Patricia Bravo, Ph.D



Patricia Bravo PhD, has extensive experience designing and delivering Leadership Training using experiential and Emotional/Social Intelligence-based learning methodologies. She has designed over a 100 customized leadership, team building training programs and helped thousands executives to find a stronger emotional core for greater performance.

Born from Chilean parents in Burlington Vermont, Patricia holds dual citizenship and has lived and studied both in the US and in Chile. She holds a doctorate in Organizational Psychology from California School of Professional Psychology and a Professional Clinical Psychology degree from Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile. 

Patricia has designed and delivered training programs for prominent Chilean/South American client companies such as Codelco, Transbank, BancoEstado de Chile, Universidad Diego Portales, Anguita Consulting Group, Women's Office of Paraguay and National Electricity company of San Jose, Costa Rica. She taught 7 years in Chile, subjects on Business Psychology, Emotional Intelligence and Personal Transformation at the School of Psychology of Adolfo Ibanez University and Business School of Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso.

Through her consulting and training work Patricia has helped companies to strengthen their work culture, ethics of care, cooperation and gain deeper connection with employees. She specializes in providing high quality personal transformation training and developmental group feedback and 1/1 executive coaching on strategic vision alignment.

Patricia worked in Hewlett Packard and Cisco Systems headquarters while doing research on '21st century network organizations', a study on culture and leadership in contemporary complex and people based organizational structures. Patricia currently works at the Crisis Stabilization Program of the Santa Cruz Behavioral Health Center. She is completing a certification on Emotional and Social skills assessment, the 'EQ-i 2.0/EQ 360 Certification Program' at EQ International and starting up her consulting business in Santa Cruz, California.


Bacigalupe, G., Bravo, P., Sharim, D., & Urbina, C. (1981). Reporte sobre una observación participante: Niños inhaladores de drogas volátiles. [Report on a participant observation: Inhalation of volatile drugs by children]. Revista Chilena de Psicología, 4, 133-137.

Bravo, P. (2001). The individual leader in 21st century network organizations: An exploratory study. A Dissertation of the California School of Professional Psychology. 

Bravo, P., Flores, J. (1985). Adaptación de SYMLOG: Un sistema para la observación de múltiples niveles en grupos, Tesis para optar al grado de Licenciada en Psicología y el Título de Psicóloga [Adaptation of SYMLOG: A system of multiple levels of observation in groups, Thesis to earn the degree of Professional Psychologist] Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.







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