Christine Watkins Davies, MA, ACC, CDWF
Coaching and Facilitation Experience
Christine Watkins Davies specializes in providing leadership coaching utilizing her extensive knowledge of mindfulness studies and contemplative strategies. By increasing self-awareness skills, her clients are able to improve their ability to identify what is blocking their progress toward individual or organizational goals, improve communication skills, generate more confidence and gain a better understanding of others
Christine’s passion around Mindfulness was the impetus for creating Mindfully Aligned. Mindfully Aligned is an experiential workshop that introduces mindfulness practices to organizations that are looking to improve morale, increase productivity and cohesiveness in groups, as well as improve the organization’s quality of work. Exercises in Mindfully Aligned include boosting skills in executive presence, perspective taking, breath work, and compassion training.
Christine is a Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator. The Daring Way™ is a highly experiential methodology based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown. Utilizing this methodology, Christine helps clients to explore topics such as vulnerability, courage, shame, resiliency, and worthiness and how it relates to the way clients lead organizations and teams.
Christine uses her background in human development and therapeutic principles when coaching and facilitating. Her clients have repeatedly shared that her accessibility, sense of humor and approachable nature have fostered an authentic and meaningful relationship even when faced with incredible personal and professional challenges.
Writing and Public Speaking
Christine was the lead author, interviewer and researcher for Align Leadership’s white paper entitled Women Leaders Across the Generations: Their Leadership Journey, Similarities and Differences. She presented this work to human resource organizations and at the Harvard Women and Power Summit. Christine has also written several blogs on topics such as women empowerment, mindfulness practices, and leadership development. Christine has also presented Rising Strong: Organizational and Personal Resiliency at the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce’s Business Owner Bootcamp.
Education and Training
Christine holds a Master’s Degree in Contemplative Education & Practices from Naropa University. Her thesis focus was on Mindful Leadership. She holds a BA in Occupational Therapy from St. Catherine University. Christine is a Certified Integral Coach® through New Ventures West and through the International Coach Federation. She is also a Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator with Dr. Brené Brown.
Christine is also a Certified Enneagram Coach® through the Enneagram In Business program. The Enneagram is a personality typology that can help people recognize and understand an overall pattern in human behavior both within themselves and with others. The Enneagram has brought greater clarity, understanding and bandwidth when navigating through organizational challenges such as communication, conflict, decision making, and giving/receiving feedback.