Paul Harpin, Ph.D.
Paul provides consulting and coaching services to individuals in business, educational institutions, healthcare and government agencies, in addition to his work in correctional settings. His work includes key people leadership assessments, development assessments and planning, behavioral enhancement, development of competency frameworks, multi-rater feedback, organizational attitude/climate surveys, and executive coaching.
As an executive coach and counseling psychologist, Paul focuses on helping individuals to:
- assess and understand their capacity and current state – their strengths, what is currently limiting their success, and how they impact their organization;
- develop, and achieve, a development/coaching plan to leverage their strengths and skills to improve performance, build collaborative skills across the organization, and how to enhance the way they are perceived by others – both internal and external to the organization.
Paul has consulted to nationally-based firms including ABB, Barnes Group, BASF [pharmaceutical and bio-tech divisions], Burns and Roe Enterprises, Crystal Brands, Danaher, Knoll Pharmaceutical, Knorr Brake Corporation, The Limited, Louisville Gas and Electric, Maricopa County Juvenile Court Center, Arizona State University Clinical Psychology Center and the University Student Health Services, and Withers Bergman, LLP. He has been a partner of Nordli Wilson Associates, a psychological consulting group headquartered in Massachusetts for eighteen years, and an Associate of The Human Resource Consortium since 2005.
Dr. Harpin graduated with his MA and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. He served as a Psychology Associate with the Boston Veterans Administration Medical Center and Teaching Fellow at Tufts Medical School, Department of Psychiatry. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and the National Psychological Consultants to Management. He has published research in The American Journal of Community Psychology on person-environment fit and has presented his research at regional conventions.