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About Linda

I’ve been a coach for several years, and have also worked as a mental health worker, a teacher/professor, and an employment consultant. My mission is to provide coaching and training that inspires and guides women over 40 to live their best lives now and I do this through authentic and personal engagement and by offering coaching and training programs. I also do this by assisting you to get clear on your direction, strategize your actions, evaluate your skills, consider your environment and master your inner gremlin especially when you are starting over. I’ve developed and offered hundreds of seminars and workshops on mental health, stress management, resilience, wellness, all to help you love your life now. 

Several years ago, while taking care of my kids, my mother, and working full-time in the mental health system, I experienced a burnout. After I took a sick leave I gradually started learning new skills, techniques and practices that I now incorporate in my daily life.  Teaching these skills and incorporating them in my coaching practice is part of the work I love doing.

I earned the designation of Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through Relationship Coaching Institute in California and am a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF) (Ottawa Chapter). The ICF sets the standards and Code of Ethics for the coaching profession.

Since determining what I truly wanted, I have lived a life of opportunity and abundance, which has included living and working in various parts of Ontario, including Ottawa, Canada’s Capital. I travel a few times of the year and offer my coaching services from wherever I live.

I’m Your Back In The Groove Again coach and enjoy helping professional women over 40 to live their best lives now, so they love what they do. 

Let’s get you Back in The Groove Again™

Click here to view my professional profile on LinkedIn and please send me an email  if you'd like to contact me. 

Some testimonials

Linda is an extremely dynamic, energetic and responsible person who truly cares for her clients and co-workers. She is unbeatable at workshop facilitation and has a wealth of experience that she shares easily with co-workers. She is a terrific team member with great enthusiasm and a contagious sense of humour. Linda is a real pleasure to work with.  Jeanne G.

Linda is an exceptionally gifted and creative individual. An out of the box thinker and a experienced scholar, Linda is wise and dynamic. She understands the needs of her clients and always creates a positive and efficient atmosphere of cooperation. ~ Gabriel R.

"As usual, I found Linda in great shape to coach me on the subject at hand. I am more equipped to handle stress situations."  Anthony Zammit, Vice President Intregro Insurance Brokers

Merci Linda ! À la fin de la session je me suis sentie soulagée d'un gros fardot qui me pesait dessus. Je sais que j'ai du chemin à faire mais je vais travailler là dessus en petite dose. Je crois vraiment au dicton: " Petit train va loin."  Encore une fois, un gros merci. "  Ann D.

"Linda has experienced what I am feeling and has found the path out of darkness to sunshine. Her tips of how I can get out of my rut and onto a path were appreciated." Michael

I really enjoyed my experience. This was helpful and it motivated me to look at myself and think about me first. Ariane

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Specializations

life coaching, career management, emotional intelligence, wellness, retirement, work-life balance, mental health, mid life 'stuff',  English as a Foreign Language, interview preparation.