Over the past three decades, Dennis Buttimer has been a coach, speaker and leader in the helping profession. With a rich background in employee assistance programming (EAP), corporate training, and cancer wellness programming, Dennis draws on his unique skill set to help individuals and organizations to be more productive in all areas of their lives.
Dennis has a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, a coaching certification from Emory University, is a certified employee assistance program professional (CEAP) and is a certified meditation and yoga teacher (RYT). He customizes his holistic approach to meet the distinct needs of his clients.
Dennis encourages and guides clients out of problem patterns into mindful performance leading them to success. He has developed successful techniques and strategies based not only on his professional education and training but also on his personal experiences.
Along with his wife and business partner Angela, he co-authored CALM: Choosing To Live Mindfully (2011), and their latest book, Inspired: 365 Days of Mindful Mojo (2018). Together, they did a TEDx Talk, Defusing Stress with Mindful Mojo (2017). In 2012, he traveled the country teaching fellow professional about mind-body interventions for stress, anxiety and depression. Additionally, he is a regular contributor to Huffington Post.
Dennis specializes in mindfulness and other research-based practices to help clients transform stress. He has worked extensively with individuals, couples and organizations struggling with difficult issues.
He is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), National Speakers Association (NSA), Employee Assistance Professionals’ Association (EAPA) and Yoga Alliance (YA).
When action is strategically informed by a mindful, intentional focus, you and your organization are better able to cut through the noise and clutter to enjoy peak performance. Mindful Performance (MP) makes it possible to find the calm in the chaos. When leadership and employees reduce their stress levels and are healthier and happier, this directly impacts the bottom line of the organization. We call this the “return on mindfulness” (ROM).
“Dennis has been a tremendous asset to our customers and their employees. Stress at the workplace is a given, and employees are hungry for effective, practical ways to bring a calm, mindful presence into the work they do every day. Dennis brings a simple applicable approach to empower employees to tap into their resilience, and we feel fortunate to be able to partner with him!”
-Julie Sharp, Account Executive, FEI Health
As a result of this keynote, breakout, or corporate mindfulness training, you and your organization can expect to:
Stress is adversely impacting your organization and your bottom line. It is the #1 health epidemic in the country, meaning that it is affecting your employees’ mental, emotional, and physical health. This translates into a lack of productivity, inability to focus and perform, and poor communication and team dynamics.
“Dennis’ work with our team at Hi-Rez was well-received and the attendees of his ‘Mindful Mojo for Peak Performance’ program have given very positive feedback. Dennis’ upbeat delivery approach of neuroscience, experiential components and humor seems to be an excellent style for participants’ learning and sustainability. I highly recommend him to organizations who are seeking improved work results, work/life balance and overall mindful performance!”
-Alissa Twombly, HR Manager at Hi-Rez Studios
In this program, your employees will be guided back to their best selves. They will:
This keynote addresses the unique needs of men based on cultural conditioning and male physiology. When men utilize mindful mojo, their performance improves in all areas!
With Dennis’ corporate background, executive coaching, training experience, and a master’s degree in counseling psychology , he is considered the expert in behavior and dynamics in the workplace, particularly with men.
“Dennis’s program on Dealing with Difficult People was specifically helpful for our nurses as they are on the front lines working with many different personalities, from patients and their families to other medical professionals. With humor and empathy, he offered practical strategies that can be applied right away.”
-Brandi Simpson B.S. PAH Nursing Shared Governance
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