Robert Brooks, Ph.D.
Dr. Robert Brooks is a psychologist on the faculty of Harvard Medical School (part-time) and former Director of the Department of Psychology at McLean Hospital, a private psychiatric hospital. He has lectured nationally and internationally and written extensively about such topics as resilience across the lifespan, psychotherapy, parenting and family relationships, educational practices, and a positive school or work environment. He is the author or co-author of 19 books including Raising Resilient Children; The Power of Resilience: Achieving Balance, Confidence, and Personal Strength in Your Life; Reflections on Mortality: Insights into Meaningful Living; and Tenacity in Children: Nurturing the Seven Instincts for Lifetime Success. Dr. Brooks has received many awards for his work including most recently The Mental Health Humanitarian Award from William James College in Massachusetts for his contributions as a clinician, educator, and author.