My Experience and Qualifications
My 15 year career in Human Resources has enabled me to focus on connecting people to their dream job roles and asking brilliant questions. As an in-house recruiter I have worked closely to define job roles, creating bespoke selection processes, and interviewed hundreds of creative professionals. I’ve also supported people exiting job roles during organisation change and restructures.
During my career I’ve gained a deep understanding of the creative industry and what makes people tick, bringing a wealth of experience that I regularly drawn upon during my coaching. I worked for 11 years at a global print and digital media company, and now work at herbal wellbeing company that is deeply creative, challenging and inspiring, and has a close fit to my personal values of doing business for good.
During my day job I have always managed to mould and make space for creative moments in my day, taking my job role beyond my job description and enabling me to demonstrate my personal drive and focus on guiding my own self development. I am featured in Beth Kempton’s brilliant first book Freedom Seeker, about my creative moments I made for myself whilst working in media.
I reignited my personal creativity and started my own journey towards discovering me again following a life changing travelling experience in 2011 and starting a creative blog. I re-ignited part of me that I’d left behind for many years, and with my own personal coaching approach and methods, I have followed a path that has led me to what I do today with my creativity and create the portfolio career I always wanted for myself.
MY QUALIFICATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
I'm a qualified business and life coach and an NLP Master Practitioner, gaining my qualifications at the award winning UK College of Personal Development. I use my coach and NLP training alongside my deep personal experience to coach energetically to bring about change.
I feel it’s important to join communities, meet industry standards, ensure best practice and ethical approaches in the work that I do. I am a member of the Association for Coaching (AOC), a professional member of the Association for Neuro Linguistic Programming (ANLP), member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (Assoc. CIPD). These memberships have stemmed from the qualifications I have achieved:
Diploma in Business and Life Coaching, UKCPD, in addition to the coaching hours - to become a Member of the Association for Coaching
NLP Master Practitioner, UKCPD, to become a professional member of the Association for Neuro Linguistic Programming
Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resources Management, University of the West of England, to become an Associate Member of the CIPD
Level A Certificate of Competence in Occupational Testing, Quest Partnership, British Psychological Society
Level B Intermediate Certificate of Competence in Occupational Testing, Quest Partnership, British Psychological Society
coaching with me
Discover more about how I coach, the methods I use and how we can connect in a coaching relationship.
I have created a few different ways that we can connect in your coaching journey from one-off sessions to a season long coaching option.
My coaching practice is shaped around the seasons as a framework, find out what season you are in.