Kathy Washburn


Certified Positive Psychology Life Coach, Narrative Coach, Integrative Development Practitioner, Positive Neuroplasticity Professional Trainer and Certified Holistic Cancer Coach

Kathy Washburn is a life coach who works with individuals navigating life’s most challenging transitions. In this second career her education and interest in positive psychology, post-traumatic growth, and narrative therapy combine to form her unique approach to personal and professional coaching. At age 36, Kathy experienced advanced stage cancer. Her current passion is to help fill the gap in patient needs during the transition from treatment to life after cancer and has founded Carved by Cancer – a support network for cancer survivors as they continue their healing journey into the emotional and physiological. She was formerly the Senior Vice President Business Integration, Corporate Sustainability for Breckinridge Capital Advisors where she spent 20 of her 25 years in the investment industry. Kathy graduated from Northeastern University with a B.S. in Finance, has a Project Management Graduate Certificate from Boston University, as well as a Positive Psychology and Positive Psychology Coaching Certification from Wholebeing Institute where is she on the faculty. She is a certified Narrative Coach and a graduate of the Integrative Development program from The Moment Institute as well as the Positive Neuroplasticity Professional Training with Dr. Rick Hanson. Most recently Kathy became a Certified Holistic Cancer Coach through BeatCancer.org.