Professional Certified Coach
Cecilia is a credentialed Professional Certified Coach (PCC) by the International Coach Federation (ICF) and a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) by the Coaches Training Institute (CTI), a global pioneer in the coaching profession.
She is also a graduate of CTIs’ 10-month intensive experiential Leadership Program propelling participants into understanding and accessing their own unique strengths and personal power.
Cecilia is one of the Managing Partners of Haraya Coaching and Director of Training for the Philippines and Coach Supervisor for Coach Masters Academy, running their ICF Accredited Coach Training program locally and virtually. She is certified to administer assessment tools including Myers Briggs Personality Type Indicator (MBTI), Reiss Motivation Profile (RMP), People Acuity and MindPrint. Cecilia works as a coach for the Humanitarian Coaching Network (HCN) coaching staff from the United Nations and is a coach for UK-based organization, Coaching on Call, partnering virtually with leaders from their global clients.
Her passion for coaching is grounded in the belief that when we draw from our strengths, uncover who we are and what drives us, we are in a position to make grounded choices and take courageous actions towards achieving our personal and professional goals while living a more fulfilled and liberated life. She has the ability to hone in on what really matters and open the mind to clarity and possibility in a trusting and encouraging manner.
Cecilia speaks English, Dutch and Filipino and has lived in the Netherlands, France, Finland, Germany and the UK. She now calls the Philippines her home. Her international exposure has made her comfortable and flexible working with people from diverse backgrounds.
For Haraya Coaching, Cecilia has coached and partnered with clients such as the Ford Academy, Sun Life Financial, Yellow Cab Pizza Co., Ayala Health, IDP, MedChoice Pharma Inc., Mañosa Properties, Generika, Globe Telecom, among others. Cecilia has a roster of life coaching clients working on topics such as confidence, impact and life purpose. She is currently enrolled in a Somatic Coaching course to expand her range into body-centered coaching techniques. Cecilia is a Certified Blue Belt Nia Teacher, a functional fitness workout for body, mind and spirit and enjoys sharing this practice with different audiences.
Cecilia earned a bachelors degree in International Business Administration at the Rotterdam School of Management, Netherlands. Before becoming a full-time Coach, Cecilia worked for Cap Gemini Group & UK in London managing award-winning Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects. In addition to managing Haraya Coaching, Cecilia manages a family business specialized in dance and movement wear with her sister and continues to build her international coaching practice.