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About Coach Barrett
For the past 18 years, Barrett McBride PhD, MCC, has led her own international coaching and consulting firm, using the diversity of her experience and advanced training to partner with clients who are ready to take the next steps in expanding their professional horizons.
As a master certified coach (MCC) with the International Coach Federation (ICF), she provides individual and group coaching, individual and group coaching supervision and mentor coaching (registered with ICF).
Barrett has successfully partnered with a wide variety of businesses and executives to achieve their professional and business development goals. She consults, coaches and facilitates in the areas of leadership development, cultural transformation & development, visioning & strategic planning, leadership development, marketing and public relations.
She is a much sought-after retreat facilitator, speaker, author and business advisor. She has a unique ability help clients transform a sometimes nebulous, partially formed vision into a concrete, executable plan for success. She is a master of synthesis and her clients often comment on her ability to successfully take an idea to places they had not previously considered, whether it be a new market niche, or an organizational restructuring.
Barrett has worked with Fortune 500 companies as well as sole proprietors, private as well as public sector clients. Prior to launching her own coaching and consulting firm, she held such diverse positions as general manager of a publishing company, director of business development for a corporate law firm, magazine and newsletter editor and lobbyist. Her wide-ranging experience also includes several years as a business analyst, corporate executive, journalist and marketing executive.
In addition to her coaching and consulting practice, Barrett is an Adjunct Professor of Organizational Behavior at the University of San Francisco, She is also a faculty member at Wellcoaches, Inc., School of Coach Training, where she teaches in both the Core Coach Training Program and the Professional Coach Training Programs.
Barrett holds a PhD in Human and Organizational Systems, and Masters degrees in both Human Development and Organization Development. She is a Board Certified Coach through the Center for Credentialing and Education, she has a Master Certification in Evidence-Based Coaching and she is a Founding Member of the Institute of Coaching.
McBride & Associates is a California Certified Small Business.