Keynote speaker Guy Winch uses his background in stand-up comedy to deliver highly entertaining, informative and compelling keynote addresses that leave audiences entertained and which gives practical and immediately applicable information.
Guy Winch is a clinical psychologist, author, TED and keynote speaker. He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from New York University and completed several years of post-doctoral work in family systems. His most recent book, Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure, and Other Everyday Hurts (Plumes, 2014), has been translated into 19 languages and his TED Talk Why We All Need to Practice Emotional First Aid has been viewed millions of times and is rated as the #4 most inspiring TED Talk of all time on TED.com.
Dr. Winch suggests a simple but revolutionary idea—that we care for our psychological health with the same diligence with which we practice dental hygiene and take care of our physical health. Using examples from cutting edge psychological science, he illustrates the surprising ways common psychological injuries such as rejection, failure, or loneliness impact our behavior, mood, cognitive functioning, and physical health, and he provides practical tools for treating these all too common hurts.
Dr. Winch blogs for Psychology Today, and Huffington Post, and he is on the board of advisers for Yahoo Health. He is frequently featured in the New York Times, Time, Forbes, and other national and international media outlets.
As a Keynote speaker, Dr. Winch uses his background in stand-up comedy to deliver inspiring and highly entertaining, informative, and compelling addresses that audiences find moving, relatable, highly practical and immediately applicable to their lives.
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