Coach Profile

Patricia Tiernan

Patricia Tiernan is a qualified Career and Life Coach with over 15 years experience working in Human Resources. She owns and runs a successful Coaching and Training business, Leap Coaching since 2012. Her educational qualifications include an MSc in Personal and Management Coaching from University College Cork, a BSc in Business Information Systems from UCC, and a Diploma in Human Resource Management from Dublin Business School.

Patricia is a qualified Occupational Personality and Ability Assessor and is accredited by The British Psychological Society. She honed her Career Coaching skills by completing the GoTo Career Coaching training programme in Dublin and is also a trained NLP Practitioner and qualified Trainer. She has also completed a professional certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy with PCI College in Dublin.

Patricia uses evidence-based coaching approaches to support people to capture what it is they want to achieve, to understand the opportunities and challenges they are facing and ultimately take steps to improve their quality of life. Her strength is her ability to intuitively understand and relate to people from all walks of life.  She gently assisting clients to think more clearly and to identify and achieve their goals. Patricia strongly believes in the importance of living a life that is meaningful to you. She finds it awe-inspiring to see the ripple effect that has and is genuinely passionate about supporting people to live more fulfilling lives, particularly in their career.

Leap Coaching is based in Cork city, Ireland and Patricia regularly supports clients nationwide and worldwide online via video calls which she finds just as effective. She can be contacted at