life coach and business coach Samantha Watson

Samantha Watson

Leadership, Professional, Career & Life Coach

Bold, Encouraging, Transformative, Playful

Washington, DC

Appointment Types:

  • Phone
  • Online via Zoom


  • Business Coaching
  • Business Soft Skills
  • Business Vision Strategy
  • Communication/EQ Skills
  • Confident Communication
  • Customized Workshops for Your Org
  • Business Coaching
  • Business Vision Strategy
  • Midlife Career Change/Exploration
  • Communication/EQ Skills
  • Confidence and Self-esteem
  • Confident Communication
  • Developmental & Behavioral Coaching
  • Divorce Recovery
  • Expat Planning & Transitioning


  • Certified Professional Co-Active Coach, Coactive Training Institute
  • MA, Johns Hopkins SAIS
  • BA, American University
  • Professional Certified Coach (PCC), ICF

Packages Offered:

Ideal Clients:

  • Career Changers
  • Community Change Makers
  • Executives
  • Mid Level Managers
  • Mid-Career Professionals
  • Senior Level Managers

Methodologies and Tools used:

  • Co-Active Coaching strategies to achieve clarity of purpose, build emotional intelligence, find direction in career and establish the unique authentic expression of your leadership style
  • Mindfulness to help increase self-awareness, build emotional intelligence, and assist with anxiety
  • Somatic Work – We use the body to access new information and to cement new ways of being
  • Adult Development Theory
  • Positive Psychology

Samantha’s Story

Samantha Watson is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach and accredited as an Associate Certified Coach through the International Coaching Federation. As a Brazilian-American Queer Woman, Samantha is passionate about evoking transformation through experiential learning, to help targeted groups (women, LGBTQIA+, and people of color) move past the glass boxes and ceilings that society puts in our way to achieve our highest potential.

Samantha is an experienced facilitator, coach and training provider. She leverages a career researching and working on social justice and international development, from working on HR and inclusivity issues, to providing soft skills training to youth, to leading training for trainers. She has a bold approach, challenges clients to move towards their dreams and bases her work on a strong foundation of self-love and creating supportive systems (both in one’s life and in organizations).

She provides coaching and facilitation in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Her business, Breaking Glass Coaching, provides coaching, facilitation and organization development that focuses on celebrating diversity and creating the systems and conditions for everyone to succeed.

What clients are saying about Samantha…