Qualifications and Affiliations
Diploma in Executive Coaching, UCD Michael Smurfit Business School 2009
DISC Profile, BarOn Emotional Quotient Survey (EQi)
Member of Association of Coaching
Experience in one to one coaching
Dervilla has a track record of driving strategy and performance, managing teams and has an extensive knowledge of competitive environments. Combining this with over 10 years Executive Coaching experience gives her a genuine understanding of the range of issues and challenges faced by senior leaders. With empathy for the client’s position and an unbiased perspective, she collaborates with them to develop and enhance their leadership capacity.
Dervilla works with the client to define their goals, helps them understand perceived obstacles, develop action plans and maintains commitment by regularly tracking progress.
Dervilla has a particular expertise in the following areas:
• Influencing Skills
• Prioritising an overwhelming workload
• Managing Performance
• Conflict Management – moving from conflict to co-operation
• New Role Transition
“My Executive Coaching sessions with Dervilla enabled me to re-gain momentum at a time when I was experiencing a crisis of confidence. Dervilla helped to define my key objectives, explore potential blockers and identify ways to overcome them. She has an ability to probe for what is really important, breaking down tasks into manageable steps and provides practical examples of how to implement change and adopt different approaches. Dervilla has had a marked impact on my leadership performance and mindset and I would not hesitate in recommending her to anyone considering Executive Coaching.”
Senior Leader, Third Level Institution