Ann earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology, with specializations in neuropsychology and health psychology, from The University of Texas. After a two-decade career in health care, she earned her Leadership Coaching Certification from the Newfield Network and the Professional Certified Coach (PCC) designation from the International Coach Federation. Ann founded DaVinci Resources coaching practice in 2003, and co-founded The Bounce Collective coaching and consulting business in 2009.
In 2014, Ann co-authored a book that provides an insiders’ perspective on group and team coaching. Being Coached: Group and Team Coaching from the Inside has been used by coaches, companies, universities, and HR and OD professionals to see the possibilities for group and peer coaching and to create a coaching culture within organizations. In 2018, Ann published her second book-VUCA Tools for a VUCA World: Developing Leaders and Teams for Sustainable Results, which offers tools for thriving in the midst of rapid change. In addition to writing and coaching with individual clients and organizations, Ann serves as a facilitator for courses such as Coaching for Managers and Leaders at the Center of Corporate Education at Virginia Commonwealth University and is a faculty member of the coach training program Trauma-Informed Leadership Coaching, which is designed for healthcare professionals and other frontline leaders.
Read more about Ann’s work with The Bounce Collective
Read Ann Deaton’s book, Being Coached: Group and Team Coaching from the Inside