Coaches

Rebecca Howard

Psychology of Identity coach

Bec Howard is a multi-award winning entrepreneur and communications expert, whose entrepreneurial background and down-to-earth psychotherapeutic approach to leadership development has helped hundreds of women achieve truly remarkable success as leaders, while staying true to who they really are as a person.

Bec is a sought-after and inspirational Psychotherapeutic Executive Coach who has helped hundreds of individuals, from top CEOs to actresses and film directors, to achieve remarkable success in their professions simply by harnessing their own energy to be the best they can be. As a Psychotherapeutic Executive Coach, Master Practitioner and trainer in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Bec specialises in the psychology of identity and offers a powerful and innovative approach to changing and eradicating limiting beliefs that hold back progress, helping both individuals and organisations achieve more.

As Co-Founder of The Five Gateways, Bec delivers life-changing programmes that take women on a transformational leadership journey that empowers, rejuvenates and refocuses minds to create leaders who people want to follow. Unlike many women's leadership programmes that achieve surface level changes, The Five Gateways focuses on harnessing energy and abilities that each individual already has, enabling women to face their fears and step up to the next stage of their career with the confidence, leadership brand and authenticity needed for long-term effective leadership.

Away from The Five Gateways, Bec is Chief Executive of Cynergy, an award-winning strategic communications agency whose work is dedicated to helping organisations to make a positive contribution to society by changing people’s lives. Lead by Bec, Cynergy deliver creative design, strategic communications and development programmes for clients like the NHS, Welfare to Work and numerous organisations in the education and not-for-profit sectors. Bec has also launched ShinyMind, her own company which delivers organisational psychotherapeutic change programme and coaching and has worked with teams across several industries, coaching them in order to stimulate and harness their own innovation and energy to deliver, and adapt with, change.

Dannie-Lu Carr

Psychology of Performance Coach

Dannie-Lu Carr is a Writer, Speaker, Acting Coach and multi-sector Business Consultant, whose unique, creative approach to professional training and development is helping hundreds of women to become strong, authentic leaders of the future

Dannie-Lu Carr is the owner of her own communications company and her background as a film and theatre director and actor is reflected in her approach to leadership development. She has a wholehearted commitment to bringing curiosity, courage and creativity to all fields of professional and personal growth. Dannie is a specialist in the psychology of performance and her forthright, no-nonsense approach involves working through team and story dynamics at a corporate level to get to the heart of the underlying reasons why individuals may be struggling to be truly effective, then providing practical solutions that will create positive change for those people and their organisation.

As Co-Founder of The Five Gateways, Dannie delivers life-changing programmes that take women on a transformational leadership journey that empowers, rejuvenates and refocuses minds to create leaders who people want to follow. Unlike many programmes that achieve surface level changes by teaching leadership skills, The Five Gateways focuses on harnessing energy and abilities that each individual already has, enabling them to face their fears and step up to the next stage of their career with the confidence and authenticity needed for long-term effective leadership.

Dannie’s first book, Brilliant Assertiveness was published in 2012 and quickly received glowing feedback. Filled with practical advice, the book examines what it means to be assertive in today’s world and provides exercises and case studies to enable readers to develop their own personal plan to tackle the issues they have been facing. She was also one of the key contributors to Psychology Magazine’s 2016 book, Real Ambition. Dannie’s 2015 TEDx talk also highlighted The Inconvenient Truth for Culture and she is currently working on an app and workbook to counteract this issue.