Dr. Vicki D. Coleman is an Anger Management Expert, Internationally Recognized Behavioral Health Specialist, Clinical Mental Health Counselor, and Online Professor of Psychology, Counseling, Human Services, and U.S. History.
A former Tenured Professor at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, Dr. Coleman has held positions in higher education, mental health, social services, criminal justice, food and beverage, and transportation, including the State University of New York, Educational Testing Service, and American Airlines. She conducts research on anger management, career development, vocational psychology, sports counseling, addictions, military families, and multicultural and diverse populations. Dr. Coleman has several inter/national refereed publications in these areas.
An entrepreneur and President/CEO of The Coleman Group and The Anger Doctor, Dr. Coleman travels throughout North America, Europe, the Caribbean, and South America conducting workshops, developing programs, and evaluating institutions for accreditation. She has provided consultation for educational institutions, business, industry, government, professional associations, and community organizations. The Coleman Group and The Anger Doctor are management consulting firms specializing in services and products for anger management, mediation, substance abuse, human capital, training, and research.
A native of Detroit, Michigan, Dr. Coleman earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and a Master’s in U.S. and Latin American History from The University of Iowa; a Master’s in Counselor Education from Northern Illinois University; and a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Rutgers University.
Dr. Coleman is a member of several professional associations, including the National Career Development Association, National Association of Forensic Counselors (Clinical), and the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (Clinical Fellow), among others. She possesses six (6) Full Clinical Licenses in five (5) states: CA, IL, IN, MI, and NV, and has several certifications in psychology, counseling, addictions, and career development, to name a few. Dr. Coleman holds an Advanced Certificate in Mediation, and as a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP), conducts Substance Abuse Evaluations for the U.S. Department of Transportation. She completed an Internship, and is a Certified Federal Mediator for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).