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Dr. Michael

A History of Leading and Serving Others

Dr. Michael McCutcheon is an achievement coach who specializes in working with adults around procrastination elimination, goal achievement, and increasing overall life satisfaction.


He draws on both his education and clinical training in Counseling Psychology to guide clients toward becoming more aware of their desires and overcoming obstacles in order to break out of old patterns, create new habits, and achieve life-changing results.


Over the years, he has supported others to achieve life-changing results, such as: improving time management and organization skills, embarking on new careers, becoming more physically fit, finding love and enhancing current relationships, getting promoted, gaining acceptance into competitive graduate programs, guiding recent graduates through the transition from school to the working world, and helping entrepreneurs to launch companies from the ground up.


Dr. Michael has worked with an incredibly diverse roster of clients from across the globe. His coaching style is often described as enthusiastic, solution-focused, genuine, and caring. He is a published author and teaches graduate counseling courses at New York University (NYU), a position for which he has twice won the Department of Applied Psychology's Teaching Award (2014 & 2019).


His work has appeared in the press as a lifestyle and career expert for The New York TimesThe Washington Post / Associated Press, The New York Post, wikiHowLifehacker, and Scholastic. He has served as a contributing writer for Out Magazine and has been a featured on-air expert for National Public Radio (NPR)


Dr. Michael is an avid traveler, dog lover, and daily runner. 

                New York University           Counseling Psychology      Ph.D.


                UC Berkeley                        Psychology                           B.A.

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