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1st February 2020

Free webinar on trauma: ‘Coaching conversations you never thought you would have’

The Climate Coaching Alliance is offering a free 90 minute webinar for coaches and other professionals working with clients in the context of the rampant and devestating bushfires in South East Australia in the last few months. It is on Tuesday 11th February at 7pm AEDT (8am UTC/GMT) via Zoom and details can be found here. Called “Coaching conversations you never thought you would have” it is hosted by Dr Josie McLean, a coach in Adelaide, who was ICF Australiasia President in 2003 and won the 2009 ICF President’s Award. Josie’s interest in the intersection of people, change and sustainability led to her doctorial work to udnerstand how to embed sustainability into organisational cultures. She is co-founder of the Climate Coaching Allaince. The three other contributors are:

Dr Sally Gillespie is a fomer psychotherapist who has researched the psychological terrain of ongoing climate engagement for her PhD. She lectures and facilitates workshops on climate psychology and ecopsychology. Sally’s recently published book Climate Crisis and Consciousness: Reimagining our world and ourselves explores the psychological challenges and developmental processes of climate awareness for individuals and societies .

Dania Dbaibo Darwish is a Certified Professional Coach (PCC with the ICF) & a Mentor Coach and a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who adopts 3 main approaches: CBT, Hypnotherapy & EMDR which is an approach that is evidenced based & advocated by the World Health Organization (WHO) to treating trauma & stressful life events. Dania has worked with a range of individuals who have encountered deeply traumatic situations of all kinds, and who have suffered from Acute Stress Disorder & Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Dania is the founding president of the Lebanese Coach Association (that became recently an ICF Charter chapter in Lebanon).

Linda Aspey is an executive coach, coach therapist, sueprvisor and facilitator with 30 years’ experience in a varity of contexts. During the 1990s Linda spent several years as a workplace trauma counsellor and critical incident management specialist. An accredited counsellor/psychotherapist and Fellow of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherpay (BACP), she founded and chaired BACP’s Coaching Division from 2010-2012. Linda is also an activist, volunteer speaker and trainer with Extinction Rebellion, the non violent movement aiming to elicit significant, meaningful and life-saving governmental action on the climate and ecological crisis.

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