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Debbie Robins is a highly respected corporate, executive, and career coach with deep roots in the entertainment industry. She is affiliated with the prestigious Rockport Institute of Career Change and Counseling in Washington, D.C., lauded by Bill Clinton as pioneers in the field, and the recipient of a Masters degree in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica in Los Angeles, California. A world class professional, Debbie has extensive expertise in supporting clients in creating enormous success. Her vision and ability to facilitate growth is unparalleled.
For over twenty years Debbie was an established Hollywood film and television producer. She was President of Roland Joffe's Warner Brothers company, a producing partner with director John McTiernan and Donna Dubrow, a producing partner with director Penny Marshall, a Vice President at Disney and a producing partner with her husband, director/writer Hubert de La Bouillerie. She produced "Calendar Girl," "Amanda," "Fat Man And Little Boy," "The Right To Remain Silent," "The Challenger," "Samaritan; The Mitch Snyder Story" and "Boner the Dog," working with such talent as Paul Newman, Martin Sheen, Cicely Tyson, George Segal, Jason Priestley, Dennis Haysbert, Kieran Culkin, Laura San Giacomo, Amanda Plummer, Patrick Dempsey, Sandra Bernhard, Robert Loggia, LL. Cool J, and more. She has overseen the development and production of numerous other television and film projects.
Debbie's blog can be found on The Huff Post. Her personal advice column on the Washington Times Communities and Donne Tempo magazine. Debbie is also the author of two books. Where Peace Lives, which has been on two best seller lists and enjoys endorsements from Deepak Chopra, Gore Vidal, Maria Shriver, Arianna Huffington, Penny Marshall, Jane Seymour, Debbie Ford and more. And Shovel It! coming out Nov. '09/Alyson Publishing. Along with Debbie's expert advice, the book shares life strategies from her many celebrity friends: Deepak Chopra, Rosanna Arquette, Julia Ormond, Sandra Bernhard, the President of Sony Pictures, the former Commissioner of the LPGA, CEO's, music phenom Daniel Powter, Nobel Prize winners, top environmentalists and more. Her books are an organic extension of her passion to help people create better lives.
Debbie graduated cum laude from Kenyon College. She and her husband reside in New York City and enjoy many strategic relationships in Europe. A tried and true crap shoveler, she picks up her Bernese Mountain dog's poop at least once a day.