W. S. Beecham, Psy.D

W. Stanley Beecham, Psy.D. Dr. Beecham is a director and founding member of the Leadership Resource Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Since 1998, he has consulted with organizations to help them maximize business performance and realize the full potential of their human resources. Senior Executives utilize Dr. Beecham’s expertise to guide them through the process of selecting and developing high performance teams. In addition to his coaching and consulting engagements at the Leadership Resource Center, he is a professional speaker and writer committed to advancing the science of leadership development. Prior to his work in organizational psychology, Dr. Beecham founded the Sport Psychology Program for the University of Georgia Athletic Association. During his four-year tenure as a sport psychologist, his contributions to elite teams and athletes helped to capture numerous conference and national championship titles. In 1996, Dr. Beecham was selected to work with members of the Olympic gold medal winning Women’s Gymnastic Team. Dr. Beecham is a fourth generation Georgian who earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Georgia in 1983. Following his experience at UGA, he earned a master’s degree from Augusta College while conducting research at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital. In 1994, he completed his doctoral internship at the University of Virginia Counseling Center and graduated with his doctorate degree in clinical psychology from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology.