Download Brochure

Register your interest

Other Programmes

Contact Us


Understanding the importance of the coaching relationship and the “core conditions” of empathy, congruence and unconditional positive regard.

Understand Attachment Theory – the unconscious processes in coaching, including transference and psychological defences.

Gain an understanding of the importance of awareness, the here-and-now, the “Cycle of Awareness” and strategic and intimate interventions.

Identify and work with different ‘egostates’ as they exist within the person and their impact in communication between people.

Understand the powerful impact of wider systems on individual and group behaviours, and the significance of this for key subjects such as leadership and organisational dynamics.

Understand the place of meaning and purpose in people’s lives and working with the tension of being ‘true to self and true to others’ for clients in organisations.

Meet the Faculty


Jenny Stacey is an executive coach, coach supervisor and educator based in Yorkshire, UK. She competed her coach training programme with PB Coaching in 2000 and from 2004 was an associate and senior coach tutor at PB Coaching, running both coaching psychology and coaching supervision diplomas. She is also a registered gestalt psychotherapist (UKCP, HCPC) and so brings interest and expertise in the psychological dimension to her coaching and coaching supervision.

Jenny has extensive experience as an educator and facilitator of adults. Currently she is Faculty Lead of the Diploma in Advanced Business and Executive Coaching at UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, UCD Dublin, a training programme that combines her professional experience in executive coaching and psychological theory. 

She is a senior leadership consultant and facilitator at Courage and Spark Peter’s Bluckert’s transformative leadership development programme. She runs Creative Expansion, a coach training company with Tsafi Lederman, which uses creativity, the arts and body to bring additional layers of awareness and provides a rich learning environment. 

Jenny is very interested in the impact of the wider system and has completed an organisational constellations training course to develop her skills and understanding. 

Jenny and Tsafi contributed Working with Shame, using Embodied Coaching in 101 Supervision Techniques, Approaches Enquiries and Experiments edited by Michelle Lucas (2020) and co-authored Embodied Coaching: pathways to implicit knowledge using the arts and somatic process Coaching Today July 2014.

 Pamela Fay (@PamelaFay) / Twitter

Pamela is an executive coach, coach tutor and coach supervisor.  Pamela has been a member of the tutor team in Smurfit Executive Development since 2013. Pamela has been working independently since 2004 at

Coaching Approach:

Pamela is a relational coach and her training is grounded in Gestalt. Her role as coach is to provide a supportive presence for clients to safely explore how they are in life at present and what changes they might want to make. She is a thinking partner for clients and a witness to their change. As a coach tutor Pamela brings herself fully to her work and has been described as “the coach’s coach” due to her collaborative professional approach.

Academic Qualifications:

  • 2023 Postgraduate Certificate in Relational Organisational Gestalt, Relational Change
  • 2021 Cape Cod Training Programme (CCTP), Gestalt International Study Centre Cape Cod
  • 2018 Advanced Diploma in Organisational Supervision, Ashridge Business School
  • 2017 Certificate in Working with the Gestalt Process, Dublin Gestalt Centre
  • 2016 Masters in Executive Coaching, Ashridge Business School, England
  • 2010 Postgraduate Diploma in the Psychology of Coaching, UCD Smurfit Business School
  • 2009 Professional Diploma in Business and Executive Coaching, UCD Smurfit Business School
  • 2000 Masters in International Marketing, UCD Smurfit Graduate Business School
  • 1995 BA in Business Studies, Dublin Business School

Membership and Accreditations:

  • Accredited Coach and Coach Supervision by the EMCC
  • Accredited by Ashridge Business School as a Coach and Coach Supervisor
  • Member of the Association of Coach Supervisors


Discover our Rankings and Accreditations