Linda has over 25 years of experience in consultation, teaching, administration, and research in human development. A Minnesota native, she received her doctorate in psychology at Clark University. Linda is a founding partner of Marigold Associates. She is a consultant in the areas of leadership assessment and development, personal and executive coaching, family dynamics and business solutions. In this capacity she brings a focus on enhanced relational communication and strength based personality dynamics.
Linda is committed to exploring the concept of human flourishing across the life span in both research and practice. Her understanding of human experience is informed by her expertise in life span development and organizational systems theory as well as her experience of raising four children. Linda’s work on well-being has been published in various scholarly journals. A licensed psychologist, Linda is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Societies for Research in Child Development and Adolescence, and the Family Firm Institute.
Linda is executive producer of the documentary, “Once There Was a War,” which examines the capacity of young people to flourish in Bosnia, Central Asia, and Iraq. One of Linda’s commitments is to provide training and counseling on critical incidents and trauma to international aid workers in the Middle East.
Linda enjoys travel, popular culture, movies, books, skiing and hiking.