About John E. Long
Career & Life Coach
John is a nationally certified coach, university instructor and career transition survivor (serving almost two decades in healthcare management roles). His private coaching practice has offices in Atlanta, GA and Jacksonville, FL.
John is married to his soulmate and resides in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Jacksonville, FL, after 16 years in the incredible city of Atlanta, GA. His interests involve human rights, animal rights, social justice, positive psychology, the minimalist movement, and Judo. He is originally from Upstate New York and now divides his time between the beautiful southern cities of Atlanta and Jacksonville.
John has earned a Doctor of Education(Ed.D.) degree, a post-master's Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) degree in educational and counseling psychology, as well as a Master of Science (M.S.) degree with a concentration in career guidance. His graduate studies spanned coursework in psychology, counseling, education, career development, and coaching. In addition, John holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in liberal arts, with depths of study in psychology and communications.
John's professional credentials and affiliations include:
BCC™ – Board Certified Coach (Certification #000016 :: Member of the Founding/Inaugural Circle): A national coaching credential earned through the Center for Credentialing and Education, Inc., Greensboro, N.C.
CMCS™ – Certified Master of Career Services (Certification #CA-3000322121): A competency based credential earned through the National Career Development Association - Credentialing Commission; Broken Arrow, OK. To be awarded the CMCS, an applicant must have demonstrated, via formal assessment, a mastery of the CMCS Domains of Practice.
CCSP™ – Certified Career Services Provider (#CA-5814833529): A competency based credential through the National Career Development Association Credentialing Commission; Broken Arrow, OK.
GCDF™ – Global Career Development Facilitator (Certification #GCDF05418-US): A national career coaching credential earned through the Center for Credentialing and Education, Inc., Greensboro, N.C.
Certified MBTI® (Myers Briggs Type Indicator) Practitioner through the Center for Applications of Psychological Type, Inc.; Gainesville, FL.
Qualified Strong Interest Inventory® Practitioner through G/S Consultants; South Lake Tahoe, CA.
John is proudly affiliated with each of the following professional organizations:
National Career Development Association *
National Career Development Association - Credentialing Commission (2017-2020)
American Psychological Association (APA)
Society for the Teaching of Psychology (APA Division 2)
Society for Vocational Psychology (APA Division 17)
American Association of University Professors
National Organization for Student Success
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
USA Judo - The National Governing Body for Judo
* A Division of the American Counseling Association
"There is a path to a more meaningful career". -- J.E. Long