MICHAEL GURIAN is the New York Times bestselling author of twenty eight books published in twenty two languages and co-founder of the GURIAN INSTITUTE.

Michael Gurian

MICHAEL GURIAN

Michael Gurian is a marriage and family counselor in private practice and the New York Times bestselling author of twenty eight books published in twenty two languages.  As a social philosopher, he has pioneered efforts to bring neuro-biology and brain research into homes, schools, corporations, and public policyThe Gurian Institute, which he co-founded, conducts research internationally, launches pilot programs, and trains professionals.  

Michael travels extensively to provide keynotes and consulting.  He has spoken for the United Nations on violence against women; provided information on boys’ and girls’ educational needs to the White House; and briefed Members of Congress on gender issues.   In the 1990s, Michael and his colleagues at the University of Missouri-Kansas City completed a two year pilot study that established best practices for educating boys and girls These strategies and Michael’s nature-based gender theory are now used in schools and communities worldwide.

View Michael’s latest book:
Lessons of Lifelong Intimacy

A number of Michael’s books have sparked national debate, including THE WONDER OF BOYSTHE WONDER OF GIRLSBOYS AND GIRLS LEARN DIFFERENTLY!, and LEADERSHIP AND THE SEXES.  Michael’s work and the Gurian Institute team have been featured in dozens of professional journals, including  Educational Leadership, Psychology Today, and The American School Board Journal, as well as nearly all major media, including the New York Times, Forbes Magazine, Time, Today, Good Morning America, PBS, and NPR.  Michael has been called “the people’s philosopher” for his ability to bring together scientific principles and people’s every day lives.

SPEAKING & CONSULTING

Michael’s work is research-driven, science-based, and strategies-focused.  Michael provides keynotes, training, and consulting for conferences, universities, schools and school districts, businesses, community agencies, and other organizations.  To invite Michael to speak or provide consulting, please contact: michaelgurian@comcast.net.

Community Gender Initiatives

Michael can assist community teams and organizations, colleges and universities, and government agencies in developing local, regional, and national gender initiatives.  Please email  michaelgurian@comcast.net.

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BOOKS AND DVD'S

HOW DO I HELP HIM?

psychology

HOW DO I HELP HIM? A Practitioner’s Guide To Working With …

THE PURPOSE OF BOYS

parenting

THE PURPOSE OF BOYS Helping Our Sons Find Meaning, Significance, and …

WHAT COULD HE BE THINKING ?

psychology

WHAT COULD HE BE THINKING ? How a man’s mind really …

THE INVISIBLE PRESENCE

psychology

THE INVISIBLE PRESENCE How a man’s relationship with his mother affects …

SUCCESSFUL SINGLE SEX-CLASSROOMS

education

SUCCESSFUL SINGLE SEX-CLASSROOMS A practical Guide to teaching boys and girls …

IT’S A BABY BOY !

parenting

IT’S A BABY BOY ! The unique wonders and special nature …

THE WONDER OF BOYS

parenting

THE WONDER OF BOYS What Parents, Mentors, and Educators Can Do …

IT’S A BABY GIRL !

parenting

IT’S A BABY GIRL ! The unique wonder and special nature …

THE BOYS AND GIRLS LEARN DIFFERENTLY!

education

THE BOYS AND GIRLS LEARN DIFFERENTLY ! Action guide for teachers …

NURTURE THE NATURE

parenting

NURTURE THE NATURE Understanding and supporting your child’s unique core personality. …

STRATEGIES FOR TEACHING BOYS AND GIRLS – SECONDARY LEVEL

education

STRATEGIES FOR TEACHING BOYS AND GIRLS – SECONDARY LEVEL A workbook …

THE WONDER OF CHILDREN

parenting

THE WONDER OF CHILDREN nurturing the souls of our sons and …

THE MIRACLE

fiction

THE MIRACLE A visionary novel. by Michael Gurian publisher: Atria May …

LOVE’S JOURNEY

psychology

LOVE’S JOURNEY The Season’s and Stages of a Relationship by Michael …

THE GOOD SON

parenting

THE GOOD SON Shaping the moral development of our boys and …

WHAT STORY DOES MY SON NEED

parenting

WHAT STORY DOES MY SON NEED ? A guide to books …

AN AMERICAN MYSTIC

fiction

AN AMERICAN MYSTIC A novel of spiritual adventure by Michael Gurian …

A FINE YOUNG MAN

parenting

A FINE YOUNG MAN What Parents, Educators and Mentors Can Do …

VIDEOS

Draw Your Words

Female Risk-Taking

Kids in the House Videos

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