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Kate McGregor & Batia Winer Coaching
“I would like to live like a river flows, Carried by the surprise of its own unfolding” – John O’Donohue
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Kate McGregor is a certified Integral Master Coachᵀᴹ with PCC accreditation from the International Coaching Federation. Building on 30 years of experience as an executive with the Government of Canada, Kate is in demand for her leadership development expertise and for her ability to assess, build, coach, and lead teams in times of transition. Her coaching clients have included Service Canada, Health Canada, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, National Defence, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and Colleges and Institutes Canada.

Respected for her diplomacy and discretion, Kate’s coaching supports leaders by helping them identify their shared values and ethics, improve communication skills, hold difficult conversations and increase organizational performance.

Passionate about the need to establish healthy work environments where trust and integrity are key values, Kate enjoys coaching clients who are seeking to identify and strengthen their leadership competencies. She is also committed to the important work of building diverse, equitable and inclusive workplaces.

The Integral coaching method Kate employs is based on the belief that we can break through the issues that are holding us back in our professional and personal lives by attending to the whole person to change our behaviors.

She is certified to administer the EQ-i-2.0 and the EQ 360, powerful instruments for assessing emotional intelligence competencies. She is also a certified facilitator for peer coaching.

Bilingual, Kate lives in Ottawa, coaches in English, and works via Microsoft Teams, Zoom, telephone and in-person.

batiaBatia Winer

Batia Winer is a professional certified leadership coach with over 15 years’ experience in coaching executives and managers on a variety of topics. She brings a unique blend of perspectives, curiosity, skill and compassion to her coaching.  A self-starter and entrepreneur with over 25 years’ experience in operating, managing and teaching in her own school of Yoga, Meditation and Breathwork, she is well-acquainted with the initial spark and passion that ignites all life-changing adventures. She knows how important rigour, play, intuition and risk-taking are for any worthwhile journey or undertaking.

Her clients included the City of Ottawa, University of Ottawa, Carleton University, the YMCA, the Department of National Defence, Health Canada, Statistics Canada and Sports Canada where she designed and conducted stress management workshops. As well, she coached individuals from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

Batia has coached on a myriad of topics such as wellness, spiritual practice, health, transitions, leadership development, LGBTQ issues and compassion and empathy as life-skills.

Education and Certifications

Coaching certification

Integral Master Coach© (Integral Coaching Canada™); Coaching Evoking Excellence In Others (New Ventures North); Coaching Mastery Program – Intensive Casework (New Ventures North).

Certification in EQ-i 2.0/EQ 360 (the Emotional Intelligence Training Co; to be completed July 2019)

Certification in Learning Groups/Peer Group Learning (Coaching@ the Edge);

LGBTQ Open and Safe Space Facilitation (Keshet Boston in NYC).

Transformational Practices: TheSpirit of Practice, Uncovering the Secret Bedrock of Your Life – principles and practices to build change in your life (Integral Coaching Canada); At Death’s Door: The Undefended Threshold – Transition, Change and Becoming, (Kim Rosen).

IMI – International Meditation Institute, Kullu, India – Completion, 13 years study certification in Meditation and Yoga Sciences.


BA in Religious Studies and History (McGill University)