SOURCE: The Handel Group

The Handel Group

December 14, 2010 11:00 ET

Bio Presents "Celebrity Life Coach" Featuring Actress Sean Young

One-Hour Special, With Handel Group's Lauren Zander, Airs Thursday, December 16th at 10PM ET/PT

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - December 14, 2010) - America loves celebrities. We love to build them up and watch them fall. And when celebrities fall, the entourages flee leaving no one to give the celebrity a reality check. In the one-hour BIO special "Celebrity Life Coach" airing Thursday, December 16th at 10PM ET/PT, we follow Lauren Zander, "Life Coach" to the stars, of The Handel Group, as she takes on a new celebrity client in need of her coaching. For the first time in their lives, the celebrity will be faced with Lauren and her catch phrase: "Maybe it's you!" We watch as Lauren coaches the celebrity with her "take no prisoners" approach, by exploring their past and cleaning up the mess they've left behind; their present which requires tackling all of their current issues and their future as they work towards formulating a clear plan in order to achieve their goals. Lauren's unique Handel method of personal examination, honesty, and personal integrity will make them achieve visible success. This is not therapy; this is a true makeover of a person's life.

In this one-hour special episode, Lauren works with acclaimed actress Sean Young who starred in the box office hits Blade Runner and No Way Out. In the 80's, Sean's career went into a tailspin. Oliver Stone wrapped her out of Wall Street early, Warren Beatty fired her from Dick Tracy and James Woods sued her for harassment. The tabloids had a field day. She became better known in the press for her stunts like dressing up as the Cat Woman to try and get a part in the new Batman picture. Then in 2008, a drunken Sean heckled director Julian Schnabel during his acceptance speech at the DGA Awards cementing her image of unpredictability. With Lauren's help, can Sean stop her self-defeating behaviors and make it back into Hollywood?

"Celebrity Life Coach" is produced for A&E by Endemol USA. Executive producer is R. Greg Johnston. Co-executive producer is Gilda Brasch. Executive producers for A&E are Robert Sharenow, Stephen Harris and Jessica Morgan.

Airdate: Thursday, December 16th, at 10PM ET/PT
*Screeners available upon request

Lauren Zander is the co-Founder and Chairman of The Handel Group, an international corporate consulting and private coaching company.  She has built her life, her method and her business on teaching others how to pursue goals and dreams. With nearly two decades of experience and a client list which includes hundreds of individuals, groups, entrepreneurs, couples, families, and executives at Vogue, Sony BMG, NYU Medical Center, and The New York Times Company, The Handel Group guides people through their most challenging and vulnerable stages in life.  Through an engaging, edgy and truthful conversation, which first confronts and then inspires, Lauren is able to help people strip away the psychological and emotional burdens that hold them back.   One of Lauren's own life goals was to impact higher education by creating and teaching a curriculum that instructs students how to lead powerful, fulfilling and happy lives by focusing on the Handel Method of Personal Integrity™. Lauren created and began teaching this course called "Designing Your Life" at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2006, and soon NYU School of Medicine, Rutgers School of Business, Stanford University and Middlebury College also started using her curriculum. Lauren recently had the honor of moderating a roundtable event for the White House Office of Social Innovation at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.  She is a regularly featured expert in the media and writes a weekly column for Businessweek.com and is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post.

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