Credentials: MPH, PCC
Position title: UW Certified Professional Coach Program Instructor
Sharon Barbour brings 10 years of coaching experience to her clients, as well as expertise in habit change, mindfulness and leadership development. She delights in facilitating life-changing shifts in perspectives, presence and actions that inspire clients to make fulfilling changes and creations. Her habit change expertise ensures that changes last. Sharon’s warm and creative spirit, coupled with a fluid yet rigorous coaching style, helps her clients to make breakthroughs and move past old roadblocks to positive change. A lifelong learner and observer of human nature, she is inspired by human potential and inner wisdom. She certified at the PCC level through the International Coach Federation and holds a faculty position at Presence-Based Coaching & Leadership Development. Prior to coaching, Sharon earned a master’s degree in public health and worked with nonprofits, cooperatives and educational institutions, primarily in program development, evaluation and management. She loves family time and being outside — kayaking, gardening and simply enjoying life.