Dr. Tonya D. Armstrong
Leveraging Hope to Launch Resilient Leaders
Dr. Tonya Armstrong is an international speaker, health and wellness entrepreneur, psychology expert and consultant, author, and singer/songwriter. She is a leader of leaders, purveyor of hope, and problem solver who can catalyze leadership capacity in your organizational capacity, as demonstrated by her own track record of leadership.
After seven years in academia and solo, part-time practice, Dr. Armstrong launched The Armstrong Center for Hope, a behavioral health practice cultivated psychological and spiritual wellness for all ages. Since its inception in 2010 with 4 staff members, Dr. Armstrong has nurtured The ACFH’s growth to a staff of over 30 clinicians, interns, and administrative support members.
Additionally, Dr. Armstrong served on the Board of the North Carolina Psychological Association as President-Elect, President, and Immediate Past President in 2017-2019. Since that time, she has launched the NCPA’s Leadership Formation Academy, designed to create a pipeline of psychologists who more effectively contribute to the development of their own professional niches, their service via NCPA, and their value to the field of mental health and wellness across wide-spreading communities.
With earned degrees from Yale University (BA in psychology and music), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (MA and PhD in clinical psychology), and Duke University Divinity School (Master in Theological Studies, magna cum laude), Dr. Armstrong demonstrates a strong educational foundation to support her integrative work in mental health, spirituality, and music. She has also created innovation in teaching and administrative roles in theological education, and directed a church-based counseling ministry for over 20 years with over a dozen professional and lay support staff.
Dr. Armstrong is available for keynotes, consultation, and trainings to guide your organization to greater hope, resilience, and effectiveness. Both in-person and virtual options are available.
- Expanding Leadership Capacity Through Resilient Practices
- Deepening Resilient Responses to Organizational Curveballs
- Identifying the Sources of Hope That Most Inspire Your Purpose
- Enhancing Cultural Humility to Maximize Staff Retention
- Promoting Mental Health and Wellness in the Workplace
- Transcending Barriers to Wellness
Dr. Armstrong’s expertise, warmth, and humor exude a contagious confidence that inspires each leader to connect more deeply to their sources of hope in order to expand their resilience, no matter the professional or personal adversities they may face.
Has your team or organization been grappling with any of the following challenges?
- Seemingly hopeless barriers to effective teamwork
- Lagging job performance
- Quiet quitting
- Gridlock around issues of diversity, equity, and/or inclusion
If so, you are not alone. Dr. Armstrong specializes in supporting organizations seeking to enhance the leadership capacity of their staff. Using the tools of organizational and individual assessment, didactic engagement, experiential exercises, and dialogical exchange, she connects in an in-depth manner to shift organizations from conflict resolution and stagnation to hopeful resolve and transformational change.
Blossoming Hope Book and Audio Experience
The Blossoming Hope book/album experience was designed to engage partakers from all walks of life to enjoy the melding of Christian wisdom, psychological research, and practical guidance integrated with inspirational song and spoken word. Available in print, e-book, and audiobook formats, this rich resource shows you how to blossom in mind, spirit, body, and soul!