Baron-Reid was born to European immigrant parents and raised with one sister in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She attended Havergal College for women from kindergarten to grade 12, then attended Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario. She pursued a career as a singer in Toronto from the time she was in her 20s, and began performing intuitive readings professionally at 28.
At age 41, Colette was signed to EMI Records Canada. Released two CDs Magdalene's Garden (produced by Eric Rosse), and I Am/Grace. Was released from her contract in 2006 to pursue a career as an author and public speaker.
Signed a two book deal with Hay House Publishing in 2006, and became part of the Hay House Publishing list of authors and went on to publish one more book with them called The Map in 2010.
Also released 3 Oracle Card Decks with Hay House Publishing; The Wisdom of Avalon (2007), The Wisdom of the Hidden Realms (2009), The Enchanted Map Of You (2011).
In 2012, signed a deal with Random House Publishing for her 4th book, Weight Loss For People Who Feel Too Much.
Colette has given lectures at many I Can Do It! Hay House conferences between 2006 - 2011 as an Intuitive Counsellor, and also gave live readings for audience members. The lectures were typically spiritually based; focusing on consciousness, Mediumship, and reading individuals' potentials and probabilities of the future. She was also featured as the opening lecturer for the Hay House presentation of Sylvia Browne's multi-city US tour throughout 2007-2009. Colette lectured on spirituality and doing live readings from the stage to audiences averaging 3000 attendees. Colette to date has spoken to over 150,000 people from that platform.
In 2015, Colette did a 12 city Canadian tour doing live audience readings from the stage. Cities included Edmonton AB, Calgary AB, Regina SK, Saskatoon SK, Winnipeg MN, Thunder Bay ON, Sault Ste. Marie ON, Sudbury ON, Hamilton ON, Windsor ON, London ON, Ottawa ON.
In 2014, Colette shot 26 episodes of her Canadian TV show 'Messages From Spirit'. It consists of live audience mediumship readings with added commentary from the audience member who received the reading. It can be seen in Canada only on Vision TV, the ONE network, and Joy TV.
Colette has appeared on several TV shows during her career, most notably on the popular talk show Dr. Phil on two separate occasions. She appeared first on the July 30th, 2012 episode "Inside The Other Side", alongside a panel of experts which included psychic and cosmic coach Dougall Fraser, spiritual medium Rebecca Rosen, and numerologist Glynis McCants. Baron-Reid's second appearance on the show featured her on a panel with psychic/medium John Edward and numerologist Glynis McCants, which aired December 10, 2012.
From 2006 - 2011, Colette hosted The Colette Baron-Reid Show on Hay House Radio every Thursday at 2pm est/11am pst. Also co-hosts the Buddha Lounge with Natasha Dern on CFRB 1010 AM Talk Radio in Toronto Canada on Sunday afternoons at 1 pm.
From 2011–present, Colette hosts two radio shows on NewSkyRadio.com. The Colette Baron-Reid Show every Tuesday from 4pm - 5pm est, and Intuitive Coach Radio every Friday from 11am - 12 noon est with co-host Doug Upchurch.Magdalene's Garden (2001) EMI Music Canada
I Am/Grace (2005) EMI Music Canada
Journey Through The Chakras (2007) Hay House Publishing
Messages from Spirit 4-CD: Exploring Your Connection to Divine Guidance (2008) Hay House Publishing
Weight Loss for People Who Feel Too Much: A 4-Step, 8-Week Plan to Finally Lose the Weight, Manage Your Emotions, and Find Your Fabulous Self (Jan 1, 2013) Harmony Books