Psychologist, Best-Selling Author, Radio Show Host
John Townsend Bio
Dr. John Townsend is a business consultant, leadership coach and clinical psychologist. He has written or co-written 27 books, selling 8 million copies, including the 8 million New York Times best-seller Boundaries, Leadership Beyond Reason, and Handling Difficult People.
Having conducted seminars across the world, Dr. Townsend has engaged with leaders, organizations and individuals for more than 20 years, offering them life-changing solutions to their problems. He is a co-host of the nationally-syndicated talk show "New Life Live" which is heard in 180 markets with 3 million listeners.
Dr. Townsend works with leaders and organizations by providing team and executive coaching, corporate consulting, and by giving conference keynote presentations. With his unique blend of wisdom and humor he offers keen insight on all aspects of leadership and relationships that helps him connect with audiences in a personal way. He conducts his own Leadership Coaching Program for executives, managers and small business owners with settings in Newport Beach, CA, Dallas, TX and Indianapolis, IN.
John co-founded and directed a healthcare company for ten years, with operations in 35 cities in the western U.S. It was here that he learned the strategies for change and success which he now employs in his coaching and consulting.
Dr. Townsend is active on the board of Mustard Seed Ranch, a residential program for abused children. A resident of Newport Beach, California, Dr. Townsend and his wife Barbi have two sons. One of John's passions is playing in a band which performs at southern California lounges and venues!