resumé

the journey so far

 

CV & Qualifications

Profile

An incredibly full and diverse collection of life adventures, educational opportunities and employment experience has provided the unique advantage of being able to draw on an immense wealth of knowledge and practical expertise to fully nurture body and mind and guide people toward a better, healthier and happier way of living and working.


Work History

 

Executive Coach, Well Being Consultant and Author

(July 2005 – current) SuperHumans.com – International

Clients include: LG Harris, Oakland International, Harris Lamb, NHS, BBC Radio Scotland, ITV Central, Berrow’s Journal, Stonham, Du Paul NightStop, University Of Worcester, PATOS, NODA, HoW College & Kings School (Worcester), Women’s Institute, All Saints Primary (Halifax)

Responsibilities:

  • Enabling leaders to engage hearts and minds in the workplace for exceptional performance and productivity
  • Developing emotional intelligence, communication skills, resilience, confidence and self esteem for individuals and groups
  • Providing life coaching, mentoring and physical therapy to enable clients to overcome personal and professional issues in order to live more fulfilling and purposeful lives
  • Creating and delivering innovative stress management programmes to improve health, well being, performance and productivity
  • Enhancing vocal skills and delivery styles for effective, engaging presenting
  • Working with executives and teams to facilitate better communication for healthier, more dynamic relationships at work
  • Writing motivational books and subject specific non fiction
  • Maintaining and updating my website, blogging and marketing through social media

 

Anxiety Recovery Retreat Facilitator (Oct 2010 – March 2015)

The Linden Method – www.anxietyrecoveryretreat.co.uk – Worcestershire

Responsibilities:

  • Delivering posture therapy and Pilates workshops to anxiety sufferers
  • Providing life coaching support for clients and loved-ones
  • Assisting the Linden Method psychologist and other service providers
  • Hosting a 4-day residential retreat programme, ensuring high quality provision

 

Educator / Mentor
(Oct 1999 – Dec 2010)

Malvern St James (Primary, Secondary and 6th Form) – www.malvernstjames.co.uk – Malvern
Worcester College of Technology (Further and Higher Education) – www.wortech.ac.uk – Worcester
Heathfield School (Primary and Secondary) – www.healthfieldschool.co.uk – Wolverley

Responsibilities:

  • Course leader, department head and teacher of drama, voice and business subjects
  • Directing and overseeing public productions and as Artistic Director of Spires Theatre
  •  Tutoring students with learning difficulties, including those with dyslexia, dyspraxia, autism, Asperger’s, as well as those classed as disadvantaged and ‘at risk’
  • Mentoring trainee teachers undertaking their Certificate in Education or Postgraduate Cert. Ed. with the University of Wolverhampton
  • Coaching teachers through the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS)

 

Actor / Director (Oct 1997 – Oct 2010)

Responsibilities:

  • Acting in theatre, television, film, video, voice over and corporate events
  • Directing theatre productions in the UK and Hollywood, Los Angeles, USA

Professional Bodies / Awards

Member of The Association of Coaching since 2013
Member of British Actor’s Equity since 1995
Member of The Society of Authors since 2006
Rob Holcroft Award for Speech and Drama at the Sri Lankan International Arts Festival since 1999
Advanced Silver Medal for Stage Fighting with the British Academy of Dramatic Combat (2001)
Gold Medal for Speaking of Verse and Prose with the London Academy of Dramatic Art (1995)


Education

Easy Muscle Management – Introduction To Emmett Technique
April 2016, Barbara Prior, Worcestershire

TA101 – Introduction To Transactional Analysis
October 2015, TA Works Oxford

Master of Arts (Education) in Professional Learning [Mentoring and Coaching]
October 2009 – May 2013, University of Wolverhampton

Dissertation – ‘An exploration of applying good posture habits and physical behaviours to effectively reduce the adverse impact of stress’

CYQ Advanced Pilates Instructor / Anatomy and Physiology
September 2009 – July 2010, Worcester College of Technology

LSIS Subject Learning Coach Certificate
March 2010 – October 2010, South Leicestershire College (emCETT)

INLPTA Practitioner Certificate (with merit)
January 2005 – July 2005, Central NLP

Certificate in Education
October 2000 – July 2002, University of Wolverhampton

NVQ Level 2 Fitness Instructor
September 2001 – 2002, Worcester College of Technology

Professional Diploma in Theatre (Acting and Voice)
October 1993 – July 1996, Birmingham School of Speech and Drama

Pre-school Playgroups Association Basic Certificate
March 1992 – May 1992, Stourport PPA

BTEC National Diploma in Business Studies
September 1987 – July 1989, North East Worcestershire College


Personal Interests

Travel / The Outdoors / Running / Sewing
Nature / Countryside / Animals (particularly pugs)
Theatre / Dance / Performing / Writing


References

Available upon request