Medical Specialty: Psychiatry
Focus: Career transitions, leadership
Early in her career, Dr. Tracy Asamoah experienced how the lack of formal mentoring, leadership development, and working in a professional landscape not designed to support her career success created a series of obstacles. Hoping to help other women physicians avoid some of the roadblocks that she encountered, Dr. Asamoah embarked on her journey as a Career and Leadership Coach. Dr. Asamoah’s dedication to helping women physicians and other professionals navigate career transitions and develop as emerging leaders grew from her desire to see women professional grow and thrive.
Dr. Tracy Asamoah is an ACC level, ICF-credentialed Career and Leadership Coach, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and writer. Based in Austin, TX, she received her initial leadership coach certification through Coach Approach Ministries. She followed up with additional training in the Brain=Body program focusing on embodied awareness and Inspiring Leadership Through Emotional Intelligence. Dr. Asamoah’s medical training began at the University of California, San Francisco, followed by residency and fellowship at the David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine, specializing in general psychiatry and child/adolescent psychiatry. With over two decades of experience, Dr. Asamoah honed her skills in various clinical settings, including inpatient psychiatric facilities, residential treatment centers, and community-based outpatient clinics.
Dr. Asamoah’s commitment to professional development extends to her collaboration with organizations such as the American Medical Women’s Association, Physician Coaching Alliance, StrongLead consulting firm, RechargedMD, Spiro Coaching Institute and the Academy of Creative Coaching. Through these partnerships, she not only shares her coaching expertise but also contributes to teaching and mentoring aspiring professionals.
Her passion for knowledge dissemination extends beyond coaching, as Dr. Asamoah frequently engages in speaking engagements and writing on topics related to coaching and mental health. Her insights and experiences have made a lasting impact on the medical community.
When she’s not immersed in her professional pursuits, Dr. Asamoah enjoys hanging out with her husband, two daughters, and their pet bunny, Mylo, traveling and interior design.