Coretta Coaching and Consultancy
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Coretta founded Coretta Coaching & Consultancy, dedicated to transforming lives and unlocking individuals' potential. Coretta holds a Master's Degree in Leadership and Management and is a qualified Neuro Linguistic Programming Practitioner (NLP), Life Coach, and Mentor. Her expertise guides individuals towards personal and professional growth and companies towards cultural competence, especially in creating inclusive working environments.
With over 31 years in policing, Coretta retired as a Detective Chief Superintendent, leaving a remarkable legacy. She served in the Metropolitan Police Service for 28 years, moving to Kent Police in 2019 and becoming the first senior ethnic minority female in the history of Kent Police. Coretta's leadership skills led her to establish the Discrimination Investigation Unit and become Head of the Diversity and Inclusion Command, designing and delivering a three-year Diversity and Inclusion Strategy for Kent Police. As Chair of the Race Equality Network and a Cabinet member of the National Black Police Association, Coretta organised impactful events and led initiatives focused on learning and development. Despite facing racism and discrimination, Coretta achieved senior positions, becoming one of the top three senior black females in UK policing, showcasing her resilience.
Passionate about coaching and mentoring, Coretta supports ethnic minority leaders who have encountered discrimination, racism and adversity, helping them regain confidence, focus and motivation. Her qualifications in NLP, Life Coaching and professional membership with the European Coaching & Mentoring Council (EMCC) and The Association for Neuro-Linguistic Programming (ANLP) enable her to enhance mindset, performance, and leadership skills. Coretta's holistic approach, incorporating Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, empowers individuals on their personal and professional journeys.