“Why hire an ICF Credential-holder?”
Welcome to our directory of member coaches of the Vancouver Island Chapter of the International Coach Federation (ICF). As ICF members, we are governed by Codes of Ethics which establishes the professional code of conduct that you can expect as a client. ICF Member coaches are enrolled in or have at least 60 hours of coach specific training. “Credentialed” coaches (ACC, PCC, MCC) have additional training and experience that allow them to qualify for these designations.
Tanya, a Royal Roads University Certified Executive Coach, excels at helping leaders achieve remarkable results. Transforming leadership potential into high power performance is her commitment to her clients.
With 30 years working in leadership education, Tanya brings strong leadership development experience to her clients. Principal of Black Tusk Executive Coaching, and a Coach with International Coach Federation, Tanya specializes in developing outstanding and sustainable leadership performance in multi level leaders. Tanya’s clients and peers acknowledge her for authenticity and drive to connect with them and their organization to create trusting relationships. Tanya brings integrity, honesty and sincerity to her work with clients. She is committed to the success of her coaching partnerships by establishing and supporting clearly defined stretch goals her clients bring to the table.
Tanya has coached a range of leaders from CEO’s to senior and mid level team leads. She works one-to-one with leaders as well Tanya is working toward becoming a licensed professional facilitator through a cutting edge “Coaching Out of the Box” program where she will teach wide scale coaching skill development to organizations interested in adopting a coaching culture.
Some of Tanya’s clients include Not for Profit, as well as Provincial, Territorial, and Municipal governments. Tanya has coached senior executives in agencies such as Historica Canada, the crown corporation the Royal British Columbia Museum, the Yukon Government Public Service Commission
Tanya is a certified facilitator in Personality Dimensions and Career Focusing. She will reach her SDI certification in early 2014.
Tanya enjoys power walking, jogging, bike relays, kayaking, fishing, and spending time at her Yukon and Whistler cabins.
“Leave behind a remarkable legacy” is Tanya’s Vision for you!
Sue MaitlandLIfe & Career Transitions Coach BEST Rest of Your Life Coaching
Sue Maitland is a professional ICF Certified Coach who primarily supports mid-lifers who are dissatisfied with the status quo and want to create a more satisfying and fulfilled life. Sue helps her clients identify their special talents and gifts and take time to connect with their values. She then supports her clients as they plan and execute satisfying and uplifting personal and professional transitions. Sue has touched 1,000’s of lives with her speaking engagements, radio spots, magazine columns, one-on-one coaching and group coaching. Sue believes that we all bring a special gift to this world, something that is natural and pleasurable for us to do. Sue helps her clients appreciate themselves and their special talents and helps them find ways to bring more of what they love into their lives. Sue left a successful career in information technology to follow her passion and become an ICF certified life coach and she believes it was the best move she ever made. She believes that at any point in your life you can pause and get clarity on what makes you special and what you love to do and with the help of the right coach you can make the rest of your life the BEST of your life.
Life and Career Transitions Coach
BEST Rest of Your Life Coaching
“The one-on-one Discovery Session with Sue was tremendously valuable and the benefit I received was worth many times my investment”
Anna Coleshaw-Echols, Good to Great Public Speaking
“I would happily recommend Sue Maitland to anyone looking for clarity and guidance in confronting the life changes and life challenges that we all face”
Dr Alan Marcus, recently retired
“I have learned so much about myself and how to achieve my goals. I have a great set of tools now that have helped me to find a happier and much more positive outlook in my work and personal life”
Robert English, Executive
Sue offers seminars and workshops throughout the year at the Union Club of BC in Victoria and at other locations upon request. Visit the Live Events section of her website for upcoming events.
Sue has an international coaching practice and her private clients tell her that they find phone coaching supplemented by Sue’s comprehensive coaching notes from each coaching session very convenient and effective.
Leadership starts with ourselves. The world needs leaders who have a keen awareness of what they stand for, leaders who keep their hearts and minds open, and leaders who are willing to step beyond their comfort zone in order to grow.
I am thrilled to be partnering with clients who are motivated to make a positive impact, to be courageous in pursuing their greatest goals.
My work is rooted in real-life experience and graduate education in leadership, organizational development, psychology and professional coaching.
I have worked with a diverse set of leaders at all levels and multidisciplinary teams over the course of my decade-long career in strategic human resources consulting and leadership development. Appreciating the complex challenges that leaders must wrestle with, my goal is to generate fresh perspectives that will help my clients maximize their impact.
I was trained at the ADLER professional coaching program accredited by the ICF. I have a Master’s of Education in Adult Education and Community Development from University of Toronto and an Honours Bachelor degree in Psychology from York University. I am a certified practitioner of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Lumina Spark and Lumina Leader.
I hold an ACC credential from the International Coaching Federation (ICF).
Maeve O’Byrne MA, CEC, PCCProfessional Certified Coach & Certified Mentor Coach Cohesive Concepts Coaching & Consulting
Transitioning from CEO of a major NGO to entrepreneur, coach and facilitator Maeve is known for her ability to support leaders through change and transition. She is passionate about helping leaders navigate change in both their professional and personal lives.
Maeve coaches and mentors high performing individuals, improving their communication and increasing their ability to pivot smoothly when change occurs. Experienced in working with individuals and teams she is often called upon to facilitate strategy and change management discussions.
A Reiki Master, Maeve has a Masters of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, is an ICF PCC coach, a certified mentor coach, and a LEADS 360 debrief and performance planning coach through the Canadian Council of Health Leaders.
Maeve’s clients have said:
I think I really felt the impact of the sessions not during or even directly after but weeks and months later when I would catch myself thinking on the things we had discussed or found myself in situations that create the kinds of feelings Maeve had asked me to be curious about. This has helped me manage challenges and apply methods she gave me. I feel I really benefited from these sessions and that their true value is still revealing itself to me months on.
Maeve is a skillful coach who will quickly partner with you to achieve your goals. She is a pleasure to work with while also holding you accountable to take clear action in your life. In short, she’s a kind and generous change agent.
Working with Maeve was an excellent investment of time and resources – though two years have passed, I often return to the professional insights and resources she shared with me. Our work together brought clarity to specific challenges and helped me hone strategies and set actionable goals during a time of transition.
M. Beth Page Dr.Owner Dream Catcher Consulting
Beth Page, PhD, PCC, CPHR. Author, educator, international speaker and Dream Catcher Consulting founder, Beth helps support people and organizations to honour the human dimension of change. Her books include Change Happens, Done Deal: Your Guide to Merger and Acquisition Integration, and a chapter in the best-selling Awakening the Workplace. She also collaborated on a co-authored chapter in Leading with Spirit, Presence and Authenticity published by Jossey-Bass. Beth holds degrees from Pepperdine University, Western Illinois University, Carleton University, and she completed her PhD at the University of Victoria. She is also a certified Emotional Intelligence Coach (EQ in Action). For further information about her, visit her website: http://www.dreamcatcher-consulting.com
Lily SetoExecutive/Leadership Coach, Certified Mentor Coach, Diploma in Coaching Supervision, Facilitator Lily Seto Coaching and Consulting
Lily Seto, MA, PCC, is an Executive/Leadership Coach, a Certified Mentor Coach, and is one of the first Coaching Supervisor in Canada (Diploma). She supports global clients (currently New Zealand, Thailand, Germany, Malaysia, South Africa, US, and Canada). She is an Associate Faculty at Royal Roads University, teaching the “Intercultural and Global Coaching” course in the Advanced Coaching Certificate Program and “Coaching to Motivate, Engage and Empower” in the Continuing Studies Program. Lily is a Past President of the International Coach Federation Vancouver Island Chapter.
What her clients say…
“Lily’s coaching has had a significant impact on my leadership capacity and on my life. She created a safe place to explore ideas, helped me challenge and clarify my thinking and held me accountable for results. She is warm but firm and is very quick to grasp the essence of leadership issues.” D – Edmonton
“…she listened deeply and demonstrated responsiveness by in the moment, reflecting back for me, what I was saying. She was non-judgmental, even when I was being judgmental to myself… Lily’s coaching helped me get really clear on next steps forward and also steps to address aspects that are holding me back from my vision. She helped me assess the impact of my current decisions on future results, including the impact of the whole system in which I live. .. I was able to create experiments to challenge some of my potentially limiting assumptions and to explore alternative ways of looking at things” R- Ireland
“I can testify to Lily’s ability to help people work through issues that are holding them back from reaching their true potential. I have witnessed in a group setting, as well as through face to face coaching, Lily’s ability to help individuals move through their “stuckness” and develop methods and strategies to achieve results in the workplace and in life”. S – Florida
Annette Siewertsen CECCertified Executive Coach SeaStar Coaching
I have believed in coaching from the time I started working with the Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching at Royal Roads University in 2005. Since becoming a Certified Executive Coach through Royal Roads Univeristy; coaching has become a way of being for me. I have shifted my listening and my way of conversing at home, at work, with friends, in organizations that I am connected to…not a huge shift…however, an impactful shift.
Believing in and being are two different pieces. I learn from each and every coaching conversation that I am engaged in and am finding that everyday conversations are turning into coaching conversations so naturally now. I have had the mindset of a “coach approach” with teams and colleagues throughout my career. I have participated in many leadership programs as I am curious about how people rise to the challenges they face in their lives.
I have been involved with local and global organizations linked to the coaching profession for a number of years and have been intrigued by the different ways of thinking and the common value of helping others. Being part of these organizations has helped me realize that this is something I would like to be part of not only in my career but also in my life. Some of the organizations that I have been involved with are:
Currently on the Steering Committee for the Western Regional Advisory Council for the International Coach Federation (ICF) (3 years)
Currenty a Team Coach for one of the Community Action Project Teams and have been a Mentor with Leadership Victoria (3 years)
Past President, Past Membership Director, current team member of our Coaching in Community initiative with the ICF Vancouver Island Coaches Association (on the Board of Directors for 6 years)
Past Project Manager for the Public Relations team for the HeroWork Rainbow Kitchen Radical Renovation
Past Secretary and Treasurer on the Board of Directors for the Association of Coach Training Organizations (ACTO) (6 years)
Past Board of Directors for WorkLink (8 years)
Past Mentor with the Rees Society, Mentoring Project at Victoria Cool Aid Society
Past Swimathon Volunteer Coordinator for Victoria Hospice (4 years)
I am an enthusiastic coach who will create a safe, positive environment, ask you thought provoking questions while opening up a whole new world of possibilities together.
Mr Philip ‘Wade’ Smith MMM, CDOntological Life Coach Brisance Coaching and Accomplishment Coaching Affiliate
Wade retired from the Canadian Forces in 2015 and created Brisance Coaching, a heart-based life coaching practice, where he works with individuals and groups to combine authentic living, joy, success, heart and being in the moment. He is a graduate and affiliate member of Accomplishment Coaching and is a member of their Victoria Coach and Leadership Training Program leadership team. Wade lives from essence and for his life purpose, and he looks forward to new intellectual, spiritual and emotional growth, as well as an active lifestyle for the next 45 years!
I believe women do leadership differently. I believe this matters. I believe women who lead like women will be our change agents, co-creating a more positive world.
I work with women who want to thrive in their leadership – leading from values with heart-centred confidence so they can feel authentic in their voice and engage awesomely creative teams with purpose, grace and dignity.
My greatest desire is a world fundamentally changed by the contributions, the voices and the participation of women who are living and leading by their own rules.
Your true leadership power comes from being authentic and bringing your unique qualities into everything you do. Leading effectively is not about being who you — or others — think a leader should be; it’s about being who you truly are.
My coaching approach is informed by the latest research on what has women truly thrive as leaders and I see my role as helping you recognize what limits you in your leadership so you can develop the skills that will have your unique character and strengths run wild.
Eva Van Krugel ACC, CECLeadership and Business Coach
Eva Van Krugel, Leadership & Business Coach, ACC, CEC
Eva connects on a deeper level with people to unearth new insight and what’s possible, so they can step bravely into more purposeful, thriving leadership, teams, businesses and futures.
Eva partners with entrepreneurs at diverse stages of their paths – from idea generation to start-up, to scaling and more. Those who work with Eva elevate their leadership and business capacities by addressing mindset and behavior. They also dig into strategies and actions necessary to advance their businesses.
Eva also partners with leaders of all levels who are focused on individual development through advanced self-awareness, emotional intelligence, presence and behaviours for an ever-complex, fast-paced world. Leaders who work with Eva lead with increased clarity, authenticity and heightened performance.
Bringing a Strong Business & Leadership Background to Coaching
Eva brings unusual perspective to her practice, having worked as a senior strategy and marketing leader in the UK and Canada for over 20 years across public, private and not-for-profit sectors. She is familiar with navigating complexity and change at the executive level with a clear focus on people. She led in boutique and multinational consulting firms, each with entrepreneurial, strategic and creative DNA.
Today, Eva has trained her focus and business experience on what she loves to do most; inspiring growth and change in people and teams as a coach. She is known for her integrity, strategic foresight, creativity and candor in approach. She is also highly collaborative, and outcome focused.
As an Associate Certified Coach, Certified Executive Coach and Certified Systemic Team Coach, she is also Dare to Lead™ Trained, a facilitator and committed member of the International Coach Federation.
Carol D VickersFounder Carol Vickers Coaching & Consulting
Exploration of several coaching models and modalities allowed me to develop an approach that creates substantial forward motion with organizations and individual clients. I use a combination of coaching, mentoring, and strategy development to expedite measurable results. I completed an ACTP Coach Training program in 2008 and hold the designation, PCC. I have an Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management and I am currently completing a Masters in Interdisciplinary Studies at Royal Roads University, deeply examining leadership, social enterprise and innovation. I received certification as an Appreciative Inquiry Coach in 2015.
As wife, mother and grandmother I understand the impact of connecting with others in deep relationship. I bring twenty five years of experience with small and medium enterprise management, operations management, strategic planning, and group facilitation. Known for my ability to foster and create community, I use intentional and focused communications to support processes that create success for my clients.
The essence of my practice is to create a safe place for others to explore, while listening for the unspoken. I rigorously maintain professional standards for myself and my clients. Those who work with me experience being deeply listened to while exploring ideas and intentions that assist them in progressing in their personal and professional lives.
I engage with other professionals and practitioners to expand the opportunity to deliver excellence in programs and workshops that build on the principles of Appreciative Inquiry and Systems Thinking.
I use TimeTrade to book my appointments. By clicking here https://www.timetrade.com/book/L6DPG you can find an appointment for a discovery call. There is no charge for this session.
Mrs Leesa Charlene VreugdeLeadership and Fulfillment Coach Morning Owl Coaching
Throughout my life I have been driven to attain success. I believe in living large and meeting the world head-on. From mountains to climb, oceans to navigate and caverns to scale without the safety of a belayer, I have overcome life challenges from a young age with courage and tenacity. I have learned over time that the grace of life is in the recovery.
I have realized that I am my best when I shine brightly and help to guide others to realize and bring forth their own natural talents to the forefront and work individually with them to create a foundation to stand tall as they walk their own path.
Tamara Wichniewicz ACC CPCCertified Professional Coach, Career Coach Youth and Young Adults Coaching
Mission: Engaging people to make a difference, to empower, to re-claim dreams, to coach purposefully and skillfully, to UNTANGLE, to act respectfully, to create sustainable change and to have fun.
My goal in coaching practice is to create safe space where dreams could be seen, examined, actualized and tested in real life.
I am primarily serving women who are at their life cross road, youth heading into the future, mature adults planning to retire and goals oriented professionals.
We partner to identify strengths, clarify dreams, recognize new perspective and move into committed, actionable goals.
I offer structure, process, inspiration, self awareness and support to take the little leaps of faith to make your dreams happen, both internally and externally.
I am bringing solid knowledge, fantastic training and life experience to the coaching relationship. My strengths are intuition, ability to dream and trust in clients inner wisdom. I believe in freedom of choice.
Professional colleagues and clients speak of me as open hearted, bold, curious, purposeful, skillful, respectful and compassionate. I was born to serve and play.