Linda J. Page is an educational innovator, business leader, coach, counsellor and author. She is President and Founder of Adler Graduate Professional School (AGPS) in Toronto, Canada, an accredited graduate school that offers a Master of Psychology degree, a Graduate Diploma in Psychotherapy, and Graduate Certificates in Adlerian Integrative Psychotherapy, Adler Trauma Therapy, and Child and Play Therapy. She holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University and an M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Adler University (AU) in Illinois, where she is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. She taught social psychology, cognitive psychology, learning, motivation and emotion, and gender studies as a member of AU’s core doctoral faculty from 1992 to 1998. Dr. Page was a psychotherapist in private practice from 1980 to 1995. She chairs the Alliance of Psychotherapy Training Institutions, which designed curriculum to fulfill minimum standards for regulation of psychotherapists in Ontario.
In 1998, Dr. Page founded Adler International Learning and served as its President until 2016, when it was amalgamated with AGPS. Adler’s Professional Coaching Program was the first in Canada to be certified by the International Coach Federation and is the only ICF-certified program in the world based on Adlerian principles. From 2007 to 2011, Adler and the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto co-sponsored the development of Certificates in Leadership Coaching, a series of programs to promote leadership development among organizations, their leaders, coaches, and coaching students. Dr. Page became an Adler Certified Professional Coach in 2002. She is President of the Board of the Graduate School Alliance for Education in Coaching, a standard-setting body for graduate-level executive coaching programs, of which ADLER was a Founding member.
With David Rock, Dr. Page co-authored
Coaching with the Brain in Mind: Foundations for Practice