PPP Healthcare plc.
  • Contributor to Women & Home magazine article Feeling Lost? A Life Coach On How To Find Yourself And A Sense Of Purpose
  • Guest contributor on new digital radio station drive time show discussing topics such as motivation, core values, faith, emotions and teenage pressures.
  • Excited to have worked with ITV as Confidence Coach on the Davina McCall show, currently broadcasting, This Time Next Year
  • Approached to write regularly for Personal Growth magazine, a fabulous online resource covering topics such as mind, body, life and relationships.
  • Discussions with a leading family law firm in Glasgow, Family Law Matters about the benefits of coaching for clients going through Divorce/ Separation.
  • Delighted to be working with Toonspeak Theatre offering a life coaching perspective and support to their performances and work with young people.
  • Regular contributor of Expert Articles to the Life Coach Directory.
  • Approached by No 1 Magazine to contribute an expert article on Confidence for their New Year feature.
  • UWS student broadcast discussing the impact of dating programmes on modern day relationships.
  • Life Coach at The Glasgow Academy, an Independent Private School in Glasgow.
  • Feature article in No.1 Magazine for Scottish Women:
    12 Tips to Happy Ever After. How to weather the storm and strengthen your partnership.
  • Facilitating discussions with Women in Film and TV on being your own champion, professional identity and career goals.
  • Feature interview with the Young Scot Card
  • Member of the Glasgow Social Care Ideas Factory; a network committed to creating successful and transformed social care.
  • Discussing and sharing Career Change and Professional Satisfaction research in conjunction with the London School of Business and Finance.
  • Providing support and coaching for people stopping smoking and adopting a healthy lifestyle.
  • Contribution to a published article comparing dating and relationship coaching to the controversy surrounding the ‘Pick Up Artist’ concept.
  • Approached by a leading edge London based organisation for coaching and therapy to deliver Emotional Intelligence training in Glasgow.
  • Interview with the Sunday Herald about dating and Valentine’s Day.
  • Delighted to be approached by a Communication and Media student at Caledonian University to participate in an innovative new travel website aimed to improve the experience of the millions of students who travel abroad each year.
  • Continued involvement with No1 magazine contributing debate and healthy living features for publication.

I also offer a mentoring service to those considering life coaching as a career.

For more information about all my Corporate and Charity work, click here.
To find out more about my private coaching sessions, click here.