Dr. Richard MacKinnon

Psychologist and Coach in London, United Kingdom

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I'm a Chartered Psychologist, Registered Coaching Psychologist and the managing director of WorkLifePsych Ltd. We're a team of workplace psychologists specialising in people development.

We provide coaching, training and development programmes to people and organisations all over the world.

I'm particularly interested in supporting professionals to boost their productivity, professional effectiveness and wellbeing at work through the development of Psychological Flexibility.

I present a fortnightly podcast called 'My Pocket Psych', which is all about the psychology of the workplace.

  • Work
    • WorkLifePsych Ltd.
  • Education
    • Trinity College Dublin
    • Goldsmiths, University of London
    • University of East London
    • Centre for Coaching
There is a before and an after working with Richard. Once you embark on the coaching journey, be prepared for a tremendous positive change in your daily life. Thanks to his strong experience, focus, kindness and skills, Richard successfully and gently steers you towards personal breakthroughs and discoveries. The impact of having Richard as a coach has influenced me to sign up my leadership team for the same programme.”
Alvaro Duarte, Head of Studio, King
We asked Richard to run a few of his ‘Psychological Flexibility 101’ sessions and 55 of my colleagues signed up for the initial workshops. I was really impressed with their feedback and their comments in the brief online survey we used afterwards illustrated just how keen they were to learn more and start putting this all into practice.”
Lorraine O'Sullivan, Group People Director, Dentsu Aegis Network Ireland
We retained WorkLifePsych to design and deliver workshops on essential coaching skills to the delegates on our “Inspire” leadership development programme. Richard worked closely with us to identify our requirements and ensured that he reflected our company’s culture in the final version of the workshop. Having observed the delivery of one of the workshops, I would say that Richard’s style engaged and challenged the delegates. He responded well to all their questions and provided feedback and s
Louise Morris, Learning & Development Manager, Certas Energy