Bio of Janet Scarborough Civitelli, Psychologist / Career Coach / Writer

I’m Dr. Janet Scarborough Civitelli. I’m a psychologist, career coach, and writer. I help clients to become as successful and satisfied as possible with their work and personal lives. I use a holistic approach with the goal of integrating your best self into making a living in a way that is aligned with your core values.
Janet Scarborough CivitelliMy educational background includes a B.A. in Economics from UCLA, an M.Ed. in Counselor Education from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. My dissertation research found that changeable aspects of personality are predictive of overall life satisfaction.

In 2013, I interviewed 12 career experts about the process of choosing a career. I self-published the interviews in a digital book available on Amazon: “Help Me Find a Career: Strategies to Choose Work You Will Love.”

Before studying psychology, my first career was in the tech industry and I continue to be strongly interested in using technology for making a positive difference. Over the course of my career, I have worked at universities, community mental health agencies, hospitals, corporations, start-ups, and in private consultation with individuals.

From 1999 to 2008, I founded and ran Bridgeway Career Development, a Seattle area career and leadership coaching firm. From 2009 to 2011, I managed the career counseling team at University Career Services (UCS), University of Houston. UCS assists 38,000 students and 200,000+ alumni with all aspects of career development.

I am certified as a Master Career Counselor by the National Career Development Association. I am also certified as a Master Personal and Executive Coach through the College of Executive Coaching, the leader in coach training for professionals with graduate degrees.

To explore hiring me to help you with your career, please email me. (If you are looking for my freelance writing portfolio, it is here.)

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