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After graduating from the University of Florida with an undergraduate degree in English and Education, Chandra received her MSW in Social Work from Barry University, with intensive training and experience in traditional psychotherapy and counseling.


Along the way, she developed top-notch business experience, spending years in upper management with an HMO, consulting for General Motor's healthcare division, and developing two start-up companies.

Called �Tampa Bay�s own Dr. Phil,� Tampa Life Coach Chandra Alexander has a private practice in Tampa, FL, coaching clients from all over the world (in person, on the phone, and on Skype) in the areas of business, relationships, and consciousness. She has been doing this work for the last 30 years.  She has traveled the world, spending  ten years in India, studying and meditating with a great spiritual master. 

From April 2002 through November 2006, Ms. Alexander had a regular TV series on WFLA/NBC's DAYTIME called "Reality Check". In September 2005, she was selected by Oprah Magazine as the Life Coach to deliver 12 coaching sessions to the first-prize winner of their Toyota Moving Forward essay contest.  She spent one year on Good Day Tampa Bay/FOX 13 TV with Russell Rhodes and another year on WFLA Channel 8�s Midday News with Gayle Guyardo.

Her self-help books and CDs are always about bravery and authenticity. Her first book, Reality Works, Let It Happen, is for those who want their spirituality straight-up--bite-sized chapters on what it takes to make the journey authentic.

Her new eBook, Relationship Therapy On Demand is like having a therapist on call.  Women will buy this book for one another and men will secretly buy it for themselves. And her book, EPIPHANY, Power Statements That Change Your Life, is an opportunity to integrate your insights and transform your consciousness.  

Chandra Alexander's CDs correct the focus, and point you inward. A Working Relationship with the Mind, CD, gives you the edge in business, teaches you how to meditate, and reveals how having a good relationship with your mind is the foundation of all good relationships. Her 3-disc CD, The Real Deal, How to Be It, How to Get It reminds us that love is an introspective process, and whether you are a woman or a man, the relationship you have with yourself is ultimately the one you have with everyone else. And finally, her CD, Breaking and Healing, When Relationships Don't Work, gives you insight and courage to create relationships that bring you self-esteem and self-respect. 

Chandra is a member of Psychology Today, Noomii Thumbtack, LinkedinE-zine Articles, The Change Blog, Google books, WAHM articles,  First Unity, and Nityananda � The Living Tradition. Her eBooks are available on Amazon, Ebay, Barnes and Noble and iTunes.  

You can view her videos on her YouTube Channel, (click here), where she discusses relationship therapy, self-esteem, personal growth, dating, intimacy, depression and sadness, addictions, spirituality, meditation, and most of all, living an authentic life.

Considering Chandra for a speaker?
If you are truly looking for something DIFFERENT....a speaker that will leave your attendees feeling empowered, Chandra has an important message that will directly impact the bottom line.

Integrating a strong business sense with spirituality and self-actualization, Chandra reveals the secrets of relationships in work and love - with the boss, co-workers, personal partners, and most importantly, the "Self" relationship.

Speaker - When Chandra speaks, people listen. This no nonsense speaker takes ordinary everyday topics and gives the listener a new way to look at the same old stuff. Her presentations are compelling and insightful and audiences stay in their seats once she gets up to speak. If you're looking for intelligence, clarity, feistiness and spirit, this speaker is not to be missed.

Life Coach with a full-time Executive and Life Coaching practice in South Tampa, FL, she is gifted with crystal clear vision that can peer into places we won't, and tells it like it is. Combining absolute clarity with compassion, she is a guide through murky emotional waters and has provided help to hundreds of people. Her approach works and her guidance continues to grow in popularity.

TV Personality � Beginning in May 2002 - Dec. 2006 - Chandra appeared every Monday on WFLA/NBC's DAYTIME where she gave a weekly "Reality Check". Over the last 10 years she has spent another year on Fox�s Good Day Tampa Bay and a year following on NBC/WFLA�s Midday News. The phone lines always lite up when she was on the air; reviews are in and Chandra's reality approach is a hit!

Author - Chandra's unique worldview and own life experiences have culminated in her book, Reality Works, Let It Happen. Served in 52 bite size portions are realistic, gutsy and evocative chapters on what it takes to make our journey authentic. For those who want their spirituality "straight-up", without the endless anecdotes and explanations, Reality Works debunks spiritual myths and strips complicated concepts to the bare essentials. Her EBook, Relationship Therapy on Demand is like having a therapist on call. By giving women the courage to love themselves first, you learn how to take care of yourself while at the same time stay open to love.  And finally, her book EPIPHANY, Power Statements That Change Your Life, brings you to an instant realization of �what is.�

Chandra is the speaker who will provide attendees with personal insight into themselves that can be used in their work life as well as their personal lives. They will be talking about the value of this seminar for many meetings to come.

* Chandra is located in Tampa, FL/Also willing to travel.
* No equipment needed other than a lavaliere mike and a podium.
* For more information on availability and fees, please call 813.348.9885






Chandra, I have never seen anybody understand romantic relationships as deeply, clearly, and thoroughly as you. The way you cut through all the complicated dysfunctional behavior and expose relationships for, quite simply, what they really are, and what sabotages them, is amazing. After many years of awakening my "sleeping demons", everything you say makes so much sense. I also really appreciate the way you stress the importance of quality and health in a relationship, as opposed to just having a relationship for the sake of having one. Thanks for all the wonderful, insightful messages. I hope it isn't too late for me to apply all my new found knowledge to a great romance someday.
Sincerely, Debbie Herring

Hi Chandra,  I am a tremendous supporter, and I think that you are
great at what you do.  Keep up the good work!
Daniel Amis

Just wanted to let you know that I had a major shift in my energy yesterday. The whole respect & self-respect thing was very powerful for me. I feel very solid today. Thank you. Wishing you many blessings today, Josie


Your insight into the soul never fails to amaze me.  Happy New Year, David


Chandra - Thank you. You encourage and change the destinies of so many lives for the good Chandra. You must feel wonderful inside and when you are ready to pass from this life, knowing you left it a better place for families and people---there is no greater satisfaction.

Hi Chandra,

I'm so glad you liked the birth announcement..... We are SO blessed and are incredibly happy to have Logan in our lives. The sleep deprivation has been pretty bad- I think I've had only about 8 hours this entire MONTH! But, it is worth it. I never knew how amazing my world could be until I looked into my son's eyes the day he was born! Live just has a different meaning for me now. Some days I have to pinch myself. I am working from home until May 1st and then going back to work at the office after that once Logan is in day-care. It will be hard- but something we have to do. Once we are settled and in a routine- I would LOVE to bring Brian and the baby by to say "hello." After all- without you- I couldn't have accomplished any of this.

I hope you are doing well.

Talk to you soon-



"We're so proud of you...been following your journey all the way. and loving you as well...your path has helped people to look inside themselves for the answers and perhaps, along the way of discovery, has helped to make this world a more peaceful place to live...isn't that what it is all about?" CD and Sharon

"Thank you again Chandra! If I may say so you are damn good at what you do and wonderful company!" Sincerely, Pam

Just a quick note to tell you how just watching you on TV for the few
minutes you were being interviewed has impacted my life in such a positive manner! Thank you for the words that jumped off the set and into my heart. I am so grateful for the words "you must feel to heal" and I use this reminder multiple times, daily. Thank you. Thank you for giving me peace of mind and for helping my eyes focus on the future, instead of the rear view mirror.
Kelly in Tampa


I LOVE your daily lessons! They have helped me so much. And both your books were wonderful. (Yes, I trashionalized all the time!) And, good news - my husband I were getting divorced. I made him read parts of your books, which were SO us! He has now agreed to go to counseling for 6 months. In exchange I won't file for divorce during that time , giving him time to straighten up. Who knows what will happen during that time, but both of us are finally happy with ourselves. yay.
Keep up the good lessons! Viva Las Vegas.
Sara Morris

Hi Chandra,

My name is Catherine and I'm 45 years old, been married for 25 years with 3 children (20 ,18 & 12). This morning I just happened to be watching TV and caught you on the Daytime show talking about anti-depressants. Four weeks ago my doctor put me on Lexapro. My family had mixed emotions about me being on medication but they wanted me to try it since I've been extremely moody for the last two years. During these last 4 weeks I haven't felt much but you put a label on it this morning calling it "flat-line"..which couldn't describe it better. You are right, I'm not depressed, I'm sad....with maybe a little anger thrown in.
So I just wanted to say thank you for being at the right place at the right time this morning. I'm holding on to the things you said, I'm calling my doctor for directions on how to get off this medication before feeling nothing becomes comfortable. Thank you, thank you.

�Our office now functions with extreme efficiency and productivity, very high moral, very low drama, and outstanding team spirit. None of the other consultants had been able to achieve the results we have seen since we employed Chandra. I cannot sing Chandra�s praises loudly enough. If you are open to her insight, she will bring it with strength, confidence, and accuracy.�
Dawn R. Bhasin, M.D.
Ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic Surgeon, VP, Guggino Family Eye Center

�Over the past 18 months, my business has grown at a pace that I would have never expected and the main component of my success has come from Chandra�s coaching. I feel that the time spent with her has been one of the best investments that I have ever made. Today, I have much better control and command over my personal and professional life.�
Jay S. Annis, CFP, CIMA Investment Consultant

�Chandra Alexander connects with our audience, Reality -- does -- Work! Our viewers appreciate Chandra's straight forward, face-the-truth, problem solving approach to living your life. People are tuning in to see her, ratings jump when she's on the air.�

Steve De Gregorio
Executive Producer - Daytime/Director &
Local Programming Development WFLA-TV (NBC)

"Chandra is Tampa's very own 'Dr. Phil'. Straightforward, to the point and doesn't fool around. When it comes to a "Reality Check" she doesn't pull any punches. We love her weekly segment and so do our viewers."
April K. Wilson
WFLA's Daytime Producer

�Chandra understands the big picture and the way it affects people in day to day life � which is priceless. I am confident that Chandra will better the quality of anyone�s life she has the opportunity to coach and/or consult.�
Donald L. Mays, Jr. CEO
Craft Equipment Corporation

�Chandra�s unique approach gained immediate acceptance, approval and cooperation. Since we have adopted her directives, and recommendations, both administration and staff have been functioning and communicating at a significantly higher level.�
G.S. Guggino, M.D., F.A.C.S. CEO

�These days, the book I pick up most often, and always with a highlighter, is a little known self-help book that helps me stay grounded. It�s called Reality Works, Let It Happen (Red Wheel, 2002) by Chandra Alexander. It�s a book I�ve bought three times over now for friends...�
Marney Rich Keenan
The Detroit News

September 29, 2004
To Whom It May Concern:

January 2003, Dr. Jack Guggino, CEO of Guggino Family Eye Center, engaged Ms. Chandra Alexander as a business coach to assist us in gaining a more cohesive, productive working environment. She has successfully worked with our physicians and administrative staff as well as participated as a guest speaker to our general staff. She has proven to be wise, spirited and intuitive. Her approach is very direct and she gets to the core of issues quickly.

Since working with Ms. Alexander our staff retention and morale among the doctors and employees has considerably improved. We continue to use a more positive, straightforward, centered means of communication that has resulted in improving the harmony of our office. We are able to handle issues in a much more organized and expedient manner.

On a personal note, I have gained personal insight and a higher level of confidence. If you are prepared to interact with a very straightforward, direct, wise and intuitive coach, I recommend Chandra Alexander to your organization without hesitation.

Paula M. Callahan, Practice Administrator

October 7, 2004

This is a letter of recommendation for the business and personal coaching skills of Chandra Alexander, MSW. Chandra began working with our physician, administrators, and staff in January, 2003. She was hired to evaluate and help us resolve several issues. These included differing personalities and leadership styles amongst the physicians, communication difficulties between the owners, administration, and staff, and general discord in goals and management styles.

It is of interest that we had spent a great deal of hours and dollars on various other consultants including some specifically trained in our type of medical practice and a some with high powered credentials such as Ph.D.�s. None of these had provided us with the harmony, organization, team-player approach which we desired and knew was vital to enjoy and continue to succeed in our rapidly growing practice.

Chandra was able to QUICKLY and astutely point out the personality issues and communication problems which were blocking our team from progressing and working well together. Her most amazing asset is her ability to �read� people�s personalities after spending a very short time with them. She takes a no-nonsense approach to dealing with issues and very confidently confronts and addresses the areas which she feels need to be changed. It is refreshing and encouraging to have someone be so direct and so accurate in her assessments of the problems. To follow this, she always has excellent ideas and suggestions for change and improvement.

Our doctors and administrators worked in groups and individually with Chandra and were left with a much better understanding of how to work with the various personalities in our group to achieve our common goals. Each of us had to make specific changes and understand how to come together as a team. None of the other consultants had been able to achieve the results we have seen since we employed Chandra. Our office now functions with extreme efficiency and productivity, very high moral, very low drama, and outstanding team spirit. I cannot sing Chandra�s praises loudly enough in this letter. If you are open to her insight, she will bring it with strength, confidence, and accuracy.

Dawn R. Bhasin, M.D.
Ophthalmologist and Oculoplastic Surgeon
Vice President, Guggino Family Eye Center

November 19, 2004
To Whom It May Concern:

I am writing to enthusiastically endorse Chandra Alexander as a counselor and motivational speaker. Initially I met Ms. Alexander through my profession as a trial attorney and subsequently became a client.

Ms. Alexander is one of those rare individuals who have the ability to touch the lives of those around her in an incredibly positive way. I believe this stems not only from her many years of experience as a counselor but also from the high quality of her character and desire to help others.

As a trial attorney, I am exposed to many experts in a broad spectrum of fields. Few exhibit the professionalism and knowledge within their chosen profession, as does Ms. Alexander. The dedication she brings to continually improving herself in her career and in assisting others as they confront the trials and tribulations of life is truly inspiring.

In short, Ms. Alexander would be a true asset to any individual or company who retained her services. I can say without hesitation she would improve the lives and work of anyone with whom she came in contact.

Very truly yours,
Stephen A. Barnes, Attorney at Law
Abrahamson, Uiterwyk, & Barnes








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