ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring (Clean Language)
As an experienced accredited coach and NLP Practitioner, Claire is passionate about enabling people to be their best and achieve their full potential. Creating a safe space for clients to share their experiences and challenges and enabling them to find the answers. She uses a strengths-based approach empowering clients to create their own personalised strategies.
Level 7 Diploma in Executive Coaching and Mentoring
David is a qualified executive coach, and he had a long career in secondary teaching and subsequently in teacher training and school improvement.
David has coached with Genius Within for three years. He has his own coaching business and has coached teachers and other professionals, and he delivers academic coaching to younger students.
David has had a long experience of supporting neurodivergent students through his teaching and he has enhanced these skills and awareness through his coach training and subsequent CPD. His approach is caring and empathetic and he aims to provide his clients with a balance of support and challenge.
MA in Social Work, PhD in Social Work and MSc in Social Research Methods
Gemma takes a strength based and person-centred approach to coaching. With expertise in neurodiversity and emotional wellbeing Gemma draws upon evidence-informed approaches including trauma informed practice and theories of change.
With a sensitive and creative style, Gemma also bringing humour and lightness to coaching sessions. Clients may leave feeling calmer and more clear thinking about how to progress with their goals.
Gemma has a background in social work and academia. Previous roles include lecturer, researcher, social worker, and substance misuse practitioner.
Gudrun is passionate about helping clients finding their own unique ways to overcome challenges and achieve their full potential. She has worked with a diverse range of clients, both on an individual basis as well as in groups. She loves Clean Language because the deep respect it affords clients and for the amazing solutions they come up with when they are enabled to.
Gudrun’s calm approach to coaching and her sense of humour make it easy to work with her and relax into the sessions.
Helen is a skilled and compassionate coach, coach supervisor and occupational therapist whose work is grounded in academic rigour and experience from working with a diverse range of clients. She has a deep curiosity and intuition about people and believes that a client’s narrative is the best way of getting to know them; where they are in the context of their lives and where they might be thinking about going.
ILM Level 7 Executive Coaching
Helen is an experienced qualified coach supporting clients to see their potential and reach it. She has been enthusiastically working with neurodivergent clients in a wide range of employment settings with Genius Within since 2016.
She is passionate about professional development and personal achievement and has a real interest in difference and diversity. From a coaching perspective Helen is keen to develop ways of working which are client led and fit with their needs, focusing on strengths and using active reflective practice.
PhD in the Social Psychological Process of Role Transition (Making Change) and Emotionally Intelligent Support and MSc in Public Policy
Helen is an ICF credentialised coach to PCC level with 10 years coaching experience and an extensive background in coaching neurodiversity. She also has a Diploma in Integrated Energy Techniques (tapping and NLP) and offers ICF coach training for coaches, leaders, and change-makers.
Helen coaches by finding the hidden blocks to getting exactly where you want to be. She goes deep, but also focuses on making things lighter for you, creating more ease and enjoyment in what you are doing.
Previously, Helen was both a Barrister and a Research Consultant and she has a PhD in Criminology and Social Psychology.
Jill is an experienced coach, working adults across a range of sectors, occupations, and experience levels. She is an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) with the ICF, a Level 6 Counsellor and a Mental Health First Aider; and is currently studying for her Advanced Psychotherapy Diploma.
Prior to moving into full-time coaching and counselling, Jill spent twenty years as a commercial interior designer with roles in the UK and Australia, and more recently running her own residential design business.
As a coach, Jill is patient, empathetic, and attuned to her clients’ needs and concerns. She is observant and detail-oriented and uses these skills to tailor her coaching approach to each individual’s unique circumstances. Above all, Jill values integrity and ethical practice, and always strives to provide the highest quality coaching services to her clients.
Client coaching objectives include self-awareness & personal development, confidence, social and professional relationships, health and wellbeing, work-life balance, neurodiversity, and mental health.