Michael Wright, PhD

Michael Wright is a Licensed Advanced Practice Social Worker (TN). After 19 years, Wright retired from university teaching to focus on online education and training outside of academia. Dr. Wright has written, researched, and trained on behavioral health topics including clinical interviewing and documentation, trauma-informed care, adverse childhood experiences, generalist practice, and behavioral economics. As a trained social worker and former university educator, Wright has presented and gained continuing education on these and other topics across nearly 20 years of professional development.


Michael A. Wright is a Serial Entrepreneur and Publisher of non-fiction and fiction with several titles listed globally. He is an author with content surrounding social concepts including creativity, health, financial literacy, family, and education. His research interests include trauma and resilience, behavioral health, complex adaptive systems, and financial capability & asset building. The COACH Method is his signature innovation spawning projects at multiple systems levels with the goal of creating a more just, progressive, and sustainable community.