Peter Berridge is an accomplished coach and facilitator who utilizes the sciences of positive psychology and executive coaching to help individuals, teams, and organizations be more engaged, effective and productive. Pete became a certified executive coach through the Hudson Institute of Santa Barbara and is one of 350 people in the world with a Master of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
Positive psychology is the study of human strengths and well-being which employs proven methods to promote the flourishing of people, organizations, and communities. It is with this training that the Shift Positive 360 was born. Pete was determined to bring the benefits of Positive Psychology into the feedback process, which led to him partnering with Jen Ostrich to create Change Positive, llc.
Pete is also the founder and president of Shorebird Coaching and Consulting. He has 25+ years of coaching (more than 3,500 hours of individual coaching), facilitation, and Human Resources experience, culminating as executive VP of Human Resources at Courage Center, a nationally respected healthcare agency serving over 20,000 people with disabilities annually. Pete's passion is coaching senior executives, rising leaders, teams, and organizations that are navigating challenges and charting new directions.
When he’s not exercising his passions across his two businesses he’s either whittling a bird or chilling on a Minnesota lake in his boat with his two favorite pups and incredible wife, Jenny.