Who We Are

Who We Are

Headspace Consulting specialises in building leadership and development services across Ireland’s Voluntary and Community sector, School networks and in promoting Church engagement with community needs.

Headspace Consulting is run by David Brown.

Official member of the Association of Coaching

David is a highly experienced leader, a qualified coach practitioner (I.L.M.) and team development trainer, with extensive experience of the Community, Voluntary and Education sectors across Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and Great Britain.

What We Do

Our focus is on those who matter most in the workplace, your staff, committees, volunteers and "users" be they adults or young people. We provide coaching and training services, research and consultancy capacity and project management specialism’s.



With nearly 25 years experience of Christian leadership, Church development and mission initiative, Headspace Consulting is well placed in building capacity and supporting engagement in Christian ministry and mission.

MinistryWorks supports those in Christian ministry (and leaders who are Christian), by providing pastoral support coaching that is confidential and solution focussed.

We specialise in local Church ministry development.

MinistryWorks also offers pastoral supervision creating space for your insight, reflection and commitment to Christian service.

Leadership Coaching

Education Support Services

We offer bespoke education support. Do get in touch for further information

Headspace Consulting specialises in supporting, schools, teachers and pupils. With 25 years experience of youth development work, (with young people aged 11 to 25 years) and informal education/formal education across Ireland, the UK and Europe, Headspace Consulting offers significant skill and experience in terms of pupil mentoring, coaching support practice and teaching staff training.

  • Using coaching in the classroom.
  • Using groupwork and informal education to build educational achievement.
  • Coaching for performance.
  • Managing conflict.
  • Leadership and management.
  • The emotionally intelligent team.
  • Understanding and working with adolescents.

Staff development coaching and training.

One to one, solution focussed coaching allowing an individual educator address matters of importance and change. Often this coaching has a personal and a professional dynamic.

Pupil mentoring.

One to one pupil mentoring. For young people needing to address their study skills, organisational skills, and behaviour matters. Mentoring based on PASS data and best practice in school pastoral care.

Support for parents.

Bespoke, confidential and pastoral advice for parents seeking to understand and develop their teenager. Focus on understanding adolescence, building study skills, behaviour management and communication.

Third Space

Youth and Community services

With significant experience of youth work practice and youth development support across Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and GB, Headspace Consulting specialises in supporting organisations address youth based opportunities and concerns. This is a bespoke training and consultation led service.

Youth and Community services…

  • Understanding adolescence.
  • Supporting good relations based youth work
  • Building young adult participation.
  • Developing young people as leaders.
  • Group work in a youth context.
  • Addressing young people’s difficult behaviour.
  • Developing volunteers.


Contact Us

Contact Us

For further information on any of the services we provide please get in touch. We would love to have a chat and discuss how we can help you or your organisation.