John Weaver, Psy.D. is a Licensed Psychologist who received his Doctor of Psychology degree from the Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology. He also has a Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychology from Marquette University and a Master of Divinity degree from St. Francis School of Pastoral Ministry.
John designed The Healthy Thinking Initiative and has coordinated the efforts of the development team. He has taught mindfulness to groups and individuals since 1997 and has been engaged in his own lifelong mindfulness work. He is works both as a clinical psychologist and a business consultant with more than 30 years of practical experience with organizations, individuals and groups. He is the author of nine articles for business publications including “Surviving Real World Stress,” “Remedies for Workplace Violence,” and “Failures of a ‘Perfect’ Leader” and he is co-founder and owner of Psychology for Business, bringing applied psychology to business and industry and is a frequent contributor to the APA Center for Organizational Excellence blog, Good Company. He is the chair of the Wisconsin Psychologically Healthy Workplace Committee. Dr. Weaver is past president and is on the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Psychological Association and the Wisconsin Psychology Foundation. He is also a member of the steering committee for the American Psychological Association's Psychology in the Workplace Network. He has been a frequent contributor to national publications, including Men's Health, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal along with many others. He has been interviewed for radio and television about healthy workplace practices.
In addition to his work with the Healthy Thinking Initiative, John offers clinical services to individuals who are feeling depressed, anxious and stressed in daily life and to couples looking to improve their relationship. He employs a Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy approach that develops the skills to enjoy life and prevents future recurrences of emotional distress. He offers mindfulness groups as an ongoing part of his clinical practice. He also offers weekend retreats for couples. For more information, or to register, please call (262) 544-6486 or contact me here.
Consulting and Coaching
John works with organizations, with executive teams, and with leaders to develop workplaces that improve employee well-being and organizational excellence. Using his experience of the psychologically healthy workplace, John assists leaders to develop their capacities to lead with distinction and assists work-sites to become their best. He offers executive coaching, half-day and full-day workshops, and ongoing consulting and training for organizations. For more information, contact me here.
John speaks nationally on topics related to psychological wellness. He is available with a wide variety of topics that are appropriate for keynotes, breakouts, and workshops. If you would like to invite him to speak at your conference, please click here.
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