The following is a listing of the industry qualifications and specialized training of John E. Long, M.S., director of Two Roads Resources, Inc.


Resilience at Work ~ Why Leaders Need It & How to Build It, a seminar from High Performing Systems, Inc., held on 09/13/11. Organizational Psychologist Henry L. (Dick) Thompson, Ph.D. discussed why a leader’s capacity for resilience is vital to decision making and organizational success and how to build individual resilience by better understanding the components of a Stress Resilient SystemTM

Positive Psychology Immersion – Spring 2009. John completed this 8-week coaching Masterclass sponsored by MentorCoach. “This was an outstanding opportunity to study with Christopher Peterson, Ph.D., one of the leaders in the field of positive psychology. I’m excited to be able to offer my clients focused techniques to infuse positive psychology into the coaching process.” – J. Long, Board Certified Coach


Ed.S. Student (2012 to present): Post Masters Coursework in Educational, School & Counseling Psychology at the University of Missouri-Columbia: Completed coursework in Applied Positive Psychology.

Master of Science (M.S.): John received his M.S. degree, with highest honors, having completed a concentration in career development and coaching.

BCC-Board Certified Coach:  John has been awarded the designation of Board Certified Coach (#000016), a professional coaching credential offered through the Center for Credentialing and Education, Inc. (an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors). This certification is in recognition of advanced training and experience, combined with ongoing development in the areas of Life and Career Coaching.

MCDP-Master Career Development Professional:  John has been awared the MCDP credential (#164686) through the National Career Development Association (a division of the American Counseling Association), the leading professional association for career development practitioners in the United States. The MCDP is one of the highest credentials a career practitioner can achieve. John is one of only 16 career coaches in the state of Georgia and 70 in the USA to receive this designation in recognition of advanced training and experience and significant contributions to the field of career development.

GCDF-Global Career Development Facilitator:  John has completed training and has received certification (#GCDF05418-US) as a Global Career Development Facilitator, a professional career coaching designation offered through the Center for Credentialing and Education, Inc. (an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors) and the National Career Development Association (a division of the American Counseling Association).

DCF-Distance Credentialed Facilitator:  John has completed this specialized training program offered to career coaches.  Distance Credentialed Facilitators are trained to provide their services via appropriate technology-assisted methods (phone, e-mail, web conferencing, etc.).  This professional designation is offered through the Center for Credentialing and Education, Inc.; Greensboro, NC.


CPCC-Certified Professional Career Coach: John has completed the formal coaching certification program offered by the Professional Association of Resume Writers and Career Coaches; St. Petersburg, FL.

Holistic Stress Management Specialist:  John has fulfilled the requirements of this formal mind~body specialization program, developed and endorsed by the National Exercise and Sports Trainers Association; Rancho Santa Margarita, CA.

Certified MBTI ® (Myers Briggs Type Indicator) Practitioner through the Center for Applications of Psychological Type, Inc.; Gainesville, FL. mbtiCertified

Qualified STRONG Interest Inventory ® Practitioner through G/S Consultants; South Lake Tahoe, CA. Strong__Certified__Logo

Qualified Administrator of the MBTI ®, STRONG ®, FIRO-B® (Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation-Behavior), and TKI(Thomas-Kilman Conflict Mode Instrument) assessments with CPP, Inc.; Mountainview, CA.

Qualified Type 360 ® Practitioner through Qualifying.org/Leadership Performance Systems, Inc.; Winston Salem, NC.

Registered Test Administrator with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Testing Center.

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