Valerie spent many years as a professional classical pianist performing throughout Europe, so she understands the challenges of an artist’s life firsthand. Her coaching gives you the opportunity to look at your life and become more aware of what really works for you. She helps you get in touch with your sense of purpose, overcome obstacles, and then supports you in taking practical steps to achieve your goals. Whether you are just leaving college or are already well established, coaching can help you deal more gracefully with challenges such as: performance anxiety, stress, injury, or just lack of clarity about your own direction. Valerie takes a supportive and structured approach to her coaching, combining a genuine warmth and a well-developed sense of humour with intelligence, intuition and sensitivity.