Barbara Casson, BSW, MSW, CPCC

 With over 25 years of experience, Barbara is an authentic and respected coach, facilitator and educator with a unique combination of leadership, academic and psychosocial expertise.

Her background as a clinical social worker provides Barbara with a deep foundation that naturally augments her training as a coach.

Bringing a depth of understanding into the complexity of interpersonal and communication dynamics, Barbara is known for her ability to ask the difficult questions and has a passion for helping clients navigate challenging conversations.

Believing that people need to see timely positive change, Barbara is committed to elevating leadership capacity and presence via actionable strategies that align with, and balance organizational expectations with personal goals.  

"Questions open the door to dialogue and discovery. ​They are an invitation to creativity and breakthrough thinking"

Eric Vogt


  • Adjunct Professor, School of Social Work, UBC
  • ​Honorary Lecturer, MD Undergraduate Program, UBC
  • Certified, EQ, Learning in Action
  • Member International Coach Federation
  • Certificate, Personal Groundwork Coaching Out of the Box
  • Certified Professional Coach, CTI Co-Active Coaching Skills Program 
  • Strength Deployment Inventory Qualified Relationship Awareness Facilitator​
  • Certificate Mediation and Negotiation, Justice Institute
  • Master Degree, Social Work, Fordham Graduate Centre NY, NY
  • Bachelor Degree, Social Work University British Columbia

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