The True Success Formula™ covers the key areas of your life

My goal is to help people before they need to spend time on the proverbial couch. I teach time-tested, research-supported skills to help you create the life you truly want.

Through my countless hours helping others to breakthrough their limiting beliefs, the actions that keep them stuck, I’ve assessed that there are 3 key areas that will help you find your own True Success: Purpose, Passion and People. 

Because every person’s situation is different, my approach is highly customized, where the methods I walk you through are specifically crafted to meet your specific needs. 


  • What happens on the inside of your head has a direct impact on what happens on the outside. If you want to know what is going on inside someone’s head, look at how they interact with the world. 
  • 99.999% of people are good in their core. Sure, they may make mistakes or make choices that are less-than-optimal, but their motivation is positive. And in order to help someone change, you need to address that positive underlying motivation, not make them feel horrible about themselves. (Most people are already great at doing that on their own.)
  • People have more power than they realize. While we cannot always change other people or external circumstance directly, but by addressing you, you can make things better. Now, you might be thinking, “but you don’t know my…” partner, mother, past, children, boss, in-laws.

I believe in YOU! Even if you can’t see it, I know you have greatness within you. I know that regardless of what is going on now, or what has happened in your past, that you can create a life you love. YOU ARE WORTH IT! And I am here to support you along that journey.

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Secrets about my life:

  • I still have dreams where I have to take a final exam in a literature class and have less than a day to read all the books.
  • I met my husband at a gym where I was teaching kick boxing.
  • I avoided learning how to meditate for over a decade, thinking I “couldn’t do it.” Now it is part of my daily routine.
  • My husband and I have three children: 2 daughters and a four-legged son named Bailey
  • I have three dinner menus that I cook well and need to add more to the repertoire. (Got any easy, family recipes?)
  • The first time I met Michelle Obama, I completely tripped, and she had to catch me to prevent a full face-plant
  • Most interesting TV moment: Having a beer spilled on me during dress rehearsal on the Dr. Oz Show.

The Resume Stuff

  • Master’s degree in physical therapy
  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
  • Certification from iPEC, which is accredited by the International Coach Federation 
  • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude,
  • Over 100 national media interviews including Today Show, Good Morning America, Dr. Oz, Fox Business News, Wall Street Journal, Forbes
  • International Keynote speaker for groups such as Coca-Cola, Deloitte, LexisNexis, SHRM, Oppenheimer Funds & Westinghouse
  • Best-selling author of A Happy You: Your Ultimate Prescription for Happiness & Better Than Perfect: 7 Strategies to Crush Your Inner Critic and Create a Life You Love


Passion refers to positive energy where your focus is on what is going well and what else you want to create. Dr. Lombardo’s work has touched countless celebrities, professional athletes, corporate executives and high net worth families. Here’s what a few notable people have to say about Dr. Lombardo: 


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..!”


New York Best-Selling Author, The Success Principles, 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.


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!

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