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Executive Coach and Professor Emerita of Mental Health


Amanda is established as an executive coach and specialist in psychological wellbeing. She is an expert in emotional, cognitive, and behavioural change combining directional and innovative coaching techniques with psychological expertise. She is passionate about taking a whole-person approach to coaching, recognizing the interplay between work and home life.

Amanda combines her psychological expertise with a warm, pragmatic coaching style to support individuals to challenge their long-held self-limiting beliefs & behaviours. She works with clients to build their personal effectiveness and to become more strategic in managing their impact & relationships, especially at time of challenge. She particularly enjoys working with individuals who want to explore how previous vulnerability may be affecting their functioning in the workplace today or those re-establishing themselves in the workplace following a period of trauma or change.

During her 35-year career as a specialist clinical psychiatrist and academic, Amanda worked to improve the psychological wellbeing of individuals affected by cancer, as well as developing policy frameworks to improve clinical cancer teamworking and psychological services at a national level. She has trained senior clinicians in communication skills across the UK & her patients included business leaders, royalty, politicians and celebrities. Her research is internationally recognised, including her work on reducing burnout and improving mental health amongst doctors.

Amanda has been a trustee for Macmillan & other national charities. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. In addition to her clinical qualifications, Amanda trained as an executive coach with Henley Business School and is a certified EI practitioner. She receives regular coaching supervision
from Dr Elizabeth Crosse DCM.



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