I am a career and leadership coach with over 20 years of professional experience. My experience spans multiple sectors and work environments including law, education, government, non-profit, consulting, and business.
I use a solutions focused coaching approach, which emphasizes strengths, generates a sense of personal competence, and leads to practical results. My aim is to focus on how clients can best leverage their strengths to bring about positive and lasting change. Read client testimonials here.
My background is in law and counselling psychology, with specialized training in Solutions Focused Coaching and Executive Coaching. I am certified to administer the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®, a psychological instrument that supports individual growth and team development. I am a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and the Canadian Positive Psychology Association. I have the designation of Professional Certified Coach (PCC), granted by the ICF to coaches who have completed over 750 hours of individual coaching (currently I have over 1500 hours). I am also an affiliated leadership coach with Vision Coaching.
Previous senior leadership roles include the Assistant Dean, Career Services at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, and Principal Consultant at PSTG Consulting in the Human Resource Practice Group, as well as various senior roles with the Ontario Public Service.
My coaching and facilitation has been influenced by many years of yoga practice and teaching. I take a highly collaborative approach to all of my client engagements and encourage open and straightforward communication, reflective learning, and mutual respect.
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