These renowned thinkers include top psychologists and psychiatrists, as well as intelligence operatives, lawyers, essayists, doctors, and animal researchers with a trained lens on what makes us tick.
Douglas LaBier, Ph.D., is a psychologist and the Director of the Center for Progressive Development in Washington, DC.
Suzanne Lachmann, Psy.D., is a clinical psychologist in NYC specializing in psychotherapy.
Nathaniel Lambert, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor at the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University.
Mary C. Lamia, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist in Marin County, CA.
Kimerer L. LaMothe, Ph.D., dancer, philosopher, and scholar of religion, is the award-winning author of five books, including Why We Dance, Nietzsche's Dancers, and What a Body Knows.
David Lancy, Ph.D., is a professor of anthropology at Utah State University and author of The Anthropology of Childhood: Cherubs, Chattel, Changelings.
Robert J. Landy, Ph.D., is a Professor of Educational Theatre and Applied Psychology and Director of the Drama Therapy Program at New York University.
Christopher Lane, Ph.D., teaches literature and intellectual history at Northwestern University and is the author of Shyness: How Normal Behavior Became a Sickness.
Travis Langley, Ph.D. authored Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight and edits books on the psychology of The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Star Wars, Star Trek, and more.
Dr. Peter Langman is the author of School Shooters: Understanding High School, College, and Adult Perpetrators and trains professionals in law enforcement, education, and mental health on preventing school shootings.
Thomas Larson is a journalist, critic, and memoirist. He is a staff writer for the San Diego Reader and teaches in the MFA Program at Ashland University.
Michael C. LaSala, Ph.D., is an associate professor at the School of Social Work at Rutgers University, and author of Coming Out, Coming Home: Helping Families Adjust to a Gay or Lesbian Child.
Steven Laurent is a Sydney-based clinical psychologist and the author of The Anger Fallacy
Neil J. Lavender, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and a professor of psychology at Ocean County College in Toms River, NJ.
Clifford N. Lazarus, Ph.D., is Clinical Director of The Lazarus Institute.
Tim Leberecht is the author of the book THE BUSINESS ROMANTIC and the chief marketing officer of NBBJ, a global design and architecture firm that helps organizations create meaningful experiences.
Justin Lehmiller, Ph.D., is a lecturer in the department of psychology at Purdue University.
Harriet Lerner, Ph.D., is best known for her work on marriage and family relationships and the psychology of women. Her book The Dance of Anger has recently been reissued.
Irene S. Levine, Ph.D., is a psychologist and professor of psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine. Her latest book is Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup With Your Best Friend.
Gregg Levoy is the author of Vital Signs: The Nature and Nurture of Passion (Penguin) and Callings: Finding and Following an Authentic Life (Random House).
David J. Ley, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and author of Insatiable Wives, Women Who Stray and The Men Who Love Them, available from Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
Alex Lickerman, M.D., is a general internist and former Director of Primary Care at the University of Chicago and has been a practicing Buddhist since 1989.
Jeffrey Lieberman, M.D., is the Lawrence C. Kolb Professor and Chairman of Psychiatry at Columbia University.
Ina Lipkowitz, Ph.D., is a lecturer at MIT and the author of Words To Eat By: Five Foods and a Culinary History of the English Language.
Victor Lipman is the author of The Type B Manager: Leading Successfully in a Type A World (Prentice Hall Press). He writes about management from a psychological perspective.
Jeffrey Lockwood, Ph.D., is Professor of Natural Sciences and Humanities at the University of Wyoming and author of The Infested Mind.
Raychelle Cassada Lohmann, M.S., L.P.C., is the author of The Anger Workbook for Teens.
Liza Long is a writer, educator, mental health advocate and mother of four children, one of whom has mental illness.
Pat Love, Ed.D., is a widely published relationships educator. She is the author of Hot Monogamy and The Truth About Love.
Gerri Luce is a licensed clinical social worker who publishes under a pseudonym.
David Ludden, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology at Georgia Gwinnett College.
Dr. Bernard Luskin is CEO of www.LuskinInternational.com and has been CEO of eight colleges and universities.
Wendy Lustbader, M.S.W., is an affiliate associate professor at the University of Washington School of Social Work.
Amy S.F. Lutz is the author of Each Day I Like It Better: Autism, ECT, and the Treatment of Our Most Impaired Children. She is president of the EASI Foundation.
Nick Luxmoore is a counselor at King Alfred's College, in the UK.
Mikhail Lyubansky, Ph.D., is a member of the teaching faculty in the department of psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Sonja Lyubomirsky, Ph.D., is a social psychologist at the University of California, Riverside and author of The How of Happiness.