Like water, be gentle and strong.

Be gentle enough to follow the natural paths of the earth ...  ... and strong enough to rise up and reshape the world.

Brenda Peterson


Professionally, I am a success and change partner and coach. 


Personally, my husband Jeff and I live, work and travel between beautiful Gabriola Island and Vancouver, so we can enjoy our four wonderful 'kids' and partners, parents and extended family, dear friends, and the fun, magic and beauty of both places. 


I am an explorer and lover of people, places and ideas and spirit. I am an incurable optimist, love beauty, and lightheartedness, translating learning to wisdom and creating an environment that encourages growth, evolution and synergy.


  • Certification as a Professional Certified Coach (PCC), International Coaching Federation

  • Past ICF Vancouver Board Member and Program Director

  • Conflict Coaching training at the Justice Institute of BC (JIBC)

  • Organization and Relationship Systems Coaching training at the Centre for Right Relationships (ORSC)

  • Leadership training through the Coaches Training Institute`s Leadership Program (CTI)

  • Certification as a  Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC), the Coaches Training Institute (CTI)

  • BA in Business and Psychology, Simon Fraser University (SFU)

  • Diploma in Financial Management, BC Institute of Technology (BCIT)

  • Certificate in Local Government Administration, Capilano University (CapU) (with honours)


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March 25, 2017

Opportunities are seductive.  Be they experiences, things or people, they pop up out of the blue and catch my attention. They whisper possibility and potential and relatively quickly, I can be captivated by the beautiful story I've made up in my head, or by the worry that I will not get this opportunity again and I should seize and hold on tight to this one.

It took me a long time to realize that my life was a bit lik...

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