Heather Plett is the author of the award-winning book The Art of Holding Space: A Practice of Love, Liberation, and Leadership and the new book, Where Tenderness Lives: On Healing, Liberation, and Holding Space for Oneself. She is also the co-founder of the Centre for Holding Space. She is an international speaker, facilitator, writer, and life-long learner and her work has been translated into a dozen languages and referenced in such notable publications as Harvard Business Review and Psychology Today.
She has trained people from six continents, both in person and online. Before launching her work in holding space, Heather worked in leadership and communications in government and non-profit. After spending most of her adult life in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, where she raised her three daughters, Heather spent sixteen months living nomadically in Europe, Central America and Canada, and has now settled in Shawnigan Lake, B.C.