Dr. Bob Rausch is internationally known as The Energy Doctor – Fuel for Life and Faith; helping professionals, executives, and leadership teams increase performance, productivity, and sales; while reducing stress and fuel the development and growth of their business. With over 28 years of experience Dr. Bob is an expert in the field of executive coaching and business leadership both in the Christian and Secular arena. His unique approach helps professionals at every level restore the initial enthusiasm and energy in the work.
Dr. Bob has coached hundreds of leaders in the United States, Canada and Europe helping them to effectively use the gifts and talents God has given them to accomplish their goals in life. He is a clinically licensed psychologist as well as a certified Executive Coach and a registered corporate coach. Dr. Bob received his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Psychology from Louisiana Tech University and his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Fielding Institute in Santa Barbara, Ca. He founded The Family Therapy Center in Shreveport, La. and was privileged to log more than 35,000 hours serving as a counselor while managing his team of seven therapists. In 1992 he began his coaching/consulting career and since then has worked with secular and Christian leaders around the globe.
In 1976 Dr. Bob was ordained as a Southern Baptist Minister and served as the Assistant Pastor of Summer Grover Baptist Church in Shreveport, La. from 1975 until 1979. He also taught Pastoral Counseling for The New Orleans Baptist Seminary at The Broadmoor Baptist Church campus in Shreveport, La. His Christian Faith and his experiences in the ministry have influenced his coaching and consulting practice around the world.
He was awarded The Readers Favorite Award in 2003 and 2004 from the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association International. He was also was twice nominated for Author of the Year by GAYA (Georgia Author of the Year Award) which is one of the most prestigious literary awards in the nation, and the oldest in the Southeastern United States. His most recent book, The Overwhelmed Servant – Avoiding the Three Traps of Spiritual Burnout deals with stress and burnout experienced by Christians in corporations and traditional ministries.
As an international known speaker, Dr. Bob also spoke to over 25,000 people throughout North America and Europe, including The University of Toronto and York University in Toronto, Canada and Employee Assistance Programme of Bermuda and Louisiana Tech University. He has also presented workshops for Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Merck Pharmaceuticals, and Kimberly-Clark and New York Life Insurance Company.
Dr. Bob is not all about business. He is a Master Scuba Diver as well as an avid weightlifter and has participated in numerous triathlons’ and 100-mile bike races in West Texas. He and his wife Jinger have five sons and two grandsons and reside in Dallas, Texas.