Ann Deaton

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Ann is a leadership and team coach. She earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology, with specializations in neuropsychology and health psychology, from The University of Texas.  After a two-decade career in health care, Ann earned her coaching certification from the Newfield Network and the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) designation from the International Coach Federation. She founded DaVinci Resources coaching practice in 2003, and co-founded The Bounce Collective coaching and consulting business in 2009.

Ann’s work focuses on coaching individuals, teams, and organizations who are experiencing significant change and growth. Her strengths are in creating the kinds of rich and open conversations that expand perspectives and ideas – and then supporting clients by holding them accountable as they take action to realize their goals.

Ann has served on the faculty for The University of Texas coach training program, Georgetown University Institute for Transformational Leadership, and the Center for Corporate Education at Virginia Commonwealth University.  She co-created the Trauma-Informed Leadership Coaching program for health care professionals with Kemia Sarraf, MD, MPH, CPCC and Antoinette Dubois-Ayers, CPCC, RCC.

Ann is passionate about the value of groups and teams in adding to our joy, fulfillment, and effectiveness. She has written two books: Being Coached: Group and Team Coaching from the Inside (2014, with Holly Williams), and VUCA Tools for a VUCA World: Developing Leaders and Teams for Sustainable Results (2018).