Claire discovered a lot about herself on the journey she took with her neurodivergent son and received her own dyslexia diagnosis later in life. She has learned to truly value and play to her strengths and, as such, is passionate about supporting neurodifferences in the workplace.
Claire values whole-person and strengths-based coaching approaches to help her clients achieve their full potential. She facilitates space for her clients to reflect, discovers new perspectives, develops strategies, builds confidence and create new opportunities. Claire has a calm, empathetic, and reflective coaching style and uses various coaching tools that complement her clients’ learning styles and development needs.
Prior to setting up her private coaching practice, Claire gained extensive experience in leadership and management roles within large and complex organisations, where coaching became core to her leadership style.
MSc in Human Resources Development
Claudine is an accredited executive coach, who is passionate about supporting people to operate at their best, and enjoys partnering with her clients to stimulate those “eureka moments,” where they reflect, generate insight, and are mobilised into action with enthusiasm.
Claudine thrives on creating a safe space for clients to be comfortable and transparent, where they can work through any challenges, grasp their attention, or capitalise on a change or opportunity. She strongly believes that people are “response-able”, whole, and creative, so she regularly partners with clients to support them in leveraging their strengths, unraveling any limiting beliefs, as well as “holding up” and simplifying their options, resources, and possibilities. Claudine uses a range of coaching styles and methodologies with clients based on their needs, goals, and preferences.
As a result, clients find her warm, authentic, supportive, encouraging, open, frank, and highly skilled in her area of expertise.
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.
BSc, MSc, MBPsS
Gizem is a highly motivated associate psychologist/coach who has been working in this field for 9 years. She has vast experience working in different settings with clients and teams from different backgrounds. Working in a variety of environments has enabled her to communicate with range of different clients.
DL, MEd, PGCE (PCET), FInstLM, MAC, MBPsS, FCIPD, TAP.mdip, FCMI, CMgr, ChMC
Gwyn is professional Executive Coach & Coach Supervisor. He has considerable experience in Executive & Leadership Coaching in support of enhancing individual, team and organisational performance as well as being a practicing leadership trainer, mentor and management consultant.
He is passionate about people and believes that valuing each person’s uniqueness is fundamental to improving their individual and leadership performance and that coaching is a key tool in enabling people to be the very best they can be.
Gwyn has a particular interest in working with people, who would like to improve their personal leadership performance effectiveness, gain clear purpose in their life aspirations, and develop their self-confidence and self–esteem.
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.