About icoachingzone

Life Coach & CBT Therapist Ivana Franekova Thank you for looking at my pages. I’m an established Harley Street Coach & CBT Therapist with over 14 years of experience. By using both Coaching & CBT methods in my practice, I offer a wide range of therapy tools, carefully tailored and adjusted to your needs. CBT Therapy works on changing perception and subsequent resultant emotions & actions, whilst coaching looks firmly to the future, structuring new steps to take and new resources to gain and implement into your life. I believe that by combining both methods, clients truly benefit from the therapies I offer, delivering extremely high success rate.

Boost Your Confidence

By | 2017-03-29T15:16:25+00:00 March 24th, 2016|Categories: Confidence|Tags: , , , , , |

Boosting your confidence is fantastic as it really will benefit you and your life. However, it is easier said than done as without a proper knowledge, people simply have no idea where to start. We get ‘stuck’ in our comfort zone and despite knowing we should do something about it, sometimes it really is easier [...]

Dealing With Criticism

By | 2017-09-06T09:08:51+00:00 November 25th, 2015|Categories: Confidence|Tags: , , , |

Confidence Building Dealing with criticism positively is an important life skill and has a lot to do with your confidence.  If you get very upset when criticised, you might want to look into confidence building. In this article, we are going to be looking at the types of criticism and how to deal [...]

Effective Communication In Relationships

By | 2017-03-29T15:17:23+00:00 October 5th, 2015|Categories: Relationships|Tags: , , |

We as human beings are sociable, interacting with people on daily basis.  Often, our happiness and mood depends on how the interactions with those around us go.  This is especially true of those whom we care about, mainly our close friends as well as partners/ spouses. But working relationships are equally important, enabling us to [...]

7 Tips On How To Make Blended Family Work

By | 2017-03-29T15:17:57+00:00 October 4th, 2015|Categories: Relationships|Tags: , , , |

Before we get started, I would like to introduce you to and explain the concept ‘Blended Families’, as most of you are probably unaware of this term. ‘Blended Family’ is, in its core, a step-family system. A married couple with children divorces, and then either one or both of the partners go on to re-marry, [...]

8 Things We Didn’t Expect In Our Thirties!

By | 2017-03-29T15:18:33+00:00 October 4th, 2015|Categories: Confidence|Tags: , , |

1. We might not be married by the time we reach our thirties, as we firmly believed we would be in our twenties (and assured all around us of it). All this ‘time’ we had suddenly seemed to go God knows where. Yes, it’s likely we are still looking for ‘the one’ in our thirties. 2. Family visits become [...]

20 tips on keeping your relationship fresh!

By | 2017-03-29T15:19:04+00:00 October 4th, 2015|Categories: Relationships|Tags: , , , , |

1. Never underestimate the value of asking your partner how his day went. Niceties don't become any less nice just because they become routine. At the end of the day, even if you felt like no one cared about anything you did, at least you know your partner will not only care but will want [...]

How To Improve Confidence

By | 2017-03-08T12:28:31+00:00 October 4th, 2015|Categories: Confidence|Tags: , , , |

In my practice as a Life Coach & CBT Therapist, most issues clients come with will have low self-confidence attached to it in some form. If it’s someone who wants to do better at work, there will be a confidence problem holding him back. Or a person wanting to achieve better work-life balance, only to discover [...]