Organizations are full of life giving-potential.


Sarah Murphy-Kangas is a organizational development practitioner, providing coaching, mediation, and group facilitation services to clients. She forms collaborative relationships with her clients and is known for her positive approach to helping groups surface “undiscussables” that might be impeding their success. Sarah specializes in helping caregiving organizations find resilience and wholeness in the midst of difficult work.

She has an M.A. in Organizational Psychology from Antioch University Seattle and a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Washington. She serves on her neighborhood elementary school’s PTA board and as a volunteer mediator with the local dispute resolution center. She previously served on the board of the Community Consulting Project and as a member of the curriculum committee for Seattle’s Leadership Tomorrow program.

Sarah lives with her family in Bellingham, Washington, and enjoys cooking, writing and reading poetry, and everything to do with kitchen life (see her food blog, In Praise of Leftovers).