COLUMBIA, MO, August 10, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Michael Mayer, EdD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Mayer celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Dr. Mayer celebrates more than 50 years as a counselor and psychologist. Although he initially intended to study to become a priest, he eventually decided he wanted to help others in a different way and decided to pursue psychology. As he puts it, "The best awards I have received have been from my clients. Their notes, messages and phone calls to me thanking me for the changes I have helped them make in their lives. Their true feelings of warmth and deep gratitude have touched my soul and warmed my heart. Making a difference in another person's life is a wonderful reward. We all should help others more often even if it is only by giving them a smile."
Throughout his accomplishment career, Dr. Mayer has been able to help others and work with all kinds of people. He prepared for his career by obtaining a Bachelor of Arts from Cardinal Glennon College, a Master of Education from the University of Missouri, and a Doctor of Education from the University of Northern Colorado. His first endeavor in the field was as a counselor with Quincy Public Schools, where he also served as the director of guidance. He has also held positions such as psychologist, director of psychological services, and clinical director at hospitals, health centers, and counseling centers. Today, he serves as owner and partner at Mayer, Flanagan, Scott & Associates in Columbia, MO. In addition, he has contributed his expertise through consulting work for Head Start, Whispering Oaks Hospital, Laughlin Pavilion, and various medical and dental offices throughout Missouri.
Civically, Dr. Mayer has acted as director of the Mayor' s Advisory Commission, president of the board of directors of the Family Service Association, and vice president of the board of directors of the Quincy Society of Fine Arts. As a dedicated professional, Dr. Mayer has authored several books including "Better Sex Through Deeper Emotional Intimacy" in 2012, "Choose a Better Road: Tips for Life's Traffic Jams" in 2004, "Recreation of a Nation Through Real Parenting" in 1992, "If Only I Had Married Myself" in 1983, and "How to Love, Understand, Cope with Teenagers" in 1978. He has also been able to reach an even wider audience through his radio show and podcast. In order to remain aware of developments in his field and his community, Dr. Mayer maintains affiliation with the American Psychological Association, the American Counseling Association, the Illinois PTA, the Columbia Chamber of Commerce, Rotary International and Phi Delta Kappa.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Michael Mayer, EdD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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