Our Services

Are you A Military Veteran?

We specialize in coaching veterans who experience Post Traumatic Stress.

Are You Feeling Stuck?

We specialize in coaching people from all walks of life who are feeling stuck in their journey.

Are You Married or Plan to Marry?

We specialize in coaching engaged and married couples seeking wisdom and guidance.

Are You an Executive or Business?

We specialize in coaching business professionals, providing the relational tools needed to succeed in the workplace.

Are You Experiencing a Crisis?

We specialize in coaching individuals, couples and families through crisis situations. If you are feeling suicidal, please call 1-800-273-8255.


We post relevant content on our blog to help you find meaning along your journey. We use this platform to write and speak about various vital life issues.

Our Story

Our Story

Coaching: Life Matters is a registered 501(c)(3) educational non-profit organization committed to removing barriers to healthy relationships. Terry S. Smith currently serves as the Founder and President of Coaching: Life Matters. His own life experiences led him into the life-coaching field where he and his team specialize in offering services for individuals, couples, veterans and executives who feel stuck in their journey.

Terry’s personal quest for answers and his desire to help others led him to a Masters in Counseling, a Masters of Theology, and a Doctorate in Personality, Religion, and Culture from Boston University. Terry served ten years teaching and counseling on the University campus, ten years counseling and teaching in metropolitan Boston, and five years directing a counseling center. Terry also worked at Harding University and the University of Memphis.

Terry lives in Nashville, Tennessee and has been married to Charlotte Burkett Smith since 1965. In August of 2015, they celebrated 50 years of marriage. Together, they have four daughters and twelve grandchildren, and provide premarital and marital enrichment coaching for couples seeking to overcome and grow through the obstacles that commonly occur within marriage.


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