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Creativity Coaching

Do you ever struggle to think of yourself
as a “real artist?”

Maybe you’re a professional in your medium who loves the work, but can’t seem to stick with a

consistent creative practice.

Maybe you practice your art as a side-hustle, but feel uninspired most of the time trying to find balance between your creative work and your day job.

Or maybe you’re a hobbyist who wants to practice your art more, but you don’t feel you’re really “good enough” for the time it takes to be worth it.

I’ve been in all of these positions, and I know it doesn’t feel great. Especially when your creativity feels like such an essential part of you, yet you often don’t know how to express it in a way that feels meaningful or satisfying. 

BUT... I also know that finding your unique, authentic creative voice and feeling the freedom to express it doesn’t have to be as difficult as it seems.
 

Hello & Welcome!

I'm Danielle & I'm here to help.

I’ve been a creative person my entire life and a professional in my medium for over a decade, and I’ve had my fair share of setbacks, dry spells, and frustrating circumstances when it comes to creativity. That’s why I decided to put my psychology background to work, studying and examining what it really means to be creative, and I’ve seen a whole new world of freedom, enjoyment, and meaning-making open up to me as a result. I’d LOVE the chance to help you discover the same for yourself!

I’ve been a creative person my entire life and a professional in my medium for over a decade, and I’ve had my fair share of setbacks, dry spells, and frustrating circumstances when it comes to creativity. That’s why I decided to put my psychology background to work, studying and examining what it really means to be creative, and I’ve seen a whole new world of freedom, enjoyment, and meaning-making open up to me as a result. I’d LOVE the chance to help you discover the same for yourself!

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My formal education includes bachelor’s degrees in psychology and music (vocal performance), a master’s degree in opera performance, and certifications as a Voice Actor,  Mindfulness Practitioner, and Creativity Coach (in progress). I also have several years of experience as a visual artist (drawing and painting), dancer, and writer. So no matter what your artistic medium is, I see you and I’m here for you.

If you are interested in my creativity coaching services, I invite you to sign up for a free introductory call with me. This will be just a quick chance for me to get to know you a bit and answer any questions you may have.
 

F.A.Q's

What exactly does a Creativity Coach do?
A lot of things! The realm of creativity is vast and touches so many parts of our daily lives. Through the Creativity Coaching Association I am trained to:

  • Help you understand and push past the creative blocks that stand in the way of your projects and goals.

  • Inspire you to think bigger and work more productively to develop your ideas and feelings into meaningful creative projects.

  • Help you overcome the doubts, fears, anxieties, and worries that so often hinder the creative mind.

  • Listen, educate, and nourish you so that your creative work evolves and shines.

 


Is a Creativity Coach like a therapist?
No. I am not a licensed therapist or psychologist and I am not qualified to diagnose or treat any mental disorders, trauma, or disabilities. However, we may still touch on some of these issues where applicable during our work together. If I ever suspect that your specific struggles and concerns may be outside my realm of expertise, I will let you know and refer you to a licensed mental health professional.

 


What specific services do you offer?
I currently offer three coaching programs: 

Creative Comeback Retreat: If you're a performing artist struggling to return to the stage after the industry shut down for the pandemic, this is for you! This work will culminate in you getting away for a self-led creative retreat at a time and location of your choice. We will have 1 or 2 sessions together to determine your specific needs, and I will design a personalized retreat for you, complete with PDFs lessons, journal prompts, and downloadable audio file. During this retreat you will:

  • Enjoy some much-needed TLC

  • Identify your values

  • Clarify your creative goals

  • Set a course for returning to the stage in a way that works for the "new" you - The you that feels so different from pre-pandemic you, and therefore has different needs, desires, and challenges.

Email Coaching Program: We will work entirely via email. This program is ideal for creatives who have very busy and/or inconsistent schedules and who dread having to add yet another appointment to the mix. Introverted creatives who prefer having plenty of time to formulate their thoughts before answering questions may also prefer this program.

Hybrid Coaching Program: We will have one Zoom or phone session per month with weekly email check-ins between sessions. This program is ideal for creatives who want the best of both worlds.


I’ve noticed you talk about ADHD on social media a lot… Do I have to have ADHD to work with you?
Not at all! I have ADHD myself, so most of the information and advice I give naturally comes through that lens. But creativity is a universal pursuit, and I have seen these strategies work just as well for people without ADHD.

 


What’s this introductory call all about? I don’t like being sold to...
I totally get it; I don’t like being sold to either. Please know, this is not a sleazy sales call. No long, drawn-out pitch, no manipulative tactics. That’s not my style. The only purpose of this call is to give us the opportunity to speak face-to-face (or voice-to-voice, if you prefer) to see if we would be a good fit working together. I will also help you determine which of my coaching programs will work best for your needs and give you an opportunity to get all of your questions answered. I really value your time and the call won’t take more than 15-20 minutes.

 


Why can’t I just sign up to work with you without doing the introductory call?
Because I believe this call is invaluable. It’s the best way I know of to see if we’ll be able to work together effectively and productively. Plus, if it turns out that we are not a good fit, you shouldn’t have to invest before finding that out (I will be honest with you about this, if it is the case). I’m not in the business of taking money from people who I don’t think I can help effectively!


Whether you’re ready to dive right in or you still have more questions, I encourage you to schedule your free introductory call today. I’m looking forward to helping you learn to fully own your artistic voice and reach your creative goals!

If you are interested in my creativity coaching services, I invite you to sign up for a free introductory call with me via the button below. This will be just a quick chance for me to get to know you a bit and answer any questions you may have.