Jeffrey Leiken, holds a Masters Degree in Educational Counseling, a Pupil Personnel Services Credential from the State of California, served as Adjunct Faculty at the University of San Francisco Graduate School Of Education and has guest lectured at Stanford University. A Professional Mentor with over 20 years of experience empowering youth to lead extraordinary lives, he is the creator of Evolution Mentoring and Mentor Counselling and is an internationally recognized expert in the field of helping teens and young adults build thriving lives.
Jeff is a Master Trainer of the MythoSelf Process, a Master Practitioner of NLP and Co-Creator of the cutting-edge HeroPath for Teens programme. He draws on models of work including:
- Story telling and
- Communication skill training
to connect effectively with teens and give them the experience and learning they need to live confidently and competently.
He is a published author who has spoken at over 100 professional conferences and served as a trainer and consultant with over 150 Summer Camps across North America. He has helped trained over 20,000 adults in the youth development field and is respected for his honest, accurate, unapologetic message about what it takes to truly help today’s young people to thrive. He uses specific do-now skills and techniques that truly work. He is known for his genuine passion for this work, legitimate depth of knowledge, captivating story telling and warm sense of humour - there is always a sense that he has an effect on many levels with his audience. Jeff is passionate about leading teens to become young adults of integrity, committed to taking care of the world they live in, building and sustaining healthy relationships.
Based in San Francisco with his wife and daughter, Jeff travels extensively, having run programmes on 3 continents and in 10 countries. He has offices in San Francisco (and Marin), New York and London.
Here is a taste of Jeff's work - when he travelled 7,000 miles to deliver an 18 minute presentation at Ted Ex!
Jeff has been on a personal journey to reach integrity and congruence with what he teaches. Highly qualified facilitators assist him, sharing his passion and skill.