Howard Schechter, Ph.D., is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Northwestern University. He is a consultant, teacher and counselor in the areas of individual and organization development.
He has over 30 years of experience in the field and has worked with hundreds of organizations and thousands of individuals in this capacity. Howard is author of Intimate Partners, Rekindling the Spirit in Work, and Jupiter's Rings: Balance from the Inside Out. Howard founded the Department of Organization Development and Transformation at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, California where he served as department chairman and professor from 1985 to 1991. He teaches regularly at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur and consults to businesses and organizations internationally. See and hear Howard talk about his work on a Quicktime video...
Barbara Lee has been a circlemaker for the past 21 years. Her primary focus is on the heart-centered rememberance of the Divine. She holds a certificate in
Organizational Development and Transformation from the California Institute of Integral Studies and is the author of "Loving YourSelf". She is a regular guest lecturer at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur and leads seminars focused on using the creative process for self-healing.
|| P.O. Box 454
Stinson Beach, California 94970
||B.A. with Honors, Honors Program,
University of Michigan, 1966
M.A., Sociology, Northwestern University, 1968
Ph.D., Sociology, Northwestern University, 1971
|1980 - Present
|| Private Practice of Consulting, Training, and
Counseling in Individual and Organization Development.
|1985 - 1991
||Founder, Director and Professor, Department of
Organization Development and Transformation,
California Institute of Integral Studies,
San Francisco, California.
|1978 - 1980
||Senior Research Associate, National Council on
Crime and Delinquency.
|1977 - 1978
||Consulting Sociologist, Approach Associates.
||Consulting Sociologist, Advocates for Women.
||Research Analyst, Urban and Rural Systems Associates.
||Lecturer, Ohlone College.
||Lecturer, California State University,
||Lecturer, California State University, Hayward
|1968 - 1969
||Research Associate, Center for the Study of Law
and Society, University of California, Berkeley.
|1967 - 1968
||Research Associate, Center for the Study of
Criminal Justice, University of Chicago.
"Intimate Partners", Station Hill Press, Barrytown, New York, 2009.
"Rekindling the Spirit in Work", Station Hill Press, Barrytown, New York, 1995.
"Jupiter's Rings: Balance From The Inside Out", (White Cloud Press, Ashland, Oregon, 2002)
"What I've Learned About Group Work," TWG, Vol XII, No. 2, May, 1989.
Foreward to Foundations of Managerial Work: Contributions From Indian Thought, by S. K. Chakraborty, Himalaya Publishing House, New Delhi, India, 1989.
"Speaking From the Heart With The Talking Stick," Vision Action, Vol. 17, No. 2, December, 1987.
"Rethinking Management as Leadership," San Francisco Business Journal, Nevember 5, 1984.
"The Human Side of Business," Marin Business Journal, Vol.1 No. 2, San Rafael, California, 1984.
TRAVEL AND CONSULTING:
Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, South America.
LANGUAGES: Fluency in Spanish.