Meet Delphine du Toit, Halifax, NS Mediator, Conflict Coach, and Workshop Facilitator

My workplace is everywhere

Although it is sometimes tricky, I work across all time zones, online.   I also, when COVID and geography permit, work face-to-face with groups and individual clients.
You do have a choice.

On my BLOG page I share my thoughts on a wide range of topics so that you can catch a glimpse of me, the person, as well as the professional. 

Personal change isn't ever easy. In this time of COVID-19 some of us have changed without even realising it.  Until someone comments on how different we are.  The question arises: do I want to go back to who I was, or can I use who I've become as a baseline and choose to go forward to who I want to be.  

I'm there to support you in creating the change you want.



  • “Delphine is amazing. Her ability to connect on a personal level, coach and guide in a way so effective it feels like you’re chatting with a close friend. Her flexible approach allowed me to open up and be super vulnerable, which she also mirrored so that I was more comfortable doing so. Speaking with her was one of the places I felt 100% safe to share exactly what I was going through and the progress I got out of doing so, while immeasurable, is one of the most valuable things I gained from this journey." - Janee Ortiz, June 2019: Participant in an 18-month leadership journey offered by Gaia-INSIGHTS

  • Crucial Conversations: Connecting for Understanding (Nov 2017):  "This was so practical!  I've attended hundreds of workshops in my life and this is the best one ever." - personal communication

  • "By working with Delphine, I have re-discovered my intuition about perceiving others' feelings and perspectives, at work, at home and at school. This knowledge and confidence have improved my relationships with family, friends and colleagues." - Bill McGregor (2017) 

  • “Delphine is truly a person with incredible integrity.  She has the ability to step away from issues and see the bigger picture whilst never letting the detail unravel. In the many years that I have been associated with Delphine I have trusted her judgement, sought her counsel and valued her opinion. Always a balanced approach, but never unyielding on issues on which she held strong views. Delphine also possesses a wonderful sense of humour which compliments a fantastic work ethic.” - Wayne Woodland Global Business Services, SABMiller

  • "I have known Delphine for a number of years now and apart from being a good friend she is a true organizational effectiveness expert. Delphine has high energy and the necessary knowledge and experience to see complex projects through to completion, guiding teams through the entire process, on time and within budget. I can confidently recommend Delphine to any prospective client." - Stephen Park VP Finance at Cerveceria Argentina S.A. Isenbeck

  • "Delphine has put me through an exciting and stimulating mentoring program and exposed me to new and innovating thinking. She is an engaging coach and created a forum for lively and enthusiastic discussion. I would highly recommend her expertise and service and have seen few who can consistently deliver the quality of work she does”.  Hassan Dewji, Director Human Resources, METL.

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    MSW - Dalhousie University – Halifax, NS
    Register/license no: 8123 ,NSCSW, Canada.

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    Q.Med + Practitioner’s Certificate in Alternate Dispute Resolution – UPEI
    ADR Member of Atlantic Institute and ADR Institute of Canada

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    Associate Certified Coach: International Coach Federation
    Past President , ICF Atlantic Charter Chapter (2019)

  • Conflict Management Coaching - Cinergy Model

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    35+ years of international and Canadian HR and business consulting experience 
    private and public sectors, including NGOs/not-for-profit organizations

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    Psychology Today

So What About That Zebra in my Logo?

Zebras are to me a symbol of the work I do.

Did you know that the Plains Zebra of Southern Africa isn't just black and white?

Hidden in the white is a sandy coloured shadow stripe.  It followings the same contours as the dominant black/white stripes in such an elegant mimicry of the obvious that often new visitors to Africa don't even notice it until it is pointed out to them.

The work I do with you is represented by the zebra's shadow stripe.

Once I help you to see what's in the shadows you discover that the solutions are also there, waiting for you to find them.   I work as your tour guide on this zebra-influenced journey.

Let me help you to break out of the black and white repetitive patterns of your life that stop you from changing the things you want to change. Once you have an eye for what's in the shadows it it's amazing how you never saw it before. Awareness is the first step. After that the possibilities are everywhere.

I help you to discover the possibilities in the shadow stripes of your life.

I support you in creating your best solutions.