Bob Gordon

Bob employs a whole-person approach to coaching that helps his clients achieve balance and harmony in relationships, work, and the spiritual aspect of being human. He is experienced in working with clients on life purpose, calling, and career; relationship and marriage; addiction and recovery (including sex, love, spending, and internet); codependency; adult ADD; death and bereavement; and spiritual growth and crisis.


Helping clients actualize their full potential is part of Bob’s strength as a coach. He draws upon his own varied life experiences to accomplish this. He has directed training, career development, and organization development for three large public agencies; led comedy troupes and professional bands; written and directed plays; been a management consultant; created award-winning comedy videos; and published his essays and cartoons in regional periodicals.

Focus Areas:

  • Imago Couples Counseling and Imago Work for Singles
  • Career Counseling, Career Coaching, Life Purpose, and Vocational Discernment–Individual and Group
  • Loss, Bereavement, Trauma–Recent or Childhood
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Sex and Love Addiction
  • Codependency
  • Celebration of Life Events for Living and Deceased
  • Spiritual Direction and Spiritual Crisis
  • Organizational Consulting (including church mediation, team building, strategic planning, and group facilitation)

Bob holds an M.S. from American University in partnership with the NTL Institute for Applied Behavioral Science. He also earned an M.A. in Applied Healing Arts from the Maryland University of Integrative Health, where he became a faculty member of the graduate program in Transformative Leadership and Social Change.  Bob later completed an M.S. in counseling at Loyola University Maryland. He is a CCUI-certified coach and coach trainer, a trained Imago Relationship Educator, and was trained in loss and bereavement counseling at the Wendt Center for Loss and Healing.  He is a member of the Mid-Atlantic Association for Imago Relationship Therapists, the National Career Development Association, Spiritual Directors International, and the International Center for Spirit at Work.


Bob has studied world wisdom traditions for over 30 years and gives public trainings in meditation and qigong.