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Hendrie Weisinger Ph.D.


Hendrie Weisinger, received his Ph.D. from The University of Kansas and is trained in clinical, counseling, organizational and school psychology. He is a leading authority on the application of emotional intelligence and anger management and the originator of the highly regarded techniques of criticism training and a pioneer in the emerging field of "pressure management." He consults and has conducted numerous workshops to Fortune 500 Companies, government agencies, mental health and educational systems and speaks to dozens of professional organizations such as YPO. Weisinger has taught in numerous executive education programs at UCLA, Wharton, NYU, Cornell, Univeristy of Washington, Penn State, to name just a few.

Weisinger's work has been featured multiple times in The Sunday Business Section Of The New York Times. His article for The Wall Street Journal, "So You're Afraid To Criticize Your Boss," was selected as one of the Journal's 60 best management articles and is reprinted in Dow Jones on Managment. His article for TV Guide, Tutored by Televison, illustrates to parents how to use TV to develop their child's emotional intelligence.

He is the author of The New York Times Bestseller Nobody's Perfect, The Power of Positive Criticism, Dr. Weisinger's Anger Workout Book, Emotional Intelligence at Work. He's appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, and Oprah, and written for newspapers and magazines such as The Wall Street Journal and TV Guide. His last book, Performing under Pressure: The Science of Doing Your Best When It Matters Most, published by Random House/Crown was a New York Times Bestseller and is now a state of the art online workshop available at and you can follow Weisinger @pressure tweets. His next book, The Unlikely Art of Parental Pressure, will be published 2021.

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