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Kevin Nourse, Ph.D., PCC - Fielding Graduate University. Palm Springs, CA, US

Kevin Nourse, Ph.D., PCC

Associate Faculty - Evidence Based Coaching | Fielding Graduate University


Seasoned organization development and coaching professional with a passion for developing resilient leaders and organization.


Dr. Kevin Nourse is an executive coach with over 20 years of experience developing resilient change leaders. He is on the faculty of the Fielding Graduate University Evidence Based Coaching Program and the founder of Nourse Leadership Strategies, a consulting firm based in Southern California. He previously worked as a software developer, CPA, financial analyst, training manager, and human resources director prior to starting his professional practice in 2001. He was previously employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting.

Some of Dr. Nourse's former and current clients include Abbott Pharmaceuticals, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, AstraZeneca, Capital Impact Partners, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Cisco Systems, Eli Lilly, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, NASDAQ, National Cancer Institute, Prudential Securities, Securities and Exchange Commission, and T. Rowe Price.

Dr. Nourse earned his PhD in human and organizational systems from Fielding Graduate University in 2009. He was formerly on the faculty of the Georgetown University Executive Coaching Certificate program and is a professional certified coach (PCC). He recently published a book entitled Shift Into Thrive: Six Powerful Strategies for Women to Thrive at Work.

Industry Expertise (5)

Health Care - Services



Financial Services

Professional Training and Coaching

Areas of Expertise (6)

Evidence Based Coaching

Executive and Leadership Coaching

Leadership Development

Team Development and Effectiveness

Meeting Design and Facilitation

Coach Education and Coaching Supervision

Education (4)

Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, CA: PhD, Human and Organization Systems 2009

Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, CA: MA, Human and Organizational Systems 2006

Marymount University, Arlington, VA: MA, Human Resource Development 1995

Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA: BS, Information Science (cum laude)

Affiliations (5)

  • American College of Healthcare Executives
  • American Society of Association Executives
  • American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration
  • International Coach Federation
  • International Leadership Association

Articles (3)

Court Reporters That Thrive: Building career resiliency and success through mentoring

( June 2016) Journal of Court Reporting

Kevin Nourse

Vol. 19, pp. 5-7. New court reporters face a variety of obstacles that can derail their careers. These barriers range from meeting speed requirements in their training programs to getting established in their first full-time role. Psychologists have known for decades that one important factor that helps successful people overcome their challenges is resilience — an ability to bounce back from setbacks. You can enhance your resiliency and thrive in your new career by partnering with a mentor.

Get Your Bounce Back

(November 2015) ASHA Leader

Kevin Nourse

Vol. 20, pp. 30-34 Successful leadership requires resiliency: the ability to function and adapt in tough times. And the good news is it’s a skill you can cultivate.

Step Up Your Work Game

(June 2014) ASHA Leader

Kevin Nourse

pp. 47-51 If you’re having trouble presenting your ideas to higher-ups, consider building your assertiveness skills. These nine strategies can help you make an impact, achieve your goals—maybe even get a well-deserved pay raise.