Integrative Career Counseling

  • I offer convenient online career, life and retirement counseling/coaching to clients globally.

    I assist my clients to:

    • successfully navigate career and life transitions 
    • redefine work and profession in "retirement"
    • build the foundations for resilient career paths
    • create and integrate personal, life affirming solutions to stress and burnout

    I invite you to try Integrated Career Counseling - a combination of career and life counseling/coaching from an experiential and existential psychological perspective. An existential counseling perspective focuses on your life, on your unique experiences, your diverse talents and capacities.

    I am committed to supporting, guiding and encouraging you through this personalized process by helping you integrate and leverage your experiences, your evolving skills and what you value deeply to create customized and lasting solutions.

    My aim is to help you continue to move forward in your life with greater awareness, insight and perspective. The results of our work will enable you to combine what is possible with personally meaningful decisions and actions.

    To book an initial 25 minute conversation please contact me at I welcome any questions you may have and I look forward to speaking with you.

    Integrative career counseling focuses on understanding a client’s unique experiences, specific contexts and personal resources, and working collaboratively with them to create and map out meaningful and relevant steps forward.

    Britt-Mari Sykes PhD
    Existential Psychology
    Founder - Integrative Career Counseling


  • Creating Personal Career Stories


    Most of us have been confronted with that all-too-frequent question, “so…what do YOU do”? How often have we felt the pressure or discomfort of having to confidently reply with a well-prepared elevator speech? And yet how does the elevator speech do justice to our personal career stories? They involve our varied experiences, our myriad interests, our developing skills, our professional choices, our desired career paths, even our abandoned ones. How to summarize all that creatively and compellingly? And how indeed will this summary be heard?

The Interview

  • Siobhan Arnott


    Our diverse experiences shape the choice and direction of a career transition. Integrating our personal and work experiences illuminates the unique perspectives we have gained, the skills and capacities we have developed; it helps us to contemplate what might be possible. In this interview, visual artist Siobhan Arnott generously shares the experiential journeys that shaped and motivated her career transition, a transition also filled with personal meaning.


  • Working with Britt-Mari was one of the most powerful and fulfilling personal and career experiences I have had the privilege of going through. Britt Mari has an ability to guide you into your inner world in a manner that enables you to...

    A.Were - Nairobi, Kenya