Denise Overend-Clarke

Denise has been working with The Learning Wave since 2010 and brings a wealth of experience in leadership development, emotional intelligence, and coaching. She has a background in owning and managing small business before retraining in adult education and psychology. Designing and facilitating workshops since 1999, Denise has gained a reputation for her ability to communicate ideas clearly and effectively. Her style is dynamic and interactive as she encourages participants to engage in their learning.

Denise’s qualifications include MBTI™ practitioner, DipSpSt. BA(Psych), Cert.Adult L&N, Personal Effectiveness coach, Human Element and Radical Collaboration Certification. She is also trained in a suite of emotional intelligence individual and 360 psychometric tools. More recently she has qualified as a Conversational Intelligence coach.

Other experience includes mediation and coaching. She has facilitated in the health industry for many years and recently designed and facilitated a programme focused on Pasifika families and autism.

Denise also has a passion for health and exercise and has been involved in the fitness industry for many years as a group fitness instructor, personal trainer and fitness centre owner.

“I believe in learning that takes a learner on a journey that is challenging as well as enjoyable. I believe in applied learning with results that are evident in people’s lives.”

You’re likely to meet or talk with Denise early in the design process as she likes to understand a client’s business to ensure the facilitation will contribute to your strategic objectives.