Dr. Diane Brennan offers unique talents in the arts of executive coaching and consulting for executives and organizations, based on 25+ years of solid, hands-on working experience with managers, entrepreneurs, executives and management teams. Starting with a core achievement in the health care field where she has practiced as a Coach, Organizational Consultant and Strategist, Physician Practice Executive, Management Engineer, and Nurse, she has broadened her area of expertise to include:

Business Operations Development

  • Integrated Care Delivery Models
  • Organizational Development
  • Organizational Effectiveness
  • Population Health Management
  • Quality Management
  • Team-Based Care

Management Development

  • A Coaching Approach to Organizational Culture
  • Coaching for Managers and Supervisors
  • Difficult Conversations for Leaders and Teams
  • Motivational Interviewing for Physicians and Staff
  • Leadership Assessment (360, Individual and Team)
  • Strategic Thinking and Executive Presence

Diane recently completed her doctorate in behavioral health from Arizona State University. She has been immersed in the dynamics and changes within healthcare and is passionate about positively contributing to the evolution of patient-centered care. Diane is a Board Certified member and Fellow in the American College of Medical Practice Executives (FACMPE) since 2004.  ACMPE is the certifying arm of the Medical Group Management Association, the leading association for medical practice administrators and healthcare executives for over 90 years.

Diane also holds the Master Certified Coach (MCC) credential, the highest credentialing designation offered by the International Coach Federation (ICF) where she served as 2008 President of the organization. ICF is the professional association and accrediting body for coaching with more than 20,000 members in over 100 countries.

Diane also holds a certificate in Evidence Based Coaching Certificate from Fielding Graduate University, where she served as curriculum consultant and training coordinator for the year-long coaching program (2006 & 2007). During this process, she developed curriculum and was responsible for the overall skills development design, faculty training and development, curriculum delivery, measurement, and evaluation for the program.

Diane Brennan’s newest publication is:

Back Pocket Coach™ 33 Effective Strategies for Work & Life (2016)
» Available on Amazon Kindle

Diane is co-editor and contributing author of the books:

The handbook of knowledge-based coaching: From theory to practice (2011)
» Available in Kindle and in hard copy on Amazon

The philosophy and practice of coaching: Insights and issues for a new era (2008)
» Available on Kindle and in hard copy at Amazon

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