Trauma-Informed Coaching

What is trauma-informed coaching?

Trauma-informed coaching applies an understanding of the presence of trauma to help people build resilience and move forward. As professional coaches, we provide the drive and guidance for clients to respond to challenges, improve relationships and live a full and rewarding life.

Our solution-focused approach provides a supportive framework for clients to generate powerful solutions in a positive environment. Harnessing the energy that you create, we inspire you to overcome your barriers however grand they may be.

We work with individuals, couples and groups to achieve better goal setting, foster positive inquiry and develop meaningful conversations. We focus on changing negative conditions and creating measurable outcomes.

Miriam Greenspan

“A healed life is always a work in progress, not a life devoid of all traces of suffering, but a life lived fully, deeply and authentically, compassionately engaged with the world.”

Our Approach

Our coaching sessions, facilitations and workshops for individuals, couples, families and groups are delivered online or in person. We help clients to connect with their emotions and understand their communication preferences and how they interact with people.

Relationship Series

Develop communication and relationship building skills; explore relationship intelligence, examine relationship contexts – new couples, marriage, family life, divorce.

Daily Living Series

Set life goals to design a life that fits you vision; explore communications techniques, relationship building, causes of stress and its connection to wellbeing, coping mechanisms.


Personal Coaching

After an initial planning session we structure the future coaching relationship: pay-as-you-go sessions, or a three-, six- or twelve-month package. coaching solution that works for you.

What Do Our Clients Say?

“The materials, learning tools, and techniques are superb, and the instructors are incredible. Brad and Cindy created a supportive space for me to learn in my own way. I felt connected to the other students and valued our rich, nourishing discussions. I now feel part of something larger – the vision of the MTHS team to evolve, awaken and grow, which is so necessary in these times. I’m honoured to be a graduate of this program.”

Karen Larkin, TICC

“MTHS has really hit the mark for any coach wanting to be trauma-informed. Ground-breaking training!”

Liane Vail

“I’ve done a lot of training from degree to master’s level and TICC outshone them all. I don’t have a single negative thing to say about this course – it surpassed all my expectations. I feel ready to go out and make a real difference in the trauma world supporting others with what I’ve learned. Thank you everyone at TICC – I’m really looking forward to being part of your community.”

MTHS Graduate

Trauma-Informed Coaching FAQs

Trauma-informed coaching is the practice of understanding the presence of trauma in a coach-client relationship and how to use it as a guide for resilience and solution-forward resolution. The depth of information and skill to ‘hold’ a space for profound coaching work is what gives trauma-informed coaching its nuance and strength.

Trauma-informed coaches have training in client regulation, brain-body connection, behavioural reaction, different types of traumas, leading causes, and subsequent symptoms. They will have learned methods to help ‘regulate’ the nervous system, discard shame and guilt through powerful questions, and recognize and promote wellness as it starts to develop.

Trauma-informed coaches have learned the proper channels for referral and the growing relationship between clinical professionals, therapists, and coaches.

To become a trauma-informed coach, one must have authenticity, strong values, and beliefs that are not limiting to working in this area.

Anyone who has experienced trauma – in childhood or as an adult – can benefit from trauma-informed coaching. Likewise, you don’t need to have experienced trauma to benefit from a trauma-informed approach.

Sessions are either in person, Skype or over the phone depending on choice, time, logistics and restraints, urgency, and geographical location. Conference call sessions for corporations are charged on an hourly, half-day, or day rate and are limited to six participants unless otherwise negotiated. Twenty-four (24) hours cancellation notice must be given or the session will be charged at full rate whether the client is present or not.

Find a Trauma-Informed Coach

The coaches in our directory have all completed our Moving the Human Spirit Trauma-Informed Coach Certification, have experience coaching trauma survivors and have met ICF accreditation standards.

More questions about trauma-informed coaching?

If you have further questions or an issue that requires immediate attention, please get in touch. Now is the time to take control of your future and we are here to help.