Marla Zipin, PhD

Marla Zipin, PhD

Marla Zipin brings a wealth of expertise and experience in human relationship systems, behavioral sciences, and positive psychology to her work as a coach and facilitator for over 20 years. She provides leadership development coaching to senior executives and managers in the federal government and private business. She engages her clients in a learning process of self discovery, personal empowerment and sustained transformation.

Through Marla's exquisite sensitivity, deep intuitive listening, and creative catalytic coaching her clients produce extraordinary results, manifest excellence, resource resilience and find fulfillment. She served as a coach for NASA’s award winning leadership development and culture change program, Leadership Alchemy, recently rated #7 in Leadership Excellence Magazine’s annual survey of the best in leadership development in the Federal Government.

Marla Zipin is founder of Zipin Coaching Services. She is a certified coach by the Newfield Network, licensed psychologist, yoga and meditation practitioner, and storytelling enthusiast. She lives in the DC metropolitan area.


Marla provides psychotherapy and consults with businesses, non-profit organizations, universities, schools, governments, bar associations and other groups. She works with individuals, couples and families to heal conflicts and mediate disputes. To learn more about how Marla can assist you, please click here to email me.