Barbara Braham

Barbara Braham, Ph.D., MCC Program: Certificate in Leadership Coaching, Executive Certificate in Transformational Leadership Barbara Braham is an Executive and Leadership Coach who works with leadership teams who want to move their organization forward and leaders who want to realize their potential.

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Her clients include leaders in not-for-profits, government, higher education, associations and corporations. An accomplished author, Barbara has written eleven books and one ebook. Finding Your Purpose has been translated into seven languages. Be Your Own Coach was co-authored with Chris Wahl. Barbara has been coaching in the Notre Dame Executive Integral Leadership Program since 2004 in collaboration with The Leadership Circle. She is certified to debrief and score the Maturity Assessment Profile (MAP) which assesses stages of adult development. She is currently teaching a 17-month certification program with Dr. Cook-Greuter to train an international cohort on how to score the MAP. Barbara is an associate of the Full Circle Consulting Group and a Senior Associate with the consulting firm Innolect Inc. She also offers public workshops to coaches and leaders on the application of adult development theory. A student of the Dharma, Barbara has practiced vipassana (mindfulness) meditation for nearly two decades and she spends four to six weeks in silence each year. Her research interests include stages of adult development and the intersection of Buddhist practice and executive coaching. Barbara can be reached at or