Rex P. Gatto, Ph.D.
Dr. Gatto is the founder and president of Gatto Training Associates (GTA). Dr. Gatto's practice has been dedicated to helping people in the workplace to enhance productivity through a better understanding of themselves. He has done extensive research in the area of individual working, thinking, personality, leadership, teamwork and communication styles and their impact on the working environment. As a behavioral scientist and counselor he has devoted his energies to helping all levels of business people: CEO's, vice presidents, managers and professionals to have an enriched worklife. Dr. Gatto consults on matters of organizational effectiveness, conducts training programs and also conducts one-on-one and team coaching.
Dr. Gatto holds an Undergraduate and Master's Degree in Education from Duquesne University, a Master's of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Norwich University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania Certifications as a Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction. Dr. Gatto is Board Certified as a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist and a Nationally Certified Psychologist.
He has written five books: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO EFFECTIVE PRESENTATION, CONTROLLING STRESS IN THE WORKPLACE, TEAMWORK THROUGH FLEXIBLE LEADERSHIP, REFLECTIONS FROM THE WORKPLACE and SMART MANAGERS F A Q GUIDE (to be released in September, 2000). The books are based on his years of experience working with business people throughout the United States and Canada. He has written training manuals and developed assessment instruments specifically for people within the workplace. The list of training manuals include: Leadership Development, Effective Presentation, Stress Management, Sales, Effective Listening, Professional Development, Team Building, Support Staff Development, Meeting Leadership, Supervisory and Management Development, Problem Solving, Employee Assessment, Creativity and Positive Influence.
In the area of employee assessment he has developed inventories on 360 degrees Feedback: Interpersonal Working Associations and Leadership Insight Assessment, and written fifteen Behavioral Assessments and Leadership Assessment Simulations. Assessment can be taken over the Internet. You can log onto the web site for information.
As a business consultant and lecturer, he has presented to business people throughout the United States and Canada. He has presented for many professional organizations and received an outstanding speaker letter from the American Society of Training and Development acclaiming him as a dynamic and thought-provoking speaker. He has developed customized training workshops for many corporate 500 companies, CPA firms, hospitals, small businesses, universities and colleges, and has trained and facilitated all positional levels of business people. As a change interventionist, he has written and presented for business teams, corporations and helped people achieve an enriched, productive, and enjoyable worklife.
Member: American Psychological Association, Pennsylvania Psychological Association, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Inc., American Counseling Association, Pennsylvania Counseling Association, American Society for Training and Development, and National Association of Cognitive Behavioarl Therapists.
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