Dr. John Townsend is a psychologist, relational expert, business consultant and leadership coach. He has written or co-written 24 books, selling 5 million copies, including the 2 million best-seller Boundaries; Leadership Beyond Reason; and Handling Difficult People.
For more than twenty years Dr. Townsend has engaged with audiences, organizations and leaders around the world, providing practical solutions to their problems. He is a co-host of the nationally-syndicated talk show “New Life Live ” which is heard in 180 markets with 3 million listeners. He has been interviewed on Fox News television and published in magazines such as Personal Excellence and Focus on the Family.
John is a visiting professor at Dallas Theological Seminary, and is Clinical Director of the American Association of Christian Counselors. He conducts his own Leadership Coaching Program for executives, managers and small business owners with settings in Newport Beach, CA, Dallas, TX and Indianapolis, IN. John also co-founded and directed a healthcare company for ten years, with operations in 35 cities in the western U.S.
He is active on the Board of Directors of Mustard Seed Ranch , a residential program for abused children. He, his wife Barbi and their children reside in Newport Beach, CA. John’s passion is playing in a band which performs at southern California lounges and venues!