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Margaret, aka Coach Meg, is a force for transformational change.

Margaret is an entrepreneur, coach trainer, coaching executive and a seasoned executive coach, helping leaders and their teams quickly transcend their growth edges to improve performance and thriving. Following 17-years in leadership roles in the biotechnology industry Margaret founded Wellcoaches Corporation to build the coaching workforce in healthcare. Wellcoaches has trained 11,000 coaches in 50 countries.

A thought leader in coaching science, Margaret co-founded the Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School affiliate, and co-founded the annual Coaching in Leadership & Healthcare conference offered by Harvard Medical School. Margaret teaches coaching psychology at Harvard Extension School and transformational leadership and coaching in Harvard Medical School Global Education programs. She co-authored the peer-reviewed Coaching Psychology Manual, 7 chapters in coaching textbooks, 20 peer-reviewed papers on coaching, and two Harvard Health books – Organize Your Mind, Organize Your Life and Organize Your Emotions, Optimize your Life.

She co-founded the National Board of Health & Wellness Coaches, a nonprofit subsidiary of the National Board of Medical Examiners delivering national standards and certification for health and wellness coaches, and its partnership with the CDC to develop group coaching standards for the national Diabetes Prevention Program. She is a founding contributor to an American Medical Association program that is establishing coaching competencies for medical school faculty.

testimonials

Thank you, Coach Meg! You refer to coaching as ‘a very sophisticated form of facilitation... of someone else’s learning, growth, creativity...’. And, you indicated that ‘when you become a coach, you sign up for lifelong change and growth on a steep trajectory...’. It resonated very much with me. The world needs more visionaries like yourself with courage, confidence, curiosity, and connections to develop and implement transformational programs. Thank you for leading the way!
— Nahide Gulensoy, Environmental Engineer
I want to say thank you for your sharing your insights and knowledge in our Coaching Psychology program. I gained clarity on a number of things that are very important, and I learned several tools that I know will help me grow (I used one this morning, in fact!).  Thanks again for all you do.
— Ross Kardwell, Business Owner
Thank you again for the great course!  I immediately began to implement many of the coaching techniques I learned in a much more intentional and thoughtful way - and the results are outstanding! 
— Victoria Trabosh, Executive Coach
The concept of competing commitments has transformed my life and both my organizations. Unfortunately, I have barely slept since I got back to Texas. Everyone on my team has said that you have caused them a lot of additional work. Ha.
— Desmonde Thomas, Strategy & Consulting Executive
I want to express my sincere gratitude for all your tireless work and dedication to transforming the healthcare industry. We have been in desperate need for someone like you with your vision and passion. You are truly making a difference in so many lives. I am excited for what the future holds.
— Linda Yauk Welch, Integris Healthcare
It’s been 10 months since I attended your Coaching Psychology class and I’m pretty sure you’ve changed my life more than all my professors combined! From the bottom of my heart, thanks for all that you’ve done for me professionally and personally!
— Bob Glass, Financial Planner