Dr. Anastasios G. Goulos, PhD

Sheepdog Guardian Consulting is pleased to announce the new hire of Dr. Anastasios Goulos,  PhD. Dr. Goulos brings a wealth of knowledge to Sheepdog Guardian with 24 years of service in  law enforcement of which, 20 years have been with the Cook County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit.  Dr. Goulos has an earned PhD – 2019 from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in  Organizational Leadership - Psychology, a Master of Jurisprudence in Business Law - 2014 from  Loyola University – Corboy School of Law, and a Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology – Applied Forensic Services – 2011 from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. 

In 2017, Dr. Goulos was inducted into the prestigious graduate honor society, earning the  Edward A. Bouchet honors from Yale University for outstanding commitment to advancing  leadership and diversity within our community. 

Dr. Goulos will assist in developing and delivering the below-listed course curriculum to front line law enforcement officers/K9 Handlers, supervisors/command staff, and coaching  prospective law enforcement candidates interested in obtaining guidance into the public sector arena. 

It is essential to ensure that the functioning of police departments is periodically reviewed and changes are introduced when necessary. The newly designed course seminars will provide a  holistic outlook on past, current, and future trends, providing law enforcement a different  perspective of the following: 

1. Strategic Change Management 

a. Proposed Change Initiative 

b. Policing Matrix 

c. Change Management Intervention 

d. Planning of Change 

e. Handling Change 

f. Reinforcing Change

2. Policy Review / Revision 

a. K9 Units 

3. K9 Handler Selection 

a. Implementing a selection standard that would better suit an agency’s  


4. Coaching Prospective law enforcement candidates