Self Help Authors

L. Ron Hubbard

L. Ron Hubbard

L. Ron Hubbard was a popular pulp writer of science fiction, fantasy, adventure, mysteries and westerns during the 1930s and later founder of Dianetics and Scientology.With 19 New York Times bestsellers and more than 350 million copies of his works in circulation, L. Ron Hubbard is among the...
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Cathy Breslin

Cathy Breslin

Cathy Breslin is a counsellor and hypnotherapist with a thriving practice in Dublin. She runs self-help seminars throughout Ireland and is a master practitioner and trainer in the psychological technology Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP). Cathy spent ten years in California where she developed...
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Richard Branson

Richard Branson

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is an English business magnate, best known for his Virgin brand of over 360 companies. Branson's first successful business venture was at age 16, when he published a magazine called Student. He then set up a record mail-order business in 1970. In 1972, he...
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Judith Stanton

Judith Stanton

Author of four historical novels and RITA finalist, Judith Stanton first imagined equestrian triumphs on her granddaddy's persnickety black Shetland pony and balky donkey, her daddy's mule, even the milk cows. At nine, riding bareback with only a halter, she taught her pinto Blaze to jump hay...
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David Michie

David Michie

David Michie is the internationally best-selling author of a number of books about mindfulness, meditation and Buddhism. These include the non-fiction titles ‘Why Mindfulness is Better than Chocolate’, ‘Hurry Up and Meditate’ and ‘Buddhism for Busy People’, as well as his popular novel series...
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Elizabeth Verdick

Elizabeth Verdick

Elizabeth Verdick has been writing books since 1997, the year her daughter was born. Her two children, now ages 13 and 8, are the inspiration for nearly everything she writes. Before becoming an author, Elizabeth edited books for children and parents. These days she writes books for toddlers to...
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Bessel A. van der Kolk

Bessel A. van der Kolk

Bessel A. van der Kolk, M.D. has been the Medical Director of The Trauma Center in Boston for the past 30 years. He is a Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University Medical School and serves as the Director of the National Center for Child Traumatic Stress Complex Trauma Network. He is past...
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Steve Allen

Steve Allen

Stephen Valentine Patrick William Steve Allen was an American television personality, musician, actor, comedian, and writer. Though he got his start in radio, Allen is best-known for his television career. He first gained national attention as a guest host on Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts. He...
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Geneen Roth

Geneen Roth

Geneen Roth's pioneering books were among the first to link compulsive eating and perpetual dieting with deeply personal and spiritual issues that go far beyond food, weight and body image. She believes that we eat the way we live, and that our relationship to food, money, love is an exact...
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Anthony   DeStefano

Anthony DeStefano

Anthony DeStefano is the bestselling author of A Travel Guide to Heaven, Ten Prayers God Always Says Yes To, Angels All Around Us, and the children's books, This Little Prayer of Mine, Little Star, The Donkey that No One Could Ride, and gift book, I Just Can't Take it Anymore. He has received...
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Pam Lontos

Pam Lontos

An expert in publicity and media placement, Pam Lontos, MA, is the founder and president of PR/PR Public Relations. She is author of the popular books I See Your Name Everywhere: Leverage the Power of the Media to Grow Your Fame, Wealth and Success and Don’t Tell Me It’s Impossible Until After...
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Michael  Brown

Michael Brown

Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name.Until 1989, South African-born Michael Brown was living what he had called a blissfully unconscious life as a music journalist. He then developed an acutely painful neurological condition for which...
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Rick Kirschner

Rick Kirschner

Dr. Rick Kirschner is a communications expert, bestselling author, business trainer, internationally known speaker, blogger, and coach. He helps individuals and organizations embrace change, resolve conflict and improve communication. His entertaining, motivational and idea-packed speeches,...
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Tim LaHaye

Tim LaHaye

Timothy Tim F. LaHaye was an American evangelical Christian minister, author, and speaker, best known for the Left Behind series of apocalyptic fiction, which he co-wrote with Jerry B. Jenkins .He has written over 50 books, both fiction and non-fiction.
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Susan Bennett

Susan Bennett

The original voice of Apple's Siri not only gives directions; she greets passengers at Delta gates worldwide, helps people discover Better Ingredients in pizza, and makes the Mission Possible.Susan Bennett is the voice you hear as Siri on your iPhone. CNN recently broke the story and Susan...
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George K. Wilson

George K. Wilson

George K. Wilson has narrated over one hundred fiction and nonfiction audiobook titles, from Thomas L. Friedman to Thomas Pynchon, and has won several AudioFile Earphones Awards. He spent ten years in broadcast news, including for the American Forces Radio and Television Service and for rock...
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Amanda Gore

Amanda Gore

Amanda gore is an internationally renowned motivational speaker and author in the fields of joy, resilience and leadership. She blends modern scientific research with ancient wisdom to create amazing joy filled experiences for her audiences. A frequent radio and TV expert interviewed for her...
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Lama Surya Das

Lama Surya Das

Lama Surya Das is one of the foremost Western Buddhist meditation teachers and scholars, one of the main interpreters of Tibetan Buddhism in the West, and a leading spokesperson for the emerging American Buddhism. The Dalai Lama affectionately calls him “The Western Lama.”His most recent book is...
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Andrea Waltz

Andrea Waltz

I'm a professional speaker, business author and most recently have added fiction to my resume. As co-author of the best-selling title, Go for No! Yes is the Destination, No is How You Get There I am wildly passionate about this message. I am also proud of our collection of other business...
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محمد بن أحمد القرطبي

محمد بن أحمد القرطبي

محمد بن أحمد بن أبي بكر بن فَرْح كنيته أبو عبد الله ولد بقرطبة ب(الأندلس) حيث تعلم القرآن الكريم وقواعد اللغة العربية وتوسع بدراسة الفقه والقراءات والبلاغة وعلوم القرآن وغيرها كما تعلم الشعر أيضا. انتقل إلى مصر واستقر بمنية بني خصيب في شمال أسيوط حتى وافته المنية في 9 شوال 671 هـ، وهو يعتبر من...
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Carol S. Dweck

Carol S. Dweck

Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., is one of the world’s leading researchers in the field of motivation and is the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University. Her research has focused on why people succeed and how to foster success. She is particularly known for her work on how...
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Arthur Janov

Arthur Janov

Psychologist, psychotherapist, and the creator of primal therapy, a treatment for mental illness that involves repeatedly descending into, feeling, and expressing long-repressed childhood pain. Janov directs a psychotherapy institute called the Primal Center in Santa Monica, California.Janov...
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Daniel J. Siegel

Daniel J. Siegel

Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., is an internationally acclaimed author, award-winning educator, and child psychiatrist. Dr. Siegel received his medical degree from Harvard University and completed his postgraduate medical education at UCLA with training in pediatrics and child, adolescent and adult...
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Marilyn Paul

Marilyn Paul

Marilyn Paul, Ph.D. is an organization and management consultant skilled in facilitation, organizational diagnosis, systems thinking, and leadership development. The purpose of her consulting is to help people improve their abilities to work together to accomplish meaningful results. Among her...
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Gerd Gigerenzer

Gerd Gigerenzer

Gerd Gigerenzer is a German psychologist who has studied the use of bounded rationality and heuristics in decision making, especially in medicine. A critic of the work of Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky, he argues that heuristics should not lead us to conceive of human thinking as riddled with...
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Vicky Oliver

Vicky Oliver

Vicky Oliver isn’t just a Career Coach, she’s a Career Artist, helping people to find and hone their professional brand and using it to reach their career goals. Her extensive experience and research make her a top job-hunting consultant. Her background in marketing and as an award-winning...
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عرفان ثابتی

عرفان ثابتی

عرفان ثابتی مترجم و پژوهشگر حوزه فلسفه، دین و جامعه‌شناسی است.او در دانشگاه لنکستر کار می‌کند بهائیان ایران، دومینیک پرویز بروکشا و سینا فاضل، حوری رحمانی و عرفان ثابتی (مترجمان)، ناشر: باران (سوئد)، ۲۰۱۱ هنر همیشه بر حق بودن: ۳۸ راه برای پیروزی در هنگامی که شکست خورده‌اید، آرتور شوپنهاور، عرفان...
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Alice von Hildebrand

Alice von Hildebrand

Alice von Hildebrand DCSG (born Alice Jourdain; 11 March 1923 in Brussels, Belgium) is a Catholic philosopher and theologian and a former professor.She came to the U.S. in 1940 and began teaching at Hunter College in New York City in 1947. She was married to the famous philosopher and theologian...
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Donna Cunningham

Donna Cunningham

Donna Cunningham is an internationally respected astrologer and author of 15 books on metaphysical topics. Her insight-oriented approach combines her 45 years of experience in astrology and her Master’s Degree in Social Work. She was the advice columnist in Dell Horoscope Magazine for 20 years,...
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Peter A. Levine

Peter A. Levine

Peter A.Levine, Ph.D. is the originator and developer of Somatic Experiencing® and the Director of The Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute. He holds doctorate degrees in Medical Biophysics and in Psychology. During his thirty five-year study of stress and trauma, Dr. Levine has contributed to...
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Ben Sherwood

Ben Sherwood

Ben Sherwood is a bestselling author, award-winning journalist and founder of TheSurvivorsClub.org. From 2004 to 2006, he worked as executive producer of ABC’s Good Morning America during the two most successful seasons in the program’s history. Sherwood guided prize-winning coverage of the...
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Kathryn Alice

Kathryn Alice

Kathryn Alice is a soulmate and dating expert who teaches on 5 continents. She has helped tens of thousands of people recover from heartbreak and go on to magnetize their One. Her work has appeared in the AP, Psychology Today, USA Today, Parade, New York Times, Body+Soul and on Montel and NBC....
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Jürgen Wolff

Jürgen Wolff

Jurgen Wolff is a writer and creativity and writing coach who divides his time between London and Southern California. He has taught at the University of Southern California, the Academy for Chief Executives, the University of Barcelona, the Pilots Project, and workshops around the world.He has...
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Ann Crittenden

Ann Crittenden

Ann Crittenden is an award-winning journalist, author, and lecturer. Her latest book, If You've Raised Kids, You Can Manage Anything, received critical praise and was featured in People magazine. Her previous book, The Price of Motherhood, garnered widespread media attention and was named one of...
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Evelyn Tribole

Evelyn Tribole

Evelyn Tribole, MS, RD is an award-winning registered dietitian, with a nutrition counseling practice in Newport Beach, California. She has written seven books including the bestsellers Healthy Homestyle Cooking and Intuitive Eating(co-author). Her newest book is the Ultimate Omega-3 Diet.Evelyn...
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Terry Matlen

Terry Matlen

Terry is a psychotherapist, writer and consultant specializing in ADHD in adults, with a special focus on women with ADHD. She is the author of the books, The Queen of Distraction (2014 New Harbinger Publications) and Survival Tips for Women with ADHD (2005 Specialty Press) and is the...
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Ben Stiller

Ben Stiller

Benjamin Edward Ben Stiller is an Emmy Award-winning American comedian, actor, film producer and director. He is the son of veteran comedians and actors Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. After beginning his acting career with a play, he wrote several mockumentaries, and was offered two of his own...
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Corinne Maier

Corinne Maier

Corinne Maier,est psychanalyste à Bruxelles et à Paris et essayiste.Ses essais s'attaquent au travail, à la famille et à la patrie. Plusieurs de ses publications se jouent de la langue de bois contemporaine qui uniformise les discours. Psychanalyste, économiste, sociologue et historienne, elle...
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Eric Walters

Eric Walters

Eric was born in Toronto in 1957, which makes him real old. But, as Eric says, Just because I have to grow old doesn't mean that I have to grow up! In his many roles as parent, teacher, social worker, youth sports coach and writer he is in constant contact with children and young adults. He...
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Stuart Avery Gold

Stuart Avery Gold

Stuart Avery Gold is an international best-selling author and future finder whose critically acclaimed and path-guiding books have been translated into more than 20 languages around the world, inspiring us to work for a better tomorrow, not just in ourselves, but in society. His PING stories...
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Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Mary Sheedy Kurcinka is a best-selling author and internationally recognized lecturer and parent educator. Her books Raising Your Spirited Child, Raising Your Spirited Child Workbook; Kids, Parents, and Power Struggles; and Sleepless in America: Is Your Child Misbehaving or Missing Sleep have...
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Vernon Howard

Vernon Howard

Vernon Howard began his writing career, in the 1940s, as an author of humor and children's books.He began speaking on the principles of personal development in the late 1950s while living in southern California.In the 1960s, he began writing books that focused on spiritual and psychological...
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Jane Middelton-Moz

Jane Middelton-Moz

Jane Middelton-Moz is an internationally known speaker and author with more than forty years of experience in consultation, training, and community intervention. She is the director of the Middelton-Moz Institute. Ms. Middelton-Moz has served on the Board of NACOA (National Association of...
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C. Norman Shealy

C. Norman Shealy

C. Norman Shealy, MD, PhD is a neurosurgeon, psychologist, and founding president of the American Holistic Medical Association. For over three decades, he has been at the forefront of alternative medicine and alternative health care. He holds ten patents for innovative discoveries in medicine,...
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Tommy Newberry

Tommy Newberry

Tommy Newberry is the founder and head coach of The 1% Club, an organization dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and their families maximize their full potential. As a pioneer in the life-coaching field since 1991, he has equipped business leaders in more than thirty industries to work less, earn...
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Joseph McClendon III

Joseph McClendon III

Joseph McClendon III is a global leader in the peak performance field. As an instructor at the University of California (UCLA), Joseph taught re-engineering, leadership, management, and advanced communication courses for the Engineering and Management Extension program. His company,...
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Daniel H. Pink

Daniel H. Pink

Daniel H. Pink is the author of a trio of provocative, bestselling books on the changing world of work: A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future , The Adventures of Johnny Bunko , and Free Agent Nation . His next book, Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us...
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Tara Brach

Tara Brach

Tara Brach is a leading western teacher of Buddhist meditation, emotional healing and spiritual awakening. She has practiced and taught meditation for over 35 years, with an emphasis on vipassana (mindfulness or insight) meditation. Tara is the senior teacher and founder of the Insight...
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Alfred Adler

Alfred Adler

Alfred Adler (February 7, 1870 – May 28, 1937) was an Austrian medical doctor, psychotherapist, and founder of the school of individual psychology. His emphasis on the importance of feelings of inferiority - the inferiority complex - is recognised as isolating an element which plays a key role...
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Tim Gunn

Tim Gunn

Timothy M. Gunn is an American fashion consultant and television personality. He was chair of fashion design at Parsons The New School for Design from August 2000 to March 2007 and is well-known as on-air mentor to designers on the Bravo reality television program Project Runway. Gunn's...
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Ann Louise Gittleman

Ann Louise Gittleman

Dr. Ann Louise was recognized as one of the top ten nutritionists in the country by Self magazine and was the recipient of the American Medical Writers Association award for excellence.She was the first to warn of the environmental hazards of parasites in her classic Guess What Came To Dinner?...
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Lorena Bathey

Lorena Bathey

Growing up in the Bay Area of Northern California, Lorena Bathey attended St. Mary’s College in Moraga graduating with a degree in English. Then she traveled, learned about life, and developed great fodder for a book. Losing her mother to cancer and her own marriage’s demise brought her to find...
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Peter Russell

Peter Russell

Peter Russell M.A., D.C.S., is a British author of ten books and producer of three films on consciousness, spiritual awakening and their role in the future development of humanity. He has designed and taught personal development programs for businesses, and has remained a popular public...
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Daniel Gottlieb

Daniel Gottlieb

Daniel Gottlieb, Ph.D.Dan began his practice in 1969 after receiving undergraduate and graduate degrees at Temple University. As a young psychologist, his early career specialized in addictions where he ultimately was the director of a community based treatment program in Philadelphia. He...
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Janet Zand

Janet Zand

My two most enduring interests are plants and people, so I am fortunate that what I do melds both of these passions. For half my life, I have worked with herbs and natural medicine, and I can't imagine doing anything else. You see a change when people begin to incorporate natural health...
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Ajahn Chah

Ajahn Chah

Ajahn Chah was born in 1918 in a village located in the north-eastern part of Thailand. He became a novice at a young age and recieved higher ordination at the age of twenty. He followed the austere Forest Tradition for years, living in forests and begging for almsfood as he wandered about on...
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Wallace D. Wattles

Wallace D. Wattles

Wallace Delois Wattles was an American author. A New Thought writer, he remains personally somewhat obscure, but his writing has been widely quoted and remains in print in the New Thought and self-help movements. Wattles' best known work is a 1910 book called The Science of Getting Rich in which...
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Robert Schwartz

Robert Schwartz

My books Your Soul's Plan: Discovering the Real Meaning of the Life You Planned Before You Were Born (2007)and Your Soul's Gift: The Healing Power of the Life You Planned Before You Were Born (2012) explore the premise that we are all eternal souls who plan our lives, including our greatest...
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Allan Pease

Allan Pease

Allan Pease is an Australian author and motivational speaker. Despite having no education in psychology, neuroscience, or psychiatry, he has managed to establish himself as an expert on relationships.Originally a musician, he became a successful life insurance salesman, he started a career as a...
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George Stalk Jr.

George Stalk Jr.

eorge Stalk Jr. is Senior Partner and Managing Director for The Boston Consulting Group as well as an Adjunct Professor of Strategic Management for the Rotman School of Management at University of Toronto. He joined BCG in 1978 and has worked in its Boston, Chicago, Tokyo and Toronto offices....
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Cass R. Sunstein

Cass R. Sunstein

Cass R. Sunstein is an American legal scholar, particularly in the fields of constitutional law, administrative law, environmental law, and law and behavioral economics, who currently is the Administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs in the Obama...
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Richard Wiseman

Richard Wiseman

Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name. Professor Richard Wiseman started his working life as a professional magician, and was one of the youngest members of The Magic Circle. He then obtained a degree in psychology from University College London...
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Wing F. Fing

Wing F. Fing

A sad, defeated man sat alone in a cabin in the mountains. On the radio, a psychologist offered advice about how to cope with life's problems, recommending one self-help book after another. Irritated to the point of shouting, both at the shallow advice and by the idea that some book could solve...
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Sandra Ingerman

Sandra Ingerman

Sandra Ingerman, MA, is the author of 8 books, 7 CD programs and the creator of Transmutation App. She is a world renowned teacher of shamanism and has been teaching for over 30 years. She teaches workshops internationally on shamanic journeying, healing, and reversing environmental pollution...
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Iris Krasnow

Iris Krasnow

Iris Krasnow was born and raised in Oak Park, Illinois. A graduate of Stanford University, she became the fashion writer for the Dallas Times Herald, then moved to United Press International in Washington, D.C. for the position of national feature writer. In her several years at UPI, Krasnow...
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Drunvalo Melchizedek

Drunvalo Melchizedek

Drunvalo is the author of four books including The Ancient Secret of the Flower of Life, Volumes I & II, Living in the Heart and his newest one, Serpent of Light. These books have been published in 29 languages and reach out to over one hundred countries throughout the world.He has been on...
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Bruce H. Lipton

Bruce H. Lipton

Bruce H. Lipton, PhD is an internationally recognized leader in bridging science and spirit. He has been a guest speaker on hundreds of TV and radio shows, as well as keynote presenter for national and international conferences.Dr. Lipton began his scientific career as a cell biologist. He...
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George Leonard

George Leonard

George Burr Leonard (b. 1923) was an American writer, editor, and educator who wrote extensively about education and human potential. He was President Emeritus of the Esalen Institute, past-president of the Association for Humanistic Psychology, President of ITP International, and a former...
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Paul Twitchell

Paul Twitchell

When Paul Twitchell made Eckankar known to the modern world in 1965, he separated spiritual truths from the cultural trappings which had surrounded them. Average people could begin to experience the Light and Sound of God while still living a happy, steady, and productive life.Paul Twitchell was...
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Kimberly Hahn

Kimberly Hahn

Mrs. Kimberly Hahn has been married to Scott since 1979. They have six children: Michael, Gabriel, Hannah, Jeremiah, Joseph, and David. Kimberly has been a full-time, stay-at-home Mom since their firstborn’s arrival. Currently, she home schools her younger children. She enjoys speaking with...
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Andrew S. Grove

Andrew S. Grove

Andrew Stephen (Andy) Grove (born 2 September 1936), is a Hungarian-born American businessman, engineer, and author. He is a science pioneer in the semiconductor industry. He escaped from Communist-controlled Hungary at the age of 20 and moved to the United States where he finished his...
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Neal D. Barnard

Neal D. Barnard

Neal D. Barnard, M.D., is a nutrition researcher, author, and health advocate. As an adjunct associate professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine, Dr. Barnard conducts studies on the role of nutrition in diabetes, obesity, and lipid management, among other...
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Rhonda Findling

Rhonda Findling

Rhonda Findling, MA,CRC is an internationally acclaimed psychotherapist and author with a private practice in Forest Hills and Manhattan (New York City). She has been in private practice 17 years(full time 10 years). She was a staff psychotherapist at Postgraduate Center for Mental Health in New...
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John Paul Carinci

John Paul Carinci

John Paul Carinci has been a successful insurance executive and president of Carinci Insurance Agency, Inc., for over 35 years.John is also an author, songwriter, poet, and CEO of Better Off Dead Productions, Inc., a movie production company. As a worldwide published author, some of John’s works...
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Kenneth Atchity

Kenneth Atchity

Kenneth John Atchity is an American producer and author, who has worked variously in the world of letters as a literary manager, editor, speaker, writing coach, brand consultant, and professor of comparative literature.At home among the many worlds of communications and storytelling, he was...
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Richard Eyre

Richard Eyre

Writers, lecturers, and grassroots and media catalysts, Linda and Richard Eyre's mission statement: Our vision is to FORTIFY FAMILIES by celebrating commitment, popularizing parenting, glorifying grandparenting, bolstering balance, and validating values. Their latest efforts in these directions...
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Hereward Carrington

Hereward Carrington

Hereward Carrington, Ph.D. (born Hubert Lavington) (17 October 1880 – 26 December 1958) was a well-known British investigator of psychic phenomena and author. His subjects included several of the most high-profile cases of apparent psychic ability of his times, and he wrote over 100 books on...
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Shaunti Feldhahn

Shaunti Feldhahn

Shaunti received her graduate degree from Harvard University and was an analyst on Wall Street before unexpectedly becoming a social researcher and best-selling author.Today, she applies her analytical skills to investigating eye-opening, life-changing truths about relationships, both at home...
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Marshall Brain

Marshall Brain

I am best known as the founder of How Stuff Works. I started HowStuffWorks as a hobby in 1998 and it has grown to be one of the top Web sites in the country.I am known for the Robotic Nation essays and the book Manna. The article How to make a million dollars is also very popular. I am known for...
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