Richard Tanenbaum PhD
Richard is a licensed clinical psychologist and board-certified coach with over 25 years of experience providing leadership and organization development, executive coaching, training, facilitation, and change and conflict management services to a wide variety of private and public-sector organizations in the United States and internationally (India, France, Singapore, and South Africa most recently). He earned his Ph.D. and master’s degree in clinical psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University, and completed additional graduate work in organizational/industrial psychology. He received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania (summa cum laude).
Richard incorporates a goal-driven, holistic, behavior-based perspective into his coaching, and delivers a broad range of leadership interventions, including live and web-based leadership development programs. Leveraging his training in organization behavior, psychology and the performing arts, Richard uses a wide variety of creative and engaging methods when delivering workshops and seminars designed to promote behavior change, including business theater.
Richard’s clients represent a broad array of private and public sector organizations and institutions; he has special expertise in working with organizations and individuals in the international financial, health care, and federal sectors, such as: Johns Hopkins HealthCare (JHHC), INOVA Health Care System/Hospitals, The Princeton Health Care System (Penn Medicine), Mercy Health System of Chicago, National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, Univesity of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM), University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON), The World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the Inter-American Development Bank, United States Department of Defense, United States Naval Academy, United States Senate, United States Secret Service, Office of Personnel Management, the Veterans Administration and all branches of the military.
Richard is certified to administer a wide spectrum of psychological and leadership-oriented assessment instruments, including: Benchmarks, 360 By Design, California Psychological Inventory, Campbell Leadership Index, Change Style Indicator, Conflict Dynamics Profile, Emotional/Social Competency Inventory, Firo-B, Hogan Assessments, Leadership Effectiveness Analysis, MBTI, Skillscope, Profilor, and The Workplace Big-5. He currently serves on the faculty of the Center for Creative Leadership and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), the APA Society of Consulting Psychologists, Phi Beta Kappa and the Executive Coaching Roundtable.
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