Barrett McBride, PhD, MCC

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A Founding IOC Fellow, Barrett McBride, PhD, MCC, has been coaching professionally for over 20 years. She is CEO of Barrett McBride & Associates, a leadership & executive coaching, supervision and management consulting firm.

Barrett’s portfolio includes coaching supervision, leadership development of senior leaders and leadership teams, organizational development, change management, coach training and development, and research. She also matches external coaches with organizational clients.

Coaching & Coaching Supervision

Barrett has an international coaching supervision practice that includes leadership, executive and health and wellness coaches. She also supervises external coaches whom she has matched with organizational clients. She embraces the philosophy of full spectrum supervision in her work with coaches and uses many supervision techniques in her coaching work with managers.

Barrett coaches senior leaders in many professions. She has a special focus on leaders in transition, leaders new to senior leadership roles and leaders in organizations facing change. She has a strengths-based philosophy that has proven successful in helping senior leaders expand their personal effectiveness.

Barrett utilizes a number of assessments as appropriate and is always open to using programs developed by client organizations, including 360 reviews, climate studies, culture-based assessments and others.

Organizational Development

Barrett’s organizational development practice includes organizational diagnosis, design and implementation of change related efforts. She helps leaders plan for, implement, and manage structural and cultural change.

She facilitates strategic planning, as well as assessing climate, culture, readiness to change and team building. She also facilitates retreats and other developmental programs for teams.

Teaching & Training

In addition to her consulting practice, Barrett is an Adjunct Professor for the University of San Francisco, where she teaches graduate courses in organization development and undergraduate courses in organizational behavior.

Barrett  is also a faculty member for Wellcoaches, Inc., where she teaches in both the basic coach training and professional coach training programs. 

Education, Credentials & Certifications

Barrett has a PhD in Human and Organizational Systems from Fielding Graduate University. She also holds Masters Degrees in Human Development and Organization Development.

Barrett is a Certified  Coach Supervisor (CSA) and an ICF Master Certified Coach, a mastery level that only 6% of ICF-certified coaches possess worldwide. She has a master certification in evidence-based coaching, and is an ICF-registered mentor coach.

She is a certified MBTI provider, a certified Prosci change management practitioner and has administrative LEAN certification. She is also a certified mediator.

In addition to her consulting practice, Barrett is an Adjunct Professor for the University of San Francisco, where she teaches graduate courses in organization development and undergraduate courses in organizational behavior. She holds a PhD in Human and Organization Systems from Fielding Graduate University, as well as Masters degrees in Organization Development (University of San Francisco)  and Human Development (Fielding Graduate University).

Barrett is also a faculty member for Wellcoaches, Inc., where she teaches in both the basic coach training and professional coach training programs. She has master coach certification (MCC) status with the International Coach Federation and has a master certification in evidence-based coaching from Fielding Graduate University. She is a certified coach through the Center for Credentialing and Education and is a founding member of the Institute of Coaching.

McBride & Associates is a California Certified Small Business.

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