Dr. Vanessa Gourdine, PsyD, APN-C, CEAP, CAS
Dr. Vanessa Gourdine is the Founder and Director of Life Work Strategies (LWS).
was founded to provide the essential life skills necessary to be successful at life and work.
assembled a team of talented psychologists who have designed and developed proprietary programs using her
format for efficient and effective change: The Strategic Coaching Method.
The Strategic Coaching Method is based on the theory that successful people have a combination of effective behaviors that we all have or have the capacity to develop. Strategic method uses a series of interventions to bring these successful behaviors to the forefront.
Dr. Gourdine has received a Doctorate of Applied Psychology from Rutgers University, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology.
As an applied psychology specialist, she has worked at many Fortune 500 companies providing training and consultation on a variety of topics.
has coached many top level executives in the areas of leadership, negotiation skills, interpersonal effectiveness, employee productivity and communication skills.
has coached entrepreneurs on start ups and has helped them to achieve their primary objectives.
was the lead critical incident debriefer at Cantor Fitzgerald, as well as other leading Wall Street firms following 9/11.
has helped numerous managers negotiate the corporate ladder to higher level positions.
has coached sales professionals who have moved from the bottom 10 percent to the top 10 percent of sales.
is a regular contributor to various magazines and periodicals.