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David Specht

coach • facilitator • consultant


30 years of helping individuals, teams and organizations to gain insight and traction around their goals and challenges.

Here’s an overview of my experience and training.


Specht Consulting & Facilitation

Lead Consultant
1995 – Current

Provide coaching, consultation, facilitation, training and conflict management services for individuals, teams, organizations and communities.

My Duties:
  • Coaching
  • Consulting
  • Facilitation
  • Training
  • Conflict Management



Alternative Dispute Resolution Advisor
2013 – Current

Provide facilitation, coaching,  dispute resolution and training resources for FEMA employees and teams in disaster areas.



Physician Well-Being Coach and Facilitator

2013 – Current

Working with hospitals and healthcare systems to support doctors’ well-being and sense of connection to their calling as physicians in the midst of today’s pressurized healthcare world.

My Duties:
  • Coaching
  • Design and facilitate meetings of physician colleagues where doctors can explore the human side of medicine

The Woodbury Institute at Champlain College

Faculty in Mediation & Applied Conflict Studies

1996 – 2016

Teach courses in Organizational Conflict and Identity-Based Conflict.

My Duties:
  • Design and teaching graduate level courses in on-line and face-to-face settings
  • Curriculum Design


 Seeing Things Whole

Director of Research and Organizational Services
1995 – 2014

Consulted with private and public sector organizations around the U.S. on the development of culture and processes that support ethical practice.

My Duties:
  • Coaching of leaders and teams
  • Design and facilitation of reflective processes
  • Training
  • Facilitation of round tables and conferences

Coaching, consulting, training, program design, facilitation, conflict management, writing.

Education & Training
  • University of Maine, Orono – BA in Psychology and Philosophy, 1977
  • Andover Newton Theological School – M Div., 1989
  • Woodbury College – Certificate in Mediation Studies, 1996
  • Coaches Training Institute (CTI) – Certified Professional Coactive Coach, 2016

And training in the areas of:

  • Large Group Interventions
  • Emotional and Social Competency
  • Coaching



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