Mary Ovenstone trained in psychotherapy in Canada and the U.S.A. alongside an executive career in corporate communications and television production in Toronto. She returned to South Africa in 1999 and runs a counselling and coaching practice for couples and individuals in Cape Town. See RELATIONSHIP COACHING and COUNSELLING AND HYPNOTHERAPY
Ovenstone has a diploma in Practitioner Coaching from The Coaching Centre, and an MPhil in Management Coaching from University of Stellenbosch Business School. She coaches business and government leaders, professionals and entrepreneurs in leadership and career development, in strategy and communications, as well as in work and life balance. She does Skype coaching worldwide. See MANAGEMENT COACHING and SKYPE COACHING
She does team coaching and presents corporate workshops and interventions – often focused on collaborative decision-making and relationships in the workplace. Mary speaks regularly to public, corporate and government audiences. See EVENTS and TALKS AND WORKSHOPS
She is currently writing a book on collaborative gender relationships in 21st Century business, based on the research for her Master’s thesis.