Creative Facilitating and Coaching offers deep listening and
artful work in coaching and consulting to individuals
, teams and
businesses.  We individualize our service to meet the customer
needs.  Our work is based on years of experience exploring the
human dynamic, personal leadership experience, Master's
Degree in Organization Development/ Knowledge Management,
coaching diploma and certification fro the International Coach
Federation, and certifications and experience with several
inventories and approaches.

We are thoughtful stewards of the earth and the people in it.  
We promote
respect for the dignity of all.  We provide your growth to solutions through
sustainable processes.  
We observe the principles of Reduce-Reuse-
.  80% of paper products we use have recycled content.  We
recycle 100% of ink cartridges.

  • Organization Development
  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • Ontological coaching
  • Action Learning
  • Apter Qualified Professional for the Apter Motivational Style Profile
    based on Reversal Theory and the Apter Leadership Profile
    System (a 180 assessment), see Apter International
  • EQ-I Emotional Intelligence assessment and development tool
    Certified Professional
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Certified Professional
  • Kraybill Conflict Style inventory
  • Kolb Learning Style Inventory.
  • SkillScope 360 from Center for Creative Leadership
  • KEYS organization inventory
  • Campbell Leadership Index, CL-I certified practitioner (a 360
  • LH-STEP System for Testing and Evaluation of Potential certified
  • DiSC

  • Virginia certified Woman-owned Small  Business   Enterprise
  • eVA registry

  • Certified Coach
  • M.S. organization development
  • Speaker and workshop leader
  • Leadership Coach and Team Development
  • Contributes to her Arlington, VA community
  • former Senior Manager in the Federal
    Government with a reputation for leading
    effective groups into greater effectiveness  
  • former Leader and trainer in the private sector
  • 30 years in leadership
  • 13 years in consulting
Copyright 2018, Kathleen Trygstad, all rights reserved   703-243-8726
waves breaking over rocks
"One touch of nature makes the whole world kin."  - William

We honor the natural world and bring that awe to our work.

Kathleen (Kate) Trygstad, Principal

Learn about Kate and her work on YouTube:
Kate Trygstad Introduction   

Interview on webtalk radio: the show is title  
Shooting Arrows at Sagittarius .
Kate Trygstad's work is featured in the interview.        
We are delighted to work with
outstanding companies and talented
professionals as teaming partners.
With our relationships we have the
talent and scalability to meet a wide
range of needs

Technoloy on Time
Partnering to build and maintain high
performing learning organizations

Alternative Resolutions
for facilitation and mediation skill sets in
change work

CareerStone Group
for coaching and facilitation

Change Management Associates
for an OD/coaching/training contract with
Fairfax County-- a consortium of
professionals are linked here to provide a
range of services and support

We serve clients in nonprofit, government, health
care and  for-profit sectors.

Our clients find new ways of looking at situations
and discover new possibilities for action.  We
help them acquire the tools for those actions and
the courage to carry them through.

This is true for individual coaching clients and it
is true for workgroups and larger organizations.