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.
Steve Baskin is the owner/director of Camp Champions and serves on the Executive Committee of the American Camp Association.
Marilyn Benoit, M.D., MPH, is a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University Medical Center.
Eugene Beresin, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.
Laura E. Berk, Ph.D., is Distinguished Professor of Psychology Emerita at Illinois State University.
Anthony Biglan, Ph.D., is a Senior Scientist at Oregon Research Institute.
Fran Blumberg, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Division of Psychological and Educational Services in Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education.
Michael W. Corrigan, Ed.D., is an associate professor at Marshall University.
Nancy Darling, Ph.D., is a Professor at Oberlin College.
Elizabeth Donovan, M.A., is a psychotherapist and writer. Her work has appeared in magazines including BabyTalk, Parents, and Parenting.
Robert Fischer, M.D., is a psychiatrist and executive director at Optimum Performance Institute. He is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at UCLA School of Medicine.
Juli Fraga, Psy.D. is a psychologist in San Francisco who specializes in women's health and postpartum mood concerns.
Claudia M. Gold, M.D., is a pediatrician and fellow in the University of Massachusetts Boston Infant Parent Mental Health Post Graduate Certificate Program.
Helene Guldberg, Ph.D., is the author of Reclaiming Childhood: freedom and play in an age of fear.
Jann Gumbiner, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and clinical professor at the University of California, Irvine College of Medicine.
Maureen Healy is a popular author, speaker and expert working with parents and their highly sensitive children.
Izzy Kalman is the author/creator of the website Bullies2Buddies.com and a serious critic of the anti-bully movement.
Eileen Kennedy-Moore, Ph.D., is the author of many books including Smart Parenting for Smart Kids: Nurturing Your Child's True Potential.
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.
Michael O. Weiner is a child and adolescent psychotherapist in New York City and Les Gallo-Silver is an Associate Professor of Health Sciences at LaGuardia Community College, and City University of New York.
Hilary Levey Friedman is a Harvard sociologist and expert on popular culture, competition, childhood and parenting.
Raychelle Cassada Lohmann, M.S., L.P.C., is the author of The Anger Workbook for Teens.
Nick Luxmoore is a counselor at King Alfred's College, in the UK.
Robert Martin, Ph.D., is the A. Watson Armour III Curator of Biological Anthropology at the Field Museum in Chicago.
Laura Martocci, Ph.D., former Associate Dean at Wagner College, is the author of Bullying: The Social Destruction of Self.
Gail F. Melson, Ph.D., is Professor of Child Development and Family Studies at Purdue University.
Steven Mintz, Ph.D., is a professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin and Executive Director of the University of Texas System’s Institute for Transformational Learning.
Fred Peipman, Ph.D., is a therapist in San Francisco and Palo Alto and author of Parenting Across the Gap: Raising Teens in the 21st Century.
Dr. Isaiah Pickens Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist who provides trauma-informed services in New York City and is founder of iOpening Enterprises.
Bruce Poulsen, Ph.D., teaches at both the University of Utah School of Medicine and Department of Educational Psychology.
Marilyn Price-Mitchell, Ph.D., is a developmental psychologist and researcher in the field of positive youth development and youth civic engagement.
Mitch Prinstein, Ph.D., is a Distinguished Term Professor and the Director of Clinical Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He writes about clinical adolescent psychology.
Susan Scheftel, Ph.D., is Assistant Clinical Professor of Medical Psychology in Psychiatry at the Columbia Psychoanalytic Institute for Training and Research
Nancy L. Segal, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychology and Director of the Twin Studies Center, at California State University, Fullerton.
Kathryn Stamoulis, Ph.D., who teaches at psychology at Hunter College, specializes in adolescent and sexual development.
Tina Traster is a journalist whose work has appeared in The New York Times, the New York Post, Time Out New York, Audubon, among others. She is the author of the Rescuing Julia Twice.
Stephen Wallace is the director of the Center for Adolescent Research and Education.
Marilyn Wedge, Ph.D., is a family therapist and the author of Suffer the Children: The Case Against Labeling and Medicating and an Effective Alternative.
Joel Young, M.D., who teaches psychiatry at Wayne State University, is the Medical Director of the Rochester Center for Behavioral Medicine, near Detroit.