Grant Wattie is a New Zealand-based global coach and counselor, family and relationship therapist (who also specializes in executive leadership), and author of a series of books on personal transformation.
During his 30+ year career, Grant’s passion for life-long learning includes development in business management, executive coaching, counseling, leadership development, the arts and philosophy. His unique capabilities revolve around the ability to build relationships, develop creative solutions, and bring about sustained behavioral change.
Grant trained as a family therapist for four years at the Family Centre Lower Hutt with Charles Waldegrave, an internationally recognized NGO. As part of a multidisciplinary team, he worked with hundreds of individuals, couples and families from all backgrounds.
While working at Relationships Aotearoa, he was trained in multi-systemic family therapy and couples therapy, including emotionally focused therapy.
In addition, Grant furthered his professional skills studying with Dr. Carlos Raimundo (Psychiatrist and Corporate Coach) of Neuro-learning. He also attended workshops in constellations, interactive drawing techniques, and the Play of Life ™ 3d coaching simulation methodology.
Over the years Grant gained a highly-developed intuitive understanding while engaging with reluctant participants, and working in creative ways to achieve change (i.e., using visual techniques in a relaxed, friendly and authentic manner).
While working with various agencies, he delivered services covering workplace stress; trauma; conflict resolution and mediation; communication; performance; bullying; anger; team building and team types. He also worked with senior executives on stress management, performance, team dynamics, interpersonal conflict and communication.
Grant has an eclectic intuitive style underpinned with a person-centered, solution-focused methodology. He’s able to build strong therapeutic alliances with clients with an empathetic and competent approach to provide appropriate therapeutic solutions.
Grant Wattie’s peers view him as competent and supportive. He’s known to possess a great sense of humor, and a relaxed, easy-going nature. Often the go-to person to discuss difficult issues with peers, his diverse and eclectic life experience and perspective enables a keen awareness to help others connect the dots of their life.
For more information about Grant Wattie’s Leadership Coaching and therapeutic programs, his regular blog posts, and other materials: www.grantwattie.com.
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