Ian Macnaughton, PhD, MBA, RCC, SEP, FEA, ACFBA, ACFWA, FRI

Ian Macnaughton

Ian has been a teacher and practitioner of mind-body and family systems psychotherapy for 45 years and is a Bodynamic Analyst and trainer. He has taught at numerous universities and colleges, both undergraduate and graduate levels in psychology and business.

His publications include Embodying the Mind and Minding the Body, Breath and Consciousness: A Somatic Anthology, and The Role of Breathing in The Handbook of Mind-Body Psychotherapy. His latest work, Self, Other, and the System, is included in a contemplative education and inquiry book called Catalyzing the Field.

His other writings on family business have been published in several venues, such as his work in Systems Science, published in Comprehensive Systems Design: A New Educational Technology: NATO Workshop on Systemic Educational Design.

Ian has owned several businesses and advises families in business, families of wealth, and various organizations. His clients have also included many government ministries and corporations. He is a fellow of the Family Firm Institute, holding various certifications in Family Business Advising and the holder of the 2019 Richard Beckhard Practice Award for outstanding contributions to the field of Family Business Advising.


Country/Countries Canada;
Language(s) English;