AITD Facilitator: Dr Cathryn Lloyd

Dr Cathryn Lloyd is the founding director of Maverick Minds, a boutique, creative human-development service that helps individuals, teams and groups work creatively well through coaching and facilitation. She is an educator, author and creative arts practitioner.

With a visual arts and design background, she brings a multi-disciplinary approach to working with others by drawing on experiential, practice-led, arts-based and action-learning methodologies, reflective practice and various facilitation processes. Cathryn’s client base includes engineering, accounting, health, government bodies, microbusiness entrepreneurs and creative practitioners. Cathryn loves co-creating with people who want to create positive change personally and professionally.

Cathryn is the co-author of The Story Cookbook: Practical Recipes for Change and forthcoming book, Facilitating with Stories: Ethics, Reflective Practice and Philosophies. She is the author of Seriously Playful Creativity: An A to Z of Creative Action and Reflection.

She holds a doctorate in creative industries and is a member of the European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC). She also holds the following accreditations:

  • Global Team Coaching Individual Accreditation (ITCA)
  • Accredited Master Facilitator (Institute for Learning Professionals)
  • Accredited Practitioner Team Management System (TMS)

Cathryn is a member of AITD’s Queensland/Northern Territory divisional council.


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