Andy Garland Therapies - Counselling Cardiff - Mental Health Services Cardiff - Cardiff Therapists

Coaching is a method that helps you improve, develop and learn new skills. You will achieve aims and manage life, professional and personal challenges. Whatever your reason, professional or personal, coaching is an effective way to support you as you identify and achieve your goals.

Both coaching and mentoring are processes that enable both individual and corporate clients to achieve their full potential. Coaching offers clients a supportive and motivating environment to explore what they want in life and how they might achieve their aspirations and fulfil their needs.

how does it work?

By assisting the client in committing to action and by being a sounding-board to their experiences, coaching allows the individual the personal space and support they need to grow and develop. The coach's key role is often assisting the client to maintain the motivation and commitment needed to achieve their goals.

Our executive coach is Craig Bevan Stephenson OBE - you'll find more about Craig below and by visiting his page on LinkedIn. Telephone, as well as email and online coaching has been proven to be extremely effective and time-efficient.

To book an appointment with Craig you can call 0800 612 2878 or email

Andy Garland Therapies - Counselling Cardiff - Mental Health Services Cardiff - Cardiff Therapists - coaching - Craig Bevan Stephenson OBE

Craig Bevan Stephenson OBE is a highly experienced executive coach and leadership mentor. He was recently appointed to the Employment Tribunal for England and Wales and currently enjoys a portfolio career using his skills and experiences at board level to help others.

He had a successful 38 year career in the civil service at the Welsh Office, and since 1999, at the National Assembly for Wales in Cardiff Bay. Before early retirement in 2019, Craig was Director of Engagement having previously been Chief Advisor to the Presiding Officer. He was also a member of the Executive Board and the Assembly's Leadership Team. Previous roles included Head of Change, Head of Commission and Member Support and the Head of the Education and Lifelong Learning Minister's private office in Welsh Government. Since 2011 he has been ILM level 7 qualified in Leadership Mentoring and Executive Coaching and practicing ever since to assist and develop people in both Welsh and English.

Vastly experienced in complex political environments, Craig has worked flexibly across the organisation to offer strategic advice and deliver positive outcomes at executive level. He has senior level experience of leading on the delivery of bilingual services, equality, governance, audit and compliance and complex Assembly Member services.

Craig was awarded the OBE in Her Majesty's New Year's Honours List 2021 for Services to the Welsh Parliament and Equality. CLICK HERE

He initiated a mentoring and coaching scheme for the National Assembly's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans staff while employed there and was part of Stonewall Cymru's all-Wales coaching network.

He also received clients from Academi Wales' coaching network. With his team Craig received several awards in recognition for their work in equality and diversity.

Craig has been recognised several times by the annual Wales Online Pinc List that celebrates those who make a difference to LGBTQ+ life in Wales.

Andy Garland Therapies - Counselling Cardiff - Mental Health Services Cardiff - Cardiff Therapists - coaching

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