Tanya Faude-Koivisto


Tanya Faude-Koivisto, PhD, PCC, is an international executive coach and organization development consultant based in New York. She integrates her knowledge of diverse coaching models with robust Gestalt theory to support individuals and organizations in discovering and realizing their fullest potential. Leaders and leadership teams working with Tanya have reported deeper awareness about how their actions, ways of thinking and feelings impact their effectiveness in achieving desired business results. Tanya has fifteen years of experience in human development including internal and external work as executive coach and consultant. She works with executives across multiple industries and specializes in intercultural competence and family-owned businesses. She is a Professional Certified Coach by the International Coaching Federation, and a faculty member at the following institutes and programs: Columbia Coaching Certification Program at Columbia University, NY; Gestalt Center for Organization and Systems Development (Gestalt OSD Center) and the Institute for Self-Management and Motivation in Zurich (a spin-off of Zurich University), Switzerland.


Centering and Grounding Through Meditation: A Bridge to Expanded Use of Self and Coach Presence
An executive coach’ s ability to stay present, open and curious is essential to their effectiveness given the complex systems they work in. This experiential session aims to expand coaches’ Use of Self and capacity to stay present through the introduction of meditation and Gestalt concepts. Participants will experiment with ways of centering and grounding themselves and leave with elements of a practice they can use in their day-to-day life.

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