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Melinda Fouts, Ph.D., Psychotherapist, International Executive Coach, Columnist & Featured Contributor for Forbes Coaching Counsel and Founder of Success Starts With You, was recently chosen to receive the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for 2022 given by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP).

The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization that handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries.  These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join.  You must be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview. IAOTP’s experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires.  IAOTP prides itself to be a one-of-a-kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals together.

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While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honour, only a few members are chosen for the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. These special honorees are distinguished based on their longevity in their fields, the contributions they have made to society and the impact they have had on their industries. Furthermore, Dr. Fouts will receive this award at IAOTP’s 2022 Annual Awards Gala being held at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas this December.  Dr. Melinda Fouts is being recognized as a Lifetime Achievement Awardee for dedicating more than twenty years of her life’s work as a business coach and psychotherapist. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of New Mexico, her MA in Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute, her Ph.D. in Psychology from Saybrook University and her Executive Coaching Certification from the College of Executive Coaching.

Her impressive repertoire of prior roles has included Psychotherapist and Owner/Founder of her private practice in psychotherapy. Dr. Fouts leverages her strengths and insights from her psychology background to help leaders and managers in transition through increased self-awareness and discovering their blind spots. It can be lonely at the top and as a thought partner, she makes sure you are not alone. Dr. Fouts’ unique approach to other business coaches is that she helps get rid of thinking and behavioural patterns that tend to keep executives stuck. Her key areas of expertise include but are not limited to small business consulting, enhancing emotional intelligence, self-awareness, unlocking fullest potential, brainstorming, identifying limitations, challenges, and obstacles and optimizing performance.

Dr. Fouts’ Business, Success Starts with You, is based upon the premise that you are already successful.  Increasing self-awareness to increase emotional intelligence and unlocking blind spots are paramount to continued success.  Dr. Fouts uses assessment to bring more awareness. In addition, to her successful career as a Psychotherapist and International Executive Business Coach, Dr. Fouts is a sought-after speaker whose keynote address to Women’s Leadership Conferences is Channeling Feminine Power in the Face of Adversity.  Dr. Fouts is a Contributor and Member of the Forbes Coaches Council. Her newly released book, Cognitive Enlightenment, will be presented at the London Book Fair, in April 2023. 

Throughout her illustrious career, Dr. Fouts has received awards, and accolades and has been recognized worldwide for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession. This year she will be considered for an exclusive interview on TIP radio by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP). She graced the front cover of TIP (Top Industry Professionals) Magazine, and she was on the famous Reuters Times Square Billboard in NYC. She was recognized as Top International Executive Coach of the Year for 2020 and was recognized as Empowered Woman of the Year award for 2021. Looking back, Dr. Fouts attributes her success to her perseverance, mentors she has had along the way, and staying passionate in all her business endeavours.

When not working, she enjoys travelling and spending time with her family. In the future, she will continue guiding her clientele to reach their untapped potential and help them achieve the results that they seek for personal and organizational advancement.

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