Professional & Organizational Development

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Wallace Wilkins, Ph.D.

Consultant Wallace WilkinsScontrino-Powell, Inc.

PHILOSOPHY STATEMENT

Optimal development for individuals, teams and organizations calls for a two-pronged strategy:

  1. Increasing the constructive, workplace attributes of productivity, resilience, positive communication and collegial relationships.
  2. Reducing or eliminating the negative, workplace attributes of stress, conflict, perfectionism, procrastination, anger and worry.

People boost their success substantially when they master their inner voice. With guidance and practice, you can abandon that harsh, inner critic and strengthen your supportive, inner mentor, which you direct toward yourself and your relationships.

 AREAS OF EXPERTISE/RESULTS

  • Conflict Mediation & Prevention
  • Executive Coaching, Leadership Development
  • Developing Resilience
  • Anger Abatement
  • Employee Engagement
  • Workshops, Seminars, Keynotes
  • Stress Prevention
  • Positive Communication for Positive Results
  • Team-Building
  • Navigating Turmoil with Minimal Distress

EXPERIENCE / SELECTED PROJECTS

  • Leadership Coaching. Dr. Wilkins provides developmental coaching to enhance the positive qualities of leaders, remedial coaching to reduce or eliminate negative habits and conflict coaching to resolve and prevent workplace disputes. Wally consults with you about your sensitive, personnel issues—and how to improve your workplace culture.
  • Skill-Building Workshops. Wally has conducted well-received seminars regionally, nationally and internationally. His highly interactive workshops were invited at the World Conference of the Employee Assistance Professionals Association, the Global Congress of the Project Management Institute, as well as UW’s Cascade Center for Executive Development.
  • Comprehensive Consultation. Wally was selected as the sole consultant for a large organization with a hostile work culture. His multiple, coordinated activities included mediating conflicts, one-on-one coaching for angry/disruptive professionals, skill-building workshops for leaders and staff, and consultations with upper administration to improve the culture.
  • University Faculty Experience. Wally understands the operations of universities from the inside. His first 16 years postdoctoral were in universities where he taught graduate and undergraduate courses, conducted research on behavior change, served as program administrator, received accreditations and secured training grants. Wally has over 40 publications in peer-reviewed journals.

CREDENTIALS

  • Ph.D., University of Washington, Psychology, 1970
  • B.S., University of Washington, Psychology, 1966
  • Master Trainer, Mediation Training Institute

SELECTED CLIENTS

  • UW Evans School, Cascade Center for Executive Development
  • UW Valley Medical Center
  • Washington Counties Risk Pool
  • Washington Department of Corrections
  • UW School of Medicine
  • Association of Washington Cities
  • Employee Assistance Professionals Association
  • King Conservation District
  • Project Management Institute
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