Allan j.  Katz Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Allan j. Katz

Licensed Professional Counselor

Allan is a licensed Professional Counselor (LPC/MHSP) in the states of Tennessee and Mississippi. He is a Certified Addiction Counselor, certified by the state of Mississippi (CAT) and a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, Certified by IITAP, the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals.


Allan is the author of four books, Addictive Entrepreneurship dealing with the 13 secrets to a successful life as an entrepreneur and Experiential Group Therapy Interventions with DBT: A 30 day program for treating addictions and trauma.  

He co-authored Help Her Heal by Carol Sheets. His latest book is, Hey! What About Me: How to make yourself and others a priority in a world of indifference, impulsivity and distraction.

Allan has received additional training in Neuro Linguistic Programming, Trauma Counseling, Emotion Focused Couples Therapy and Experiential Therapy.  He is a member of the American Counseling Association.

Compared to life coaches, licensed professional counselors have Masters Degrees in counseling which involves six years of college, 2 years of full-time post Master’s Clinical work and supervision, state sanctioned testing for licensure and required continuing education. To become a life coach, there is no college education required no state licensure and they can solicit clients within weeks of putting their shingle out.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Member, American Counseling Association
    Member, International Institute for Trauma and Addiction
    Licensed Professional Counseling
    Certified Sex Addiction Therapist

Personal Interests

    Music, Art, Psychology



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