Dr. Paula Thompson
Paula Thompson, EdD, is an expert on how individuals manage their careers to achieve desired professional outcomes. As the founder of Foresight Coaching, she works with high-performing individuals to accomplish their next level of success.
Paula is certified by the International Coach Federation and practices coaching from the perspective of positive psychology.
Paula also conducts research on the internal – and often hidden – aspects of workplace performance and the application of positive psychology in the workplace.
Foresight Coaching clients benefit from Paula's wealth of experience as a leader in non-profits and academia. At Duke University and the University of Southern California, she has implemented organizational improvements and interventions to facilitate the career success of hundreds of faculty members.
Paula has her doctorate in organization change from Pepperdine University, her master’s from the University of California, Los Angeles and her undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis.
In addition to coaching, she is an online professor at Pepperdine University and Grand Canyon University.