Vanita Bellen is a professional coach and consultant whose aim is to partner with individuals, leaders and teams to shape the future they desire in perfect alignment with their own true north. As a coach and thought partner, she supports her clients in seeing new directions and fostering new ways of thinking. Vanita’s toolkit is diverse, blending neuroscience, psychology, systems theory and change principles to craft customized and creative solutions.
With more than 27 years of experience in human resources, organization development, process improvement and leadership Vanita is highly-sought to facilitate team and individual development. Vanita grooms emerging leaders for future leadership roles and helps existing leaders reach heightened levels of individual and organizational impact.
As a team coach, she actively fosters collaborative behaviors that generate buy in and yield sustainable results. She has a proven track record of transforming cultures within challenging environments, re-engineering systems to improve effectiveness, and designing and implementing collaborative governance approaches. Clients trust her to help them navigate their career and personal transitions.
Formerly a healthcare executive, Vanita understands the intricacies of complex organizations and the changing healthcare landscape. She coaches physicians to increase their influence and impact, enhance emotional intelligence and learn the business of health care so they can effectively lead their teams and transform health care delivery.
Vanita holds a professional designation in coaching (PCC), is a Neuro-Linguistic Program (NLP) practitioner and a certified mediator. She is an administrator for the Meyers Briggs Type Inventory (MBTI), and certified in the Center for Creative Leadership’s 360-degree tools as well as the Accelerated Implementation Methodology (AIM) process for leading change. To augment her skills, she has studied Positive Psychology and Neuroscience for Coaches. She is a member of Forbes Coaching Council with many published expert panel interviews.
Vanita holds Bachelor’s degrees in Science and in Business Administration from the University of Manitoba in Canada and a Masters in Health Sciences from the University of Toronto. When she’s not coaching businesses to success, she teaches at the graduate level at the University of Denver. As a volunteer, she serves on the board of the non-profit organization, Earthlinks. Vanita is a co-founder of the Center for Creative Collaboration, an organization committed to supporting collaboration and cooperation in the legal environment.
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