Douglas LaBier Ph.D.

Douglas LaBier, Ph.D., a psychoanalytic psychotherapist, business psychologist and writer based in Washington, DC, is also Director of the Center for Progressive Development. 

As a psychotherapist, he treats men and women, individuals and couples,  with a particular focus on adult/midlife developmental issues. He has a long-standing interest in the psychology of the career culture, emotional development, and the interplay between work and mental health, which he first wrote about in his book, Modern Madness.  As a business psychologist, Dr. LaBier consults to senior executives, leaders and career professionals on ways to create greater alignment between personal development and a positive leadership/management culture.

He's published frequently in The Washington Post and other national publications, and has appeared on national and local TV and radio. Dr. LaBier is currently developing a new book project about building psychologically health and emotional resilience within today's interconnected, unpredictable world. 

For more information, check out his website

A native of upstate New York, he’s lived in Washington, DC for decades but still loves the Hudson Valley and  New England. 

Author of

The New Resilience

Better health in an interconnected world. Read now.