Cathy Bernatt

Expert Overview

Cathy has more than 30-years experience coaching teams and individuals ranging from CEO’s of multi-national corporations down to new managers in both profit and not-for-profit organizations around the world including Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Canada, South Africa, the U.S. and Central, Eastern & Western Europe. She brings a wealth of experience in the areas of leadership, systems thinking, innovation, communication, and diversity, equity and inclusion.

Living in Japan for 22 years, she started her own company, Creating…, whose mission is to empower people and organizations to realize their unlimited potential. Her passion is working long-term inside organizations from the top down to support the transformation of more humane, inclusive systems and cultures. Cathy has worked with a wide range of clients in settings that range from a 47-meter tall ship to the corporate boardroom. With 30 years of leadership experience in Outward Bound, she has designed and directed international programs that focus on team building, navigating hot conflict, leadership and self-discovery.

Cathy operates from a core belief that the wisdom and answers to all the challenges we encounter in being alive and being human lie within each individual, or within the systems of a relationship, team or organization. Her approach centers around helping people learn to “hunt” from within themselves and the systems that they are part of to find the nuggets of gold that elicit new wisdom and help unfold the challenges that show up at their doorstep into opportunities for growth and transformation.

Cathy is a Professionally Certified Coach (ICF PCC), a Professional Facilitator (IAF) and holds three graduate degrees: M.A. Leadership Studies, M.A. Conflict Facilitation & Organizational Change, M.A. Process Work.

Specialities: Executive, Team and Group Coaching & Facilitation, Leadership & Organizational Consulting, Conflict Transformation, Custom Experiential Offsite Facilitation