Kristien Van den Branden

Certified coach – trainer (ACC, on the road to PCC)

“Kintsugi is the Japanese art of putting broken pottery pieces back together with gold — built on the idea that in embracing flaws and imperfections, you can create an even stronger, more beautiful piece of art.”

Emotional Intelligence
Coaching Leadership

Certified coach – trainer (ACC, on the road to PCC)

Coaching experience and specialisations
  • Caring and with a strong belief in strengths and potential, Kristien focuses on accepting and developing ourselves first, before developing our leadership potential and skills. Kristien is genuinely curious and accompaniers her coachees on their journey in becoming a better version of themselves.
  • Kristien has more than 15 years of professional experience in consulting, coaching and leadership development. Thanks to her experiences as leader, coach to global leaders and chief of staff to the CEO, she has broad C-level experience. She has a can-do attitude and a commonsense approach to structuring and communicating topics. She connects the dots and the people, inspires & coaches the team towards a common purpose and manages the stakeholders in those journeys very well. She is an authentic, transparent, and empathic leader.
  • Kristien is ICF Associate Coach and has completed her PCC training and certification. She is now building up to the required coach experience of +500h to apply for the PCC accreditation.
  • She is a trainer in leadership development, coaching and leadership skills. She coaches, trains & facilitates in Dutch and English. She is a certified Eqi 2.0 Practitioner and studying for Enneagram Practitioner and Gallup Strengths Coach.
What Kristien is proud of:
  • ICF ACC, Associate Certified Coach
  • ROOT-GROW ACTP Certified Coach program
  • BLOOM CCE Identity Coach program
  • EQi 2.0 Accredited Practitioner Emotional Intelligence
  • Constantly developing herself: studying for Enneagram Practitioner and Gallup Strengths Coach.
  • Proud author: The girl with the blue dress

The girl with the blue dress

This is the first book by Kristien Van den Branden and Catherine Elleboudt. They are friends and mums, that really wanted to be able to share some things with their kids, that they only discovered later in life: the importance of self-acceptance and self-love!