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Dr. Susan Murphy

“Every day is precious and my goal is to help my clients live their lives in a healthy, positive way that fulfills their destiny. Are you feeling stressed? Or Stuck? Unable to make changes you know you need to make? Are you at one of Life’s crossroads and not sure which way to turn? I will fill your toolbox with practical tools that can help make your dreams a reality. ‘What I do today is important because I’m trading a day of my life for it’ is a saying that drives my coaching practice.” Dr. Susan Murphy

Formal Training & Education:
Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Human & Organization Systems
Master’s Degree in Human & Organization Development- Fielding Graduate University
Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA)- Pepperdine University
Bachelor of Science in Nursing- Vanderbilt University

Coaching Expertise:
Health, Gender & Generational Differences, Goal Achievement Systems, Thriving During Change, Success

R.N. California

“Lifetime Achievement Award” – Vanderbilt University
“An Influencer” – Palm Springs Life Magazine
“Who’s Who Among Professional & Business Women”

Dr. Susan Murphy uses her energy, passion and humor to help people transform their lives and achieve their goals. For 25+ years, Susan has worked with hundreds of clients and given them tools and techniques to identify what they want and help them develop a strategy to live the life they want.

As a successful Coach and Mentor, Dr. Murphy specializes in helping clients set and reach goals. Clients discover what is blocking them from attaining what they want and then Susan supports them while they achieve break-through, long-term results. Susan’s clients have achieved weight loss goals, work-life balance, completed degrees, improved relationships and won business success.

Achieving success can be challenging. And sometimes, no matter how determined you are and how hard you work, you don’t reach goals. You may be negatively influencing your life and business in ways that are unconscious – limiting beliefs, fears and conflicts. You can transform your life and reach your goals.

Dr. Murphy is known for her wit, wisdom, experience and approachability. She is a best-selling author who has written 9 books. Her books are research-based and include areas of Success, Maximizing Performance, Generational and Gender differences. She is co-authoring a book about how to be your own coach. “In the Company of Women” (co-authored w/ Dr. Pat Heim) has been featured on “Good Morning, America”, Time Magazine, the BBC and hailed as Harvard Business Review’s “Book of the Month”. It has been translated into several languages.

As co-creator of the seminar “Add LIFE To Your Years”, Dr. Murphy enjoys teaching participants to set goals based on their values, discover what’s blocking them from attaining what they want and achieve break-through results. Susan applies strategic planning principles used in business to help clients achieve success in their lives.

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