Deborah Boswell is a communication consultant and coach specializing in helping corporate executives, managers and technical experts communicate their expertise in a clear, confident and professional manner. Read what some of Deborah’s clients say about her executive skills training and other services.
Through one-to-one coaching, communications seminars or as a corporate keynote speaker, Deborah is a hit with audiences because of her passion, humor, ability and expertise. The best companies know that business communication skills are learnable – and not only enhance a person’s career, but help the company become more profitable.
Trained as a speech pathologist, Deborah Boswell brings her clinical experience to each corporate assignment. As founder and president of Professional Speech Services of Alabama, P.C. and managing partner of Child’sPlay Therapy Center (with a combined staff of 36), Deborah stays on the leading edge of practical methodologies for helping people with speech and communication problems. Her offices are in Birmingham and Huntsville, Alabama. She also serves clients in the Nashville, TN and Atlanta, GA areas as well as across the country.
Deborah was selected by Auburn University’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering to produce a DVD training program based on her seminar, “Technically Speaking: Presentation Skills for Engineers and Technical Professionals.” She is the author of the book, “Become a Confident Business Communicator“, which is filled with insights from her three decades of working in the trenches with hundreds of managers and executives, and training thousands more in seminar settings. She is also a contributing author in the book “Live Every Day Motivated, Successful and Happy,” by James & Brookfield Publishers. Deborah was nominated for the 2006 Small Business Award, sponsored by the Greater Birmingham Area Chamber of Commerce.
Deborah received her undergraduate degree from Auburn University in Education/Speech Pathology. She received a Master’s Degree in Speech Pathology from the University of Montevallo.
Her professional affiliations and accreditations include:
- National Speakers Association, Alabama Chapter (Past President)
- American Society for Training and Development, Greater Birmingham Chapter (Past President)
- American Speech-Language and Hearing Association
- Corporate Speech Pathology Network (Past National Board Member)
- National Association of Women Business Owners (Past Board Member, Birmingham Chapter)
- Speech and Hearing Association of Alabama (2010 Publicity Chair)
Deborah undergoes continuous professional development and training in the field of business communication skills, including the Voice Methods Workshop at the College of William and Mary, Weekender at Woodbury: A Voice & Body Workshop (developed by Arthur Lessac), National Speakers Association, Executive Communication Group, and Compton’s Pronouncing English as a Second Language.