Embodied Executive Coaching

Alison McAulay is a highly-experienced Executive Coach specializing in transformational leadership coaching—somatic, embodied, and experiential—that reliably leads to powerful and profound breakthroughs in your most pressing leadership challenges.

As well as working with all conventional leadership challenges, Alison provides guidance, tools, and practices that can transform difficult emotions, memories, self-talk, and habits to unlock stored-up energy, aliveness, and potency.

“Alison is like a gentle scalpel: both challenging and nurturing me to transform—and go way beyond what I thought I could do.



Exec Coaching To Transform Your Most Intense Leadership Challenges

Alison is a former USA elite athlete and also a trauma-informed therapist. She works with leaders in all sectors, with a bias towards VP and C-Level leaders in major multinationals and purpose-driven organizations who are looking for profound breakthroughs in adaptability, resilience, creativity, relationality, and high performance without losing their humanity.

Executive Coaching For Personal Leadership Mastery

Building A Transformation Mindset

Overcoming Imposter & High-Achiever Syndromes

Integrating Mind & Body For Resilience

Assertiveness & Authentic Voice for Introverts

Deep Listening, Presence & Receptivity for Extroverts

Coping With Exhaustion, Overwhelm, Stress & Burnout

Transforming Sabotaging Behaviors & Habits

Emotional Regulation & Mastery

Finding & Embodying Leadership Purpose

Working With Lifestage Transitions

Executive Coaching To Lead Others

Develop Trusting & Reciprocal Relationships

Hold Safe and Brave Spaces

Support Others With Crises, Resilience & Wellbeing

Lead Purpose-Led Organizations

Develop Relational Intelligence

Develop Empowerment & Agency

Cultivate Belonging & Meaning At Work

Build Human-Centric Culture

Inspire Positivity & Growth

Navigate Difficult Relationships & Conversations

“After transforming some old fears that I thought were gone, I realized my purpose was quite different—and Alison helped me integrate it into my family life and work.”


Purpose-Led Entrepreneur

About Exec Coach Alison McAulay BA, RCST


Alison McAulay is a groundbreaking leadership development theorist and practitioner, executive coach, and trauma-based therapist.

Her mission is to re-humanize businesses — and their teams and cultures — by expanding the consciousness, compassion, creativity, and capabilities of senior leaders and the team members they lead. McAulay is the co-founder and Chief Learning Officer of the boutique leadership consultancy, Switch On Leadership. In this role, she is a coach and advisor to CEOs and teams at organizations like Syngenta, Zalando, Citizen, and LEGO.

Alison McAulay is a former Team USA elite gymnast, professional dancer, and choreographer in Los Angeles and San Francisco; she has a BA in Performing Arts and advanced training in trauma-informed therapies, including Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, ACT, Attachment Theory, and Kundalini Yoga. With this wealth of knowledge and experience transforming hearts and minds, she has spent many years working with her SOL co-founder to unfold the Self-to-System leadership method and the theory that powers it, Bio-Transformation.

    “It was wonderful to feel safe enough to let go of some things I thought I wasn’t ready to deal with.”


Changemaker & Community Leader

Get In Touch To Discover More

If you would like to speak with Alison on a no-obligation call to check mutual fit and likely outcomes, contact us.