Ursina Teuscher, PhD is an experienced decision coach and facilitator. She specializes in helping organizations and individuals think more systematically and creatively about achieving their goals.

She offers strategic planning for small businesses and is a consultant for non-profit organizations through the Community Consulting Project of the Oregon Organization Development Network.

In addition to her work as a decision consultant, she teaches Personal Decision Making at Portland State University (PSU), Career and Lifestyle Counseling at Marylhurst University, and Strategic Planning at the Small Business Development Center at Portland Community College (CLIMB PCC). She has also offered post-graduate training courses for coaches and counselors, both in the US and in Switzerland, on how to apply decision support tools in a coaching or counseling practice.

Her expertise in decision-making includes the development, administration and evaluation of a decision training program for high school students in Switzerland, as well as teaching decision analysis and decision-aiding techniques at the high-school and university levels (advanced undergraduate and graduate classes). Her pre- and post-doctoral research was focused on time perspective in decisions and life-transitions.

Ursina received her doctoral degree (PhD) in applied psychology and a professional license (MS) as a career counselor from the University of Freiburg in Switzerland. She is co-author of the book “Heart and Mind: Mastering the Art of Decision Making,” and has published numerous peer-reviewed research articles in the fields of cognitive psychology, neuroscience, decision-making, and coaching techniques.

Find out more about Ursina here.