Dr. Lee H. Baucom - Life Coach, Author, Marriage/Couples Counselor, Personal Development Coach, Relationship Coach, Speaker/Presenter - Louisville, KY
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Dr. Lee H. Baucom (PhD)

Life Coach

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Phone 502-802-4823

4949 Brownsboro Rd., #147

Louisville, KY Show on map

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The dry statistics are this:  I completed my M.Div. in pastoral counseling in 1991.  In 1993, I earned my Th.M. in pastoral counseling and family therapy.  In 1997, I completed my Ph.D. in marriage and family therapy.

In reality, I have been in training all my life.  I was fortunate to grow up in an intact and loving family.  Currently, I am married (have been for over 25 years), and have a quickly-reaching-adulthood daughter and son.  My degrees gave me book knowledge.  My family has taught me what it all really means.

Beyond the academic degrees, I have extensive training in community building, life coaching, and conflict mediation.  I have had the opportunity to work across the socio-economic spectrum, with a variety of backgrounds.

On a daily basis, I watch in amazement and gratitude, as people grow, develop, change, and become thriving people.  As Ray Kroc said, "You are either green and growing or ripe and rotting."  So, I keep on growing.

In my spare time, I enjoy trail running, paddle boarding, and scuba diving.  Oh, and I really enjoy spending time with my family.

The Reason I Became A Helping Professional

Sometimes, a profession finds you!  When I was in college, a conversation reminded me that I was the person people sought out when they were struggling.  And I love connecting with people on a deep level.  But more than that, I love to watch transformations.

So, I trained to be a therapist.  And in the midst of writing my dissertation, I realized my heart was in coaching.  So I trained as a Life Coach.  I found I was more pulled toward helping people build a great life than helping people "dig up the bones of the past."

My passion is in helping people to thrive.  I refer to myself as a Thriveologist.  I am constantly studying how and why people thrive, then taking that information and helping others to thrive. 

This became more poignant for me a number of years ago.  I was diagnosed with an illness that should have left me chronically disabled, and prematurely killing me.  Thankfully, I recovered.  But it gave me a new appreciation for life.  I now live on what I call "bonus time."  I didn't know whether I would have anymore time.  So it is all bonus now.

My life purpose is to teach others to thrive, all while learning to thrive more myself.

Dr. Lee H. Baucom

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Main Specialty:

Divorce/Divorce Prevention





Time in Practice:

25 years +

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All areas, please inquire

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Marriage/Couples Counselor

Personal Development Coach

Relationship Coach


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Articles by Dr. Lee H. Baucom
Summer In Paradise

10 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Said 'I Do'

Life and love lessons from 25 years of marriage.

Summer Couple

Two Crucial Feelings In A Marriage -- Do You Feel Them?

There are two crucial feelings for a happy marriage. Do you feel them? Does your spouse feel them?

Marriage: How To Grow Your Marriage

Spring Has Sprung: Why It's Time To 'Water' Your Marriage

Are you tending your marriage or are you letting weeds overtake it? Here are the habits of growing

How To Save Your Marriage: Is Separation the Key?

Can A Break Fix Your Marriage? 10 Tips To A Successful Separation

Is it possible for a separation to be used as a tool to save and not to sink a marriage?

deep breath

A Closer Look At The Top 10 Reasons To Divorce

Here are 10 reasons to divorce that people use -- and why they should stop using them.

Dr. Lee H. Baucom

All Specialties

Core Dynamics, Couples/Marital Issues, Divorce/Divorce Prevention, Emptiness, Forgiveness, Health/Wellness, Infidelity / Affair Recovery, Life Transitions, Marriage, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Parenting, Religious, Spiritual, Wellness, Worry