Pat Ward, MS

Organizational Development
Career Coach
Relationship Coach



Wholehearted living is contagious. Pat Ward knows how to increase her clients’ appetite for feedback professionally and personally.

A seasoned consultant with over 25 years of experience who utilizes an array of tools including: socially intelligent personality assessments, relational management methods, and a psychodynamic approach to group relations.

Clients include executives, high potential leaders, and entrepreneurs.  Pat’s client list bridges the private, public and independent sectors.  

Professional memberships include: The International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations (ISPSO), the Systems-Centered Training and Research Institute (SCT), the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and the Gordon Lawrence Foundation for the Promotion of Social Dreaming.

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  • Supports senior leadership in change management, strategic communication, and collaborative learning.
  • Increases capacity for adult learning to meet personal and business goals.
  • Specializes in 360 feedback using Birkman and other assessment tools to enhance social intelligence, job performance, conflict resolution, and communication.


  • Media and Marketing Organizations
  • Pharmaceuticals and Utilities
  • Designers, Architects, and Artists
  • Universities and Educational Institutes
  • Nonprofit and Faith Based Organizations


  • Organizational Applications Group, Systems-Centered Research Institute, Decatur, GA
  • Organization Program, William Alanson White Psychoanalytic Institute, New York, NY
  • Negotiation for Change Managers, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA
  • Senior Consultant, Birkman International, Houston, TX
  • MS, Educational Leadership, Nova University, North Miami Beach, FL
  • BS, Early Childhood Education, Wheelock College, Boston, MA

Corporate Client List



In 2006 I wrote a chapter for The Birkman Reader published by Birkman International, Houston, Texas.  The chapter, Using Yourself in the Service of Others, addresses how using the Birkman Method ® I was able put my coaching philosophy into practice.  The Birkman Method ® is a powerful tool that identifies a person’s passions, behaviors, motivation and interests. READ MORE