Jeff Kaplan, Ph.D.
Jeff is the President and Senior Executive Coach for Interpersonal Growth Workshops, Inc., a leadership development firm located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
In addition to working with Teleos, Jeff coaches directors and senior level executives of medium sized companies across the United States and Europe. His "heart-based leadership" approach helps managers and executives maximize the value of a companies' most important asset: its people. Jeff draws on emotional intelligence research and 360 degree assessments to help clients identify and understand their strengths and areas for development that will help them advance from being good leaders to becoming great leaders. Specifically, he helps clients design and implement individualized concrete plans that maximize their leadership effectiveness.
Prior to starting Interpersonal Growth Workshops, Inc. in 1996, Jeff was a psychologist at Central Montgomery MH/MR providing staff development training seminars, facilitating staff meetings, supervising masters level therapists, and developing behavioral interventions for managed care patients. He also provided individual, group, and family psychotherapy and psychological assessments. In his role, Jeff worked closely with the directors and other managing staff and participated in a thought group designed to improve the operations of the organization. Jeff was also the health education coordinator for Temple University's Health Services. In this role, he developed and implemented health education programs designed to prevent physical and emotional illness at Temple University by educating the community on various health issues. He founded STEP, a peer educator organization, designed and facilitated educational workshops, provided individual and group counseling, and participated in national health events.
Jeff holds a doctoral degree in Psychology from Temple University, and is a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania. He also holds a Masters of Education from Temple University and a Masters of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from Boston College. Jeff recently completed his Masters of Business Administration at Pennsylvania State University. Jeff also holds the following coaching certifications: Master Certified Coach (MCC) from International Coach Federation and Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) from the Coaches Training Institute.