We are an accomplished multi-professional team dedicated to solving problems in the business world.
Professor of Applied Neuroscience Patricia Riddell is the NTA Team Leader. She is a Chartered Psychologist and Chartered Scientist. Patricia was awarded her BSc from The University of Glasgow, MSc from Imperial College, London and PhD from Oxford University. She is also a certified coach trained at Henley Business School. Patricia teaches Neuro Training, Coaching and Behavioural Change and brings her "hands-on" knowledge of Applied Neuroscience to solve issues in the corporate world. She also researches areas including learning and memory, motivation and leadership. Patricia has co-authored the book “The Neuroscience of Leadership Coaching”. This book uses case studies to demonstrate how a knowledge of Neuroscience can increase both an understanding of coaching and flexibility in the tools that coaches use.
Patricia's 6 main signature strengths as described by colleagues are: Knowledge, Communication, Focus, Compassion, Honesty, Authenticity.
Gillian is born and raised in England and has lived in Norway for 40 years. She is a leading light within the field of Coaching in Norway and has actively structured the field since the early '90s. Gillian has a Ph.D from the USA in Life Coaching and is a Certified NLP Master Trainer and Registered Health Coach. She is the founder of The Paradigm Academy, Nordic Coach & NLP Academy andthe author of several books: Mindfulness for All, NLP Practitioner, NLP Master Practitioner, The Professional Coach, Health Coaching, The NLP Trainer.
Gillian's 6 main signature strengths as described by colleagues are: Vision, Structure, Self Discipline, Strength, Innovative and Compassion.
Melinda is from Finland and has lived and worked in Norway for almost 20 years. She has a Ph.D and more than 1800 formal study credits. Melinda has an MSc in Public Health, an MSc in Adult Education and an MSc in Medical Science. She also does have an MSc in Psychology and always studies more. Melinda is also an Authorised Physiotherapist, Registered Health Coach, Certified Professional Coach and founding member of several professional organisations. She has authored books within the field of NLP and coaching.
Melinda's 6 main signature strengths as described by colleagues are: Dedication, Discipline, Creativity, Goal Orientation, Focus and Knowledge
Cornelia is a medical doctor and has worked in her own private practice for many years. Cornelia is a qualified Specialist in General Medicine. She is also in the final phase as a Specialist in Neurology. Cornelia has formal studies as an educator and is a Certified NLP Trainer and Registered Health Coach and Certified Professional Coach. Cornelia is also an equestrian and has indepth knowledge of qigong. Cornelia's 6 main signature strengths as described by colleagues are: Knowledge, Sincerity, Honesty, Flexibility, Empathy and Vision.
Elisabeth has been a professional airline pilot from the age of 24 and became Airline Captain at the age of 30. Elisabeth has strong leadership skills. She also worked as a teacher in primary and secondary schools. She is an NLP Trainer, Business Coach, Professional Coach and Registered Health Coach, as well as a Certified Hypnotherapist and works a lot on coaching fear of flying. Elisabeth coaches actively and has a special talent for coaching children and young adults. Elisabeth has been mentored several years by Gillian Godtfredsen. Elisabeth's 6 main signature strengths described by colleagues are: Humour, Strength, Loyalty, Discipline, Structure and Leadership.
Inger Lise is an Lawyer. She has previously worked for the Norwegian Police Department and as a Judge in the County Courts. During her younger years Inger Lise worked as Head of Social Services in Northern Norway. She is an NLP Trainer, Business Coach, Professional Coach and Registered Health Coach. Inger Lise is a keen follower of political matters and actively engaged in community matters.
Inger Lise's 6 main signature strengths described by colleagues are: Clarity, Structure, Discipline, Knowledge, Fairness and Humour.