Ricki S. Bander, Ph.D.
empowers you to take your performance, productivity and relationships to the next level. Dr. Bander has an exceptional appreciation of the multi-faceted roles and responsibilities facing high performance executives and healthcare professionals. She has a unique understanding of the personal and professional demands impacting executives and physicians.  Dr. Bander specializes in helping medical professionals, female executives, and their families achieve peak performance, fulfillment, and work/life balance.

  • Assists you in identifying markers for your goals, challenges and changes.
    Helps you be accountable in all aspects of your life

  • Sensitively confronts you with your contradictions

  • Conveys insight with straight-talk and humor

  • Uses a strength-based, positive approach to enhance your personal and professional effectiveness

Dr. Ricki Bander

Credentials/Professional Information


  • 25+ years organizational consulting, leadership coaching, executive training, and team development in healthcare, university and Fortune 500 companies

  • Award-winning teacher, coach and educator for physicians and healthcare professionals.

  • Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Associate Director for Faculty Development and Behavioral Science Training, USC-PIH Family Medicine Residency

  • 25+ years successful private practice emphasizing communication skills, managing career and health transitions, and building partnership alliances


  • Ph.D., Ohio State University
    (APA-approved Counseling Psychology)

  • M.A., Ohio State University (Counseling
    Psychology and Student Personnel Work)

  • B.A., (Cum laude), City College of City
    University of New York

  • Certificate Program, University of Southern California, School of Business Administration, Management Development Program for Physicians

  • Licensed Psychologist, California

  • Coach Training, College of Executive Coaching

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