Roache Associates

Over the past 30 years, Barbara has worked in the field of learning and development in a variety of settings and industries.  She has worked with clients to build individual and organizational capabilities and to support personal and corporate goals through high impact education, facilitation, 1:1 coaching and consulting.

A key component of her work is the design and facilitation of training programs and workshops to meet the specific needs of her clients. These programs include topics such as:   leadership and management skills, presentation and communication skills, personal brand, performance and change management. As part of this work, she has developed expertise in the following dimensions of training and development: 

·             Designing and facilitating practical, high impact training programs and customized interventions

·             “Real-time” coaching as part of classroom exercises, role plays and simulations

·             Follow-up coaching and consulting sessions (individual or small group)

Barbara is best known by her clients as a person of integrity who helps others through her genuine interest in their well-being and success, her authenticity and ability to quickly build rapport and trust, and her facility at presenting information in ways that are easily understood and applied to real life situations and challenges.

Recently, Barbara expanded her practice to focus on providing specific services to women, including executive coaching.  She is in the process of designing workshops and retreats.

Barbara holds a Bachelors Degree with Honors in Psychology and Education and a Masters of Education Degree in Counseling.