Executive Coaching to Leaders, Professionals, and Organizations
Dr. Bryant Welch has a unique personal background in psychology, law, and organizational development that enables him to provide helpful consultative executive coaching services to professionals in organizations in many diverse settings who are interested in looking at their work and personal situation from new and creative perspectives.
Dr. Welch graduated from Harvard College and Harvard Law School before receiving the Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a Diplomate and Research Associate graduate of the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute.
Dr. Welch understands the personal variables and strategies that lead to effective leadership. From 1986 to 1993 Dr. Welch initiated, built, and ran the American Psychological Association Practice Directorate leading Organized Psychology through one of its most successful advocacy eras. Under Dr. Welch’s leadership psychologists gained access to practice in Medicare, hospitals, and psychoanalysis. He was also one of the first critics to warn of the dangers of the managed health care system. He is especially experienced in the requirements of organizational change.
Dr. Welch is particularly sensitive to the needs of leaders and professionals who must present to a public constituency and is an outstanding public and personal communicator. A past president of the Harvard debate council and successful national debater, Dr. Welch has provided testimony on psychological matters to all levels of government including the White House, Congress, and the Federal Judiciary. He has been widely recognized as an effective advocate for mental health services and for civil rights.
Dr. Welch has appeared on all major networks and been quoted in most major news sources on mental health related matters. He has received numerous awards from national and state mental health organizations and held academic appointments with several universities including the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, George Washington University, and the University of South Carolina at Beaufort. In August of 2005, Dr. Welch was awarded the American Psychological Association’s Presidential Citation for his “seminal and unique contribution to professional psychological practice.”
Statement from Dr. Welch
Careers and Professional Development should not be left to chance. Working with a professional coach with a strong psychological and organizational background creates an invaluable resource to create new approaches to our career that can make a tremendous difference in our success.