offers professional consultations on
various aspects of emotional competence for both
groups and individuals. Dr. Flowers' consultations are usually
face-to-face sessions in which she focuses her attention on
collaboratively analyzing the client's issues, paying particular
attention to feelings as well as facts. Then, Dr. Flowers and her
clients work through the issues together, to develop pragmatic
plans, management strategies or resolutions. In some cases, these
consultations can be conducted by phone.
consultations have helped clients address issues such as stress
management, being passed over for promotion, workplace conflicts,
complicated management issues, understanding office politics,
organizational crises demanding decisive leadership, burnout and
changes in career direction.
the identified situation in depth to increase her client’s
understanding of the issues and dynamics involved and to better
understand her client’s needs and goals. She then works
collaboratively with the client to design a pragmatic management
strategy or resolution tailored for the individual client and the
circumstances. Throughout the consultation, Dr. Flowers teaches the
relevant concepts and steps of emotional competence used in her
analysis and in the resolution, so that the client is equipped to
handle similar situations in the future. Clients frequently comment
on how much they enjoy the process and her sense of humor, as well
as how much they learned.
For those who
are interested, Dr. Flowers can use clients' dreams to expedite the consultation process
and the client’s professional development. (Find out more
clients are professionals in a wide variety of fields from human
services and law to engineering and other sciences. They seek
consultation to advance their careers through increased emotional
competence, including leadership skills, relationship management
skills, or enhanced self-responsibility or personal support systems.
They may consult with Dr. Flowers individually or as part of an
Her client list
includes corporations such as Levi Strauss, professional sports
teams, public and private school districts including San Francisco
Unified, Sequoia Union (CA),
Eton College, (UK),
and various US
was excellent, in depth, and covered many significant areas of
behavior in relationships."
- Attendee, Equilibrium Dynamics Workshop:
"Cultural Competence as a Subspecialty of Emotional Competence
in Mental Health Clinicians"
can be the client's site, a neutral venue or Dr. Flowers’ office
be by the hour within an organizational consult or longer for
Confidentiality varies depending upon the situational needs. Independent consultations
are as confidential as the client wishes, within the constraints
of the law.
charged by the hour (individually and by the consultation) or by
the half-day within an organization. Dr. Flowers charges some
Travel expenses additionally.
available upon request. Dr. Flowers often recommends follow-up
for training programs to reinforce and advance sophistication in
emotional competence skills for professional employees.
attention in face-to-face sessions for analyzing a workplace
issue and working through it to develop a pragmatic
or groups seeking resolutions to specific professional
issues or assistance in improving emotional competence
attention in face-to-face sessions for analyzing a familial
or personal issue and working through it to develop a
or groups seeking resolutions to specific personal issues or
assistance in improving emotional competence or
* Contact Dr. Flowers for more information about fees.