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Name Alan D. Thompson
(please preserve the middle initial; it is there for a reason)
Company Life Architect
Job Title Gifted families coach
Location Base: Australia
Clients: International
Website LifeArchitect.com.au

 

Tiny bio

Alan D. Thompson is an award-winning coach specialising in working with high-ability families.

Short bio

Alan D. Thompson is a recognised authority in the fields of giftedness and coaching for high-ability families. Alan is a Fellow of the Institute of Coaching, Harvard Medical School, dedicated to enhancing the integrity of the field of coaching. He is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), working and training extensively through Singapore, Hong Kong, USA, and China.

Medium bio

Alan D. Thompson is a recognised authority in the fields of giftedness and coaching for high-ability families. His coaching practice, Life Architect, helps clients to shift from bright to brilliant. Alan is a Fellow of the Institute of Coaching, Harvard Medical School, dedicated to enhancing the integrity of the field of coaching. He is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), working and training extensively through Singapore, Hong Kong, USA, and China.

Long bio

Alan D. Thompson is a recognised authority in the fields of giftedness and coaching for high-ability families. His coaching practice, Life Architect, helps clients to shift from bright to brilliant. Alan is a Fellow of the Institute of Coaching, Harvard Medical School, dedicated to enhancing the integrity of the field of coaching. He is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), working and training extensively through Singapore, Hong Kong, USA, and China. He is a Certified Genius Coach (USA).

Alan is the Chairman of Mensa International’s Gifted Youth Committee. Along with Professor Mark C. Williams, he is a founder of the Australia-Asia Positive Psychology Institute. Alan advises international media in the fields of giftedness and coaching, consulting to the award-winning series Decoding Genius for GE, Making Child Prodigies for ABC, and Child Genius for Warner Bros.

Prior to his career as a coach, Alan worked with many high-performing young celebrities, including Disney princess Lea Salonga (Aladdin, Mulan), the Australian Billy Elliot, Nikki Webster, and the cast of Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats in Asia.

He has published dozens of books and articles in the gifted and high performance space, including BestWelcomeBright, and the pioneering picture book for gifted toddlers People like me.

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