Resources: About Dr. Bruce Shackleton
Bruce Shackleton is a licensed psychologist with over 30 years of experience helping clients in the Boston area, nationally, and internationally. He is a managing principal of CO Solutions, LLP, a company that provides coaching and consulting services to businesses and organizations. Dr. Shackleton is on the staff of McLean Hospital (Clinical Associate) and Harvard Medical School (Instructor, part-time). He served on the staff of the Massachusetts General Hospital for over twenty-five years where he specialized in neuropsychology, forensic psychology, and occupational health psychology. He is affiliated with the Harvard International Negotiation Program, and has taught mediation and negotiation skills in a variety of business and organizational settings. He is a member of the Massachusetts Psychological Association and has served on its Board of Directors. He is a member of the American Psychological Association. He has received special training in coaching, neuropsychology, mediation, family therapy and organizational development. He works with individuals, groups, families, and organizations.
Throughout his career, Dr. Shackleton has been interested in the integration of mind, body and spirit in creative work and living. In his doctoral work, he studied creative thinking and he has had long standing interest in assisting clients in accessing their creativity in their lives and careers. He has a practical orientation and integrates perspectives from cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, positive psychology, cognitive neuroscience, family systems and spirituality into his work. He has consulted with a variety of organizations including family businesses, law firms, consulting firms, healthcare, publishing, financial, biotech, high tech, governmental, and others.
Dr. Shackleton received his Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Union College (NY) and a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Boston University. With over thirty years of experience, he strives to integrate a wide range of counseling, consulting and coaching services to provide his clients with the most effective ways to successfully achieve their goals.