Amy Yeager, Principal

bb40Lo-ResAmy Yeager is a consultant and executive coach with a focus on communication and team development. Her clients have ranged from nursing staffs to school faculties to corporate executive teams. Much of her work has involved training other consultants, facilitators, and educators to intervene more effectively in dysfunctional meetings and conversations.

Amy is a certified Senior Trainer in SAVI® (the System for Analyzing Verbal Interaction) and co-author of the first book to be published on the system: Conversation Transformation (McGraw-Hill, 2012). She has a particular expertise in analyzing and transforming habitual patterns of behavior, which she has applied therapeutically as a certified practitioner of the Alexander Technique and Self-Regulation Therapy, as well as in her work with executives. Her professional development has included intensive training in systems theory and the neuropsychological effects of trauma. She is certified in the Group Development Questionnaire (GDQ), the only scientifically validated instrument for assessing a team’s stage of development.

Prior to her current work, Amy worked for eight years in the publishing industry, gaining experience in all areas of the field—from acquisition and publicity to developmental editing, design, and production. She received her AB in Psychology from Harvard University. Outside of work, her greatest learning and inspiration come from her twin toddlers.