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Marcia Reynolds Psy.D.


Marcia Reynolds, Psy.D., President of Covisioning LLC, is fascinated by the brain, especially what triggers feelings of connection, commitment, and possibility. She has trained and coached leaders in 43 countries and has presented at the Harvard Kennedy School, Cornell University, Almaty Management University in Kazakhstan and The National Research University in Moscow.

Dr. Reynolds is a pioneer in the coaching profession. She was the 5th global president of the International Coaching Federation and has been recognized in their Circle of Distinction for her contributions to the global coaching community. She is the Training Director for the Healthcare Coaching Institute in North Carolina and is also on faculty for coaching schools in China, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Russia. She is recognized by Global Gurus as the #4 coach in the world.

Her work experience started 1981 when she was hired by a training department for a psychiatric hospital corporation. Her first major assignment was to deliver a comprehensive management program to all clinical and ancillary staff leaders. Ten years later, her greatest success came from designing the culture change program for a global manufacturing company facing bankruptcy. Within three years, the company turned around and became the #1 stock market success in 1993. She now works with companies and government agencies around the world to integrate coaching into their workplace cultures.

Marcia holds a doctorate in organizational in Organizational Psychology and has two master’s degrees in Communications and Adult Learning. She continues her research so her teaching and writing is constantly updated, relevant, and offers fresh ideas and practices.

Interviews and excerpts from her books Outsmart Your Brain, her best-sellers, Coach the Person, Not the Problem and The Discomfort Zone, and Wander Woman: How High Achieving Women Find Contentment and Direction (Gold Medal: Axiom Business Books Awards), and have appeared in many places including Psychology Today, Fast Company, Talent Management,,,, and The Wall Street Journal and she has appeared in business magazines in Europe, Asia and on ABC World News.

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