Shareefah Sabur, MA, MNO, CDP, GPCC™
Executive Director, Co-Chair of Coach Certification Program
Executive Director of the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland since 2016, and co-chair of the Coach Certification Program since 2018. She has 25 years of previous experience in various roles in health care and education which include quality improvement, research, leadership development, and strategic planning. She has held adjunct teaching roles at Cleveland State University and Kent State University.
Shareefah is a Gestalt Professional Certified Coach and a Certified Diversity Professional who provides services through her small consulting practice, which also includes strategic planning, board development, team functioning, diversity and inclusion cognizance, and quality improvement.
Shareefah has also demonstrated leadership at the state, national, and international levels. Over a period of eight years, she worked as a loaned executive in the startup of a multinational organization in Uganda. She also worked in Zambia, Rwanda, and South Africa providing training, board development, and strategic planning to support the delivery of palliative care during the AIDS pandemic. She currently serves as secretary and associate archivist for the Association for the Advancement of Gestalt Therapy.
Education includes: BA Psychology, MA Psychology, and MNO Master’s in Nonprofit Organizations
Victoria "Vikki" Winbush, , Ph.D., MPH, LISW, GPCC™, BCC
Vikki is clinical social worker specializing in working with individuals and families, and in providing training and consultation to organizations. She is a co-chair for GICs Gestalt Training Program (GTP). She is an instructor with Cleveland State University's Diversity Management Program, and with the Smith College School for Social Work. Her research interests include how parents facilitate mental health treatment for their youth, and the impact of diversity on clinical practice and on organizational change processes.