Bestselling author and world-renowned coach, Lauren Mackler, is interviewed by CNN and talks about her journey starting as a fourteen year-old runaway, becoming a recording artist with the group Tuxedo Junction, then leaving the music business in 1982 to become one of the world’s leading authorities in personal and professional development. www.laurenmackler.com
Lauren Mackler is a world-renowned coach, keynote speaker, bestselling author, and host of the weekly Life Keys radio show on Hay House Radio. She has risen to international prominence by developing Illumineering™, a groundbreaking coaching method that integrates family systems work, psychodynamic psychology, and coaching to help people free themselves from the shackles of their life conditioning, and create the personal and professional lives to which they aspire.
Over the past 25 years, Lauren has been a psychotherapist, corporate executive, consultant, teacher, and a leading authority in human behavior, personal transformation, relationships, and professional performance. She is the author of the international bestseller, Solemate: Master the Art of Aloneness & Transform Your Life and fellow author of Speaking of Success with Jack Canfield, Stephen Covey, and Ken Blanchard. In 2001, she founded Lauren Mackler & Associates, integrating her unique combination of expertise in psychology and business to offer individual coaching, workshops, and professional training programs that are recognized as being among the best in the world today.
Prior to founding LMA, Lauren worked as a coach at Right Management, served as Vice President of Learning & Organizational Development at Boston Financial, and led Arthur Andersen's New England People Strategy consulting practice. She lived in Europe for eight years, where she worked as a psychotherapist and workshop facilitator. A pioneer in integrating the principles of psychoimmunology and holistic healing in her counseling practice, her groundbreaking work drew national attention in Germany in the early nineties. As a leading expert, Lauren is frequently featured in the media, a partial list of which includes CNN, FOX, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, The Daily Mail, NPR, Money Magazine, Living Fit, Body & Soul, Marie Claire, Ladies Home Journal, The Boston Globe, and Boston Business Journal. Before entering the personal and professional development field in 1982, Lauren worked in the entertainment industry as a host on the PM Magazine television show and as a vocalist with the recording group Tuxedo Junction.
Lauren frequently appears as a keynote speaker to corporations, and facilitates workshops at Omega Institute, Kripalu, Esalen Institute, Canyon Ranch, and other retreat and conference centers around the world. In 2009 Lauren founded the Illumineer™ Coach Institute, which offers Illumineering™ Coach Trainings to train and certify professionals in the Illumineering™ method. You can access Lauren's event schedule and sign up for her free Live Boldly newsletter at www.laurenmackler.com.
Lauren holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Masters-level German certification in Psychotherapeutic Counseling, a Master's degree in Organizational Development, and she is a graduate of The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.
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