Coach Profile

Debra R Bryson and Charise M Hoge

Debra Bryson and Charise Hoge

Take Charge of Change

Renowned experts on identity and the expatriate mobile lifestyle; certified coaches and authors of A Portable Identity; certified GoCulture Assessment (GCA©) coaches

1.512.244.3894 (Debra) 1.301.229.2161(Charise)



About Debra Bryson and Charise Hoge

Renowned experts on identity and the expatriate mobile lifestyle, Debra Bryson and Charise Hoge, certified coaches and authors of A Portable Identity (2013,2005,2003), an essential guidebook and resource for expatriate spouses, provide coaching for expats to take charge of change during relocation and life transitions, as well as the GoCulture Assessment (identifies strengths and challenges and yields up to 85% boost in cultural adaptation), for relocation success. Our team:

  • Debra R. Bryson, MSW, LCSW, CPC, CGC, has been dedicated to inspiring others to maximize their full potential for over twenty-five years. Debra is a Certified Professional Coach and Certified GoCulture Coach who has worked in a variety of multicultural settings, including working with clients from the following sectors: corporate, foreign service, military, education, missions, and non-governmental organizations. In addition to co-authoring A Portable Identity, Debra is a contributing author of Realities of Foreign Service Life, Volume 2. She has also partnered with GoCulture International to provide the GoCulture Assessment (GCA©) and coaching services to ensure relocation success. Debra's private practice is Successful Transitions, PLLC, based in Austin, Texas.
  • Charise M. Hoge, MSW, BCC, CGC, BC-DMT, has worked in the field of health and wellness for over twenty-five years. She is a Board Certified Coach, Certified GoCulture Coach, and Board Certified Dance Movement Therapist as well as a certified yoga instructor. She has expertise in cross-cultural counseling and coaching based in her experience living and working overseas as a mental health counselor and military accompanying spouse. In addition to co-authoring A Portable Identity, Charise has provided pre-departure training on “Identity and the Mobile Lifestyle” to new Foreign Service Officers and spouses. She has also partnered with GoCulture International to provide the GoCulture Assessment (GCA©) and coaching services to ensure relocation success. Charise's private practice is Coaching Moves, based in Washington, DC.

Languages

  • English

Certifications

  • BCC
  • CPC

Located In

  • US-Texas
  • US-Washington DC

Specialities

  • Accompanying Partner
  • Career Coaching
  • Cross-Cultural Challenges
  • Deciding to Relocate
  • Executive Coaching
  • Expat Challenges
  • Expat Parents
  • Family Adaptation
  • Identity Management
  • Individual Adaptation
  • Professional Adaptation
  • Relocation Preparation
  • Repatriation
  • Retirees
  • TCKs
  • Trailing Partners
  • Transition Coaching
  • US Foreign Service
  • US Military

I Work With

  • Businesses
  • Groups
  • Individuals

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