My newest bestseller is called Better Than Perfect: 7 Steps to Crush your Inner Critic and Create a Life You Love Better Than Perfect


You may have seen me on TODAY Show, Dr. Oz, The Steve Harvey Show or CNN or read my advice in Wall Street Journal, Forbes or Better Homes and Gardens


Working with clients to create their True Success ™


To companies (such as Deloitte, UBS, Sidley Austin, Zappos) and organizations (Society for Human Resources & TEDx)


Undergraduate Degree
Bucknell University

Master's Physical Therapy
Duke University

After getting a Master’s in Physical Therapy from Duke University and practicing PT, I realized that all positive change in life – including physical rehabilitation – requires the right mindset.

PhD Clinical Psychology
Drexel University


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Tom D

“I am not one to ask for help. But I got to a point in my life where I realized I wasn’t cutting it on my own. Your analogy that being truly happy is a skill- once you learn the skills and practice them, you cannot help but be happier- really hit me as true. My wife, my kids, my co-workers and I are all benefiting from our work together. Thank you!”

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Sarah M

“While most people probably thought I was confident before, I sometimes felt like a fraud because deep down, I really questioned myself. Dr. Lombardo helped me develop confidence that has lead to success in work, relationships and even my health. Best of all, I feel true contentment, probably for the first time in my life.

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Dave P

“I have been a Type A for most of my life. It helped me get the financial success I always wanted as I was growing up. The problem was, it wasn’t working in other areas of my life. I was stressed out, angry a lot of the time and not able to really enjoy my hard work. Working with Dr. Lombardo changed all that. I realized I could keep what was helping me be successful and replace what wasn’t. My life has completely changed: my health, my relationships and even my sleep.”

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Shaquille O'Neal
4 Time NBA Champion

Dr. Lombardo is my head coach for happiness

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Jack Canfield
Co-Author of Chicken Soup for the Soul®

This is a great book. It combines inspiring stories, documented research and practical strategies for creating real happiness in your life. I highly recommend this book.

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Marci Shimoff
New York Times bestselling author of Happy for No Reason, Love For No Reason, and Chicken Soup for the Woman’s Soul

Dr. Lombardo’s strategies will help you get out of your own way to create the life you want—one that’s filled with happiness and success. I highly recommend Better than Perfect!

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Candi Carter
CEO of New Chapter Entertainment and former Senior Producer of The Oprah Winfrey Show

At The Oprah Winfrey Show, I met many transformational speakers and authors, and I can say with assurance that Dr. Lombardo’s path to change is a phenomenal one. Let her show you how to get out of your own way, and get the most out of life!