Carole Kanchier, PhD

Carole informs, inspires, and challenges people at any life stage to be all they can be! She encourages individuals to reassess their views of success and career advancement, and show people how to strengthen Quester traits such as purpose, intuition, authenticity, and mind power to succeed.

Carole researches, writes, coaches, and speaks about career and personal growth issues. As a psychologist, she helps people understand and manage the feelings that come from their quests for satisfaction and success. In addition, she searches for new ways to help people achieve meaningful, satisfying, and productive lives. Carole pioneered the unique, holistic, developmental model of lifelong learning, growth, and decision-making, described in Questers Dare to Change Your Job and Life.

Her work is recognized globally. Her columns have been syndicated by World Wide Media and CanWest Newswire; and her articles have been published in varied print and digital media including Psychology Today, Toronto Star, Montreal Gazette, Vancouver Sun, San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose and Silicon Valley Business Journal, New York Post, USA Weekend Magazine, Encyclopedia of Career Decisions and Work Issues, National Business Employment Weekly, Personal Excellence Magazine, South Africa National Magazine, Malaysia Business, Indonesia Inistar, Philippines Health News, Malaysia Her World, China Women Today, Yahoo! Careers, 6FigureJobs.com,WomenToday.com, Hotjobs.com, USAToday.com, Secretsofsuccess.com, LocalJobNetworks.com, and 4Hoteliers.com. Additionally, she has been interviewed by varied media.

With over 25 years of expertise in the career, human potential, education, and business fields, Carole has worked as a guidance department head, consulting psychologist, career coach, research director, and publicist. She chaired the Career Change Committee, National Career Development Association, taught at the University of California, Berkeley, University of California Santa Cruz, and the University of Alberta (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada). Carole earned her doctorate in counseling and career psychology at the University of Calgary; she was a visiting fellow at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in Palo Alto, CA; and a visiting scholar at institutions of higher learning.

Carole resided, worked, and studied in Winnipeg, MN, Calgary and Edmonton, AB, Chicago, IL, Palo Alto and San Francisco, CA, and London, England. An avid reader, she enjoys hiking, exploring, politics, art and interior design, and stimulating conversation.

Currently, Carole resides in Calgary and she is available for media interviews, presentations, and consultations.