Mary Curran is the founder of the Centre for Professional & Personal Development. She is one of Ireland's first and most experienced Coaches, Coach Mentors and Coach Supervisor with almost 20 years full-time in the profession. Mary qualified in Ireland and in Coachville USA in Coaching.
Among her many qualifications, Mary holds the following:
Master Coach - LBCAI in Ireland.
Accredited Executive Coach with the Association for Coaching.
Supervisor for coaches in Advanced Supervision, University of Middlesex.
Mary has two core passions that define her professional life:
Passion for helping people move "from great to brilliant" - whatever their background, and "from powerlessness to powerfulness" - complemented by a jargon-free, down to earth approach.
Passion for the profession of coaching.
Mary is the:
Founder of the Coach Centre Ltd in Dublin
Co-founder of the Life and Business Coaching Association of Ireland
One of the founders of the "Association for Coaching"
She has been responsible for mentoring and training many of Ireland's best coaches and positively impacting the careers and businesses of hundreds of individuals through coaching.
Mary works with Individuals, Business Owners, Managers and groups, where she develops personal and leadership strengths, utilizing various coaching techniques and psychometric tools. Mary's coaching interventions have been instrumental in preparing senior managers to become partners.
Some of Mary's clients include The Law Society, AIB, Ulster Bank, Institute of Engineers, Dublin Chamber of Commerce, Accenture, Vhi, Aston Collins Ltd, McNally Handy & Partners & many more. Her coaching interventions were instrumental in preparing senior managers to become partners. Mary is also on the faculty for VHI corporate training, providing facilitation on work-life balance and retirement planning to a wide range of corporations in the Dublin area including Bridgestone, Oracle. Mary also contributed to media features on personal excellence and coaching, including Stellar magazine and Ireland AM.
Mary is also on the faculty for VHI corporate training, providing facilitation on work-life balance and retirement planning to a wide range of corporations in the Dublin area including Bridgestone, Oracle, Abbott.
Mary is a Master NLP practitioner. She is accredited in a number of behavioural psychology models and psychometrics which are integrated into to her interventions. These include:
Belbin Team Role profiling, TTI Success Insights profiling (DISC)
Mary sits on a Panel for the Provision of Staff Wellbeing, Training and Development Services at the University College Cork, Ireland. Prior to becoming a Coach, Mary had an entrepreneurial and marketing background, having set up and managed Pavlova Pantry, an Australian style restaurant business which she ran successfully for 9 years and for which she won the ESB Innovative Business Ideas Competition in 1988.