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Ken Otter
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Ken Otter, MA, PhD

Ken Otter, Ph.D. has 30 years of professional experience in human and organizational development as an educator, coach and consultant, in the US and internationally. This experience engages people from diverse backgrounds, professions, and levels of responsibility in such areas as: education, health, public service, business, and the arts. Ken’s work is grounded in his life-long inquiry on the interplay between inner and outer change and how this interplay is practiced toward individual and organizational wellbeing.

Ken began his affiliation with the Tamalpa Institute in 1981, as a student, performer, and teacher. He has been part of the faculty since 1993 and has contributed significantly to the evolving nature of Tamalpa Life/Art Process in the training programs. Presently, Ken is Director of Leadership Studies Programs and Co-director of The Leadership Center at Saint Mary's College of California. Areas of scholarship include: global leadership development, multi-stakeholder collaboration, and the application of lifespan and wisdom development in organizational life and leadership.

Ken’s educational studies include somatic, counseling and organizational psychology, adult development and learning, the expressive arts, and leadership. In addition to a M.A. degree in Organizational Development and Transformation and a Ph.D. degree in Humanities with a concentration in transformative learning and change, he has a Certificate in Leadership Development from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and a Certificate in Executive and Organizational Coaching from Columbia’s Teachers College.

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