Bernie is a qualified and ACC accredited Coach with the International Coaching Federation, the professional body which monitors international Coaching standards. Her goal in Coaching is to assist people to create their most productive and fulfilling life, personally, professionally, physically and spiritually. She believes that people hold profound wisdom within themselves, and that the Coach’s job is to help them to uncover this wisdom, which may be temporarily outside their awareness. She believes in the interrelatedness of the body, emotions and the mind, and that each has a profound impact on the other, and is consequently holistic in her approach to her Coaching.

Bernie’s main tertiary education has taken place at UCT. She has a BA in English, Drama, Geography and Mathematics, a Post Graduate Diploma in Education, and a three year Performers Diploma in Speech and Drama (Bilingual). She also returned to university as a mature student to study Psychology to Honours level, while also qualifying as a LifeLine counsellor. At the Centre for Coaching at the Graduate School of Business, she has completed the CTE, ACC and the PCC and is an ACC accredited Coach with the International Coach Federation. She is also a qualified Enneagram Practitioner. She has studied Coaching to Weightloss with Martha Beck in the USA, and has international certificates in Image from the Colour me Beautiful Academy. She continues to study the psychology of C.G. Jung through The Centre for Applied Jungian Studies.

Her background is in Broadcasting and Television, Journalism, Corporate Communications Training and Coaching.

Areas of Expertise
• Executive Coaching
• Life Coaching
• Group Facilitation
• Communications Coaching
• Relationship Coaching
• Image Coaching
• Coaching to Weightloss