DALLAS - LONDON - DUBAI - BRUSSELS - AMSTERDAM - GENEVA - PARIS - NEW YORK - CHICAGO - TORONTO - OXFORD - LONG ISLAND - KANSAS - LA

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OUR COACHING TEAM

Design Within Coaching is a partnership of multilingual and multicultural coaches who are trained and certified by the prestigious Co-ActiveTraining Institute (CTI), recognized as the most rigorous training in the industry. Our approach is grounded in strong business backgrounds and rich life experiences. We are passionate about working with people who are deeply committed to creating transformation in their personal or professional lives - and also with those who are just starting to reflect.  Our team is currently coaching in the US, Canada, Europe and the Middle-East.

You can find more about us in the individual profiles below.

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JENNIFER GRIFFIN

USA (European wanna be)

LINKEDIN Profile | IG: @instagrif

Jen’s ability to lead from a creative perspective on life has served her clients well. Championing others by helping them unlock the shift they need to overcome and embrace life’s changes, is one of her true joys.

Jen’s professional career began as a real estate paralegal and worked for several top tier corporations and law firms. Upon experiencing a life altering event in 2007, Jen became an entrepreneur. She started and ran her own non-profit which empowered amputee youth across the country. She also began public speaking, writing, and eventually became a co-owner in a retail brick and mortar business.

Through both her professional & personal life experiences, Jen has developed many tools to working in a fast-paced environment, serving many agenda’s, finding creative solutions and overcoming the hardest part – fighting fear and just getting started!

She resides in Dallas and has a Bachelor of Science Degree and Bachelor of Legal Studies Degree from Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas.

Bjorna

BJORNA COSSERY

LEADERSHIP COACHING - WOMEN & WORK -

EXPATRIATE COACHING - CAREER COACHING - LIFE TRANSITIONS

LINKEDIN Profile | IG: @bjorna_designwithincoaching

I am passionate about helping you grow into your full potential and accompany you to overcome what is holding you back. I provide a safe space where you can be who you truly are, or become who you want to be. You will feel empowered to Lead your own life and be your best. In my work as coach, I focus on the whole person and will help you find out what really matters to you, so you can live a fulfilling life, personally and professionally.

With my background in HR and Psychology I have a special interest in supporting you with work-related issues, such as leadership, team management, stress management, diversity, harrassment and career planning & transitions. I also help Expats adjust to their new environment and their spouses/partners define what is next.

I coach in person, via Skype, Zoom or over the phone, in English, French or Dutch.

I am a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach and accredited by the International Coaching Federation (ICF). I initially graduated with a BSc in Psychology and a MSc in Psychology & Neuroscience at the University of Utrecht in The Netherlands. After my first job in psycho-pharmacological research, I obtained a Masters in Human Resources Management from the University Robert Schuman (IAE) in Strasbourg, France. I then accumulated experience in a variety of roles, from Outplacement, Career Coaching and Executive Search to international HR Management & Business Partnering in bio-pharmaceutical companies.

I am originally from The Netherlands, married a Frenchman and have lived in France, Switzerland, Belgium, the UK and the US. I have two daughters and love horse riding in the countryside and watching polo tournaments.

USA - CANADA - UK - FRANCE - BELGIUM - THE NETHERLANDS

Valerie

VALERIE MILLER

USA - UK - France - UAE

LINKEDIN Profile | IG: valerie_designwithin

Valerie Miller is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach and accredited by the International Coaching Federation (ICF). With over 25 years of corporate experience and having reinvented herself professionally in four different countries, Valerie is keenly aware of the challenges of career and life transition. Through motivational coaching she helps clients identify personal and professional goals, understand the obstacles standing in the way, bring clarity around changes that need to occur, and create an achievable plan with clear action steps. Her passion is helping clients get from point A to point B in the least amount of time.

Since moving to Dubai in 2018 she has been co-leading the deeply impactful Get Unstuck career change workshops.

Valerie grew up in Long Island, NY, but has lived the greater part of her life between Paris, London, and Geneva. Although she started her career in sales for a financial analysis company, she has also worked in journalism for Vogue and Allure Magazines, press and public relations, and the majority of her career as a marketing executive in the fashion and luxury goods industry.

She currently lives in Dubai and is a full time coach specializing in career, leadership, relationship and team coaching.