About CINERGY’s Owner
Cinnie Noble is the founder of CINERGY® Coaching, a division of Noble Solutions Inc. She is a lawyer, mediator, certified coach, and a former social worker who has studied and practiced a range of conflict management services for over 20 years.
Areas of Expertise
Cinnie has extensive experience as a conflict management practitioner and consultant and as a professional coach, specializing in conflict management coaching. A pioneer in the development of conflict management coaching as a coaching specialty, she created the CINERGY model in 1999.
Cinnie has a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) from the University of Toronto; a Bachelors of Social Work (Honours) from York University; a law degree from the University of Windsor; and a Masters of Law in Alternative Dispute Resolution from Osgoode Hall Law School. She completed courses with Family Mediation Services of Ontario; Harvard Law School; and CDR Associates’ course on Mediating Employee Relations Disputes.
Cinnie is a graduate of Coach U and is certified by the International Coach Federation, as a Professional Certified Coach.
Professional Organizations (Volunteer Activities)
A former board member of the Greater Toronto Area Chapter of the International Coach Federation (ICF), Cinnie currently hosts ICF’s Community of Practice on Conflict Management Coaching.
Cinnie is also a member of the Association for Coaching, International Association of Coaching, International Coach Federation, International Consortium for Coaching in Organizations and Peer Resources Network.
Cinnie is an active member of the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) and one of the first people to become a member of its Academy of Advanced Practitioners. She chairs ACR’s Workplace Section Conflict Coaching Committee and is also a member of the ADR Institute of Ontario, Asia-Pacific Mediation Forum, Mediators Beyond Borders, Peacemakers Trust, and World Mediation Forum.
Cinnie is a much sought-after speaker and regularly presents nationally and internationally, on conflict management coaching.
A former instructor at the University of Toronto in its Certificate in Continuing Studies in Dispute Resolution program, Cinnie developed two courses entitled, “Workplace Dispute Resolution” and “Coaching Conflict Management”. She taught Family Mediation at Atkinson College, York University, Alternative Dispute Resolution at the University of Windsor Law School and is a guest lecturer at Osgoode Hall Law School, in their Masters of Law (Alternative Dispute Resolution) program.
Cinnie is the author of “Conflict Management Coaching: The CINERGY™ Model”. She also co-wrote (with Ed Modell and Diane Brennan) a chapter entitled “Conflict Management” in: Wildflower, L. and Brennan, D. (2011) “The Handbook of Knowledge-Based Coaching” (Jossey-Bass). Cinnie is co-author (with Leslie Dizgun and Paul Emond) of the book “Mediation Advocacy: Effective Client Representation in Mediation Proceedings”, published in 1998. Her book “Family Mediation: A Guide for Lawyers”, was published in 1999.
Previous book publications are: “Handi-Travel: A Resource Book for Disabled and Elderly Travellers” (1985 1st edition, 1987 2nd edition – Canadian Rehabilitation Council for the Disabled); “The Disabled Traveller” (1991 – Canadian Institute of Travel Counsellors), an update of the book entitled “The Handicapped Traveller: A Guidebook for Travel Counsellors” (1982 – Canadian Institute of Travel Counsellors).
Cinnie writes extensively for the online newsletter Mediate.com and other publications. Feel free to visit the ARTICLES LINK of the site, to access many of her articles.
Advisory Board Responsibilities
Cinnie serves on the following Advisory Board:
The Center for Conflict Dynamics at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Center for Conflict Dynamics provides assessments, research, coaching, consulting, training and other initiatives that help leaders and organizations maximize the benefits and minimize the harmful effects of conflict. Focusing on research, publications and education, the Center serves as a resource for anyone interested in organizational conflict.
1981 • British Tourist Authority International Award for “Outstanding Contribution to Travel for Disabled People”
1985 • Canadian Travel & Tourism Award as “Educator of the Year”
1987 • Special Achievement Award, University of Windsor Law School
1987 • Law of Professions and Ethics Award, University of Windsor Law School
1990 • Appointment as a Member of the Order of Canada (Investiture, 1991) for her work in the travel industry on behalf of people with disabilities
1992 • Commemorative Medal for the 125th anniversary of the Confederation of Canada
2000 • Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies
2002 • Golden Jubilee Medal (Commemorative Medal in honour of the 50th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II accession to the Throne)
2012 • Diamond Jubilee Medal (Commemorative Medal in honour of the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II accession to the Throne)