Rachael is a business and coaching psychologist with a strong commercial background. She lectures and conducts research in occupational and coaching psychology, with a particular interest in behaviour change through coaching interventions. She also has extensive business to business sales experience in the HR and talent management sector.
She has worked as a business consultant for UK and international organisations, with clients from a range of industries and sectors. Her consultancy experience encompasses talent development, assessment, leadership development, coaching, career management, stress management and wellbeing in the workplace.
Rachael conducts research and lectures in Occupational Psychology at the Institute of Management Studies, University of London. She also contributes to departmental training in research and evidence-based practice for scientist-practitioners.
She is currently undertaking doctoral research into Acceptance and Commitment Coaching (ACC). Specific areas of interest include the efficacy of coaching interventions, mechanisms of change in coaching, contextual cognitive behavioural coaching, psychological flexibility and mindfulness in coaching practice.
Rachael is a member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the BPS Special Group for Coaching Psychology, and she is the Honorary Secretary of the International Society for Coaching Psychology (ISCP).