We address the essence of your needs – engaging your people, facilitating planning, communicating and building capacity.

Our Services

At Essence Communications, we partner with you to tap into the knowledge, skills and insights of your people, make sound strategic decisions and communicate them clearly and effectively.


Stakeholder Engagement Stakeholder Engagement
Facilitation and Collaboration Facilitation and Collaboration
Communications Communications
Training and Coaching Training and Coaching
What People Say
Essence puts considerable effort into understanding clients and their needs and (they) approach the work as their own. That leads to useful insights and exceptional customer service. Natasha Clarke Associate DM and Chief Digital Officer, SNS & Internal Services
Katherine’s facilitation approach provided a space for all participants to express their opinions, allowing us to have challenging conversations. We finished with a better understanding of priorities and clear next steps. Katie Mallam Director, Policy and Physician Wellness Initiatives, Doctors Nova Scotia
Essence does a great job staying on top of what we need and getting things done. The quality of work is excellent and the recommendations are meaningful. Kathleen DeCoste Director, Planning and Accountability, NS Health & Wellness
Essence provides deep expertise in facilitation, engagement and communications and become part of the team. Natasha Clarke Associate DM and Chief Digital Officer, SNS & Internal Services
Katherine is a trusted advisor who gives unbiased and objective advice – a great lens that contributes to my success. She is honest and always on the lookout for ways to help clients and build the capacity of their people.

Kathleen DeCoste Director of Transformation, Nova Scotia Community Services