Location: San Francisco, CA
Languages: English, Spanish, Hebrew
Rosa is a multilingual and multicultural Executive Coach, trainer and Clinical Psychologist, who brings more than 30 years of expertise in human behavior. Rosa is passionate about assisting her clients to maximize their potential and become a better version of themselves. She is described as having a direct, authentic and kind style, which she tailors to her clients uniqueness and aspirations.
Rosa began her professional career as a Clinical Psychologist combining a clinical practice with supervision of psychologists in training. Rosa was the director of clinical training program in a mental health clinic where she supervised and mentored pre- and post-doctoral psychology interns. In 1999, Rosa transitioned into Executive Coach where she has applied her gifts and knowledge to support executives and leaders in pursuit of their goals. Rosa has coached at all organizational levels and for more than 3500 hours. She balances a genuine curiosity, which quickly generates trust, with thought provoking questions creating a path for her clients to move forward and obtain sustainable change.
In 2012, Rosa’s professional career took a third turn when she was invited to join the staff of the Center for Creative Leadership as the Coaching Talent Leader at CCL®. In this role she has lead a team of over 130 adjunct coaches in Western North America and Latin America who support CCL’s Leadership Solutions and Executive Coaching. She has recruited and trained coaches globally including India, Singapore, Canada and Latin America. Rosa is known to be the “Coach’s Coach”, supporting and challenging the coaches to greater self awareness and sharpening of their coaching skills.
Rosa is passionate about public service and has been involved for the past 5 years in a partnership with MANA de San Diego, a nonprofit organization, whose mission is to empower Latinas through education, leadership development, community service and advocacy. 180 Latinas have graduated from LSLP (Latina Success Leadership Program), a 4-month learning journey designed and delivered by Rosa. LSLP graduates become more purposeful about their career goals and report increase in self confidence and community involvement. In 2018, Rosa was recognized for her work in the community with Latinas by the San Diego Psychological Association receiving the Distinguished Contribution to Psychology award.
Rosa was born and raised in Venezuela, has lived on 3 continents and is fluent in several languages. She holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in San Diego and has been licensed in the state of CA since 1985. She holds a PCC coach certification from the International Coach Federation and is a certified mentor coach. Rosa is 5 foot tall with a 6 foot shadow married to the same man for 43 years and a proud mother of two successful young adults. She loves to dance, cook, read and hike.
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