Cinnie Noble is the founder of CINERGY® Coaching, a division of Noble Solutions Inc. A former social worker and lawyer, Cinnie is a certified mediator (C.Med) and coach (PCC) who has studied and practiced a range of conflict management services for over 20 years.
Cinnie has extensive experience as a conflict management practitioner and consultant. A pioneer in the development of the coaching specialty conflict management coaching, 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 Master of Laws 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.
A former board member of the Greater Toronto Area Chapter of the International Coach Federation (ICF), Cinnie served as co-host of ICF’s Community of Practice on Conflict Management Coaching for 8 years. She also hosts the Conflict Coaching Guild on LinkedIn.
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 founded ACR’s Workplace Section Conflict Coaching Practice Area and is currently co-lead of the Conflict Management Coaching Special Interest Section of the ADR Institute of Ontario, of which she is a former Board member. Cinnie is also a member of the Canadian Bar Association (ADR Section), American Bar Association (Dispute Resolution Section) and Mediators Beyond Borders.
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 Mastery: Questions To Guide You” and “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 serves on the following Boards:
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.
Texas Conflict Coach™ is a weekly radio program that aims to instruct and inform listeners about topics relating to conflict. Every week Pattie Porter, known as the Texas Conflict Coach®, or one of her guest hosts, interviews people and practitioners who talk about a wide range of situations and strategies regarding conflict management.
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)
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