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Invite Dr. Gruder to Supercharge Your Event’s Success


Are you done with true-but-not-useful “fluffy bunny” presenters & trainers?
Dr. Gruder’s acclaimed “activational” keynotes and step-by-step skills development training programs enable your people to flourish at the level of their intentions instead of flounder at the level of their limitations. If they have the willingness, Dr. Gruder has what works™.

Collaborative Accountability

The New Business IQ: How do you virtually eliminate laziness, undependability, entitlement, lack of self-responsibility, and employee fraud? By creating a collaborative accountability company culture that Makes Integrity Profitable™.

  • Half-day version focuses on basic skills for creating accountability-capable agreements and employee upgrade plans.
  • Full-day version adds interventions for promoting self-responsibility by effectively speaking up about and broken agreements and dealing with them in ways that simultaneously improve company productivity, team collaboration and employee fulfillment.
  • Two-day version adds extensive role-play practice and/or building customized agreements to match a team’s needs.
  • Three-day version adds advanced techniques for collaboratively resolving conflict with self-responsibility, honesty, compassion and healthy boundaries.
  • Four-day version for managers, HR professionals and coaches, adds role-playing exercises to practice training others in Collaborative Accountability methods.
  • Four-day version for helping professionals adds role-playing for doing therapy with people who have difficulty with being self-responsible, accountable or collaborative

Mastering Effective Ethical Use of Personal Power

This training equips you and your people with the clarity and skills that enable the five forms of personal power to serve your organization instead of harm it.


  • Full-day version adds exercises to help participants identify the forms of personal power they over-rely on and neglect, and to discover the varieties of personal power that will help them be more effective in dealing with situations that are currently challenging them.
  • Full-day version adds interventions for promoting self-responsibility by effectively speaking up about and broken agreements and dealing with them in ways that simultaneously improve company productivity, team collaboration and employee fulfillment.
  • Three-day version for managers, HR professionals, coaches, and helping professionals adds role-playing exercises to practice coaching, mentoring or doing therapy with difficult people.

Culture Architecture Mastery: Integrated Strategies & Procedures to Maximize Morale, Job Satisfaction, Loyalty, Productivity, & Profits

This powerful Culture Upgrade training program establishes the kind of “Vertical Integrity” that can simultaneously transform your organization’s wellbeing and profitability. Your people align your “Enterprise True Value” to its customers and society with their “Job/Role True Value” in co-creating Enterprise Value, and discover how they express key portions of their “Life Mission” through their Job True Value.


  • One-Day version gets your whole team on the same page about your Enterprise’s True Value to its customers and society.
  • Two-Day version adds powerful processes to help each of your people identify their Job’s/Role’s Truein creating your Enterprise’s True Value to its customers and society
  • Three-Day version adds exercises that enable each of your people to articulate their Life Mission, and to identify the key portions of their Life Mission that they express through their Job/Role True Value’s contributions to the Enterprise’s True Value to its customers and society.
  • Four-Day version adds training for coaches and mental health professionals in facilitating these processes with clients, and training for HR professionals in facilitating this process within their company.

The Seven WisePassions™ of Sustainable Happiness, Relationships & Success

Five key survival skills enable us as children to successfully cope with less-than-optimal circumstances while growing up. We carry our Survival Plan into adulthood, only to discover that instead of continuing to help us, it is sabotaging our authenticity, relationships, and success.

Actualizing our potential requires outgrowing our Survival Plan & mastering seven essential interlocking life skills — WisePassions™ — that combine to create personal wellbeing, rewarding & productive relationships, career success, and making a positive difference in the world.

  • One-Day version illuminates your version of the five key childhood survival skills and helps you take your next steps in outgrowing them as an adult so you can successfully embody the Seven WisePassions™ of adult happiness and success.
  • Three-Day version adds transformational exercises to help you more fully embody each of the Seven WisePassions™, and helps you create your own personal development plan to build on your progress long after the training ends.
  • Four-Day version adds training for mentors, coaches and mental health professionals in facilitating these processes with clients.

The Rapid Self-Help Method Busy Business People Use to Break Through Blocks & Magnify Peak Performance

Energy Psychology provides powerful 21st century ways to take charge of your wellbeing and success. Dr. Gruder’s Energy Psychology Self-Help™ method puts that power in the hands of you and your team


  • Half-Day version provides a whirlwind set of learn-as-you-go exercises to get a feel for Dr. Gruder’s six step Energy Psychology Self-Help™ process & includes free access to his downloadable Energy Psychology Anywhere™ audio in which his voice guides you through doing complete self-help sequences on your own.
  • Full-Day version adds more detailed processes so you develop confidence to being to use these methods on your own.
  • Two-Day version #1 adds training in using Energy Psychology Self-Help™ methods to supercharge your Intentional Effectiveness: your ability to more effectively and effortlessly manifest your top priority intentions.
  • Two-Day version #2 adds training in using Energy Psychology Self-Help™ methods to bring yourself into a more effective and abundant relationship with money.

Romancing Money™

Discover how your relationship with money got hijacked, the highly hidden yet deceptively simple principles that put you in charge of your relationship with money, and practical steps for turning money into your servant instead of remaining its slave

  • Half-Day version provides you with a do-it-yourself template for creating right relationship with money.
  • Two-Day version adds the opportunity to move all the way through a powerful sequence of exercises for creating right relationship with money before the end of the training.
  • Four-Day version adds training in using Energy Psychology Self-Help™ methods to supercharge your progress in creating a more effective and abundant relationship with money.

Conquering Anger Mountain™

There’s a profoundly empowering way to stop avoiding anger, feeling engulfed by it, or trying to control it, in yourself or in others, and start using anger as a powerful doorway into deeper wisdom. The key is that anger comes in four distinct varieties and each needs to be dealt with differently from the other three. This training takes you beyond Anger Management to Boundaries Intelligence through showing you how to recognize and effectively intervene with each of the four forms of anger.

  • One-Day version takes you through a powerful series of illuminating exercises for getting the upper hand with all four forms of anger.
  • Two-Day version adds a deep dive into strategies for resolving the most common and hardest-to-handle form of anger: Stuck Recycling Anger.
  • Three-Day version #1 adds powerful Boundaries Intelligence tools for safely and calmly dealing with anger in others and for dealing effectively with irresponsible people
  • Three-Day version #2 adds powerful Boundaries Intelligence tools for dealing with blame and shame turned on yourself through your Inner Critic.
  • Four-Day version for helping professionals adds advanced training in how to facilitate Conquering Anger Mountain™ strategies with clients.

Energy Psychology Training for Mental Health Professionals

The 21st century psychotherapeutic breakthrough that can supercharge your practice by helping your clients take charge of their wellbeing.

  • Half-Day version provides a whirlwind set of learn-as-you-go exercises to get a feel for Dr. Gruder’s six field-leading step Energy Psychology Essentials™ process and shows you how to teach clients to do effective Energy Psychology Self-Help™ sequences between sessions.
  • Full-Day version adds more detailed processes so you develop confidence Clinician-Strength Energy Psychology Essentials™ exercises so you can start integrating these methods into client sessions. Also your best possible doorway into the Association for Comprehensive Psychology’s Comprehensive Energy Psychology certification program that the Dr. Gruder co-architected.

Socially Responsible Psychotherapy™

A breakthrough framework & strategies for helping your clients recognize & free themselves from our culture’s Hijacking of Happiness, and the epidemic of Entitlement Disorder & Learned Helplessness that this hijacking spawned. If psychotherapists don’t help clients develop their own Integrity Stimulus Plan, who will?!


  • One-Day version provides a whirlwind tour of how happiness, health, prosperity, empowerment and problem-solving got hijacked and outlines the keys to taking charge again in each of these areas.
  • Two-Day version adds specific exercises that therapists can take clients through to help clients take back their power create sustainable happiness and collaboration with others, without sacrificing wellbeing, prosperity or social responsibility.

Become a PsychPreneur™ & Help Your Business Clients Develop Entrepreneur Success Psychology™ Skills

Many mental health professionals possess a significant untapped reservoir of self-development expertise they could provide to the public that would be superior to what most non-mental health professionals currently provide. Not only would they serve the public by doing this; they would also supplement their income and generate more psychotherapy clients. What’s more, increasing numbers of mental health professionals are doing psychotherapy with entrepreneurs. In order to best serve them, practitioners have an ethical responsibility understand the world of entrepreneurship. This would enable them to offer psychological wisdom to entrepreneur clients at a depth they would otherwise be unable to provide. The best way for mental health professionals to develop these capabilities is to become entrepreneurs. And there’s no easier way for mental health professionals to become entrepreneurs than by providing psychoeducational resources.

  • One-Day version introduces mental health professionals to the psychology of entrepreneurship (PsychPreneurship™) and the six stages of entrepreneurial projects. It then moves into strategies for beginning to identify portions of their expertise that might lend themselves to being entrepreneurially converted into psychoeducational resources.
  • Two-Day version adds a sequenced series of processes enabling mental health professionals to make substantial progress with the first two entrepreneurial stages of project.
  • Three-Day version adds a detailed exploration of psychological factors contributing to entrepreneurial success, and how to raise and address these with psychotherapy clients who are entrepreneurs.

Dr. Gruder’s Keynote Topics & Titles (and CV)

Want some ideas for topics to invite Dr. Gruder to speak on for your event?
Click below for a sample of his keynote titles from across the decades. Beneath that is his CV.

Some of Dr. Gruder’s Past Keynote Topics (Downloadable PDF)

Dr. Gruder’s 2015 CV (Downloadable PDF)

Noteworthy Organizations For Which Dr. Gruder Has Presented

Leadership, Business, Entrepreneurship, Governance

  • South Centre (World Trade Organization Ambassadors) (Switzerland)
  • Educational Positioning & Global Issues Forum (Ohio)
  • CEO Space International (Nevada)
  • World Presidents Organization (California)
  • Vistage (California)
  • IDS/American Express (California)
  • Leadership Conference, Alliant International University (California)
  • Equanicity Resources (California)

Armed Forces

  • Edmonton Military Health Specialists (Canada)
  • US Navy/Marines Medical (California)

Educational Settings

  • Management Academy, San Diego County Office of Education (California)
  • Greater Edmonton Teachers Conference (Canada)
  • University of California, San Diego (California)
  • California Institute for Human Science (California)
  • San Diego State University (California)
  • Hocking College (Ohio)
  • Walden University (Colorado)

Health, Psychology, Coaching & Personal Development

  • International Conference on the Family (California)
  • National Coalition for Marriage, Family & Couples Education (Washington, DC)
  • California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists (California)
  • Academy for Guided Imagery (California)
  • National Summit Drug & Alcohol Conference (Tennessee)
  • The ManKind Project (International)
  • Central California Women’s Conference (California)
  • Seven Counties Services Training Institute (Kentucky)
  • The Learning Annex (California)
  • Wellcoaches, Inc. (Massachusetts)
  • Oxford Stress & Trauma Centre (England)
  • Styles for Relaxation (Oregon)
  • Copy of Oxford Stress & Trauma Centre (England)
  • Personality Assessment System Foundation (Ohio)
  • Styles for Relaxation (Oregon)
  • Geneva Transactional Analysis Institute (Switzerland)
  • Grand Rounds, Scripps Healthcare (California)
  • Orlando Health Hospital Group (Florida)
  • Women’s Health Conference, Sharp Hospital Group (California)
  • Energy Medicine Canada (Canada)
  • Institute for the Study of Subtle Energies & Energy Medicine (Colorado)
  • Sanoviv Medical Institute (Mexico)
  • Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (Training Programs Provided in 10 U.S. States)
  • Pacific Rim Energy Psychology Conferences (Singapore, China)
  • European Energy Psychology Conferences (Switzerland, England)
  • Canadian Energy Psychology Conferences (Canada)

Countries & States/Provinces Where Dr. Gruder Has Spoken

United States

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Maryland
  • Missouri
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Tennessee
  • Virginia
  • Washington, DC

Canada (Provinces)

  • Alberta
  • Ontario
  • Quebec

Mexico

  • Baja California
  • Cuernavaca (Mexico City area)

England

  • Brighton
  • Oxford

Switzerland

  • Geneva
  • Gstaad

Singapore

China (Hong Kong)

Dr Gruder’s Event Services Include:

  • Keynotes (30 minutes to 2 hours)
  • Training Programs (2 hours to 5 days)
  • Retreats (Board, Executive, Team Building, or Spousal; half-day to 5 days)

Dr. Gruder’s Availability Includes:

  • Remotely (by local affiliate feed, video conference)
  • Onsite (worldwide — Dr. G has thus far keynoted/trained onsite in 7 countries on 3 continents)

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