Qualifications: BA (Hons), Pg. Cert. ILM Certificate in Executive Coaching (Level 7), MSc
Hamish originally trained as an actor in London before moving into the world of corporate role-play, facilitation and coaching. As an associate of various L&D consultancies, he has over 10 years’ worth of experience training medical students and clinicians in communication skills as a facilitator and OSCE actor at some of the country’s top universities, as well as for the various medical Royal Colleges. He also does similar work in the legal sector, as an associate of the Scottish Faculty of Advocates on their develling program in Edinburgh and as a KAPLAN Assessor for their QLTS exams for all newly qualified solicitors in England & Wales.
Hamish’s main area of specialism is providing support to neurodiverse individuals (those with ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Autism), helping them to understand their own minds, how best they can support themselves and communicate to others what kind of support they need in the workplace. Supported by his MSc in Psychology at the University of Glasgow, he is due to finish in the summer of 2023 and will gain him graduate basis for chartership with the British Psychological Society.
Hamish’s coaching style is relational, meaning he works in a slightly different way with every client depending on what they bring. He can work in direct, goal-orientated ways with specific models, or he can also work in a more abstract, non-directional way with general objectives such as recovery, resilience, and transitions. His approach to coaching is largely centred around a balance between self-acceptance and supportive challenge, working only with what is within the client’s remit to achieve. He offers a safe, confidential space to think, reflect, develop and grow.