Dr. Ginger Blume is a psychologist and personal coach who has been helping people reach their goals for nearly four decades. In December, 2015 she retired from the practice of clinical psychology. She opened a Life Coaching practice in mid 2016.
Dr. Blume was also the Program Director of PMT Associates, Inc., a healthcare training and consulting firm, she co-founded with her husband. PMT Associates services mental health facilities, schools, hospitals, and businesses. She has co-authored three Workbooks on Managing Violence.
Dr. Blume published articles, provided keynote addresses and conducted training seminars to service organizations across the country. Past corporate clients included Transamerica, AT&T, Ciba-Giegy, Price-Waterhouse, Coopers and other Fortune 500 companies. Dr. Blume was also an associate of the international consulting firm of Harrison Asso., Inc. in Berkeley, California and Communication Consultants in Hartford, Connecticut.
Dr. Blume had been featured in numerous national Who's Who Publications (Who's Who of American Women, Marquis' Who's Who, Who's Who in Human Services, and Who's Who in the World). As marketing chairperson for the Connecticut Psychological Association for four years, she received an award in 1997 for advancing and promoting psychology in the media. She was appointed in 1996 to the American Psychological Association's task force where she served on the steering committee of this nationwide "Business of Practice Network" for five years. She was a strong advocate for promoting psychological health in the workplace.
For four years, Dr. Blume wrote and hosted her own twice daily radio spot, LIVING 101, on WMRD & WLIS, AM stations in central Connecticut and the shoreline. Dr. Blume authored a regular monthly newspaper column featuring various mental health topics for the Middletown Press. Her popular column, "P.S. Coach" was published for over 20 years until 2009.
Dr. Blume believes life should be lived fully, with gusto and optimism. At the age of 17, she was featured in the Geneva, Switzerland newspaper as the world's youngest, female, twin-engine pilot. She is an avid animal lover, dance enthusiast, camper, reader, and artist. Her joy for life is infectious.