Millie Grenough, MSW ’84 Named ICF-CT Coach of the Year

The Connecticut Chapter of the International Coach Federation has named Millie Grenough 2010 Coach of the Year. This award is given to a member coach who has promoted or advanced the field of coaching to his/her community, city, state or country and to the world. It was presented to Grenough in appreciation of her outstanding enhancement and dedication to the art and professionalism of coaching. She is President of New Haven, CT-based Grenough LLC.

Millie Grenough, MSW

Millie Grenough is an Executive Coach, international keynote speaker and award-winning author known for her ability to inspire people to do what they thought was impossible. She is a Clinical Instructor in Social Work of Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine, an EMDR-Level II Therapist, Certified by the International Coach Federation and is one of ten people worldwide named Master Synergist in the body/mind Rubenfeld Synergy Method. A former Catholic nun, she has worked as a community developer, waitress, ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages) teacher, nightclub singer, psychotherapist, clinical social worker and strategic planner. Grenough is the author of OASIS In the Overwhelm 28 Day Guide: Rewire Your Brain from Chaos to Calm. Grenough is particularly noted for her coaching and OASIS Trainings that reach four continents.

“I am delighted and humbled to receive the Coach of the Year award from the Connecticut Chapter of the International Coach Federation,” states Millie Grenough. “Even if your body feels creaky – your brain feels dusty — or your 5th-grade teacher told you to ‘just mouth the words,’ I will get you singing and swinging to be your happiest self. That’s what coaching means to me! I have a passion for stimulating people to reach their full potential while remaining sane and healthy.”

About ICF – Founded in 1995, the International Coach Federation (ICF) is the leading global organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high standards, providing independent certification, and building a worldwide network of credentialed coaches. With more than 14,000 professional personal and business coaches representing over 90 countries, the ICF is the voice of the global coaching profession.

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