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Mickey Parsons, PSYD, MCC, CEAP
Founder, Master Certified Coach | Board Certified Coach

Our Mission is to provide strategy, structure and solutions that inspire and equip leaders and their organizations for innovation and success. And, to date, we've proudly coached over two thousand managers, leaders, executives and business owners to that end.

Our award-winning* Atlanta executive coaches partner with leaders of small, mid-sized and large organizations to prepare them and their teams for high-performance, breakthrough results. We deliver high-impact executive, leadership, career, health and wellness and life coaching services, along with business management and organizational development consulting, to facilitate individual and organizational effectiveness.

Our coaching psychology approach ensures that your investment in organizational and individual development leads to evidence-based outcomes. Our Atlanta executive coaches equip our clients to leverage their strengths and newly acquired skills long after the coaching engagement ends. And we always tailor our executive coaching, leadership training, team building and assessment services to meet the unique situations and specifications of our clients.

Contact The Workplace Coach today to arrange a confidential, no-cost conversation to discuss your needs and explore how our expert Atlanta executive coaches might help you create and execute a plan to achieve your goals.

*The Workplace Coach is the proud recipient of the Georgia Excellence Award for Consumer Services in Executive Coaching (2013 & 2015), Consumers’ Choice Award® for Professional Business Coaching (2011 & 2012), and “Best of Business” Award for Atlanta Business Services (2011).


Dr. Rachel M. Elahee

Dr. Rachel M. Elahee, more fondly known as “Dr. Rae,” is a coaching psychologist, board certified coach, certified diversity practitioner and author of “Choose You!: Reignite Your Passion For Life.” As an entrepreneur, wife and mother of four, she has developed a keen passion for supporting the needs of executives, corporate leaders and small business owners.

Dr. Rae inspires professionals to excel in the workplace through ‘everyday leadership’ by equipping her clients with the practical and tangible skills necessary to achieve grater life satisfaction, professional productivity and ultimately, peace of mind. She believes that in order to excel in our careers, we must first excel in our personal lives. Dr. Rae specializes in leadership development, character strengths development, emotional intelligence, communication skills, and team building. A few of her engagements include Halyard Health (formerly Kimberly Clark Healthcare), GE, HP, and the Department of Veteran Affairs.


Donna Cooper, MS, NCC

As a Career Management Expert and Coach with over 20 years of experience working in the field of career, professional and personal development, Donna’s passion is helping people become more successful, resilient, and self-actualized through the development of their talent, skills, and abilities. She helps clients gain clarity about their career direction, and then guides them to take actionable steps to achieve their goals. This process may include assessments, a fresh resume, or a strategic job search plan that positions her clients above their competitors.

Having helped hundreds of executives, senior leaders, managers and college students effectively navigate career transitions, Donna is keenly aware of what it takes to create and transform a career path. She partners with her clients to examine obstacles and motivators for change while paying special attention to environmental, personal factors and other powerful influencers. If you need a hand accelerating your path to success or creating an “encore-life” with purpose, passion and a paycheck, contact Donna to schedule a collaborative conversation.


Cynthia Lynch, BCC, NCC, LPC

Cynthia has a passion for both business and psychology and works with organizations, teams and individuals to help maximize their effectiveness, efficiency, and profitability. Cynthia’s designations include Board Certified Coach (BCC), National Certified Counselor (NCC), and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC).

Cynthia’s organizational effectiveness experience includes leadership development, selection and hiring, high potentials development, communications, and effective team performance. She has consulted with companies such as Chase Bank, Andersen Consulting, Cisco, Centex Homes, Charles Schwab, GlaxoSmithKline, IBM, The Nature Conservancy and BellSouth. Earlier in her career Cynthia held risk management positions with Aetna and Johnson & Higgins where she designed, developed, and implemented risk management programs for a broad range of clients including many Fortune 500 companies.

Cynthia identifies and works with client strengths to benefit the organization and their employees. Enthusiastic and insightful, Cynthia is known for her warmth and energy. Clients appreciate her ability to coach them to solve problems and reach goals in a non-judgmental, supportive and approachable way.