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Chris Balsley MA, LPC ~ A professionally certified coach (PCC) maintains a thriving and diverse professional coaching practice with twenty-seven years of outstanding experience in supporting his clients.   Focusing on inspiring professionals to be the best leaders they can be, especially in the face of adversity, Chris dedicates a large portion of his career to helping individuals and teams increase their performance and shift their moods intentionally. He accomplishes this by teaching them how to mitigate the effects of workplace stress, by training them how to listen and speak more powerfully, and by demonstrating to them the connection between leadership and the human body.

The current scope of Chris’ practice includes a variety of domains:

  • Corporate, executive and individual coaching

  • Organizational, team and individual trainings

  • Program design and implementation

  • Applied neurobiology, psychology and ontology

Chris develops and delivers multi-method and body-based training programs for integration into public programs and corporate trainings. He presents extensively and coaches in both English and Spanish.

Chris has been a senior program presenter with the Newfield Network Ontological Coach Training School from 2006 to present, where he teaches to an international audience

Chris is a licensed professional counselor LPC (2001) and has been core faculty at both Naropa University (2003-2007) in the graduate psychology department and the Boulder College of Massage Therapy, Boulder CO, (2001-2007).

Additionally, Chris was a former senior presenter and executive coach providing training for Magis Group LLC from 2009-2011. These training services include military units deploying to and returning from Afghanistan and Iraq in which over 10,000 soldiers were trained. He is also a veteran of the U.S. Air Force where he co-established the first peer counseling program for enlisted soldiers.

Chris studied directly with the Tension Release Exercise (TREtm) founder David Berceli Ph.D. for three years during which they trained high performance individuals in these revolutionary process. Since the beginning of 2012 Chris has opened TREtm programs in the US, Canada, Poland, Philippines, Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Taiwan, Indonesia and Malaysia.

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