MA(Oxon), MAC, MBPsS
Cathy’s style is to work supportively but also to be challenging in the relationships with her clients, to offer honest feedback and to challenge the status quo; to facilitate learning beyond the superficial; and to seek ways forward to produce real and lasting change
Cathy has over 25 years of experience of working as a coach, facilitator, mediator and developer in organisations. She has designed and delivered a wealth of leadership, management, organisational development and executive coaching programmes tailored to meet the individual requirements of the public, private or not-for-profit sector client and has worked with many senior teams and Boards.
A key focus for her is in building the leadership capability of her clients. Highly skilled in developing and empowering individuals, facilitating organisational change and resolving conflict between groups and individuals, she has a strong sense of personal integrity contributing to a model of true partnership working with clients and colleagues.
Cathy has worked with NHS NW running development centres based on peer assessment and she has a new coaching client in the social care sector. She has delivered leadership programmes to senior managers and executive teams within local government and has worked extensively with senior civil servants in the Foreign Office, Department for Work and Pensions, Department for International Development and the Crown Prosecution Service.
Cathy read Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford, and has trained at the Metanoia Institute and the Academy of Executive Coaching, specialising in Gestalt as a model for working with individuals and groups. She is a member of the Association for Coaching and a Principal Member of the Association of Business Psychologists, a member of the Occupational Psychology Division of the British Psychological Society, and is an Accredited Workplace and Commercial Mediator (SPC 2007).