Associates and Advisors

Carol Richards - Associate

Clinical Psychologist and Executive coach

  • Currently in 7th year of training to become a psychoanalyst (comm. 2010)
  • Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology (cum laude): Unisa (April 2004)
  • Board Certified Coach, Centre for Credentialing & Education, Greensboro, USA
  • CoachTrax Business Coaching Course (GIBS)
  • Certificate in Career & Executive Coaching, Unisa
  • New Coach Orientation, Centre for Creative Leadership
  • Advanced Practicum in Coaching Competencies
  • Coaching for Stress Management
  • Post Graduate course in Working with Groups, accredited by the Institute of Group Analysis, London, UK
  • Registered facilitator and assessor with ETDP SETA
  • A certified provider of the following assessments: Bar-On EQ; Workplace Big 5; EQ-i; OPQ; MBTI 1 & 2. As a CCL coach, Carol is also familiar with the FIRO-B, Change Style Indicator and Benchmark 360.
  • Comensa accredited


Client Comments

LDA's informal yet very professional approach assisted unlocking great value from all and we highly recommend LDA and the full range of services they provided to us namely Strategic development workshops, implementation of the outcomes into to a practical electronic system.

Johan Struwig, Director, Namibia Plastics

I firstly want to say thank you for an amazing workshop on various levels. I experienced some frustrations lately and through the workshop and exercises I now know it is because we are all so different. I am able to accept my and other's personalities.

Hannlie van Niekerk, The Training Room Online

We appointed LDA to assist with a restructuring and focused training program within our company. Their willingness to share experiences and expertise with us has resulted in a visible change in our company's management teams, direction and our service offering.

Callie Schafer, MD - Prosperity Health, Namibia

Len of LDA assisted our scheme by rendering reliable, sound advice that led to the board of trustees taking a decision based on his expertise. LDA will always go to the extra mile to assist a fellow colleague in their field of expertise.

Janine Louw, CEO/PO - Naspers Medical Schemes

LDA recently conducted a strategic retreat session for NAMAF. I would like to stress that their duties were executed with professionalism, dedication, enthusiasm and accuracy at all times. This was noted with much appreciation and I would highly recommend LDA to any prospective client.

Gabriel Mbapaha, CEO - NAMAF, Namibia

LDA are passionate about what they do. Len understood our issues and offered trusted and specific advice and solutions which fit our operational requirements. LDA offered simple, actionable and measurable strategies, which forms part of our focus on achieving professionalism and excellence.

Murida Khan, Acting Principal Officer - Motohealth