About Gordon Training International

Gordon Training International (GTI) headquartered in Solana Beach, California, is a world-renowned human relations training organization. GTI was founded in 1962 by Dr. Thomas Gordon, a three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee, who is best-known for his Parent Effectiveness Training (P.E.T.) and Leader Effectiveness Training (L.E.T.) programs.We offer training, products and services for leaders, parents and teachers around the world (in over 50 countries and most recently in Spain and South Africa) to help improve all their relationships using the Gordon Model.

About the President of Gordon Training International

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Linda Adams is the President and CEO of Gordon Training International (GTI). Ms. Adams is the author of Be Your Best and Effectiveness Training for Women, books that teach the essential skills for developing personal responsibility and building partnership-relationships. These books have been translated into 13 languages. She has developed a number of GTI’s programs including: Be Your Best, Effectiveness Training for Personal and Professional Development, Effectiveness Training for Women, the Conflict Resolution Workshop for leaders and managers, Be Your Best for university students, and Youth Effectiveness Training for junior high and high school students. In addition, she continuously revises and updates GTI’s workshops and books. She has been an invited speaker throughout Europe and in Australia, China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Madagascar and Poland. Ms. Adams holds a Master’s Degree in Sociology from California State University at Los Angeles. She was the wife and partner of Dr. Thomas Gordon for 35 years. She has one daughter, Michelle Adams, who is the Vice-President of Gordon Training International. Her personal mission is to make the Gordon Model available in as many countries, cultures and languages as possible. In October, 2010, she was nominated for the “Women Who Mean Business” Award, an annual event sponsored by the San Diego Business Journal and Union Bank. Dynamic women business leaders and role models, selected for their achievements and contributions to San Diego companies, were recognized at this event.


For more information, please contact us:

Gordon Training International

531 Stevens Ave. West

Solana Beach, CA  92075 U.S.A.

Tel: 800.628.1197 or 858.481.8121

Fax:  858.481.8125 Em: info@gordontraining.com

Web:  www.gordontraining.com

Please note our office hours: Monday – Thursday (closed Fridays) 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Pacific Time)

For more information on our programs outside the USA:

International Parenting Programs

International Workplace Programs

International School Programs

International Youth Programs

International Personal Development Programs

(If you don’t see your country listed, that means we don’t have a representative/licensee there yet. If you’re interested in becoming a Gordon Training Rep/Licensee, please email us at: info@gordontraining.com