Art Costello

mental health counselor, entrepreneur, and blogger

Art’s background includes serving as a Marine in Vietnam, playing college and semi-professional baseball, completing a degree in psychology, working as a talent scout in the entertainment industry and owning a successful business for thirty years. As a counselor at Mercy Mental Health in San Diego, he worked with world-renowned ‘play’ researcher, Dr. Stuart Brown.

Art’s greatest joy has been raising his family and spending time with his diverse group of friends.

The Art of Expectation
Can Help you:

Key Components

The Art of Expectation will help you in identifying the key components that are important to making a decision about the opportunity.


It will give you the confidence necessary to handle any difficult situation and help you identify and make the best choices available.


Added Value

The Art of Expectation will add value to your entire life by giving you the skills to increase your knowledge, awareness, and perspective in the workplace.


Key Tools

The Art of Expectation will give you the tools to make the best choices available to you based on the direction you choose. It will assist you in identifying the key elements to figuring out what is the best path to living the powerful life that you desire.


Core Issues

The Art of Expectation deals with the core issues that halt people from attaining or fulfilling their aspirations in life. Most systems haven’t identified or ignored these core issues.

Increased Insights

You’ll experience increased insights into the causes and effects of expectations on your daily life so you can live a life of your own creation.

Influential Factors

Your expectations influence your emotions, creating a better way to handle your expectations intelligently so you can identify the key factors that drive your actions.

Creative & Productive

Your expectations influence your creativity and productivity so you can have focus and direction, which clear the path to a purpose-driven life.


Your expectations can steer the course of your life so you can thrive in any situation living a fulfilling life.

Expectation Academy

The Art of Expectation for coaches

  • Boost creativity and productivity
  • Create leads
  • Discover hidden strengths
  • Live a fulfilled life
  • and much more
Expectation Therapy for Coaches

Relationships Improved

Boosts in Productivity

From the Blog

Using Expectation Therapy Model to Drive Business Growth

Using Expectation Therapy Model to Drive Business Growth

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Expectation Therapy Model to Overcome an Unhappy Marriage

Expectation Therapy Model to Overcome an Unhappy Marriage

Marriage is a huge commitment that takes up a significant part of your life. A happy marriage means you have a partner to share your life with and experience the hardships and joys that come with it as a team. However, if you feel your married life is lacking, that is...

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Satisfied Customers

The Art of Expectation has completely transformed my life. I thought I knew what it meant to have expectations, but after reading Art’s book… my thoughts have changed”

Megan Unsworth

COO of the Perfect Funnel System

The Art of Expectation has put a whole new meaning to what EXPECTATIONS mean in my life. My expectations set the stage for my entire life.

Natalie Spears

Social Media Consultant & Found of Social Ally

“My professional life has evolved into one of purpose and passion where I am simply rewarded for expression.”

Stevieanne Petitt

Author & Conscious Comedian

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