Dr. Johnny Parker is passionate about helping people (at any stage) turn the page to the life they’ve always wanted.
Through coaching, seminars and training the trainer, he has a 25 year track record of helping hundreds of men and women experience authentic success by viewing their life as a story.
Individuals and companies have succeeded as they’ve applied the Turn the Page methodology in developing stronger leaders and relationships. Whether it’s building leaders, great workplace teams or a dynamic marriage, Dr. Parker’s expertise enables people to:
- Develop trust through emotional and relational intelligence.
– Build relational environments to overcome fear.
– Increase workplace confidence to deal with conflict and difficult people.
– Experience fun, wellness on the job, and avoid burnout.
Johnny is a speaker, leadership consultant, certified professional counselor and executive coach, and author of Renovating Your Marriage Room by Room, Faith Like a Child, Exceptional Living: 31 Exercises for Enriching Your Life, Work and Relationships and is a contributing author to #Critical Issues, #Absolute Answers. He has conducted personal and professional development seminars in corporate and faith-based settings for nearly 25 years.
Dr. Parker has served as life coach for the Washington Redskins and regularly helps professional athletes (NFL, NBA, PGA and WNBA) develop healthy personal lives and strong relationships.
National media such as CNN, NBC News, Viewpoint, BET, Washington Post, Ebony, Essence and the Baltimore Sun have highlighted Johnny’s solid message. He is also the former host of the Relationship Fitness Show heard in the Washington, D. C. area. He is a featured relationship expert in two films- Still Standing and Divorce Care.
For over 10 years, he and his wife, Lezlyn have spoken nationally at FamilyLife’s “Weekend to Remember” marriage conferences. He has led Building Lasting Relationships seminars at the 15,000 member McLean Bible Church for five years.
His Turn the Page approach has enhanced organizations such as AOL, Fannie Mae, Colonial Parking, Chick-fil-A, Signature Flight Support, Homeland Security, University of Maryland at Baltimore County, Tuskegee Airmen, Mary Kay, the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force. Keynote addresses by Johnny include audiences at Constitution Hall and the Pentagon.
In May, 2008, Johnny was a part of a select group of marriage educators and researchers invited to the White House to discuss ways to strengthen marriages in America. His leadership experience includes staff positions at the 10,000 member First Baptist Church of Glenarden, Mclean Bible Church and Minirth-Meier Clinics.
His clinical background and research in positive psychology enables him to cultivate positive relationships and to communicate in a transformational manner. He recognizes families and organizations share similar relational dynamics.
He holds a M.A. in Counseling Psychology and a Doctorate in Strategic Leadership from Regent University.
A native New Yorker, Dr. Parker is married to his best friend, Lezlyn and they have three sons, JP, Jordan and Joel and an energetic Cocker Spaniel, Jay-Jay. The Parkers reside outside Washington, D.C.