Deb Barnard


Deb has worked mainly within the creative industries combining artistic practice with arts/business management at C.E.O level (mainly dance and physical theatre) since 1984. Deb currently works as a Trainer, Supervisor & Coach; specialising in relational dynamics, personal development and leadership.
She is a coach for the Arts Marketing Association, the Clore Leadership Initiatives (Social & Arts) and for Peace Nexus (Switzerland) and also manages an ongoing, private client base. Deb is also an experienced Supervisor for coaches.
She designs and delivers the Personal Leadership Module in relational dynamics for Trainees on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Lancaster University and is regularly commissioned to design and deliver bespoke courses in Coaching Skills for Leadership: most recently, for: The Royal Opera House, West Yorkshire Playhouse, LOYAC (Kuwait), Zakheref (Jordan), E.U.N.I.C (Amman), The Cultural Enterprise Office (Glasgow), The EXTEND Leadership Programme, The British Psychological Society, Creative Scotland, The Clore Short Courses.
She also established and runs the popular, accredited, Relational Dynamics Coaching Course in Lancaster three times a year.
She also works with with Ruwwad, the Youth Empowerment Programme for Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt & Palestine and LOYAC; a young people’s leadership initiative in Kuwait.
She achieved full membership with the Association for Coaching (AC) in 2005, is a BBC Accredited Coach and was shortlisted for the ‘Award for Influence’ at AC in 2010.
Deb holds a B.Ed (Hons) with a specialism in Child Psychology and was awarded a M.B.E in 2005. She is trained in CBT (2016) and Grief Counselling (2018).