Cynthia Ackrill, MD, PCC
neuropsychology, essentially looking “under the hood” of human behavior with brain-mapping and biofeedback. Still curious about how to best support behavior change, she certified in wellness coaching, then leadership coaching, and is leader in the world of stress management as a board chair for the American Institute of Stress. She continues to explore ways to help individuals, groups, and organizations be more productive, healthy, and deeply happy.
Dr. Ackrill has developed curriculum and is currently faculty for the Healthcare Coaching Institute, Physicians Leadership Institute, College of Executive Coaching, Kent State’s Institute of Excellence, and key federal leadership programs. She delivers workshops on resilience and the neuroscience of leadership within these programs, speaks globally, and is a sought after media expert. Her approach is systems based from managing energy at the intracellular level to creating cultures that support the best of human potential. Her work is influenced by experience in organizational effectiveness projects across multiple industries with Fritch Consulting. She has 10 years experience coaching physicians, administrators, and other professionals at the C-level or moving into leadership roles within multiple hospital systems and attorney practices, and a wide variety of industries such as Deloitte, Sanofi, Toyota, and WellsFargo to name a few.
Born and raised in Baltimore, Md, Cindi attended Duke University, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and after 24 yrs in Asheville, NC, has recently relocated to the Washington, DC area.