• Leslie S. Pratch

    Author of LOOKS GOOD ON PAPER?

    Licensed clinical psychologist Leslie Pratch offers guidance to businesses at her consultancy, Pratch & Company. As the CEO and president of the firm, Leslie Pratch assists clients in identifying and developing executives who have the necessary psychological qualities to become successful leaders. Utilizing her proprietary Active Coping Assessment System (SM), she evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of executive candidates. She has helped many companies to grow through the Active Coping Assessment System (SM).

    In addition, Leslie Pratch is the author of the book LOOKS GOOD ON PAPER? In the book, published by Columbia University Press, she discusses her theories and instructs people in how to apply them to their own organizations. LOOKS GOOD ON PAPER? focuses on the four components of active coping: catalytic coping, integrative capacity, self-esteem and integrity, and psychological autonomy. Throughout the book, she cites notable figures from history to illustrate her ideas, including Ernest Hemingway, Harry Truman, Ulysses S. Grant, and Rosa Parks. For more information on the book, visit www.amazon.com or www.pratchco.com.

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  • Education

    University of Chicago

    4/1997 - 6/2000

    MBA in Strategy and Finance

    Northwestern University

    9/1990 - 6/1995

    PhD in Clinical Psychology

    University of Chicago

    9/1985 - 6/1988

    MA in Human Development

    Williams College

    9/1980 - 6/1984

    BA in Religion

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