People cannot discover new lands until they have courage to lose sight of the shore.

— Andre Gide

My Professional Path



  • Mentor Coaching of executives, practicing professionals (financial, medical, legal, coaches), and performing professionals (pro athletes and actors) to achieve and sustain peak performance.
  • CEO, MentorPath®, a Mentor Coaching, publishing, training, and wellness firm
  • Named Top Executive Mentor Coach of the Year 2021 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)
  • Founder and Director, NeuroMentor® Institute of Peak Performance
  • Described as The CEO’s Secret Weapon in confidential Mentor Coaching to collaborate on personal and professional success strategies
  • Trained professionals to become Licensed, Specialty-Certified New Life Story® Coaches and New Money Story® Mentors
  • Develops Internal Mentoring Programs for Fortune 500 companies and National Non-profits
  • Practices a proven strategic Mentor Coaching system based on the mind and brain sciences
  • Certified, International Coaching Federation
  • Coach Training Alliance Faculty and Dean of Faculty
  • Advisory Board and Contributing Faculty, Bauer College of Business, University of Houston
  • C-Level Clients
    Multinational: oil, oil service, accounting, importing, and consulting firms.
    National: nonprofits, consulting, law, architectural, hospital, sports organizations, and physician groups. 
    Facilitations: Private Home Offices, Boards of Directors, Specialty Professional Groups



  • Author of 24 books, 75 book chapters and scientific papers on self-development, money, success, and wellness
  • The Secret Language of Money (McGraw Hill) is a Business Bestseller translated into 10 languages
  • Inducted into American Society of Journalists and Authors
  • Media and script consultant
  • TV documentaries on success; emotional aspects of money
  • Source for features in New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Money, Fortune, Forbes, Savvy, Lear’s, Town & Country, Parenting Today, Self, Allure, Better Homes and Gardens, Redbook, Real Simple
  • His book, Success and the Fear of Success in Women was named as one of the 100 Most Influential Professional Books of the 20th Century



  • Psychiatrist and Psychoanalyst in clinical practice, 1976-2002
  • Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine until 2002
  • Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine until 2002
  • Training and Supervising Analyst, Houston-Galveston Psychoanalytic Institute, 1997-2002; Faculty, The Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, Washington D.C.
  • Honorary inductions: Fellow, American Psychiatric Association; Fellow, American College of Psychoanalysts; Fellow, American College of Psychiatrists; New York Academy of Science; 2000 Outstanding Scientists of the 20th Century; International Who’s Who; Who’s Who in Writers, Editors and Poets; Who’s Who of Scientists and Engineers; Who’s Who of Medical Specialists
  • Founder and Director of one of the first Multi-Specialty Eating Disorders Treatment and Research Centers in the United States 1983-1992; Nominated for the American Psychiatric Association Achievement Award as having the highest cure rate of any ED program
  • Consultant, public and private corporations including US Department of Labor, The Republic of Germany, The German Embassy, International Women’s Tennis Association, The Institute of Rehabilitation and Research, SMU Graduate School of Business
  • Visiting Professorships: Augsburg, Germany; Javeriana University, Bogotá, Colombia; Kansas Institute, Kansas City, Kansas; The Timberlawn Foundation, Dallas, Texas
  • His research in writing has been referenced in over 25,000 scientific journals and books
  • Listed annually in The Best Doctors in America (Woodward / White, Inc. 1996 – 2002); listed in America’s Top Psychiatrists (Consumer Research Council of America, Washington D.C.)



  • Executive Mentor Coach
  • CEO, MentorPath
  • Houston Head, A Gathering of Angels (Venture/Seed Capital Investment Group)
  • Partner, Advisory & Mentoring Pte Ltd (Singapore/France/Australia) as a mentor in confidence (MIC) and subject matter expert (SME) for CEOs internationally
  • Executive Mentor Coach with CoachSource, as well as Career Partners International
  • Clinical Practice of Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis with Professional Employees; 1976-2002
  • Founder and Partner, Houston Day Hospital, Inc.
  • Board of Directors, Integrated Psychiatric Services Inc.
  • Founder and CEO, Houston HomeHealth Associates, Inc.
  • Owner/CEO, Houston Wellness Management Systems, Inc.
  • President, Texian Management, Inc. (1988-2002)
  • Board of Directors, Options for Women
  • Farm and ranch owner/operator; exotic wildlife ranching