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Patricia Irwin


Patricia Irwin is an ICF/ PCC professional coach and coaches through her international private practice as well as with the University of British Columbia as an Associate Coach. She is a facilitator, speaker, and author with over 20 years of experience training adults in a variety of subjects for Okanagan University College and has trained learners throughout the oil fields and other service industries.

Pat is also a seasoned business and creativity consultant who has specialized in online business, business start-ups, career development, diversity and inclusion, leadership skills and teams.

Professional Qualifications:
  • ICF / PCC Certified Solution-Focused Coach & Member International Coach Federation
  • Senior Certified Facilitator
  • Associate Coach University of British Columbia
  • Master Neuro Linguistic Programming Practitioner
  • Business Coach, Mentor  & Consultant for over 15 years – coaching business, coaches and start-up enterprises
  • Author of books on Creativity in Balance and Children’s books that help create balanced adults and has co-authored/contributed to many other books.
  • Consulting & Coaching Specialties in transitions, career development, business start-up, moving beyond resistance, creativity in balance for individuals & teams.
  • Mount Royal University – completed part-time studies in Diversity in the Workplace
  • Past professional photojournalist The Province Newspaper & Studio Photographer

Awards & Community Service

  • Won Good Neighbours Award, nominated by Mix 105 for organizing Family Fun-Land, a free event for low-income families during Winter Carnival - open to everyone.
  • Nominated Best Home Based Business by the Vernon Chamber of Commerce
  • Developed a non-profit re-start program to assist new businesses by supplying websites, photography and more for free to help people restart after life-struggles
  • Service Dog Trainer for Vets and First Responders with PTSD