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Adriana Preto Rutzen

SIY Certified Teacher


  • Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

Languages Offered

  • English, Portuguese


Adriana is the first Search Inside Yourself Certified Teacher of Southern Brazil. She is also a Certified Psychologist, Process Communication Model Trainer, Master Coach and Mentor with over 12 years of studies and working experiences focusing on developing the human potential.

Working with team and leadership development, executive coaching, career coaching and mentoring, Adriana holds her degree in Psychology from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, her MBA in Management and Marketing from the Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing, a Specialization degree in Group Dynamics from the Sociedade Brasileira de Dinâmica dos Grupos and a Specialization on Systemic Psychotherapy for Individuals, Couples and Families from the Conselho Federal de Psicologia .

She has several personal, executive and leadership Coaching Certifications, recognized by the International Association of Coaching Institutes (ICI) and the Corporate Coach U.  She is also certified in several personality profiling tools such as Hogan Assessment System, DISC and Enneagram. And in NLP by The Society of NLP and Richard Bandler. Certified Process Communication Model (PCM) Trainer, Coach and Key To Me (personality and communication style assessment) Analyst, she is the most experienced PCM Trainer in Brazil, being responsible for the PCM trainings in Southern Brazil.

She was a guest teacher of the MBA in Management of FAPA (Faculdade Porto-Alegrense) and integrated the faculty of CLIP (Clínica de Psicoterapia e Instituto de Mediação). Lecturer on issues related to leadership development, career and emotional intelligence. She was a Speaker at Expo HSM Management in 2016 at the Leadership Arena, in São Paulo, Brazil, and at Expo Gestão in 2017 and 2018, a big management congress in Southern Brazil. Winner of the Top Ser Humano award from the ABRH-RS (Human Resources Brazilian Association) with the Tribunal de Contas do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul (Audit Courthouse) in 2015 and 2016, for her work with the HR team in the creation and implementation of the Mentoring Program and its contributions to the Integra RH Program. Co-author of the book Coaching na Prática.

Adriana is passionate for human development, being an eternal student and self-development seeker. Mindfulness and yoga practitioner and enthusiast, she turned into yoga and mindfulness to help her in her effort to become a better mother, professional and human being every day. Since 2015, she has been deepening her personal daily practices, also holding a Yoga Instructor Certification from Ánandam Yoga e Cultura.

She is a founding partner and Head Trainer at Evolução Essencial Desenvolvimento Humano, leading a team of five PCM Trainers and Coaches. Her mission is to help herself, the professionals and the organizations that she works with to bring the emotional intelligence into practice, in order to build sustainable happiness and success.