Meet the Team

Meet the Team at Peter Doyle Coaching

We are pleased to introduce the dedicated team at Peter Doyle Coaching, committed to empowering leaders and guiding individuals towards success. 

Together with Peter Doyle, our team comprises experienced coaches who bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to help clients in Brisbane, the Gold Coast and nation-wide reach their full potential in both their personal and professional lives. 

Peter Doyle leadership Coaching

Peter Doyle - B.Psych (Hons), MAPS, MCOP, MCCOUNP

Peter Doyle is the founder of Peter Doyle Coaching and Guidelight Psychology, operating since 1994. He has been a registered practicing psychologist since 1989 and has extensive business, clinical and academic experience. Peter is a fully registered Psychologist (General Registration), and a full member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) of Counselling Psychologists and Organisational Psychologists.

Peter employs a positive psychology framework in his work, which brings him immense satisfaction in guiding and empowering leaders, managers, and executives to realise their full potential and inspire their team members to do the same.

As an executive coach, his mission is to impart valuable knowledge and insights to each of his clients to help them achieve better outcomes in both their personal and professional lives.

Peter is also an accomplished presenter and group facilitator, delivering leading edge one day workshops and seminars to groups of people on:

  • Conflict resolution
  • Effective communication
  • Advanced personal assertiveness
  • Interactive stress management skills

With extensive experience in Psychology, in the public and private sectors, his psychological expertise is complemented by a solid understanding of business practices and appreciation of various workplace demands, structures and expectations. Peter is outstanding in addressing difficulties faced by people in everyday life, (whether personal or work related) and removing their often unseen roadblocks to increased lifestyle and personal effectiveness. Peter is in high demand for the results he achieves. He is available for:

  • One on one leadership coaching sessions with individual clients
  • Group programs for Executives in Leadership
  • Group Presentations (in-house or on-site)
  • Facilitation of workshops (in-house or on-site)

Peter has established himself as a sought-after industry leader in executive performance coaching and consulting services. His reputation for delivering exceptional results has led to an increasing demand for his services not only in the local areas but also internationally. With his extensive knowledge and expertise, Peter continues to inspire and equip business leaders to achieve their full potential and drive their organisations towards greater success.

To read more about Peter’s story and how he came to be in this amazing role supporting today’s leaders, click here.

MARCO KORN - Leadership Coach


Marco is a fully registered Clinical Psychologist, a full member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), and a member of the APS College of Clinical Psychology. He also has a wealth of experience in Organisational Psychology.

Marco has worked with adults of all ages, in varied walks of life, including people in leadership roles at work or in the community. Marco has over 30 years of experience supporting people and workplaces navigate life’s challenges to achieve growth and maintain health and well-being.

Marco’s approach to his work is one of deep respect and deep listening.

His areas of expertise are helping adults with:

  •          Depression, Anxiety and Stress

  •          Workplace issues

  •          Leadership challenges

  •          Career issues

  •          Coping with major life changes

  •          Dealing with traumatic experiences including injury and ill health

  •          Family and relationship conflict

Marco draws on evidence-based approaches such as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), and Family Systems theory. He also draws on other models such as Mindfulness and compassion based practices, and working with dreams.

Marco “meets people where they are at”, and tailors his approach to the individual and their needs and goals. His practice principals are grounded in the deep respect and support of people’s inherent dignity.

DUNCAN ARMSTRONG - Leadership Coach


Duncan became a household name with his upset win in the 200m freestyle in 1988, when he claimed one of only three Olympic Gold medals Australia won at the Seoul Games.

Coached by the unstoppable & charismatic coach Laurie Lawrence, Duncan’s success in the pool led to honours such as Young Australian of the Year and the Order of Australia medal. Duncan broke the 200 freestyle World Record to win Australia’s 100th medal in Olympic competition and his career in the pool spanned 10 years proudly representing the Green and Gold.

Nowadays Duncan divides his time raising his five children with his wife Rebecca, a corporate career with Telstra, media work with swimming, corporate coaching, and numerous charitable commitments across the country.

Duncan is an accomplished keynote presenter and Guidelight workplace performance group workshop facilitator. With many years’ experience in the media industry, including television and radio, he brings great depth to his role as a motivational corporate coach and as a consultant within the Guidelight Leadership Circle.

NAOKO BRIDLE - Gold Coast psychologist


Naoko is a Gold Coast psychologist with a special interest in issues related to marital conflict, marital discontent after childbirth, work-life balance, dealing with changes, stress, anxiety and depression. She has worked with and supported many individuals and couples to resolve stress and conflict issues.

Noako has highly developed skills and expertise in supporting individuals and couples to accommodate and revitalize their resilience and self-actualisation, and is experienced in assisting with:

  • Couple relationship conflict and communication issues;
  • Work-related challenges and work-life balance techniques;
  • Dealing with change;
  • Advanced stress management techniques and solutions;
  • Effective tools/strategies for dealing with anxiety or depression.


Naoko works from a Gottman Institute Couple Counselling approach, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, and Brief Psychotherapy, and has earned an extensive range of university qualifications including:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Griffith University;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Science from Bond University;
  • Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from IUHW in Tokyo;
  • Currently a PhD candidate with IUHW.


Naoko’s professional memberships include registration with the APA (American Psychology Association) and The Association of Japanese Clinical Psychology. Since 2015 has been a director of Kokoro Centre in Tokyo focusing on providing a healing and educational environment for corporates, individual and couple clients.

Let our team guide you towards success today.

Contact us at Peter Doyle Coaching to arrange a consultation with our experienced team and unlock your full potential. We offer a range of services, including executive coaching, leadership development, and performance improvement, to help you achieve your goals in both your personal and professional life.