• Europe

Coaching Style

Johanna is a Coaching Psychologist who is passionate about facilitating positive change in individuals, teams and organizations. Johanna has 24 years experience consulting and coaching in a range of organizations.  She has worked within the private and public sector and on both a national and international level.  Her consulting services extend beyond coaching to include Talent Management, Leadership Development, Psychological Assessment and the Management of Diversity & Inclusion.  Johanna provides both 1:1 leadership and team coaching for clients and also specialist diversity services in maternity coaching and coaching abrasive leaders.

Special Interests

Johanna has a special interest and professional passion for diversity and inclusion.  She has co-authored multiple books, toolkits and papers in the area.  She is also a strong advocate for the power of coaching in the workplace – she is a Director of the Association for Coaching, a not for profit member-led organization, that promotes excellence and ethics in coaching.

Johanna works with her clients in a number of ways. Her specialities include:

  • One to one leadership coaching at a senior level
  • Transition or career coaching
  • Team coaching, working with both the leader and their team
  • Coaching skills development for managers
  • Diversity coaching
  • Parental coaching.

Training & Qualifications

Johanna is a Registered Psychologist with the Psychological Society of Ireland and an Accredited Coach with the Association for Coaching.  Her qualifications include a Professional Development Certificate in Executive Coaching with the Institute of Coaching and Consulting Psychology, University of Sydney, a MSc in Occupational Psychology and a BSc in Psychology.  Johanna is qualified to use a range of personality and values profiling tools and will also utilise 360˚feedback processes as appropriate.

Current Clients

Johanna’s client list includes Arthur Cox, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, SaraLee International, Diageo and Deloitte.


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