The Importance of Emotional Intelligence
Counseling and coaching for emotional intelligence helps you understand and manage your own feelings, and connect with those of others — allowing Love, Happiness, and Success to flow in every part of your life.
Emotional intelligence is the heart of personal growth, healthy relationships, and satisfying careers. If you want to have it all, investing in your emotional intelligence is the way to get it.
People high in emotional intelligence (or EI) have insight into themselves and know how to manage their feelings in healthy ways. This leads to higher self-esteem, more confidence, increased motivation, and reduced stress.
Learning how to cultivate emotional wellness from within helps you experience the lightness and joy you deserve.
Deep connections with the people we love are at the heart of a life well-lived. Understanding your own feelings, as well as having empathy for others, allows your relationships to thrive.
This level of emotional wellness leads to easy communication, kindness, generosity, productive problem solving, and authentic intimacy — the foundation of healthy relationships.
If you want stronger connections, investing in EI is the way to build them.
Success at Work
Emotional intelligence helps you to manage stress, stay motivated, learn new things, and persevere through obstacles.
Healthy work relationships are essential to your career success, and they require a high level of EI.
Emotionally intelligent leaders create empathetic, respectful workplaces where effective communication, creativity, and innovation flourish.
Learn more about EI at work.
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What is EI?
There are four components of EI:
1. Understanding your feelings,
2. Managing your feelings effectively,
3. Understanding the hearts & minds of others, and
4. Using that insight to build positive, healthy relationships.
EI skills impact every aspect of life and are essential to love, happiness and success.
Most of us believe we have much higher EI than others perceive.
Working with a professional through formal EI assessments, couples counseling and coaching, or individual EI coaching uncovers your blind spots and helps you discover new opportunities to grow.
Expert EI Coaching
The expert EI coaches at Growing Self are different: As individual therapists and marriage and family therapists, we understand the psychology of emotional intelligence, as well as evidence-based ways to build EI.
We offer a deeper experience that helps you understand yourself and the people you love the most, cultivate true emotional strength and resilience and build strong, positive relationships in every area of your life.
Meet a Few of Our Emotional Intelligence Coaches
Dr. Georgiana S.
Honest, Direct & Focused
Meet Dr. Georgiana: an expert multilingual Marriage and Family Therapist, Emotional Intelligence Coach, Dating Coach and Life Coach who will empathically tell you what you need to hear rather than what you want to hear. Whether your preferred language is English, Spanish, or French, her results-oriented approach to coaching will move you forward.
Nurturing Healthy Families & Happy Relationships
Meet Georgi: a warm, compassionate, Arkansas-based marriage counselor, individual therapist, and family therapist who creates a safe and supportive space for you to find meaning in your struggles, realize your self-worth, and cultivate healthy connections with the most important people in your life.
Supporting Your Growth With Care
Meet Kara: a couples counselor, life coach, and individual therapist who creates an accepting and supportive environment for you to work on your personal life and relationships. She uses emotionally focused, systemic and evidence-based approaches to help deepen your understanding of yourself, increase your emotional connections, and create lasting change.
Warm, Affirming, and Positive Growth Work
In her work as a couples counselor, and life coach, Lauren uses a loving and collaborative approach to help you connect with your strengths, enhance your emotional well-being, and develop healthy, enriching connections with the most important people in your life.
A Partner in Growth for Individuals & Couples
Meet Silas: a couples counselor, therapist, and life coach with an easy-going, humorous, and down-to-earth style that makes personal growth work both enjoyable and effective. His tireless support, encouragement, and expertise help you stay motivated to make real and lasting change in yourself and your relationships.
International Love, Life, & Career Coach
Meet Tania: a relationship coach, career coach, dating coach, and executive coach with a unique blend of experience, education, and training, and a nuanced cross-cultural perspective. As a relationship expert and a career expert, Tania can help you build passionate and fulfilling relationships while thriving in your professional life.
What Our Clients Say
“It has been very helpful to talk with someone that is not biased and has an educated and fresh perspective on my situation. I have liked that Kathleen has given me some homework and reading material to compliment our sessions.”
“Everything has been great! We are going at my pace and Markie is an excellent guide.”
“My work with Markie has been worth every penny. She’s helped me learn how to shift my thinking, set healthier boundaries, and also be more open to new possibilities. It’s definitely exceeded my expectations!”
“I have difficulty expressing my emotions and she really kept me honest about do so, and searching deeper for what I am feeling.”
“Elizabeth was warm and friendly and immediately made me feel comfortable talking with her.”
“Hunter is amazing and makes me feel human. He laughs with me and talks to me like I’m a person who matters. He makes me feel like he genuinely cares, and I don’t feel like I’m talking to a robot with no emotions. I really like that we’re just two humans talking, but he has the knowledge and skills to help me grow and excel.”
“The most helpful parts to me is having us to speak directly to each other. It’s a comfort to do this with a counselor present to help me express what I wasn’t able to prior.”
“Markie is genuine, easy to talk to but at the same time delivers with clarity. She is able to pinpoint particular behaviors you may exhibit in a way that you can easily understand, but also with respect and without judgment.”
“She is an excellent listener and knows how to inspire people to evaluate their thoughts and behaviors.”
“Markie takes the time to really get to know your background first and makes insights into the patterns and values that have brought you to this point. After that, the client is free to choose a focus for each meeting. Markie is a calm and understanding positive presence whose dedication to helping her clients is obvious from the first meeting.”
“Markie is a very good listener and provides great knowledge and material to explain relationship issues and behavioral characteristics. She is very empathetic and helpful in explaining relationship dynamics.”
“Lisa seemed to understand our unique situation and highly capable of helping us.”
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