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From Freud's development of psychoanalysis to Noam Chomsky's cognitive revolution, the study and application of psychology rocked the 20th century. Our psychology speakers offer fascinating keynote speeches on psychology with take-home lessons for you and your business. Whether you're looking for an intellectual discussion of the subject or for practical solutions to a concrete problem, APB has the perfect speaker on psychology for your event.


Pioneering Advertising Researcher, Filmmaker

Internationally recognized for her groundbreaking work on the image of women in advertising and for her critical studies of alcohol and tobacco advertising, Jean Kilbourne is renowned for her ability to present provocative topics in a way that...

Geriatric Psychiatrist

Dr. Agronin is a nationally recognized expert in psychiatric illnesses in the elderly. In 2008, he was named Clinician of the Year by the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry.

Expert on Happiness & Success

Shawn Achor is the world’s leading expert on the connection between happiness and success whose research has made the cover of Harvard Business Review. He continues to conduct original psychology research on happiness and organizational...

Psychologist & Author

Ross W. Greene, PhD, is originator of the Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) approach, author of the highly acclaimed books The Explosive Child and Lost at School, Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at...

Child & Family Psychiatrist

Co-writer of the syndicated column "Families Today" and co-author of Touchpoints: Three to Six, speaker Joshua Sparrow focuses on child development and family dynamics.

Child & Family Psychologist

Speaker Michael Thompson has worked in over 200 schools nationwide. He co-wrote the bestseller Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys.

Internationally Recognized Expert on School Crisis

Dr. Scott Poland is an internationally recognized expert and pioneer in school suicide prevention. He is a past president of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), as well as the former Prevention Division Director for the...

Author / Speaker

Jawanza Kunjufu is the author of over 25 books including national bestsellers, Countering the Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys, State of Emergency: We Must Save African American Males, Solutions for Black America, Keeping Black Boys Out of...

Author & Therapist

Co-author of Ghosts from the Nursery: Tracing the Roots of Violence, Karr-Morse presents compelling evidence that violent behavior in children is linked to abuse and neglect that occurs in the first three years of life. As director of The...

Sociologist / Author

Director of the Program for the Study of Violence and Conflict at Northeastern University. Author of "Killer on Campus". An authority on school crime and violence, Dr. Levin offers strategies and solutions for keeping students safe.

Work & Life Balance Expert

Marston is one of the most sought-after experts in the country. Her company Life Quality Seminars is dedicated to spreading the message of how to balance life’s competing priorities and create a high quality life. She has conducted seminars for...

Human Behavior Expert

Dr. Phillip McGraw, #1 New York Times best-selling author and Oprah's resident expert on human behavior, is clearly one of the world's most recognized experts in the strategy and management of life.

Psychologist & Consultant

Author of the bestseller, Real Boys, Dr. Pollack brings innovative insight to both workplace and family relationships. An expert in motivating professionals by understanding the hidden psychology behind outward behavior, Pollack addresses...

Author, Psychologist, Expert on Violence & Children

Dr. James Garbarino holds the Maude C. Clarke Chair in Humanistic Psychology and was founding Director of the Center for the Human Rights of Children at Loyola University Chicago. An expert on youth violence and bullying, Dr. Garbarino has served...

Bullying and Leadership Expert

Rachel Simmons is America’s go-to expert on the emotional lives of girls and young women. Her landmark book, the bestselling Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls, shines a light on the rampant bullying that occurs among...

Clinical & Research Psychologist

Kindlon is a clinical and research psychologist specializing in the behavioral problems of children and adolescents. He holds joint assistant professorship in the Psychiatry Department of the Harvard Medical School and the Department of Maternal...

Child & Family Resilience Expert

The director of the Good Grief Program, Boston University professor and speaker Maria Trozzi is an expert in normal developmental stresses and family coping.

Expert in Sports & Performance Psychology

US News & World Report called Dr. Kriegel "one of the country's leading authorities in change, human performance, and innovative thinking." He is the best-selling author of Sacred Cows Make the Best Burgers, a commentator on NPR...

Educator, Parent Expert & Social Activist

Rosalind Wiseman has had only one job since graduating from college—to help communities shift the way we think about children and teens’ emotional and physical wellbeing. As a teacher, thought leader, author and media spokesperson on bullying,...

Psychologist & Stereotype Expert

Speaker Claude Steele is an expert on "stereotype threat," the notion that students who belong to negatively stereotyped groups are likely to perform less well.

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