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As human beings with complex lives, we often experience times when we are 'on the cusp' of something and yet completely stuck and unsure of what to do next.

Cusp inc Coaching combines a unique approach to working with people using IHD Pathfinder.

Sarah has a 1:1 client portfolio across the creative and cultural business and education sectors as well as coaching organisations when they are in transition: supporting people to think differently about their lives and projects and future engineer.

Sarah is well known for her groundbreaking work with Jo Verrent and Sync Leadership  for the Cultural Leadership Programme and Arts Council England and for Australia Arts Council.


Development Agency coaching clients include:

Cultural Leadership Programme

Australia Arts Council



Sarah is truly an inspiration, her profound knowledge, experience, methods and understanding layered with empathy and a great sense of humour has made coaching sessions with her a life changing experience.

Gillian Lenton, Head of Dance Studies, RAD

Sarah Pickthall is the coaches' coach!

Adrian Gilpin, Chairman, IHD

Coaching with Sarah is a bit like a wash on the delicate fabrics programme with the full spin on. Every session was like this this but I noticed I became more tuned in with assessing issues and understanding them.

Jenny Sealey MBE, Artistic Director, Graeae Theatre Company

Sarah is a superb coach; supportive, generous, non-judgemental and thought-provoking.

Jamie Wyld,Director thisiswyld.com