Edward Colozzi Ed.D.

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About me

Gender Male
Industry Education
Occupation Career-Life Counselor/Coach
Location Burlington, MA, United States
Introduction Owner-Career Development & Counseling Services. Ed provides corporate trainings/individual counseling/distance coaching, motivational speeches, youth/adult workshops on discovering calling/balancing life roles, spirituality in career counseling. Publications: Creating Careers with Confidence; (Pearson/Prentice Hall), book chapters/articles, videos, Internet career guidance materials, and a guidance game. Lead author for JA Worldwide’s Economics for Success & Careers with a Purpose. “CCC" selected as first career-life book published in Braille. Ed coined term career-life 1976-77 in Hawaii/throughout Pacific Basin Rim; served in teaching, counseling, coordinator positions at graduate/undergraduate levels for thirty years. Earned a psychology degree-Boston University, masters counseling psychology, masters and doctorate in education-Teachers College, Columbia University. Nationally certified counselor, state licensed mental health counselor, master career counselor, NCDA Fellow, frequent presenter at national/global workshops. Google Edward Colozzi or visit his career-life blog for discussions, excellent links/resources www.creatingcareerswithconfidence.com.
Interests being a dad, career development, psychology, personal development, education, helping people discover their passion and calling in life, transitions, spirituality, connecting with God, Jesus, self-efficacy beliefs, brain patterns, my dog, video production, writing children's books, screenwriting, running while listening to great music on my IPod preferably near water, photography, nature and outdoors, creating board games, playing keyboards, composing music, listening to music, making films, cooking, painting with water colors, nice weather, living near the water, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Oahu, Italian, Vietnamese, Sushi, Thai food, ice cream, traveling, cruises, sailing, the Universe, Planet Earth, pyramids, rainbows, animals in the wild, Hawaii Five-0, Barack Obama, Ronald Reagan, John Kennedy, Bobby Kennedy, David Gergen, Tim Russert, Oprah Winfrey, Chris Matthews, Joseph Campbell, Bill Moyers, Today Show, NBC News, CNN, imagination and creativity, Disney World
Favorite Movies Whale Rider, Schindler's List, Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, E.T., Gran Torino, Jurassic Park, American President, Cool Hand Luke, The Great Race, The Ten Commandments, Jaws, Romancing The Stone, Love Actually, Mama Mia, The Goonies, Shogun (TV mini-series)
Favorite Music Billy Joel, Elton John, Beatles, Bette Midler, Andrea Bocelli, Bon Jovi, Leonard Cohen, Celine Dion, Michael Jackson, Abba, Ann Murray, Jason Mraz, Loyal Garner, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, Jackie Wilson, Janis Joplin, B. B. King, Eric Clapton, Air Supply, Willie Nelson, Ricky Nelson, Ray Charles, Train, Frank Sinatra, John Denver, Queen, Daniel Kobialka, The Eagles, oldies but goodies, rhythm and blues with guitar and organ.
Favorite Books Man's Search for Meaning, Invitation to Love, Open Mind Open Heart, The Power of Myth, The Bible, Creating Careers with Confidence (the workbook I wrote)

When your science teacher smashed a frozen rose with a hammer, did you warm the petals to bring them back to life?

I probably would have tried, especially had I seen E.T. back then...but my science teacher never did that. He did drop one of my classmate's tie into liquid nitrogen and then hit it gently onto the desk as we all watched it break into tiny pieces!