Barti is a life coach specializing in facilitating self-leadership in her clients. She believes that by cultivating awareness of what is actually holding us back from making the changes we desire we can begin to heal and live our full potential. Clients come to Barti seeking change related to health, career, relationships, and unwanted patterns of behavior. Her work is inspired by the Internal Family Systems model and mindfulness meditation practices. Her philosophy is through increased self- and social-awareness we can move beyond what currently appears to be possible. Her business, Move Beyond the Edge, LLC is located in Portland Maine.
Since leaving her marketing career, Barti has earned her Masters Degree in Consciousness Studies from The Graduate Institute, and acquired the following professional credentials: ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC), Mindfulness Meditation Teacher Certification focusing on the "at risk" population, and 500 RYT Yoga Instructor.
Barti also volunteers within the Portland Public School System and the Long Creek Youth Development Center offering mindfulness classes to middle and high school students. She sits on the Executive Council for The Maine Coaches Connection, a Satellite of ICFNE.
Barti grew up in Maine and earned a BS in Business Administration from Boston College. Before transitioning to coaching as a profession, she had a 30-year marketing career building brands such as Cole-Haan, Tommy Hilfiger, Sperry Top-Sider, and Levi’s. She has lived and worked in Boston, New York, Colorado, and Maine.