Amy is passionate health, wellness and empowering women to define their purpose and reach their potential. She has had a diverse career with a common thread of guiding people to towards finding hope, purpose and commitment to healthy, fulfilling lives. She is a nurse and her work has focused on helping children and families, working initially in pediatric critical care and oncology. Amy is currently on faculty at McMaster University teaching in the School of Nursing. She is also a published author and speaker. Amy discovered the profession of coaching four years ago and graduated from an Ontological coaching program in 2010. She founded Encore Coaching Company providing coaching services to women and health care professionals. Her big dream is to empower women and health care professionals to thrive and live a good life by getting clear on their purpose and cares so they can have a bigger impact on their larger community.