Christine “Chris” is a credentialed Leadership Coach and Facilitator with a focus on the health of the leader. She partners with individuals and teams in both large and small organizations, using her strengths based approach to improve their communication, productivity, leadership presence, and relationship management.
Chris is an experienced seminar facilitator, using experiential learning along with her talent in creating a learning atmosphere of trust, fun, and personal/professional growth.
Chris helps her coaching clients create and implement individualized plans to enhance their leadership skills. Some of the areas she has helped clients develop include: leadership courage, confidence, effective communication, team development, emotional intelligence, managing conflict, work-life integration, and stress management.
Chris’ coaching and facilitation style is supportive and strength based. She uses evidence based positive psychology techniques and works to increase her client’s level of self-awareness. Her clients experience lasting behavior change in key areas as a result of working with Chris.
Chris is the Vice President of Coaching Services for the HabitChange Company (www.habitchangecoach.com) where she recruits, trains and manages contracted coaches who coach individuals and groups in healthcare and other non-medical programs. She co-developed a 125-hour coach training program that has been taught at the university level, in organizations and virtually.
Chris received her Bachelor’s degree from Duke University and her Masters in Social Work from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She earned the Certified MentorCoach (CMC) certification from MentorCoach and received her Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credentialing from the International Coach Federation (ICF).
She is trained in the Core Values Index, Emotional and Social Competence Inventory, Conversational Intelligence (C-IQ) and uses other models and assessments as well.
Chris is a member of the ICF and served on the board for ICF Philadelphia from 2008-2010. She has served as Board President of the Professional Referral Exchange Philadelphia Center City Chapter, a networking group for entrepreneurs.
For fun, Chris plays bass guitar in a local rock band in Denver, CO and loves to be in nature with her husband and dog.