• Bold Oak Coaching and Consulting

    Courage. Roots. Results.

  • How Bold Oak Can Help

    Insightful Coaching



    Tackle challenges, set goals and

    map your path forward


    The Bold Oak coaching process is a series of powerful conversations focused on:


    Courage: Identifying the bold moves that will help you make the changes you need to achieve your goals


    Roots: Gaining insight into your beliefs, values, strengths and dreams.


    Results: Mapping a path to achieve your goals, increase your impact and enhance your wellbeing.


    Coaching is offered on an individual basis, or in coaching circles of leaders facing similar challenges.

    Thought-Provoking Training

    Thought-Provoking Training

    Learn skills and explore concepts that lead to true change.


    Learning that leads to growth. Workshops:


    Communication and Conflict: Listening Skills, Communicating During Conflict


    Teamwork: Strategies for Team Agility, Respect and Trust on Teams


    Leadership: Change Leadership, Coach Approach for Leaders, Leadership Style


    Workplace Wellness: Self-Compassion and Resilience, Learning and Growth in a Change Environment


    Customized learning: Focused on your team’s needs

    Results-Focused Facilitation

    Results-Focused Facilitation

    Engage everyone on your team to find solutions.


    Bold Oak facilitation can support:


    Strategic planning that generates more than “words on a paper”, creating true-north focus and shared commitment.


    Team sessions that build trust and increase the team’s capacity to manage change and deal with conflict.


    Effective meetings that lead to action and results.

  • Workplace Conflict Breakthroughs:

    Coaching Package



    Conflict keeping you up at night?

    Find a healthy and workable path through interpersonal conflict.


    Gain new perspectives, identify practical strategies 

    and integrate self-care in your toolkit

    to master the skills of navigating conflict.


    Tailored and focused program

    Intake process to understand your challenges, establish your goals and get buy-in from your leader.

    Six coaching sessions

    Scheduled at your convenience, tracking progress towards your objectives. We will go at a pace tailored to your challenge that works for you.

    Unlimited check-ins

    Personal development doesn't happen on a schedule. Contact us anytime to ask questions, share successes, discuss barriers.

    True Tilt personal assessment

    Understand your go-to strengths, potential blind spots, and opportunities to demonstrate agility in tackling conflict. Includes one-year access to to assessment, results and resources. Optional: 360 assessment with feedback from others.

    Three-way leader check-in

    Get your leader on board with your conflict resolution strategies during this (optional) three-way check-in meeting with your coach, your boss and you.

    Tools and resources

    Proven models, methods and approaches from thought leaders for achieving personal breakthroughs with even the most stubborn conflict situations.

  • Bold Oak Tree Coaching Consulting


    Start your day with a short leadership reflection and daily practice.

    This week's reflection:

    Giving Yourself Permission to Be Less-than-Perfect

    (3:50 minutes)



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    Theresa Humphrys, M.A., A.C.C

    Owner, Bold Oak Coaching and Consulting

    Theresa Humphrys is the owner and founder of Bold Oak Coaching and Consulting. She is a certified coach, educator and facilitator with a depth of experience as a change leader in healthcare, the public and private sectors. Theresa understands the joys and challenges of inspiring teams, effecting change, navigating workplace politics and making a meaningful difference from within an organization.


    Theresa has a Masters in Human Systems Intervention from Concordia University, Lean Green Belt Certification, and is a certified Integral Coach. She is an Associate Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation, and certified Tilt365 Master Agility Practitioner.


    Her coaching and facilitation style balances the practical with the inspirational. She has made her career – and her reputation – in guiding, developing and supporting leaders and teams to live their values and achieve their potential.


    Theresa works in partnership with a network of wise and experienced coaches and consultants to meet client's needs. She is based in Ottawa.

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    Brenda Blum, M.Ed., ACC

    Associate, Bold Oak Coaching and Consulting

    Owner, Brenda Blum & Associates

    Brenda has extensive experience in various leadership positions in the health care and insurance sectors. In both internal and external corporate consultant roles, she has partnered with a broad range of clients to co-design and deliver services related to visioning and strategic planning, performance management, culture and strategy alignment, navigating change and leadership and team development.


    As a certified Leadership and Team Coach, Brenda fosters authentic and trusting connections with clients. She partners with mid- and senior-level leaders to expand their ability to influence and impact personal, team and business performance and results. Her practical and supportive style facilitates learning and growth in meaningful ways, while appreciating the complex challenges that leaders face.


    Brenda is a University of Toronto graduate with a Masters degree in Adult Education. She is an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) with the International Coaching Federation and is a Team Coaching Foundations Certified Coach with the Global Team Coaching Institute. She lives in Ottawa, Canada and is a regular participant in professional networking and education events.

  • Let's Talk.

    Get in touch for

    a free consultation.


    phone: (613)-220-5667 e-mail theresa@boldoak.ca

    Located in Ottawa and Toronto, Canada
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    Meeting Template for Focused and Caring Check-In Meetings