Creative Training & Coaching

Educational, Motivational, Inspirational

About Us

“You teach people how to treat you” – Claudia Owad

Claudia Owad is the creator and force behind Creative Training & Coaching. Having worked as counsellor and trainer for over fifteen years, she has worked extensively in supporting and developing individual potential. She has a Masters of Applied Science in Coaching Psychology  from The University of Sydney. This degree provides grounding in the theoretical and methodological aspects of coaching psychology and promotes the science of human performance enhancement. Claudia is also a current board member of the International Coaching Federation (Australasian chapter) holding the role of secretary from November 2011 – November 2014.

Claudia’s passion lies in motivation and self empowerment leading her on a journey through research, health, community and education. Her past work environments are as vast as her experience, ranging from addiction counselling and research, team development & HR, relationship therapy, family intervention therapy, community outreach, school counsellor and career advisor, strategic business planning, coaching  &  training. Work in health, community, education and research has ensured that Claudia is familiar and experienced in a variety of environments, working with a vast array of groups and individuals.

Claudia has an extensive educational background that is multi-disciplinary and vast including:

  • Masters in Applied Science -Psychology of Coaching (Sydney University)
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Honours Degree in Sociology
  • Bachelor of Arts with double major in Sociology and Psychology
  • Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) therapist training
  • Multicultural Sports leaders Program. NSW Department of Sport and Recreation
  • Beginning Coaching: General Principles ( National Coaching Accreditation) (The Australian Sports Commission)
  • Diploma of Professional Writing. (The Australian College of Journalism)
  • Certificate in Remedial/ Therapeutic Massage. (The Australasian College of Natural Therapies)
  • Senior first aid certificate. The Royal Life Saving Society Australia
  • Mental Health First Aid

Professional memberships :

  • Secretary for ICF Australasian Chapter
  • ICF : International Coaching Federation
  • USCMA : University of Sydney Coaching and Mentoring Association
  • IPPA: International Positive Psychology Association
  • PPI: Positive Psychology Institute (Australia)
  • Coachville