Whether coaching individuals, offering public workshops, or consulting with groups and organizations, PATRICIA DAY WILLIAMS is known for her ability to FACILITATE DEEP TRANSFORMATIVE CHANGES in the service of a better world. Her background as a former physician and midwife combined with her extensive training in organization development, group dynamics, Eastern and Western psychology, mindfulness and mind-body techniques give her an unusually rich mix of approaches. People often say that their work with Patricia has been one of the most impactful learning experiences of their life.
IN ADDITION TO HER INDEPENDENT WORK, she serves as Dean for the Human Interaction Laboratory offered by NTL Institute for Applied Behavioral Science and is on the faculty of the American University/NTL Masters Program in Organization Development. As a Senior Associate of Otto Kroeger Associates, she is known for her expertise in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, a personality tool based on the work of Carl Jung. In association with Sacred Centers, she leads workshops on chakra psychology.
PATRICIA’S STYLE IS FLEXIBLE AND COLLABORATIVE, with an approach designed to address the client’s particular needs. She brings energy, clarity, a sense of humor and the highest standard of quality to her work. She is committed to working with the client in such a way that progress continues long after her work with the client has concluded.
A GRADUATE OF YALE UNIVERSITY AND HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL, she is the author of numerous publications, including the guidebook Self Awareness, published in 2006 by NTL Institute.
"Thanks for facilitating a very productive retreat for Parkview Health System. I cannot recall a retreat accomplishing as much in one day before."
Patricia staffs the following public workshops offered at various locations throughout the US:
ORGANIZATIONS SEEK CONSULTATION FOR A VARIETY OF REASONS, among them:
DEPENDING ON THE NEEDS OF THE ORGANIZATION, the work may include:
WHETHER BUILDING A NEW TEAM using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, or consulting on a long-term system-wide change, Patricia’s approach is to engage the client group from the outset in the content and design of the work. This approach ensures real, enduring results. Examples of selected consultations are included in her C.V.
"The consultation was an extremely valuable experience ... and we were very pleased with the expert way in which the process was handled."
INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS FREQUENTLY CONTRACT with Patricia for personal/professional coaching. Coaching can be done in person or over the telephone, supplemented by email correspondence. The appropriate interval and duration of the sessions are determined with the client’s needs in mind. Individual clients say:
"I feel like I’ve re-centered myself. I’m also making conscious changes."Participants in Patricia’s POSTGRADUATE WORKSHOP ON COACHING TOOLS say:
"I have attended all workshops and this one is the best overall so far. Patricia is excellent."
PATRICIA HAS AN UNUSUAL ABILITY TO BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER and create a sense of community. One way in which she does this is by integrating singing, international folk dancing, informal dramatics and cooperative games into her work with individuals and groups.
SETTINGS INCLUDE workshops, retreats, professional meetings, celebrations and other group events. Patricia also leads a weekly international folk dance group in Alexandria, VA, and teaches in the Metro DC chapters of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society.
SHE HAS THREE QUALITIES that make her uniquely gifted at creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere: talent, expertise in group dynamics, and the desire to make a difference. Even reluctant beginners find her instructions to be simple and clear, her enthusiasm infectious.
PATRICIA’S TRIO, Free Association, performs entertaining and uplifting folk, pop, jazz and blues, creatively arranged in delightfully tight harmonies, for fundraisers and other worthy causes.
"Patricia displays the confidence and poise of an established ECRS [Eastern Cooperative Recreation School] leader. She sets a positive tone... She prepares thoroughly and times her program appropriately. She is flexible for changing circumstances."
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