Coaching and facilitation online and in person
A session usually runs for about an hour and a half, and we can meet in person or online via videoconferencing-systems such as Skype or Zoom.
Some clients come with a clear goal in mind, others have a wider area of problems which we then focus on. All are welcome, and if you would like to have an initial free-of-charge conversation about your specific issue, please feel free to contact me.
My rate for private coaching and facilitation sessions is 1000 Danish kroner (135 euro) per hour. If you would like to book me for sessions in your company, get in touch and we will discuss the best setup.
I look forward to hearing from you!
"I have not learned so much and so quickly as I did while working with Ernest Holm Svendsen. Simply put Ernest takes it to the next level."
Joan M. Schmidt
Corporate Vice President
"To know and explore with Ernest was an amazing journey of gaining clarity and peace of mind."
Mental Health Worker
Florida Chapter, USA
Here are some testimonials about my coaching and facilitations
With his endless compassion, kindness, friendship and love Ernest encourages and inspires into authenticity and vulnerability, helping me see and believe that everything can be met with love and understanding. Ernest has a very skilled way of following the mind. Truth and kindness is how I would describe him. I strongly recommend him.
Elin Rosenblad, Sweden
I love how Ernest goes with the flow of what comes up and follows his intuition as he does the work.
Ernest facilitating the Work is incredibly focussed, deep and clear. Through the jungle of thougts he manages to keep the overview and tracks down the painful treasures hiding underneath, welcoming everything that comes up. This feels so safe, loving and supported. Absolutely inspiring and freeing the mind!
Sabine Rastschen, The Netherlands
Ernest's skillful and kind ability to work with people at any level of experience is a wonderful example of unconditional love.
Jenna Pool, USA
Ernest is a prime example of living the process, experiencing it and letting it live in a flow. There is an intrinsic freedom in a facilitation that embodies a high level of empathy while holding Inquiry. It is a relief for my body and energetic being.
Ernest is a very competent and fluent facilitator, who lets the work unfold in a very patient and powerful space. I can highly recommend to spend some time with him, if you get the chance.
My meeting with you stands for me as one of the most important milestones in my life.
During our sessions, with great humour and clarity, you challenged my thought patterns and gave me a refreshingly new perspective on my life. I have received great inspiration and a series of tools to stay in – and enjoy – the present moment just as it is, and not the way I think it ought to be. It is not only I who have benefitted from this change – my family has clearly noted a positive difference also.
Mette Huuse, Denmark
I know many facilitators but Ernest is special. His easyness in doing the work and going deep, is a very unique quality.
I love the gentle, caring and empathetic way you support the process.
Charlotte Jolak, Denmark
I love these sessions with Ernest. He is such a smart and warm guy. I highly recommend you to work with him whenever possible.
Mohammed Irfan, Iraq - Kurdstan
Just, thank you holding that facilitation! I'm so grateful!
Cecilia Balschmidt, Denmark
I have been working with Ernest for years now and he has a very practical way of explaining how the mind works. He is an amazing facilitator and has a depth and an integrity that I admire.
Andrea Cruz, Mexico
Ernest’s in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of inquiry underpins his objective, no-fuss and effective approach. I have had private sessions with him and have also attended his courses. For me working with Ernest is like going on a journey towards the personal freedom, courage and mental clarity that are essential to a full and unrestricted experience of life.
Pedro da Silva, Portugal
I love Ernest's fluid presence in facilitating - and his willingness to hear feedback. What a great example for me!
During a difficult period in my working life, it was life-giving and very constructive to have coaching conversations with you. Your ability to listen to and curiously examine my story and the situation and context I found myself in, gave me back my clarity, foothold and faith in the future. In particular, I had great benefit from gaining a greater understanding of where my own boundaries go and how important it is to stand by them and my integrity in pressured situations, while also having got simple and usable tools to handle difficult situations in the future.
You're great at building people up again and giving them a new inspirational story and I highly recommend everyone to have coaching sessions with you.
Thank you, Ernest!
Ulrik Gudiksen, Denmark
Ernest was wonderful! His work was simple, powerful, and effortless.
A wonderfully engaging session!
Ciara, Nothern Ireland
Ernest has literally walked me through some of the most difficult insights and decisions in my career and personal life with clarity and compassion.
Mette Munk, Denmark
After several sessions with Ernest, where it became clear to me what is my business and what is other people's business - and that it's a lot easier to put on your own shoes than trying to tarmac the whole world - I can now show up at work full of trust in myself.
Helle Skovgaard, Denmark
Ernest has an intuitive, empathic approach to doing the Work, thus enabling his clients to gain a deep understanding of the concerns they want to investigate, bringing about insights that help to live life fuller and more authentically.
These sessions showed me how The Work can be creative and powerful when we are really connected to our clients and true to our intuition. Ernest is a great teacher, so free in his facilitation.
Helga Birgisdóttir, Iceland
Ernest brings his heart to facilitation - it is wonderful!
Celia Chapman, USA
Thank you for the opportunity to experience The Work in action in such a compassionate way.
Supposedly I came to you to find strength for my wrestling match with my working life. I did get that – but that turned out to be the least of it. Things have changed into something wondrous – it's fun to be alive. Liberating and enriching to meet a fellow being who stays awake and clear in the midst of the delusions of the world. Thank you for being available!
Hans Smith, Denmark
Ernest works with such compassion enabling the client to find and bring the thorn out into the light where it can be dissolved in the light of awareness.
Cecilia Hollick, UK
Ernest is a compassionate, professional, kind listener, able to wade thorough the mental noise of my stories and gently ask: Is it true?
I perceive working with Ernest as a blessing. He is a gentle, caring guide. Using the four questions and the turnarounds he helped me see beyond the thought-created illusions and see myself and others differently. I found freedom from the influence of distorted personal thinking and the awareness that when I step back and inquire, the thought created-illusion dissolves.
To know and explore with Ernest was a journey from misunderstandings and beliefs to clarity and peace of mind.
If you want to start the journey from suffering and misunderstanding how the mind works to peace of mind and freedom from distorted personal thinking, I highly recommend Ernest.
Enrique Roman, USA
I felt like I was in good hands which allowed me to trust the process. As a result, I got to dig into a situation around a recurrent trigger that allowed me to come full circle with my thoughts and feelings around it, get to clarity and self-compassion.
Ernest is clearly a master of his craft. An invaluable experience!
Aysin Karaduman, France
I was amazed with how quickly Ernest could build so much trust.
I have worked with Ernest as part of my personal development process as a manager. I was expending too much energy on certain situations and problems. We discussed these issues in a string of conversations. Ernest used his tremendous insight and knowledge about people to offer perspectives and point out new options to me. The result is, that many things, which I used to find difficult, now seem simple and straightforward. This has released a lot of energy and made my work life much easier.
Ernest is insightful and wise, but also a warm and a pleasant person, which it is a pleasure to work with in every way. I can recommend him without any hesitation!
Thomas Angelius, Denmark
A very rich experience. Thank you for this sharing of both The Work and of how your map of reality is brought into your personal way of facilitating. I am learning so much.
Victoria Drew, England
When you are mixed up with pain and confusion in your mind, Ernest is the right person to help you. His way of facilitating is kind, gentle and curious, and he has a fabulous ability to put himself in one's place. It's extremely powerful.
Morten W. Andersen, Denmark
Ernest is very professional and kind with a good portion of humor.
It was an amazing journey into myself, into being human. I went through a range of emotions - from fear, uncertainty, frustration to freedom, peace and trust. Trust of the universe and ease of everything OK. I can relax now.
Ernest is facilitating the inquiry with so much respect and feeling for the present moment, that I feel perfectly safe as a client. Just by witnessing him working with another client, I can feel a relief of my present tension and belief system. Thank You so much!
Antje Buerger, The Netherlands
Ernest is a very skilled facilitator and brings a depth of understanding into a very clear and precise articulation of the process of inquiry.
Lisa Sharp, USA
I love Ernest's facilitations - he facilitates The Work with such fluid wisdom and caring!
Ernest made me feel we are all in this together and that there are no right answers and somehow everything will work out just fine!
Evelyn Dueck, USA
Ernest is a very gentle, kind and probing facilitator. He is patient and will stick with you to get where you want to go in Inquiry. He is a trusted companion along the way.
Lisa Macy, USA
Ernest is an excellent facilitator, creating a safe and empathic holding environment that allows his clients to gain very powerful insights.
Benedikte Q. Sarroe, Denmark
Ernest is gifted with a lasersharp mind and a big heart. He leads people to peace. I’ve seen it and I’ve felt it. I trust him. You can too.
Kitt Tvile, Denmark
It is so amazing to watch Ernest in action. His patience, insight, and skills are astounding.
Lynn Willkinson, USA
What a privilege, to have the possibility to participate a session with Ernest. His way to facilitate is so compassionate, so warm and accepting. Love in action!
Ragna Rosengren, Sweden
Ernest Holm Svendsen is a master of the Work of Byron Katie. He has taken Katie's questions and turnarounds and created his own approaches and skill sets. If you love the Work, follow him as well as Katie.
Ted Simms, Canada
Over the past nine years I have been afflicted with a phobia of bridges. I had panic attacks every time I was going to drive a car across a bridge. But after just three sessions with Ernest, now I can cross bridges again!
Ernest quickly identified a specific incident that had caused this phobic state, a state of sweaty palms, white knuckles that desperately clenched the steering wheel, quivering lips, a sense of being caught inside a diving bell, sweat on the forehead, shivers, shaky legs and restless nights before I had to cross a bridge. In a very accessible way, Ernest kept explaining what had happened, what was happening and what was about to happen while he led me through a process that has completely removed the problem.
I can strongly recommend Ernest in any work related to fear or phobic disorders.
Michael Rønne, Denmark
If you have tried doing The Work of Byron Katie as a way to make yourself a better human and you felt the method did not live up to its hype, Ernest shows you how to do The Work as a meditation ... for peace, for clarity and the beauty and reality of being human. No need to be better. Just be.
Kate Major, Canada
Working with you has been an incredibly warm, safe and extremely stimulating focal point in my life. With your thoroughness, calmness and overview you manage to connect all aspects of body, mind and thoughts. To unravel all the knots of pain and arrange the threads in a simple and flexible way. The biology of my body has changed, my emotions are recognizable and most important of all – I now have peace of mind!
Thank you Ernest for your amazing way of simply being you!
Lilli Bermann, Denmark
Ernest is pragmatic and full of wisdom, sharing insights freely with a smile and deep honesty.
Michael Kilpper, Germany
Ernest is such a gifted facilitator, workshop instructor and communicator. He has helped me transform pain that has held me back for years and that I'm now free of. What a gift! Thank you Ernest!
Anette Birkman, Denmark