“When we step into this work we become the gateway to God’s unconditional love and power. We become that doorway that we can walk through with others for the transformation of the world. It makes my eyes shine and my spirit dance”
Cathy Self joined Spiritual Leadership, Inc. in 2006, serving since then as Coach for a variety of projects including the first Hispanic/Latino team and the National Emmaus/Chrysalis Leadership team.
Cathy most recently served as President and CEO for Baptist Healing Trust, a private grant-making foundation for health related nonprofits in Middle Tennessee. With thirty-five years’ experience in the health care field, Cathy has provided direct care as a physical therapist and as an organizational leader through a number of roles including previous service as Vice President for Organizational Learning with Saint Thomas Health Services in Nashville, TN.
Cathy was awarded a Masters in Leadership from Trinity Western University with an emphasis on servant leadership in 2003 and a PhD in Organizational Learning from Regent University in 2009. A lifelong Southern Baptist, she grew up as a deacon’s kid, pastor’s kid, missionary kid, and now minister’s wife. She has served in many roles within the Church including Sunday School teacher, choir member, retreat and Bible study leader.
Cathy is married to Barney and they have two children Aimee and Matthew. Being “Nana” to the grands is Cathy’s crowning joy.