About Yael C. Sivi revamp_odeqd23 January 6, 2022




"As an executive coach and psychotherapist, I help leaders and teams to understand their challenges and move past the human issues that interfere with their success."

Yael C. Sivi, LCSW, is the co-founder and managing partner of Collaborative Coaching. As a consultant, executive coach, psychotherapist, and keynote speaker with twenty years experience working in Fortune 1000 companies, non-profit organizations, and government agencies, Yael’s focus is on supporting leaders and teams to be more conscious, collaborative, and emotionally mature. In 2021, Yael was named in the top 10 executive coaches in New York City by Influence Digest.

Yael has worked on numerous global and domestic assignments over two decades. Her clients come from a variety of industries and include: American Jewish World Service, Bank of America, Boehringer Ingelheim, Charles Schwab, Coca-Cola, Faherty Brand, Fidelity Investments, Genentech, Goldman Sachs, John Hancock Investments, JPMorgan Chase, NASA, NYSE/Euronext, New York Department of Education, Securities Industry Institute, United Nations, US Forest Service, Wells Fargo, World Bank, Y7 Studio, among others. 

Yael’s area of expertise centers upon the psychological dimensions of leadership and improving human dynamics in the workplace. She speaks about and consults on topics such: emotional intelligence, conscious leadership, generational intelligence for leaders, psychological safety, team collaboration, and conflict management.

Yael is a regular faculty member at SIFMA’s annual Securities Industry Institute, held each spring at Wharton Business School, where she teaches classes on generations in the workplace and cultivating collaboration. For nine years, she served as the lead facilitator for Princeton AlumniCorps’ Emerging Leaders Program, an eight-month leadership development program for non-profit managers/leaders in New York City.

In addition to her coaching/consulting work, Yael is also a licensed Gestalt psychotherapist with a part-time private practice. As a therapist, Yael supports individuals and couples to build self-awareness, versatility, emotional maturity, and meaning in their personal and professional lives. 

Yael is also the co-author, with her partner Yosh Beier, of the book Growing Up at Work: How to Transform Personally, Evolve Professionally, and Lead Authentically. In it, she draws upon her executive coaching and psychotherapy experience to bring adult development, Gestalt, and other theories to life: our work life. By presenting real-life case studies, she examines how work-related dilemmas for professionals often lead to an equally personal journey of growth and evolution.


Real. Sincere. Insightful.

With her engaging curiosity and warmth, Yael turns her presentations into thought-provoking and interactive conversations. She is a sought-after speaker on topics like fostering emotional maturity in leaders, helping leaders develop their “generational intelligence”, and cultivating psychological safety on teams. 

Getting to Know Yael
Cherished Quote

“When we are no longer able to change a situation… we are challenged to change ourselves.”
Victor Frankl

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