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What Is Coaching?

Who Benefits?

How, Where
& When?

About the Coach
(The Short Story)

About the Coach
(The Long Story)

Lynne Meyer-Gay


Dissertation Coaching, Cambridge, MA, 1994-Present
Dissertation Coach & Academic Editor
Coaching ABDs—doctoral students delayed in completion of the dissertation, for reasons of writer's block, procrastination, and anxiety; difficulty organizing a large project; difficulty writing academic material; learning disabilities (LD) and/or attention deficit disorder (ADD); or advisor absence. See Dissertation Coaching

Academic Editing, Cambridge, MA, 1974-Present
Editor of scholarly books, journal articles and dissertations.
For more detail, see Editing Résumé.

Paradeisos, Landscape Architecture, Cambridge, MA, 1991-Present
Design Production, Marketing
Research and production for the landscape architecture and garden design practice of S. Kirsten Gay, Registered Landscape Architect. Specializing in Japanese gardens. Current project: Badgers Island.

Gay's Dahlias, Cambridge, MA, 1988-Present
Dahlia Gardener, Garden Designer, and Lecturer
Garden design featuring dahlias. Slide lectures on dahlia history, culture, and art for garden societies. Dahlia tuber sales. 1998 Dahlia Garden.

College Bound, Cambridge, MA, 1983-1986
Partner, with Angelica Sawyer
A college counseling service for learning disabled (LD) and attention deficit disorder (ADD) students, including consulting on college selection, essays and personal statement development, and portfolio design.

Collaborative Design® Associates
Berkeley, CA, Raleigh, NC, & Cambridge, MA, 1968-1973, 1979-1981
Principal Consultant

A one-woman achitectural consulting practice specializing in Collaborative Design,® a group problem solving approach to design, environmental programming, planning, organization development, policymaking, community development, and community participatory design.

School of Design,
North Carolina State University

Raleigh, NC, 1969-1973
Assistant Professor of Architecture
Teaching: Basic design and architectural design studio, design methodology, graphic design, visual perception and communication, team design problem solving.
Research: Group design problem solving methods (Collaborative Design®) and systems simulation games.
Consulting: Collaborative Design®.
Published articles: Creativity, collaborative design, children's environments,architectural education, and design methodology.

Department of Architecture,
University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA, 1964-1969
Teaching Assistant

Teaching: Independent study course on Synectics in Architecture.
Assistant Teaching: First- and second-year architectural design studio.
Research: Creative problem solving in architecture and group design problem solving methods (Collaborative Design®).
Consulting: Collaborative Design®.
Published article: Creative problem solving in architecture.


M. Arch, University of California, Berkeley, 1969
B.A. Fine Arts, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1961



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