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Change | Communications | Diversity | Stress Management | Leadership
Mary O'Neill is a speaker, trainer, and executive coach, offering professional development programs in the areas of leadership development, conflict resolution, and team building for corporate executives, business owners, professional service providers, and health care teams. With two decades of experience as a licensed psychotherapist, she is skilled at helping team members easily understand the often-challenging communication and interpersonal issues that arise among individuals and workgroups everywhere.
Ms. O'Neill is a seasoned professional speaker known for her unique ability to open the minds and touch the hearts of her audiences. Her upbeat, content-rich programs have helped thousands of participants pave the way for more successful, productive, and high functioning relationships, resulting in increased production and improved profitability. In her motivational workshops and presentations, individuals and teams discover how easy--and even fun--it can be to peaceably and systematically resolve conflict, diffuse stress, and develop creative solutions to problems that often seem insurmountable.
Mary O'Neill's professional journey began with a career in public relations on Madison Avenue, in New York City, working with renowned Fortune 500 companies, such as DuPont, Tonka Toys, and Givenchy Fragrances. Early on, she noticed that some people possessed a greater capacity than others for building good relationships and functioning more effectively in the workplace. Her curiosity about the vital link between psychological hardiness and professional success, led her to pursue a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology, from John F. Kennedy University, and later become a psychotherapist in private practice, in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Ms. O'Neill now combines her experience in the business world with her understanding of how people and teams function and co-exist successfully--and uses this knowledge to help individuals and organizations thrive. She provides tangible, practical tools and life changing advice, all aimed at bridging the gap between our humanity and our profession.
Mary O'Neill challenges professionals to become their "personal best" and to "awaken the leader within" by embracing change, taking risks, and developing and sustaining the skills critical to their personal and professional success.