Business Development Psychologist & Culture Architect

You’ve realized that our society holds insane beliefs about happiness, health, money, governance, and integrity… and that these insane beliefs are destroying our economic sustainability and our core fabric as a society. You’re clear that the only things worth doing are aligned with your core values and key portions of your passion, and are fun, collaborative, and fulfilling. You’re done being part of anything that requires you to sacrifice your personal integrity, the relationships you cherish most, your life balance, or social responsibility. You won’t settle for anything less than a version of success that’s aligned with the changes you want to see in the world. You have decided that this kind of integrity-first version of having it all is the foundation from which you choose to build your personal happiness, your economic success, and society’s well-being. Wonderful… and… how are you doing with this?

Everything Dr. Gruder does is about making all of this possible. His mission is to co-create a collaborative world where integrity, happiness, health and prosperity are at last united and integrated. He does this by providing the strategies and skills that innovative leaders need in order to prove to their stakeholders that their business, nonprofit, or governance entity can profitably thrive without sacrificing these values. If you are looking to up-level your business or organization, provide new value to your event attendees, or serve clients or society more effectively, now might well be your time to engage Dr. Gruder. This website describes your engagement options. Take a few moments to explore them, then bring the Integrity Revolution™ to you and your enterprise.


Dr. Gruder

Dr. Gruder is…

  • A business leader & consultant
  • A nonprofit founder
  • A keynote speaker & trainer
  • A psychotherapist & supervisor of psychotherapists
  • An integrity specialist hailed by the media and business people as “America’s Integrity Expert”
  • A graduate school professor
  • An event producer
  • A journalist, editor, and multi-award-winning author in a broad range of categories
  • A musician
  • Founder of Integrity Revolution, LLC
  • Special Counsel to the Chairman & Board of CEO Space International
  • Elder with the ManKind Project International
  • Co-founder and first president of the International Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology
Psychologist Dr. David Gruder, PhD, is a thought leader, integrity expert, Culture Architect™, MacroMentor™, speaker, trainer, media guest, and 8-award-winning author. Throughout his three-decade-plus leadership career, he has provided keynotes, training programs, consulting, and mentoring worldwide on emotional intelligence (EQ), collaboration intelligence (CQ), spiritual intelligence (SQ) and integrity intelligence (MQ – moral intelligence). He has done this with businesses, helping professionals, educational institutions, nonprofits, politicians, and World Trade Organization Ambassadors.

Dr. Gruder lives in San Diego, California with his wife Laurie, their cat Sasha, and is surrounded by a close-knit network he developed since moving there from New York in 1975.


Why Dr. Gruder?

Across the 43 years since developing his first training program in 1972, Dr. David Gruder has created programs on over 100 topics, has architected certification and train-the-trainer programs, and has delivered keynotes & training programs in seven countries on three continents. His specialty is transforming an enterprise’s values into skills and procedures that enable you and your people to make those values profitable.

His books have won awards in the unusually diverse areas of politics, social change, business, leadership, health & wellness, mental health, psychology, and self-help. Radio & Television Reports dubbed him America’s Integrity Expert in 2008, and in addition to having provided many hundreds of media interviews, he has been featured in Forbes 15 times and counting. That’s because he makes complex concepts practical.

Who is he? Dr. David Gruder: the clinical & organizational development psychologist whose expertise is sought by a broader range of individuals and organizations than probably any psychologist you’ve ever run across; from leaders in governance, business, healthcare, education, and nonprofits, to providers of personal, relationship, financial, and executive development services. In fact, a book publisher wrote that Dr. Gruder could “one day be viewed as the Sigmund Freud of the 21st century.” Yet, despite his breadth of experience, accolades and requests, you won’t find a speaker, trainer, or trusted advisor who is more joyful, approachable, humble, collaborative, and teachable, than Dr. Gruder.

With this in mind, consider the upgrades you would be wise to make to fully become the leader your venture needs you to be for it to succeed. And consider the productivity & collaboration procedures your people most need for your venture to reach its full potential.

If you see how you could benefit from engaging a business and leader peak performance psychologist with a range of expertise and experience that’s as surprisingly broad as Dr. David Gruder’s, you owe it to yourself to find out what he can do for you and your enterprise.

Dr. Gruder’s Books

Conversations with the King:
Journals of a Young Apprentice

Co-authored with Elvis Presley’s stepbrother David Stanley


The New IQ: How Integrity Intelligence Serves You, Your Relationships & Our World

Won 6 book awards in various fields


Sensible Self-Help: The First Road Map for the Healing Journey
Won Colliers 1997 Mental Health Book of the Year Award