Laura Wimbish-Vanderbeck, Ph.D.

Professional Summary

Dr. Laura Wimbish works with organizations that need to develop self awareness and interpersonal skills in their leaders and managers. A licensed psychologist and principal with the Circle Consulting Group, her focus is on developing leadership potential in the workplace by helping people to transcend self limiting perceptions, attitudes and interpersonal behaviors. Prior to joining Circle Consulting, Laura was a principal in the Chicago based WorkGroup Consultants. She was also the President and founder of Chicago Psychological Services and Consulting. In the past 20 years, she has worked extensively with executives and their teams to create high performance organizations capable of meeting the challenges of an increasingly complex and globalized marketplace.

Some of the benefits clients have received from working with Laura include healthier, happier and more effective leaders, a more vibrant and positive culture and working environment, greater enthusiasm, creativity and initiative on the part of employees, decreased employee turnover, increased morale, enhanced productivity, more openness to change and a recognition of continuous learning as a cornerstone of personal and professional growth.


BS Psychology, Guilford College, Greensboro, NC

M. Ed. Counseling, Boston State College, Boston, MA

M.A., Ph.D., Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus. OH

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