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"Drawing on my background in applied neuroscience, the science of human performance and behavior change, plus years of experience as a seasoned physician with insight into the workings of the human body,  I help leaders move beyond trying to manage stress to start leveraging it and managing their energy."
"I can work with you and your team to develop real-life strategies that can transform energy levels, improve focus, and help you establish a deeper, revitalizing connection to your work and your life. "
About Dr.Ackrill

Cynthia Ackrill M.D. is a leader in the field of stress management and an expert in the critical relationships between lifestyle choices, performance capacities, and leadership effectiveness. The rare deal– a physician trained in neuroscience and wellness and leadership coaching, she travels the world to teach better ways to lead and thrive in the face of stress and constant change.

She leads workshops to reduce the waste of human capital, health, happiness, and profits lost to stress and ineffective leadership. And she continues one-on-one and team ...


What does it take to succeed as a leader today? I have spent a lot of time working, researching, and really digging to uncover just what it takes to really succeed as a leader. Of course, having influence is important, as is a deep satisfaction in the effectiveness of your efforts and life.  It is […]

And 5 ways to lend support  When someone you love is stressed out, it is really hard to watch him or her struggle. You may be surprised by the complexities of your feelings. Of course, part of you cares deeply and wants to “fix” it—and we all know how well that goes when someone tries […]

Yesterday a client of mine had an “aha”—she realized she actually feels physical tension across her chest as she gets out of her car to go into work. Yikes! This is not a great way to start a day that will take all the energy, focus, emotional intelligence, and positivity she can muster! And before […]