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Coaching Certification

Certified Professional Coach

Certified Master Coach

Class starts 2020!


Master Coach Rebecca Cooley has created an immersive Coaching Certification Program offering you guidance, tips, instruction, and coaching. She was named one the Top Coaches in Raleigh and is ready to share her immersive business mentoring and Coaching process through this comprehensive Coaching Certification Program. 

Are you ready to make your dream of starting your coaching practice a reality? 

Have you recently earned your coaching certification and are wondering "what's next"? 

Gain inside behind-the-scenes information that will bring clarity to the process of making your dream of starting your coaching or consulting business a reality.


Catalyst Immersion Coaching Certification offers Business Mentoring for Professional Coaches. The process provides answers and helps you navigate your way to establishing and operating your business. 

Through a combined coaching/consulting approach, Rebecca Cooley, Certified Master Coach, Founder/CEO of Catalyst Action Coaching, and entrepreneur provides a thorough and immersive behind-the-scenes training for coaches. Rebecca will be your mentor while you establish and grow your business.


  • Support 

    • Business Mentoring Sessions

    • Receive one-on-one support and guidance from your business mentor and Certification instructor. Partner with Rebecca to ask your questions, discuss ways to overcome challenges you're facing with your coaching or consulting business, create action plans, achieve results, and measure your progress. Ask questions and receive insights on current issues facing coaches and consultants today. Sessions include lessons, insider tips to help clarify the logistics of starting your coaching business. 

  • Insight

    • You will receive first hand insight into Rebecca's coaching approach, as well as, inside experience with the questions and activities Rebecca uses with her clients. 

  • Guidance

    • Individual Coaching Observation 

    • As a coach, you will practice your approach one-on-one with Rebecca as well as practice coaching partners and receive expert feedback, suggestions, and tips to help you develop your signature coaching style.

  • Expert Feedback

    • Develop and deliver a group coaching class. Receive Rebecca's expert feedback, and suggestions for improvement from her 15+ years of experience as a public speaking coach and instructor. 

  • Accountability

    • Rebecca will provide regular accountability to help you achieve your goal of establishing your private coaching practice.

    • Receive motivational messages from Rebecca as you reach new levels of success in establishing your coaching business.

  • Results

    • Regular assessments to ensure you are on track for achieving your goals.

Warm Welcome! 

from Master Coach Rebecca Cooley

Hello Lovely Person! 

I am so excited that you have taken this amazing first step to learn more about how my Coaching Certification & Business Mentoring program can offer you the support and strategies you're looking for!

It is my best guess that you're here because you've tried various other solutions and haven't quite found the solution you seek. My best guess is that you desire a more whole person approach to your goals with help moving through mindset blocks, and a solution with support and guidance to help you reach your goals. I get it! I've been there. And I'm here for you. It is my absolute joy in life to partner with people just like yourself, people who are committed to their growth and transformation! 

Wishing you much peace and joy, 



Have you ever felt anxious about going into a room of strangers that you turned around and went the other way?

Would you rather test out of a public speaking class, then face the thought of having to give speeches for an entire semester?

Was your communication nervousness ever so severe that you created scripts to make a phone call to order pizza? 

Did the thought of going up to a complete stranger ever make you queasy? 

Were you ever terrified that someone would tell a joke and everyone would laugh except you?  

Do you experience fear of being caught off guard in conversation and being stumped?  

Have you kept quiet instead of speaking up because you worried what other people would think of you? 

Did you ever go to a gathering and hope that someone would talk to you because you had no idea what to say? 

Were you certain that everyone in the room was going to notice how awkward you felt inside? 

Have you ever wished that you had a different body, a different personality, a different life? 

Did you ever want the mental chatter to just stop? 

Have you engaged in negative self-talk and beat yourself up?

Have you experienced that emptiness that feels alone and endless? 

Do you know the feeling of not knowing what you want to do with your life and feel disconnected from your purpose? 

Have you felt so low about yourself that you could not connect with yourself or spend time with yourself? 

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you're not alone. I can answer yes to every single question at one point in my life.

My feelings of debilitating anxiety and feelings of discomfort in my emotions and body began such a long time ago. I remember as a small child feeling incredibly self-conscious. At school, I felt awkward and out of place among my peers. In college, my friendships were few and shallow because I was always concerned about what other people thought of me. I was consumed with the thought of messing up and being judged. My thoughts and beliefs kept me isolated and alone and unable to connect deeply.

The anxiety, loneliness, and empty feeling led me from a very young age on a quest to find answers. It began with a quest as a 13 year old to "find happiness". I saw my peers as happy and carefree and I wanted that! 

My journey at that young age began with attending an evening support group at a church. I was mostly surrounded  by adults. We learned yoga, emotional regulation techniques, and meditation. The focus was on peace. I was grateful to find  some relief but continued to suffer.

I kept searching and my journey took me to self-help, psychology, philosophy... Yes I was the 15 year old at the bookstore in the psychology section reading and reading everything I could get my hands on. Anything that would help me find the answer to "how to be happy".

Counseling was also part of my experience and I tried everything from individual to group therapy to classes. I tried various spiritual traditions. At one point I counted....over the course of my life I had taken hundreds of classes and received thousands of hours of training in pursuit of my answer. I took one 8-week class over and over for years. I went across the world to meditation retreat after meditation retreat, spending upwards of ten days in silent meditation. For decades, I spent most of my days in pursuit. Striving for answers. Seeking. 

Then I began to live what I was learning. To Stop Thinking about it and Truly Practice It. Then it began to click. All of it. 

So have I found "the answer" to eternal happiness? 

Not at all. 

BUT, I no longer feel the same anxiety I once did. 

I have made peace with that empty feeling inside. 

I feel a great deal of compassion for those parts of me that hurt. 

I have come to know myself very well. 

I honor myself as a daily practice.

I can delight in spending time with myself and connecting with myself now. 

I feel comfortable in my own skin and am so grateful to my body and connect regularly with it's wisdom instead of fighting it.

I feel solid in me. 

I know who I am and know there is no one like me. 

I face my fears as a daily practice. 

I feel deeply connected to others. 

I feel proud of who I am and this confidence shines. 

I have come to trust myself. 

I trust my inner voice. 

I know I can handle it. Whatever "it" is.

I offer compassion to myself and practice radical self-acceptance. 

I extend this compassion to others. 

I have stopped judging myself. 

I challenge false beliefs. 

I can distinguish truth from conditioning and programming that I had carried with me all my life. 

I can easily access total quietude and relief from the mental chatter. 

I love connecting with people in any way, through one on one conversation or teaching large classes. 

I know my purpose and am grateful every day for my life.

I can now say I am grateful for all of the circumstances in my life that prompted me to seek, to learn, to practice, and most importantly to share.

I discovered that it wasn't about how much I learned or how much I practiced...

Although my journey involves a lot of both...

I discovered that it was about turning inward and discovering that the root of all my issues was internal. 

And cultivating the courage to look deeply and address the root rather than the symptom.

And it is my honor to join you on your journey as you too, gently and at your own pace, discover your own roots.

It is my honor to walk with you and share what I have learned and to offer help if you have struggle as I struggled. I don't want you to suffer if there are things I can do to help. 

I offer help by learning about you, understanding your struggles, and synthesizing~ my lifetime of learning and practicing~ into easy to use personalized methods just for you.

It is my heart's desire to offer the relief I can and help you find your own peace and joy. 

I truly feel we are in this together. 

I want this for you. 

If I can do it, you can do it.




Master Coach

Customized. Personalized. Small group coaching.

Master Coach Rebecca Cooley creates a powerful experience with a constant focus on you and your group's overarching personal and professional goals.

She customizes each program with the overarching group goals in mind and provides accountability, perspective, and motivation to help you achieve results. 

She does this through a unique and highly transformative combination of training, coaching, and support.

Using a whole person custom approach to coaching, Rebecca facilitates a deliberate and thoughtful process to help group members identify the themes that serve as the undercurrent of those high-level goals. 

She shares proven strategies to help group members move through obstacles so that each person can achieve their goals. She offers targeted coaching and training on the group's chosen areas of improvement.

She is committed to you every step of the way and provides ongoing support and encouragement as you continue to develop mastery.

Rebecca pulls from over a decade of experience coaching and training managers and executives from Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies.

She has taught hundreds of classes and assisted thousands of people.

She has led the Introverts Unite Meetup for five years offering support, and teaching Strategies for Introverts classes to over five hundred introverts in North Carolina. During her ten years in private practice, Rebecca has partnered primarily with introverts and has shared and developed strategies for interpersonal communication, public speaking, authentic connection, career exploration, and interview preparation. She considers herself an introvert advocate dispelling myths about introverts and introversion in her personal and professional life.  

Most importantly, she is the coach that has walked the walk... She has been there. She knows and has experienced what you are going through. She has devoted her life to finding solutions to her own social anxiety, shyness, depression, nervousness, feelings of emptiness and disconnection from herself and others, debilitating fear, and feeling a lack of purpose and fulfillment. For over 25 years and over 1000 hours of training, she sought out and discovered many strategies that have helped her connect more authentically with herself and others, move into her courageous life, with much more peace and fulfillment. 

And she is committed to sharing these usable and synthesized strategies with you so you too can move into your courageous life full of peace and enjoyment. 


She continues her commitment to learning and has a strong foundation of 25 years of research and training in a variety of disciplines and methods from which to pull from to offer you applicable strategies and tools.

Rebecca is here for you as your partner, your coach, and your Catalyst for Change! ​

Click here for Rebecca's full bio.


The results are in! Catalyst Partners share their individual results from partnering with Rebecca: 
































My focus is on helping people find solutions and offer strategies to intrinsic goals as well as offering expert skills training.

My partners usually come to me in search of skill-based solutions to public speaking, communication, interview skill building, or career change.

But they also come to me knowing that the issue is more complicated than skills alone.

They know their solution will also involve addressing emotions such as anxiety, confidence, nervousness, insecurity.

So we start there. As the program progresses we move into skill building.  One step at a time.

A wonderful Catalyst Partner of mine comes to mind…

We’ll call her Alice. Alice reached out to me because she was having difficult communicating and connecting with her supervisor of 7 years.

The situation had escalated and she found herself feeling insecure on a regular basis and at odds, often engaging in conflicting communication.

When she met with me the first time, the relationship had deteriorated into distrust.

As we began our process, Alice was determined and committed to doing whatever was needed. She knew the issue was about communication but also about her emotions...

At those early stages, what was needed was her honesty with herself and her willingness to look at her part. She was willing to do both.

Because of that, she was committed to the self-reflection and homework that I suggested.

She began to build her own feelings of self-worth and confidence through self-compassion work. Gradually, Alice was able to extend that compassion to her supervisor.

She began to practice the suggested communication techniques I offered and in time began to rebuild the trust between her and her supervisor.

From Alice’s reports and updates, the trust was being rebuilt on both sides.

Her success was a combination of her doing the work, her commitment, and her willingness to recognize that communication skills are much more complex than skill building. I’m so proud of her!

While Alice’s success is very personalized to her, I have helped hundreds of other partners over the years reach their own personal and professional success.

Another wonderful Catalyst Partner comes to mind...

We'll call him Jim. 

Jim was a supervisor at a large non-profit organization. Each week he was required to give an update at the leadership team meeting. Often he would speak as little as possible, and tried not to be noticed. Jim initially reached out to me for help with professional public speaking and communication. Although his primary goal was to communicate with more ease, his secondary goal was to increase confidence in himself, and to learn strategies for reducing nervousness when speaking up. He had ideas but never shared them because of fear. Through the course of the program with me, Jim committed himself to reducing his negative self-talk, identifying his beliefs about himself and others, and doing things everyday that helped him face his fears. By the end of the program, Jim had established himself as a vocal and contributing member of the leadership team. He knew his ideas were valuable not because others were telling him so, but because he had built his internal confidence and he came to know his own worth. Go Jim! 

It is my forever honor to do this amazing work with my partners. I am so grateful to be able to help people find peace, find compassion, and find confidence in themselves.


"When asked “what stands out about the entire [Business Mentoring for Professional Coaches] program?” My answer is “All of it” everything was just so good. I got clients and coached them. I made progress and I took risks. I learned how to figure out my target market. I have confidence in what I know now in my heart of hearts are my niches. I learned how to present my values presentation. I learned that as long as I am moving toward my goal, it doesn't matter how small the steps are.

The Life Coaching Sessions: They actually gave me a chance to experience what I'm selling. So, I can really see things from a client perspective.

The Business Mentoring: Perspective was always on time and just what I needed to get me over the hump. When I was like “this is too much”, so much to do all the time, you were there to give me that kick I needed. The things I had concerns about you helped break them down into doable pieces. It was like me having a math problem that I had no idea how to do and you gave me the steps to get to the answer but not the answer. Which I loved, because I like to figure out things. Even if you had given me the answer I would still have asked you how you got there.

The Workshops: Love them! They answered my questions and made me think about some things I needed and didn't know. Also, they gave me the steps I needed to conquer an area in my business.

The Coach / Mentor: I absolutely adore you! If we weren't in a business relationship I could see us hanging out and having a good time. You always made me feel comfortable, never looked at me strange when I was trying to figure out what I was trying to communicate. I feel we always had a mutual respect for each other’s practices. Which felt good. I could totally be myself without any apologies around you. In your own words "You are awesome"!

Guess what? I will pick one thing that stands out most about the program: YOU! You made it all worthwhile. Anyone could have coached me, gave me the workshops. However, I believe because you have been where I am you wanted to make sure I got everything you wished someone had given to you."

-N. Robinson

The key to the program was the lovework and taking the time to complete it. Taking that little time to love yourself and honor yourself and stop the negativity. It's amazing how your entire perspective of everything can shift- personally and professionally. It was truly the key for me making such a huge shift. I realize now that I needed to come into my confidence before I could swipe away [my beliefs about others]. I had to go into myself first, own who I am, be comfortable with who I am. The lovework helped me do that, and being more compassionate, allowing myself to make a mistake, not beat myself up, give myself the space to not be perfect, take the lessons I learned and move forward. I have become more self-aware, trusting of my instincts, tuning into my inner voice, owning myself and feeling comfortable in my own skills. I now go into the room as myself, and face my fears. I feel brave, assertive. I just didn’t see it before, I was looking for applause in other people, but now I don’t need their validation to feel whole. When I stopped seeking it from other people and started giving it to myself -it helped me work through my own insecurities. I stopped comparing myself to others, and began celebrating my own little accomplishments, embracing my own idea of success."


"I would highly recommend Rebecca Cooley! We hired her to coach our speakers for an event, which included general presentation skills and timing. She was great about keeping me informed on their progress and making suggestions about the overall theme of the content to ensure the speakers were heading in the right direction (I was not in the sessions, as they were private between her and the speaker). At the event, the speakers were all amazing and we had a large number of comments on their exceptional speaking ability. So clearly, the coaching worked! In fact, I have already spoken to Rebecca about hiring her for another upcoming speaker event.
-Courtney Edwards

"Through working with Rebecca, I have more clearly defined what I enjoy in life and what I want to get out of life. With that I have developed goals to pursue the things that I truly value. Rebecca then helped me define manageable action steps to get from point A to point B with accountability that helped me break the complicated wishes and desires into tangible steps for which I could take immediate action. The profound take away I had was to sit down and look at different facets of my life to identify my core values. I accomplished this through focus and by becoming more mindful of my feelings and emotions.  During each of our conversations, Rebecca demonstrated a true sense of genuineness. Her no judgment approach encouraged me to dream big. And with big dreams have come new and exciting opportunities.  My confidence has soared and my jovial, fun, and charismatic  personality emerged — I have become more of the me I want to be."

-J. Kenney

"I wanted To let you know that today I got an offer for my dream job and couldn't be happier. Thank you so much for your help because without it I'm sure I wouldn't have gotten close."



"Rebecca is truly objective and best intentioned in bringing out

one's true journey or nature in life."

-Trish Kelly Belock



"Rebecca's coaching is straightforward and illuminating--she can discern one's strengths and weakness and propose just the right regimen to improve one's relationship with oneself and the world in which he or she interacts. I wholeheartedly endorse her work as a life coach."




"You are amazing. I am amazed at your commitment to me. I have to truly say, no one has done so much for me. I am grateful to you."


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Coaching Certification

Certified Professional Coach

Certified Master Coach


Class starts 2020!

  • Master Coaching & Training with Rebecca Cooley

    • Master Certified Coach Rebecca Cooley has offered coaching and training ​for over a fifteen years! She holds an MPA with a focus on strategic leadership, a Certification as a Master Coach, and has over 1500 hours of formal training in strategies to help you break through mindset blocks so you can reach your goals of establishing your coaching practice.

  • Private coaching sessions with Rebecca 

    • Each session with Rebecca​ is a highly transformative experience where she helps you get clear about what you want and how to get there. She asks questions, offers perspective and guidance, holds you accountable, and shares strategies to help you move through any blocks getting between you and your goals. Sessions are 60-minutes and offered in person at her office in Raleigh, NC or by video call.

  • Training and Mentoring Sessions for Coaches with Rebecca

  • Results-focused custom coaching and training for your goals 

    • Each program is catered to your goals. Rebecca is an expert coach able to meet you where you're at ​and craft a program that delivers the solutions and results you seek. 

  • A whole person integrative-solution approach to coaching ​​

    • Each program with Rebecca takes you as a whole person into account. As a Master Coach, Rebecca knows that skill-focused goals for most people may involve building confidence. She knows that most skill building programs have an intrinsic or emotional component. She guides you through a process of discovering the common themes in various areas of your personal and professional life, looking at your whole person, so you can feather out any blocks and achieve the lasting change you seek.

  • Training in proven strategies  

    • ​Master Coach Rebecca Cooley has studied a myriad of disciplines for over 30 years. She has been formally and informally trained for over 1500 hours in various techniques, methods, strategies to help you break through any mindset blocks, learn skill-related strategies, and reach your goals. ​

  • Custom homework to help you reach your goals

    • Using her uniquely attuned ability to get to know her partners, Rebecca can hone in expertly to the underlying themes that may be blocking  you from achieving your goals or hone in on the activities that may be the most helpful to reach your goals. She offers specific personalized group homework that helps you progress quickly. ​

  • An individual assessment of your learning style and personality type to further customize the program for you

    • As a Master Coach, Rebecca knows that each person is unique and has a specific learning style and personality that she needs to know to create the most custom program and custom homework. ​

  • Built in assessments throughout the program to give you and your coach insight into your measured progress 

    • Rebecca is laser focused on your goals throughout the program so that you attain the highest level of progress possible. Rebecca is committed to checking in with you at each session and at milestone sessions to ensure that you are receiving everything you need and receiving the most out of the program. 

  • Accountability and Motivation Coaching to help you stay on track to reaching your goals

    • As your coach, Rebecca is here as an accountability partner to help you reach your goals. Her accountability focus is on empowering you and incorporating motivational strategies throughout your program. 

  • One Live Communication Practice AND Q&A Session per month (video call) 

    • Throughout the program, you may have questions and seek additional time with Rebecca to practice your leadership communication in a group setting. Once a month, Rebecca is available for live group sessions to answer questions from her partners and students. 

  • Access to the private group 

    • The private online group gives you an opportunity for you to stay in touch with Rebecca and a community of like-minded individuals. This is where you can offer support to others, and receive support ​for your progress. You also receive regular inspiration and motivation from Rebecca. 

  • My Gift to You: Virtual CARE Packages from your Coach

    • Each month, you will receive a care package from Rebecca shared only with her people. It will include inspirational video messages, and special gifts for you. 




I offer a guarantee to all of my coaching partners. If after completing all parts of your program, including the completion of the online course and attendance at the Q&A and Half Days, you have not found value from the program, just let me know. I will offer you a money back guarantee. I stand by my service and am confident in the value I offer my Catalyst Partners. 



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STEP 1: Register for your  Program. Click the button below to access our Registration Form to register and share more about you and your goals! If you complete this form outside of open registration dates, please be sure to save the link to the online store or email us if you need it. 

STEP 2: The Course Registration Form will include the payment link to finalize your registration. Once received, you will receive your Welcome Email with information about your upcoming program- so you can get started on achieving your goals and getting the support you need right away!

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