Juliette Karaman On Being a Mentor


( ENSPIRE She Did That ) Karaman On Helping Others on Their Journey to Self Discovery

ENSPIRE Contributor: Ana Luque

Juliette Karaman is a coach, mentor, writer, and teacher who focuses on relationships, trauma, healing, sex, and intimacy. She has made it her personal mission to help others, especially women, on their journey of self-discovery and improvement. Karaman is also the owner of the website and service, Feel Fully You, where she offers various resources for anyone looking to heal and gain an understanding about who they are. 

Her years of experience, success, and self-discovery have allowed her to provide a safe space for her clients where they can comfortably express themselves and regain confidence in their bodies, psyche, and relationships. Karaman shows commitment to the ENSPIRE mission by being authentically open about her successes and failures and how they have inspired her mission to help others heal and learn about themselves. She has expressed that the best part of her job is seeing her clients thrive. 

Karaman spoke with ENSPIRE about her experiences and journey as a successful entrepreneur and coach. 

Could you tell us more about your journey as a coach?

I have always helped others in my life and have been very interested in psychology. When two of my four children were diagnosed with dyslexia, I delved much deeper into psychology and became a SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator). I taught boys between the ages of 8 and 12 who had learning and developmental difficulties such as autism, ADHD, dyslexia, and Tourette’s.

I started my coaching program for myself, to learn about myself and how certain behaviors had been holding me back. During the coaching program, I realized that I loved helping others through coaching, and a lot of sexual trauma that had been dormant became apparent. This drove me to dive deeply into this in order to help others too. Now, I lead my own coaching program that teaches coaches and therapists a way to help their clients move through trauma and achieve goals rapidly.

What inspires you to continue helping others on their journey?

When I finish a call, whether it be coaching, mentoring, or a hypnotherapy session, the feeling of having helped someone get a bit closer to their goal is incredible.

The processes I take my clients through rapidly release and rewire fear and stuckness. My clients become more confident and more in touch with themselves and their bodies.

What’s the hardest part about your job and why?

The hardest part is hearing the stories of what certain clients have gone through. Helping them through massive trauma without allowing it to affect me is challenging. I have to make sure that I release all of that and engage in daily practices to ensure I do not bring any energy with me from one client to another.”

Establishing boundaries with clients texting or voxering (using the Voxer app) me outside of office hours with urgent matters was quite tough at first to adhere to, but now it is something I am very strict about.

What’s the most rewarding part of your job and why?

The most rewarding part is seeing my clients thriving in their lives, loving who they are, and how they ‌help others.

I love that I helped two couples on the brink of divorce become so close and intimate with themselves and each other again that they went on another honeymoon.

What advice would you give to new entrepreneurs/coaches?

When you first start out, you just want to help others and may not necessarily think about boundaries or contracts. Make a list of the things you are a hard “No” to and what you stand for. Do you want to give refunds, and if so, for how long? Do you want to offer payment plans? How are you going to track them? 

This could be a CRM or simple Google Sheets. You do not necessarily need a website, but you need a method to take payment and terms and conditions. Even a simple box that clients tick to indicate their agreement is sufficient.

Remember why you got into this and what lights you up! It’s so easy to compare yourself to others. Be yourself, and you will attract clients who resonate with who you are!

Karaman offers courses, coaching, mentorships, and other experiences to help women better their relationship with themselves, on her website, FeelFullyYou. For more information, you can visit her Facebook and her Instagram @juliettekaraman.


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