Erica Reischer is a clinical psychologist, author, and executive coach. Drawing on over 20 years of experience as a psychologist, business leader, and management consultant with McKinsey & Company, Erica partners with leaders and the organizations they serve to hone leadership skills, enhance teamwork, support organizational change, and optimize workplaces. In addition to her clinical and coaching work, Erica is a contributing writer for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Psychology Today, The Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and The Atlantic. Her work has also been featured in worldwide media, including Time Magazine, Forbes, NPR, and The World Economic Forum. Her award-winning book about parenting best practices has been translated into 16 languages worldwide and is used by the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence.
Erica also teaches classes and workshops at organizations across the country, including Princeton University, University of California, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. She is a former yoga teacher, and co-leads mindfulness workshops at the San Francisco Zen Center. Erica holds a B.A. from Princeton University and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in Psychology / Human Development. During her Ph.D. studies at the University of Chicago, she worked with Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, a pioneer in Positive Psychology and the author of “Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience.”
Erica lives with her family in Vancouver, BC and the San Francisco Bay Area. She is an avid hiker, swimmer, and skier, as well as an encaustic artist. She is interested in collaborating on projects involving leadership development, executive coaching, employee well-being, and culture transformation.
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