Dorothy E. Siminovitch, PhD, MCC is an international leadership, team, and organizational coach, mentor coach, speaker, and author. Her specialties are assisting peak performance, mobilization toward innovation, enhancing one’s signature presence, teaching competencies for group leadership, and supporting practices that develop personal mastery. Dorothy promotes optimism as the essential, professional mindset for success. She uses Gestalt theory and awareness process tools to support personal and professional development at the individual, group, and organizational levels. Additional best practices from neuroscience and mindfulness are used to help executive clients find greater creativity and resilience, and to foster a grounded presence and more choice-full use of self. As a pioneer in Gestalt coaching, Dorothy has served on professional coaching boards, which called for her stewardship by inviting her knowledge of excellence in teaching and ethical practice. In 2017, Dorothy published A Gestalt Coaching Primer: The Path Toward Awareness IQ (available on Amazon). She is co-author of the Awareness 20/20™ leadership awareness development instrument.