Michael R. Arambula, MD, PharmD, DLFAPA, the President of the Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians offers an informative interview regarding coaching with Debra Atkisson, M.D., DFAPA in the JUNE/JULY 2021 issue of Texas Psychiatrist. Curbside Corner A Discussion on...
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I am Dr. Debra Atkisson, a Physician Coach certified as an Executive Coach through the International Coaching Federation. Prior to coaching, I practiced psychiatry for 30 years during which time I consulted for helping professionals as well as whole agencies including hospitals, physician group practices, schools, therapist group practices, churches, and attorney groups. As an experienced physician who has practiced psychiatry and consulted with many different specialists regarding patients over the years, I understand the lives of physicians well. I have worked with medical students, residents, young attendings, mid-career physicians, and retiring physicians. In addition, I have worked individually with first responders: law enforcement, firefighters, paramedics.
As a professional certified coach, I use my experience and coaching skills to aid helping professionals achieve wellness and balance in their lives; empower them to determine what goals they wish to reach; and assist them in achieving those goals. I would love to help you!
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“Physicians, policemen, firefighters and other professionals begin their journey with a desire to help people. They are strong, dedicated and brilliant problem solvers. With such an important role to society, the imperative question is – Who helps the helpers? ”
We will work together to unlock the knowledge you have and to develop a plan that YOU co-create with me in the process of coaching. We work towards your success of achievement of your best self – that person you would like to be – and your best life.
Dr. Debra Atkisson
Who I Help?
I help helping professionals!
years practicing medicine
years psychiatric care
Goal of Coaching
Build, Empower and Achieve
THE JOURNEY TO YOUR BEST SELF
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Debra is the ultimate in weaving together clinical acumen and real world insight to create healthy life strategies. She is a difference maker.
Debra helped me clarify the path to my career goals by giving me the tools I need to succeed in pursuing my dreams.
I am so grateful for Debra and my coaching experience. Through our conversations, I have gained professional confidence and learned to better recognize my strengths. It has also helped to provide a mental framework for examining challenges and figuring out solutions.
Debra has the innate ability to sit with you, patiently and persistently, as you clear the pathways to solutions you already knew, but didn’t know you knew. She has such a genuine gift and deep intuition for this work!
Debra has a unique ability to connect with people at every level of an organization. The real-life scenarios helped our teams gain an appreciation of their interdependencies which immediately improved communication and process execution. Her expertise and solution focused approach empowered our employees in a way I have never seen.
Dr. Atkisson is one of the most talented professionals I know. She has a way of putting people at ease while seeing into the depths of situations. Her knowledge and abilities are equally matched with her warmth and empathy. These qualities are accessible to someone of any age or experience level. Simply stated, she is incredible.
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