About coachEQ

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Founder + CEO

Deborah Westcott

Deb has worked as a coach, trainer, consultant, speaker, educator, and psychotherapist for more than 40 years. She has attained the level of Professional Certified Coach, credentialed by the International Coaching Federation, and is also certified in two Social and Emotional Intelligence assessments. Deb holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Hawaii, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and Psychology from Arizona State University.

Deb’s tireless dedication to equality and empowerment has led her to teach at Colorado State University, co-found the Sexual Assault Victim’s Advocacy (SAVA) Center of Colorado, work with Project Self Sufficiency and the Junior League, and serve on multiple non-profit boards and commissions throughout Colorado. 

Deb's success is founded on her ability to develop powerful trusting relationships with her clients and colleagues. That bond helps to transform behavior and develop the skills needed to reach your full potential as a leader. Her three-step process is designed to support and challenge every client: Listen clearly, ask powerful questions, and step into empathy. With care and understanding, Deb creates a safe space for change to happen throughout the entire process.