Ken Donaldson, LMHC, CAP, MAC

Ken Donaldson, LMHC, CAP, MAC
The Empowerment Networks, Inc. 5290 Seminole Blvd Suite C Saint Petersburg, FL 33708

Ken Donaldson, LMHC, CAP, MAC

Who IS Ken Donaldson??

I’ve been counseling, coaching, and teaching since 1987. My credentials: licensed mental health counselor, board certified addictions professional, board certified clinical hypnotherapist, and certified master relationship coach.

(My PR team tells me I should also state that I’ve overcome the perils of addiction, the darkness of depression and the heartbreak of divorce to become one of the “leading authorities on positive mental health, successful relationships and winning the Inside Game of Life”…I think they may have exaggerated it a bit, but I guess that’s why they’re my team!)

I have spoken to numerous companies and organizations on stress management and work-life balance issues. The short list: Allstate Insurance Company, American Marketing Association, General Electric, Magellan Health Services, Mary Kay Cosmetics, National Association of the Remodeling Industry, University of South Florida, University of Tampa and Verizon.

In my book Marry YourSelf First! I share with the readers how to win “the inside game of relationships” by first creating a powerful relationship with yourself.

I was also one of six people who received the 2006 Tampa Bay Health Care Hero Award.

I was recently labeled as “Dr. Phil mixed in with Buddha and Salvador Dali.”

I’m interested and interesting; thoughtful and thought-provoking, and compassionate and understanding of the human condition.

I’ve been on the frontlines and in the trenches with people’s issues and challenges…I have a good pulse of what people want, need, and are struggling with…and I have creative and innovative solutions!!
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Education University of South Florida
Training Master of Arts - Counselor Education, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Bachelor of Arts - Human Resources, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL

Associate of Arts/Science - Human Services, St. Petersburg College, FL

Graduate of the Relationship Coaching Institute

Graduate of the Institute for Life Coach Training
Certification Florida Board Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Florida Board Certified Addictions Professional
National Board Certified Master Addictions Counselor
National Board Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist
Certified Master Relationship Coach
Services Ken Donaldson has been one of Tampa Bay’s leading change specialists since 1987. Individuals and organizations alike who want to proactively prepare for change, successfully adapt to change and continue to win and achieve in the face of change, have all used Ken’s expertise.

Ken’s 25 year background as a mental health and relationship counselor gives him a unique perspective in winning the game of change. Ken’s credentials include: Licensed mental health counselor; board certified as an addictions professional and clinical hypnotherapist; and certified as a master relationship coach.

Ken is a graduate from the University of South Florida, the Institute for Life Coach Training and the Relationship Coaching Institute.

Ken has extreme compassion for people who are struggling to make healthy and positive changes in their lives. He has personally overcome the perils of addiction, the darkness of depression and the heart-break of divorce to become one of the leading authorities on creating positive change at both individual and organizational levels.

Ken has been called in to work with numerous companies and organizations on various issues associated with change, including maximizing stress management, improving work-life balance and creating high performance teams. Some of his corporate clients include:
• Allstate Insurance Company
• American Marketing Association
• General Electric
• Magellan Health Services
• Mary Kay Cosmetics
• National Association of the Remodeling Industry
• University of South Florida
• University of Tampa
• Verizon

Ken is also a trusted advisor to the media and has appeared numerous times on NPR, Good Day Tampa Bay, Daytime, Fox 13 News, News Channel 8, and Studio 10 TV, as well as in The Tampa Tribune, the St. Petersburg Times and Tampa Bay Times.

Ken was also a 2006 recipient of the Tampa Bay Business Journal Health Care Heroes Award for the significant impact he made on positive mental health care in the Tampa Bay area.

Whether serving in the capacity of a keynote speaker or embarking on longer intensives, in front of 10 people or 5,000; Ken’s life experiences have given him a unique perspective beyond conventional education. Ken comes off the stage and into the hearts and minds of all participants who attend his presentations.

As a facilitator, trainer and speaker, Ken has taught and inspired thousands of people in the art of conquering the stumbling blocks that hinder success.

Ken helps average salespeople become sales leaders, mediocre managers become exceptional, and great leaders become extraordinary.

You may contact Ken directly at:
(727) 394-7325

Additional Services Clinical hypnotherapy, couples counseling, life coaching, speaking, training and development
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