Welcome to the world of coaching!

Who we are

THE COMPANY – EDP-coaching

….Change, development, momentum, flexibility, transformation, progress, improvement, challenges, are so many of the words which correspond to the new face of European Development Projects, an institutional and business consultancy at the European level created in 1992 by Macarena Ybarra Coello de Portugal and which today devotes its activities to personal and professional coaching.

The extraordinary experience accumulated over the years within the framework of management of project and international relations, as well as the exhaustive training in the best European Coaching Schools certified by the International Coach Federation (ICF) allows EDP Coaching to offer a Coaching service based on:

  • Trust
  • International experience
  • Openness and flexibility
  • Adaptability to clients

Macarena Ybarra considers Coaching as a “profession on the move”, therefore, continuous training in Coaching and other related areas is essential for her. The certificates that she has obtained, up to date, are (. Click here to see my complete CV):

  • Olacoach Professional and Personnel Certified Coach (CPPO), (Spain)
  • Mozaik International Coach Federation (ICF) Certified School, (France)
  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming “Master Practitioner Certificate” (NLP), (Belgium)
  • Silva Method (Mental Control and Relaxation) Graduated, (Spain)
  • Professional Certified Coach (PCC) from the ICF, (USA)
  • Inner Game Coaching and Leadership Programme Certificate, Performance Consultants International, (United Kingdom)
  • Group Coaching Essentials Certificate, Potential Realized, (Canada).
  • Certified Social and Emotional Intelligence Coach, Institute for Social and Emotional Intelligence, (USA)
  • Firewalking Instructor, Institute of Research and Education, Dallas, Texa, (USA).
  • Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence by Case Western Reserve University (USA)
  • Certified in PERF ECHO (Behavioural inventory at work). (Belgium)
  • Certified in MRA Feedback. Multi-rater Assessment (360°). Cubiks. (Belgium)
  • NeuroPositivism Certificate. Applied Neuroscience Institute. (USA)

Moreover, Macarena Ybarra is also accredited as a Coach by the European Commission and therefore on the list of Official Coaches of the European Institutions.
EDP is working with the following clients:

  • European Institutions (Commission, Council, Parliament).
  • International and national private companies.
  • Private individuals.
  • Children and adolescents in collaboration with school psychologists.

EDP adheres to the ethical Code of the ICF.

If you want further information on EDP Coaching, send your question here.

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