Cathryn is a career and personal development coach, with extensive experience in Career Transition, Career Management, Outplacement, Stress Management, Emotional Intelligence assessment and development and Executive Coaching.
Originally from a science background, with her M.Sc. focusing on the area of Psychopharmacology, Cathryn spent over 15 years in the healthcare/pharmaceutical sector, most recently at senior management/board level. She has held positions in a variety of areas including research, sales & marketing and communications. Her experience spans global pharmaceutical companies, independent consultancy and start-up operations.
With a keen interest in positive psychology, she later qualified as a Life and Business Coach and is recognised by the British Psychological Society as Level A & B qualified in psychometric testing. Cathryn is a licensed Career Coach with Fireworks Coaching Company which offers a structured career transition programme for those at a career crossroads. She also holds a Certificate in Training and Continuing Education from NUI Maynooth.
Through her broad experience in various aspects of business, and strong interest in people Cathryn has come to identify that a clear, motivated goal setting process, positive attitude, and good work-life balance are key criteria for success. Cathryn is passionate about the realisation of people’s full potential, and developing people out of and beyond their comfort zones. Her coaching style is empathetic, yet challenging, practical and results oriented.