LaVonne Dorsey

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LaVonne Dorsey, MA. Clinical Psychology, LMHC, CCM, CBC

REI Council Member & Fellow, Institute of Coaching

Consultant - Certified Executive Coach – Leadership Development – Counselor

LaVonne brings a combination of 20+ years of academic, corporate, and practical life experiences into her consulting, coaching and therapy practice. LaVonne recognizes the importance of professional and personal development when helping people in their quest to live a more fulfilled and rewarding life. She knows how essential it is for all of us to feel and be part of the critical life decisions that affect us.

Her work guides people to become more capable, committed, present-centered and aware of what they must do to develop a plan to move toward success. Her academic credentials include a B.A. in Psychology and Organizational Development (University of Washington) and an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from SayBrook University. LaVonne completed her coaching education from The Coach Training Alliance (CTA)-International Coaching Federation (ICF) where she became a Certified Coach. Additionally, she is certified as a Conscious Business Coach and in Human Element FIRO B testing and analysis, which she achieved through the Business Consultants Network, Inc. LaVonne’s training is unique, and would not be complete without mentioning her training in Empowering Life’s Energies and Mastering Life’s Energies program from the Academy of Coaching Excellence.

Whether it’s a large organization, individual or a small family, she knows success requires us to be aligned around a compelling and unifying purpose - we need to agree on the destination and the road map of how to get there. LaVonne’s work, unique training and education is focused on the design and facilitation of conversations necessary to enable forward movement and sustainable change. Her clients say that LaVonne is credible, passionate and able to inspire trust in others and in themselves. LaVonne continues to gain insights on behaviors exercised across the globe. Through her natural curiosity and sincere interest in others, LaVonne helps affect the lives around the world.


LaVonne’s experience as a woman of color in the corporate world and as an executive coach, draws professional men and women with diversity issues and career-life challenges to her door.

Along with her core work with individuals, she often develops group circles to bring together people who struggle with similar issues. These sounding board/support networks give her clients another way to put their own problems in perspective.