Sam Goldstein obtained his Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Utah and is licensed as a psychologist and certified School Psychologist in the State of Utah. He is also Board Certified as a Pediatric Neuropsychologist and listed in the Council for the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the National Academy of Neuropsychology. Dr. Goldstein is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, the University of Utah School of Medicine. He has authored, co-edited or co-authored over fifty clinical and trade publications, three dozen book chapters, nearly three dozen peer-reviewed scientific articles and eight psychological and neuropsychological tests. Since 1980, he has served as Clinical Director of The Neurology, Learning and Behavior Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Robert Brooks obtained his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Clark University in Worcester, MA and completed a postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Colorado Medical School in Denver. He is Board Certified in Clinical Psychology and listed in the Council for the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. Dr. Brooks is currently on the faculty of Harvard Medical School (part-time) and is former Director of the Department of Psychology at McLean Hospital, a private psychiatric hospital. He has authored, co-edited or co-authored 18 books and, in addition, authored or co-authored almost three dozen book chapters and more than three dozen peer reviewed scientific articles. He has received numerous 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.
In 2001, psychologists Drs. Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein transformed the mindsets of parents and professionals with their innovative and ground-breaking book, Raising Resilient Children. With the publication of their fourteenth co-authored book, Tenacity in Children: Nurturing the Seven Instincts for Lifetime Success, Goldstein and Brooks are poised once again to transform mindsets as we prepare children to transition into adult life.
Ms. Barbara Teszler