Building Resilience in Business, Relationshis, and Life


Hey, my name is John Thurman and I am a Licensed Mental Health Professional, Author, Speaker, and International Crisis Response Specialist. My mission is to help clients identify and understand obstacles that are holding them back and provide them with proven-practical strategies to live a more purposeful and intentional.

In a nutshell, I share life-changing content so that you might live a life of purpose and intentionality.

Counselor, Coach, Consultant

As a seasoned therapist with over 50,000 hours in the counselor’s chair, I helped thousands of individuals and couples work through various life challenges by incorporating the power of resilience, solid, proven biblical principles, and “best practice” counseling principles.


As a speaker, I have designed and delivered speeches, webinars, workshops, and seminars in nonprofit-ministry sectors as well as small business, international business, and Federal Agencies.

Stress and Resilience Training for

Speaking at Premier Designs, Scottsdale, Az







As an author, I have written articles for Christianity Today(Today’s Christian Woman),  (The Albuquerque Journal’s) Sage Magazine for Women. My first book, Get a Grip on Depression, was published by Bold Vision Books in 2014. My second book, The No Fear Entrepreneurpublished by Bold Vision Books. will be released on March 22, 2018.

Crisis Response Specialist

John supporting hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico

As an International Crisis Response Specialist, I work with small businesses, international corporations, Federal agencies, as well as missionary and relief organization to help manage disruptive workplace events and to provide preventative training on Stress Management, Psychological and Spiritual First Aid, and Crisis Management.

I am the son of entrepreneurs, and as such, I have had several businesses, some failed miserably, others did fairly well. Having experienced the agony of defeat and failure, I decided not to lick my wounds and quit, but regroup and try something else.


3 Replies

  1. Bruce Shaffer

    Hi, John. It was good to talk to you in Smith’s the other day. I think getting together for coffee. Let me know when and where.

    1. John

      Let me know a morning that works for you.

    2. John

      Bruce shoot me an email and let’s set something up.

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