DR. JENNIFER MUSSELMAN, LMFT, Ed.D
Dynamic Marriage Therapist & Doctor of Organizational Leadership
Dr. Jen is a compassionate Executive Coach and Clinical Psychotherapist with a direct, results-driven style. She applies her collaborative & bold approach to life and work challenges with equal parts finesse & nerve. She is trained in Gottman Level 1 Marriage Therapy and works with a host of leadership assessments (Climate, 360 reviews, Social Styles) to support high-achieving executives, entrepreneurs and couples connect to themselves, each other and their higher purpose in life.
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Dr. Jen Musselman’s own background as an executive in consumer technology, healthcare, & entertainment drove her to understand the psychology of how leaders can impact the health and success of their teams and businesses. Her unique speciality in working with entrepreneurs, family businesses and marriage therapy was born from her client base and drove her research to discover best practices for adapting and overcoming the challenges when money and marriage are at stake.
THE MUSSELMAN INSTITUTE (TMI)
2019 – Present
TMI’s mission is to raise consciousness and connection through psychology, leadership and relationships. The founder, Dr. Jennifer Musselman, is a clinical psychotherapist, researcher and supervisor. Psychological and Ecological systems models underpin TMI’s executive coaching arm with co-founders and CEOS for change management. The psychotherapy practice assesses individuals and couples for trauma, develops insight and healthy coping mechanisms to address compulsions, intrusive thoughts and relational patterns impairing their lives. Specialty in ADHD, anxiety, substance use disorder, mood disorders and attachment issues. Special interest in PTSD, panic attacks, generational trauma and childhood emotional neglect.
Investor | Advisor – 2019
2016 – 2019
Co-CEO (2018 – 2019)
As interim CEO, I hyper-fueled growth and innovation to reimagine brand-voice of North America’s leading on demand beauty service app. Managed workforce of several thousand independent beauty professionals nationwide. Oversaw multi-channel digital and traditional marketing, P&L management, financial reporting, and investor relations. Coached Founder to take on lead role as first-time CEO.
◆Led hyper growth marketing from 8 markets to 31 in 3 years.
◆Drove 3x revenue growth via implementation of people enablement strategies, and data-driven technology solutions.
◆Led recruitment and engagement of several thousand beauty professionals.
◆Led 6-month new app (IOS and Android) and custom-built backend technology development.
◆Invented, incubated, and scaled ideas for implementation across nationwide network.
Strategic Leadership | Innovation | Business Development | Stakeholder Relations | Customer Engagement Strategies | Customer Relations | Operational Improvements | Market Expansion | Marketing & Brand Messaging | Talent Acquisition, Development & Leadership
Chief Strategy Officer (2016 – 2018)
Originally hired as Change Management and Organizational Effectiveness Consultant, I was asked to join team to drive business strategy, innovation, sales, refine brand identity and maintain corporate culture. Drove business development, strategic partnerships, sales, supply recruiting, and brand marketing. Ensured cohesiveness across all departments; advised CEO as recognized thought leader.
◆Conducted analysis, evaluated competitive strategy, organizational change, strategic workforce planning and executed communications.
◆Set vision for transformation.
◆Implemented Behavioral Change tool Assessments (360 Reviews + Social Styles Assessments) and led EQ team workshops.
◆Developed process strategy and led development of offerings.
CONSCIOUS RECOVERY BY CLARE FOUNDATION, INC
Senior Director, Strategy & Innovation – CLARE (’13-’15); Director, Conscious Recovery (’12-’13)
2011 – 2015
Added significant and sustained value to this nonprofit behavioral healthcare organization focused on targeting mid-market insurance clientele while completing my Psychotherapist licensure hours. Launched and grew insurance healthcare business. Defined marketing and branding efforts to create healthcare-based company. Hired and oversaw staff of 25. Implemented and developed behavioral change client curriculum.
◆Led change management initiatives and defined roadmap for board of directors for 3-year strategic planning process.
◆Conducted competitive analysis, managed P&L, and developed product and service.
◆Developed business around nationally-evolving insurance model.
◆Strategic workforce planning and behavioral assessment interviews
Core Competencies: Talent Acquisition, Development & Leadership | StrategicMarketing & Branding | Change Management | Competitive Analysis | P&L Management | Product & Service Development | Customer Experience Strategies | Business Development
Executive Strategy Consultant
2011 – 2012
Contributed to creation and delivery of strategic campaigns for multi-platform entertainment, consumer product, trans media, mobile, digital, and travel and tourism properties.
Sr. Director of Communications (’07-’10); Director of Communications (’05-’07)
1997 – 2010
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EDUCATION & TRAINING
DOCTOR OF EDUCATION, – Ed.D, ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE & LEADERSHIP
University of Southern California
2019 – 2022
The Doctor of Education in Organizational Change and Leadership is for leaders who are looking to drive systemic change in their organization, and focuses on assessing organizational priorities and driving innovation through new technologies, how learning occurs in formal and informal workplace settings, effective strategies for facilitating organizational learning and change, and systems that produce more effective, adaptable and competitive organizations.
MASTERS, CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
BACHELORS, COMMUNICATIONS & PR
University of Northern Iowa
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Wildcat Canyon Press
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