About Me

Lakisha R. Austin,


also known as Coach LA! 

Coach LA has over 20 years of experience helping people reach their full potential. She earned both a master's degree in business and clinical social work. She has acquired her license in clinical social work, and certificates in Urban Leadership, life, and business coaching! 


There is no outside force that can affect your life unless you give that force power with your thoughts.

The greatest power is within you.


I met Lakisha nearly two years ago, in 2017. I was in search of a counselor, who could help me resolve deep anxiety issues, which I had struggled with for years.  That year marked a time when I desired to move forward in life and felt I needed help to resolve the anxiety that had hindered me from doing so much. As I scanned through images and bios of counselors on a popular website, I was focused on certain qualities in a counselor. I found Lakisha’s profile and ultimately contacted her. In meeting Lakisha, I recognized that she was honest, a great listener, and truly wanted to help me. She offered concrete counsel and tangible ways to overcome anxiety. It marveled me that week after week, she did not jot down notes as we spoke. However, she was able to recall significant details of things I had shared in our sessions. As time went on, she was able to help me find the root causes of the anxiety (something I deeply desired to understand). She helped me make connections between thoughts/experiences and my behavior. Also, I learned how to identify problems and to use effective strategies to problem solve. As a result, I learned not to run away from anxiety but to tackle/confront it. One of the ways we accomplished this was to counteract negative thoughts with positive affirmations. These strategies ultimately helped to reprogram negative thinking and gave me more peace of mind.                                                                                                                                                           -Sandra

Disclaimer- Names and photos have been changed to protect the client's identity


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Are you a People Pleaser?

Are you Ready to #betonself?

Next Sessions start January 2023

From My Blog

R.O.C. Your Life

Personal Development & Therapeutic Coaching




Self Reflection

Mirror Up

Be Honest- Take Inventory of your Energy Drainers

Develop Self Care Plan

Plan to address at least 3-to 5 of your identified Energy Drainers

Enlist Accountability Partner

A friend, a co-worker, Life Coach /Therapist) to share your self-plan with.

Need Help?

Interested in Life Coaching, looking for a therapist, book your session with Coach LA  today! 

Benefits of Coaching:

The benefits you will gain from coaching include:

👊Clarity about what you want, why you want it and how you can get it.

👊Explore and evaluate all possible options available.

👊Bridging the gap between where you are now and where you want to be.

👊Dedicated time, support, encouragement and motivation.

👊Strategies and techniques which facilitate you to reach your goal faster.

👍Remember Life Coaching is an investment in yourself and it will benefit your entire life.

👊Overcome obstacles, low confidence, and insecurities.

If you have any questions please email me, or if you would like to book your coaching sessions and start moving call (617) 936-7821

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