Spirituality and Philosophy

A Fresh Start

Sallie Felton


Imagine dieing and being in a room full of joy and love; to be able to feel the presence of something greater than yourself. Patrick Ryan died from a drug overdose in his late teens only to be revived with a new understanding of the Divine. His life transformed forever, his journey discovering the meaning of an awakened self. As President & Founder, of Awakened Wisdom, Patrick is an internationally renowned executive coach, leadership trainer, entrepreneur, #1 bestselling author, and founder of Awakened Wisdom Experiences Inc. He specializes in leadership development coaching, Leadership and Coach Training, and working with C-suite leaders as they face the challenges of these demanding times.

Patrick brings twenty-five years of proven experience working with the private sector and executives worldwide. Patrick’s techniques call upon his intuition, the wisdom of ancient traditions from around the world and a wealth of training in the systems of coaching, relationship coaching and study of the Enneagram to help deepen his clients’ understanding of their own experiences. He has been a senior trainer for the Coaches Training Institute in Coaching and Leadership Development Program for over 10 years. Certified as a co-active coach by the Coaches Training Institute, he has accumulated over twenty-five hundred hours of one on one, group and team coaching experience.

Patrick is a graduate of CTI, The Newfield Network post grad program, The Riso-Hudson Enneagram program, A 2.5 year Council Guide training. He created and leads the Awakened Wisdom Experiences, Advanced Coaches Training Program which has earned CEU accreditation from the International Coaches Federation.

He travels the globe leading retreats, workshops and giving keynotes on personal and professional development, and on organizational and personal wellness. Patrick is proficient in the Enneagram and 360 degree assessment tools.

Patrick’s latest book, Awakened Wisdom – A Guide to Reclaiming Your Brilliance is an international bestseller in the highly competitive spirituality category. Within hours of its release on Amazon, the book rose to become the Number-1 spirituality title in Canada, as well as the Number-2 spirituality title in Kindle sales. It also became a top title in self-help, reaching as high as Number-3 in Canada

Patrick continues to share his insights and experiences from his book “Awakened Wisdom – A Guide to Reclaiming Your Brilliance” through his acclaimed workshop programs, and international speaking engagements.