John Ryder, Ph.D.
Psychologist, Author, Workshop Leader, Hypnotherapist, Speaker, Expert Testimony
Proven track record (academic, author, speaker)
Experience with media and sound bites
Engaging, entertaining, articulate, with definitive opinions that
answer questions or resolve problems.
Versatile and accommodating – your needs are my concern
Prepared suggested speaking points adjusted to your time-frames
See BIO for complete CV
B R I E F Professional Summary of Dr. Ryder
Licensed Psychologist: State of New York
Over 35 years experience as a professional: Consultant, Achievement Coach, Psychotherapist, Author, and Positive Psychology Advocate.
Member of APA, ASCH, NYAS, IPPA and The Positive Science Center, Inc.
Ph.D. Psychology The City University of New York 1988
M.A. Psychology The City College/CUNY New York 1983
B.A. Liberal Arts Clark University, Massachusetts 1978
Some of the TV shows Dr. Ryder appeared in.
<p class=”has-text-align-center has-text-color” style=”color:#610e82;font-size:24px”><strong>Some of the TV shows Dr. Ryder appeared in.</strong></p>
Invited Lectures, Workshops & Presentations (Partial Listing)
The Psychology Behind How Politicians Twist Perspective, Political Spin,
76th PIASA Annual Meeting at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University, NYC 2018
100% Success Creating Your Strategic Master Plan. Get Leverage Workshop NYC. Jan. 2017
Overturn Negativity: How to Organize a Social Experiment to Promote Positive Psychology ;
How Positive Psychology Interventions Can Improve Relationships.
Polish Positive Psychology International Conference, Sopot Poland 2013
Developing Your Strategic Master Plan. Get Leverage Workshop NYC. Jan. 2013
Positive Psychology for Social Progress
IPPA Convention in Philadelphia 2011
Positive Psychology: 10 Factors for Leadership
APA Conference in Washington DC 2011
Better Leadership thru Mental Fitness
International Leadership Association Conference
Prague, Czech Republic Nov 12-14, 2009
Positive Psychology, Will Power and Success – New York OPEN CENTER Sept. 2009
Leadership and Mental Wellness. UNITED NATIONS: CSW 53rd Conference on Global Leadership and Shared Responsibilities. March 2009 New York
Positive Directions – Master Keys to Make Life Easier, NewLife Expo, NY 2008 & 2009
Sharpen Your Inner Edge – Business workshops conducted in Shaghai China, through CBC-Shanghai. November 2007
APA – American Psychological Association National Convention – New Orleans 2006. Presented:
New Model to Integrate Divergent Perspectives to Promote Greater Health. Achievement Psychology: Anthony Robbins Coaching Models and Marketing.
Polarity Shifting: Your Master Keys to Making Life Easier, NewLife Expo, NY 2006
Recent Publications (Selected)
Psychology Today Magazine – Hypnosis Blogger – 2009
How to Reduce Stress in Tough Times: Bottom Line Personal (Jan.2009)
POSITIVE DIRECTIONS – Shifting Polarities to Escape Stress and Increase Happiness. (Published Sept. 2008 by Morgan James Publishing)
101 Great Ways to Improve Your Life Co-Authored with Mark Victor Hansen, et al. Self Growth NJ (2007) David Riklan, ed. (Chapter 20:) “What Makes the Best Decisions: Your Logic or Intuition?”
Psychological Insights and Advice column in Talent in Motion Magazine, New York, quarterly journal in NYC- since June 2004.
Awards & Special Recognition
Cambridge Who’s Who – Cambridge Registry 2008
Best Writer – Talent in Motion Magazine 2007, New York City.
Elected to: Who’s Who of America 2000. Marquis International
Publications, NJ 2000. Elected to: Outstanding Individuals of the 20 Century. IBC, Cambridge,th England 1999.
Hypnosis Research Award. National Guild of Hypnotists, 1999.
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Partial list of the PRESS where Dr. Ryder appears as an expert or contributor Psychology Today, Bottom Line Personal, SELF, NewLife Magazine, RedBook, and others.