Who We Are
Rachelle J. Canter, Ph.D. provides leadership/executive, career, organization, and team development as well as selection assessment services to client organizations. These services have helped hundreds of executives, attorneys, and professionals manage their careers and organizations, develop their skills, attain leadership positions, address performance issues and conflicts, and increase their personal, team, and organization's effectiveness.
Providing extensive one-on-one consultation, Shelley helps executives make all the right moves. Working from the level of Chairman and CEO to junior associate, Shelley's clients come from virtually every function and industry.
Her clients include some of the best known and most respected companies in the world, such as American Express, Apple, BP Amoco, Bank of America, Barnes & Noble, CNET, Catholic Healthcare West, Charles Schwab, Deloitte & Touche, Fenwick & West, Genentech, Morrison & Foerster, PG&E, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, Planned Parenthood, SAP, Saks, Watson Wyatt, Wells Fargo, Westin, WilmerHale, and University of California.
Four things differentiate her approach:
  1. 20+ years of experience in executive search, assessment, development, and outplacement, including work with industry leaders such as Korn/Ferry International and Drake Beam Morin.

  2. A Ph.D. in Psychology and formal background in how individuals learn and perform.

  3. Training in the use of development and assessment tools to facilitate change and awareness.

  4. Extensive experience working with executives and professionals in a broad range of companies, industries, and functions.
Shelley earned her Ph.D. in Social-Personality Psychology from the University of Colorado with a specialty in achievement and productivity, and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Stanford University with a B.A. in Psychology. She has spoken and written widely on career, executive, and organizational development issues.
Shelley Canter can be reached via email at: rjc_@_rjcassociates.net
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