Kathryn Barnes is a certified professional coach and is based in Perth, Western Australia.Kathryn Barnes Retirement Coach Perth

Women After Work has been established to provide coaching services for women, to enable you to make your transition to your retirement life successfully.

Kathryn has worked as a registered nurse in the public and private health sectors, she has been the proprietor of a café and restaurant and has provided support and assistance to employees in government and non-government health and education sectors.

Her strong interest in women’s issues continues and keeping up to date with social and professional trends helps inform her about the issues older women face today. Kathryn is a member of the International Coach Federation. She is active in member development and co-facilitates Coaches Connect in the WA Branch.

Outside of her professional work, Kathryn enjoys bush walking, reading, live theatre, music, travel and 50s and 60s furniture design and architecture.  She likes to stay in touch with her family and friends. Kathryn is a single mother and says her son is her best production so far!

Having worked with people in many different situations means that Kathryn understands how daunting it can be for women to work through the uncertainty and challenges that come with transition and change in their lives.

Kathryn knows what a difference it can make for women to engage in retirement coaching when considering and choosing to change for the next phase of their lives.

She is excited to be working with women in this area, so they can move successfully to living the retirement life they want.

With the focus on transitioning to retirement, the coaching process is utilised to work with individuals, groups and organisations aimed at inspiring women to act and plan for their retirement life.

The coaching service inspires women to:

Create new thinking to achieve positive change

Explore options and work with women to decide on the ones best suited

Come up with a personal plan and timeline for taking action

Women who use coaching will learn the processes which will enable them to transition successfully to a retirement life that is meaningful and enjoyable for them.

If you think you’d like a coaching conversation with Kathryn, please contact her by telephone or email to discuss your needs.

Usually, it’s a lot of fun. If Kathryn can help you further, she’ll tell you how.


Please call now to discuss your needs 0417 366 906


Women After Work Coaches are:

  • Trained by a credible Coach Training InstitutionLife Coach Perth WA
  • Certified Professional Coaches
  • Guided by the (International Coaches Federation) 
  • ICF Code of Ethics and Core Competencies
  • Credentialing – engaged in the process of credentialing through ICF
  • Committed to on-going professional development
  • Professionally insured


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