Deirdre Danahar is a coach, consultant, speaker and writer who helps busy professionals with complex lives, expand their career potential, bring their best-of-self traits to full potential, lead with integrity and inspiration, and find work-life flow. Her clients include successful creative professionals, like restaurateurs, lawyers, health care providers, graphic designers, small business owners, executives, and motivated people who want to move from the corporate world to the entrepreneurial world.
A licensed clinical social worker since 1996, Deirdre began coaching in 2002. Clients describe her as charmingly forceful and she is known for her insight, creativity, humor and common sense. She is an accredited coach through the International Coach Federation and is a Certified Social + Emotional Intelligence Coach® through the Institute for Social + Emotional Intelligence® in Denver, Co. She has a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and holds an M.S.W. and M.P.H. from Tulane University. She is a member of the International Coach Federation, the National Association of Social Workers, the American Public Health Association and is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Massachusetts and Mississippi.
Deirdre was named one of Mississippi’s 50 Leading Business Women in 2012 and a member of the 2012 Class of Leadership Madison County. Additionally, she is a contributor to the Jackson Free Press and BOOM Jackson.
On a personal note, Deirdre, a transplanted New Englander is now based in Jackson, MS, where she lives with her college professor husband and an alarmingly large cat. She volunteers with the Center for Violence Prevention and for the Broadmeadow Neighborhood Association. When she’s not working she’s covered in rhinestones on the dance floor, flour in the kitchen or with dirt from the garden.
Contact Deirdre at firstname.lastname@example.org or through her website.