Online - All times are pacific time January 16, 2019, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Blossoming of Coaching Presence

Host: Terry H. Hildebrandt, PhD, MCC, MCEC, Director of Evidence Based Coaching
Guest Speaker: Mike Alexander Abravanel, PhD, PPCC

Coaching presence is an essential competency to foster the coaching relationship. Join Dr. Mike Alexander Abravanel as he shares, grounded in his research, a blossoming lotus metaphorical representation of coaching presence. He will also discuss concrete practices experienced coaches use to cultivate coaching presence.

Mike Alexander Abravanel is a personal and professional coach, a published author, and a lecturer/facilitator. He completed his PhD in coaching at Concordia University, focusing on coaching presence. Teaching university courses on interpersonal communication, as well as intervention in small groups, allowed him to deepen his understanding of healthy relationships. As a recovery coach, he facilitates inner growth and healing at an addiction rehabilitation center. Website: