Dr Susan Kahn CPsychol
MA, MSc, PhD, PPABP
Working below the surface
Susan is a business psychologist, a practitioner and an academic. She is a chartered psychologist and coaching psychologist with the British Psychological Society.
She works as a coach, consultant, mediator and an observer of working life. She has a particular interest in the behaviour of people at work and below the surface dynamics in organisations.
As a coach she works together with individuals and their organisations to help clients to develop and enhance their authentic leadership style.
As a mediator she is skilled in improving working relationships and developing common understanding between parties in toxic relationships.
She is the Programme Director for Coaching Psychology at Birkbeck, University of London, teaching coaching and organizational psychology. She runs a Post Graduate Certificate in Coaching Psychology and an MSc in Coaching Psychology.
She is a faculty member at the School of Life, working with businesses to develop their emotional intelligence. She also works as a group relations consultant, including equine coaching.
Her research interests embrace leadership, coaching, change and vulnerability at work.
She is a board member of This Can Happen: empowering workplace mental health.
Her book, Death & the City, published by Karnac, uses psychoanalysis to explore organisational endings. Her latest publication, Bounce Back: how to fail fast and be resilient at work is published by Kogan Page, examines resilience in the workplace.
Clients & collaborations
Liberty Speciality Markets
The School of Life
The School of Life
West Midlands Everyday Heroes – championing councils’ workforce
The Guardian Masterclasses
ISPSO - International Society Psychoanalytic Study of Organisations
BPS - British Psychological Society
SGCP - Special Group Coaching Psychologists