FAITH'S BIO & CREDENTIALS


Bio

My career has followed a trajectory that I could never have imagined.

Environmental Attorney: After clerking for a federal judge, I joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, where I served as Special Assistant to the General Counsel, then worked on regulatory development and defensive litigation, and finally served as a Branch Chief for enforcement litigation.

Consultant and coach for international environmental development: After completing a special one-year assignment for the Agency for International Development on pollution management, I worked for more than ten years as a freelance international environmental consultant and coach, collaborating with senior officials and their staffs in the public and private sectors of more than twenty countries worldwide, often working in French or Spanish.

Leadership coach: As leadership coaching gained increasing recognition, I formally transitioned into this field so that I could apply my international coaching experience to work with established and emerging leaders in multiple disciplines within the United States. I work with a wide range of clients within the public, private and nonprofit sectors. I also provide change-management consulting services.

ADHD coach: My fascination with ADHD (from the dual perspective of a coach and having many symptoms myself) led me to the specialized field of coaching individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Most of my ADHD coaching clients are professionals; in addition, I work with creative, bright high school and college students.

NeuroMovement (Anat Baniel Method), yoga and craniosacral practitioner: I am certified in NeuroMovement (the Anat Baniel Method [ABM]). NeuroMovement employs subtle movement to communicate with the brain and nervous system, offering wonderful possibilities to overcome many different types of limitations, enhance performance and increase vitality. This builds upon my prior experience teaching yoga and meditation, and offering craniosacral therapy, a form of bodywork that can ease physical and emotional stress.

In addition to my mind-body-spirit coaching practice, I volunteer with these organizations:

Georgetown University Program in Leadership Coaching: Mentoring students in my coaching alma mater.
 

Insight Meditation Community of Washington: Mentoring to help meditators deepen their practice and integrate it more effectively into their daily lives.

One to One: Women Coaching Women. Coaching for economically or socially disadvantaged women who are ready for major growth and change. I serve as a volunteer coach and also as a mentor to less experienced coaches.

 

I am an accomplished public speaker. You can see a video of my talk to the New York Society for Ethical
Culture about making conscious choices on YouTube at: http://bit.ly/FaithTalk.


Credentials

My major professional credentials include:

J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School. Member of the Bar Associations of New York, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C.
 

Certificate of Leadership Coaching, Georgetown University. Member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), Professional Certified Coach (PCC). Past President, North & Central Alabama Chapter, ICF.
 

Certificate in Professional ADHD Coaching for Practicing Coaches, ADD Coach Academy. Member of ACO (ADHD Coaches Organization) and ADDA (Attention Deficit Disorder Association).
 

Certificates in Coaching (1) Teens and College Students with ADHD and (2) Children with ADHD, JST Coaching. Member of CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder).
 

Certificate in NeuroMovement (the Anat Baniel Method).
 

Diploma in Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, Shea Educational Group. Member of the International Affiliation of Biodynamic Training.
 

Certificates in (1) Yoga Therapy (300 hours), Heaven on Earth Yoga Institute, and (2) Interdisciplinary Yoga Teacher Training (200 hours), Nosara Yoga Institute. Member of the Yoga Alliance and the International Association of Yoga Therapists.
 




Contact us
:
Faith Halter, Insightful Transitions
Tel. 703-358-9489