Catherine worked for large and small corporations in Australia, New Zealand and USA in areas of strategic planning, business development, marketing and project management. When interacting with customers, or the teams that she managed, Catherine employed coaching. She coached people at all levels of the corporate world – from employees to senior executive management. Catherine’s approach is to work with the person behind the employee or behind the executive.
This is the focus and the passion of her coaching programs. At home or at work, an employee or an executive, the quality of family life is at the center of the quality of life of each person.
Catherine has an exceptional ability in understanding the underlying subtleties and complexities of her clients’ emotional life. Using this ability, she supports her clients in unveiling, acknowledging and expressing dreams and goals. Clients learn to reach within themselves to identify and overcome obstacles. They start to establish a better life balance and attend to what they always wanted and didn’t dare to.
Catherine supports her clients to sift through the overwhelming issues of daily and professional life and create open reliable relationships with their teens and pre-teens.
Using the structured ways of Parent as Coach Approach©, parents learn to create relationships of encouragement and support, of love and care, mutual responsibility and accountability.
Catherine guides the parents and teenagers at their own pace to learn new skills and tools to help them bring to the surface their own internal resources to parenting and to enhance their own life. With the belief that each relationship within a family is unique from each parent to each child and teen, Catherine structures the coaching sessions based on respect and understanding and provides a customized approach, development and path.
Parents and teenagers will also learn how to extend the new skills to the rest of their life be it private or professional with amazing results.
Catherine’s beliefs and experience are that parents can experience the years of raising teenagers as years of enthusiasm, pleasure, creativity and emotional satisfaction in connecting fully with their teenagers and even with their friends.