It was such a pleasure working with Patti for professional coaching over the last six months. I didn’t know what to expect from coaching, as this was my first experience. Heading into it, I knew I wanted to gain skills that could up my professional game and better equip me as a leader in the workplace. Patti helped me achieve that and so much more. Patti is an excellent listener; her ability to hear what I’m saying and thoughtfully respond with helpful feedback is fantastic. Patti consistently provided insight that shifted my perspective. I was able to apply the ideas and tools that we developed together during the sessions to my work and home life. This resulted in better working relationships with my colleagues and even a healthier balance at home. Patti is a talented professional who provides genuine and thoughtful coaching at the direction and pace of her client. I highly recommend Patti to anyone seeking a professional coach.
It is impossible to walk away from a discussion with Patricia Risch without feeling enriched. The long-term, positive and sustainable changes help her clients to move forward. Her professional background, experience, compassion and continuous expansion of her skills make her an invaluable resource for those seeking a clear, positive and at times, alternate path.
Patti has an intuitive, flexible and individualized approach to coaching that drives concrete results in a short amount of time. Patti as a coach truly drives changes that are sustainable. She enables a process of in-depth understanding of oneself and then co-creates action plans to drive transformational shifts in people’s lives. Working with Patti is a wonderful individualized journey to undertake with many fascinating stepping stones which energize and renew us as we continuously move forward.
During all the years I have known Patricia, I feel very fortunate to have worked with such a professional, compassionate and caring educator. ln every capacity, Patricia demonstrates a high level of professionalism combined with strong inter-personal skills, which greatly facilitates her work with children and adults.
Patti is caring, reliable and committed. She is balanced and mature with a generously warm perspective of life and the world around her. Her personal stability is evident in her constant positive attitude to her work and the people around her.
Patti is an excellent listener, explores deeper into the topic and is clear in her questioning. Her presence is strong while coaching and the atmosphere and trust that she can build quickly with the client are remarkable.
Patti’s reputation is founded on her professionalism and her remarkable ability to guide individuals and small groups through a number of personal issues and concerns. She is a fine educator, a professional coach and personifies kindness and integrity.
Patti guided me to recreate my life, to set goals and to find a new beginning on a new path. I have a clearer and greater vision of my strengths and how I can use them to serve myself in positive ways and ultimately to be able to serve others. She has supported me to find balance in my life. I feel empowered and much stronger. Patti brings presence and trust to the coaching relationship. She clearly tapped-in on my strengths and my potential. I now believe in myself and my vision. This journey brings great joy to my life.
Patti is one of the most highly committed, ethical, and passionate coaches I know. She honors quality coaching and brings a high degree of personal integrity to both her coaching and her relationships to others. As a coach, Patti brings a very empathetic and nurturing presence to the clients, which helps clients to open themselves and to move forward.
Patti has a gift for providing strong support and partnership throughout the sessions. She consistently and skillfully followed her client’s direction. Patti demonstrated a true talent for listening below the surface and brought ideas to light for possible exploration with her client.
Patricia Risch has an almost uncanny instinct for recognizing, understanding, and interpreting the moods, dispositions, and feelings of any person with whom she interacts. She has developed a finely attuned sense of school culture and ethos, a gift which she is able to put to excellent use in advising principals and other leadership team members, especially in crisis situations. Her own ongoing work and professional development in the field of transformational and interpersonal coaching both with adults and adolescents reflects this unusual strength of hers. Her own studies and experience have validated her approach, but her integrity of character, conviction, and ethics represent the true core of her professionalism.
Patricia Risch was always positive in her demeanor and proved that she was able to establish strong relationships with the many students and adults that she had to deal with. This happened because of her strong EQ abilities, and most importantly because of her warm, compassionate and caring approach when working with people.