Pam Shipp, PhD
Dr. Pam Shipp is leadership consultant and has gained international recognition as an educator and psychologist. In addition to her private work, she is currently adjunct faculty at the Center for Creative Leadership where she has trained executive leadership courses for twenty years and managed the nonprofit programs at the Colorado Springs campus. Prior to joining the Center, she worked as a public school administrator, a business management consultant, and psychotherapist.
Dr. Shipp’s publications include Counseling Blacks: A Group Approach, The Personnel and Guidance Journal, October l983; Managing Diverse Work Teams, Leaders in Action, Vol. 20, #6 Jan/Feb 2001; Building Communities for Tomorrow, One Person At A Time, (2002) written with Cathy O. Robbins. Dr. Shipp is an executive coach and an established expert on issues related to cultural influences in the workplace, community leadership and counseling across cultures.
Pam is a member of the Association of Black Psychologists, a past president of the Denver/Rocky Mountain chapter and has served as both Vice-Chair and Chairperson of the ABPsi General Assembly. She serves on the Board of Directors for Penrose St. Francis Hospital and the Pikes Peak Community Foundation. She is the co-founder and past president of the Colorado Springs Black Leadership Forum. Pam has been recognized in Who’s Who in Black Colorado Springs, a recipient of the NAACP Community Service Award and featured in the Gazette Telegraph’s Women at the Top.
Pam’s undergraduate degree is from Colorado College, she earned a MA from George Washington University and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Denver University. She is a licensed psychologist and managed a private clinical practice in Colorado Springs for 12 years. She is a civic leader and enjoys time with her family, dance, film, and theater.