MICHAEL GURIAN has been called “THE PEOPLE’S PHILOSOPHER” for his ability to bring together people’s ordinary lives and scientific ideas.

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Michael Gurian is the New York Times bestselling author of twenty eight books published in twenty two languages. He provides counseling services in private practiceThe Gurian Institute, which he co-founded, conducts research internationally, launches pilot programs and trains professionals.  Michael has been called “the people’s philosopher” for his ability to bring together people’s ordinary lives and scientific ideas.

He has pioneered efforts to bring neuro-biology and brain research into homes, schools, corporations, and public policy. A number of his books have sparked national debate, including THE WONDER OF GIRLSTHE WONDER OF BOYSBOYS AND GIRLS LEARN DIFFERENTLY!THE MINDS OF BOYS and LEADERSHIP AND THE SEXES.  Michael 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 the 114th Congress on the boy crisis in America.

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.

Michael has served as a trainer and consultant to colleges, corporations, school districts, community agencies, faith communities, criminal justice personnel, and other professionals.  He travels to approximately 25 cities per year to provide keynotes at conferences.

As an educator, Michael previously taught at Gonzaga University, Eastern Washington University, and Ankara University.  His speaking engagements include Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, Stanford University, Macalester College, University of Colorado, University of Missouri-Kansas City, and UCLA. His philosophy reflects the diverse cultures (European, Asian, Middle Eastern and American) in which he has lived, worked and studied.

Michael’s work has been featured in nearly all the major media, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, USA Today, Newsweek, Time, People Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes Magazine, Psychology Today, the Christian Science Monitor, Educational Leadership, the American School Board Journal, Family Therapy, Good Housekeeping, Redbook, and on the Today Show, Good Morning America, the 700 Club, CNN, PBS and National Public Radio.
Michael Gurian’s Academic Coursework and Degrees

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LATEST BOOKS

LESSON OF LIFELONG INTIMACY

LESSON OF LIFELONG INTIMACY Building a Stronger Marriage without Losing Yourself. …

HOW DO I HELP HIM?

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

THE PURPOSE OF BOYS

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

WHAT COULD HE BE THINKING ?

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

THE INVISIBLE PRESENCE

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

IT’S A BABY BOY !

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

THE WONDER OF BOYS

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

IT’S A BABY GIRL !

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

NURTURE THE NATURE

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

THE WONDER OF CHILDREN

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

THE MIRACLE

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

LOVE’S JOURNEY

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

THE GOOD SON

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

WHAT STORY DOES MY SON NEED

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

AN AMERICAN MYSTIC

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

A FINE YOUNG MAN

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