Dr. John M. O'Brien, Senior Consultant, received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Michigan State University in 1996. He currently maintains a private practice in Portland, Maine, focused on coaching, consulting, assessment, training and psychotherapy. Additionally, he is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Maine at Augusta, teaching courses in psychology and addictions.

John received specialized training in coaching and has focused his studies on the needs of executives, physicians and attorneys. He has presented to various Bar Associations and medical staffs throughout New England on stress, balanced living and dealing with disruptive behaviors. John understands the numerous pressures that busy professionals face and he has successfully coached them to make changes needed to improve their career and personal life. He enjoys working with groups and individuals to improve emotional intelligence and increase their use of mindfulness.