Guest Profile

Dr. Henry Cloud

Dr. Cloud has written or co-written over 20 books, including the two million-seller Boundaries, Integrity: The Courage To Meet The Demands of Reality, 9 Things You Simply Must Do: To Succeed in Love and Life, and most recently, The One-Life Solution. His books have earned three God Medallion awards and the distinguished Retailers Choice award for a book and television partnership with Time-Life and Integrity Publishers.

Dr. Cloud is the co-host of the nationally syndicated radio program New Life Live heard in 180 markets where millions of listeners have benefited from his wit and wisdom for over a decade. In addition, he has appeared on numerous radio and television programs and networks, including ABC News and FOX News. His work has been featured and reviewed in such publications as The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, and many others.

As President of Cloud-Townsend Resources, Dr. Cloud has produced and conducted hundreds of public seminars around the country on a variety of leadership, business, and personal life topics, and his seminars are often down linked by satellite to several thousand live venues at a time. In his consulting practice, he works with leaders in a wide range of organizations and corporations, from family-held firms to Fortune 25 companies. He has an extensive executive coaching background and experience as an organizational and leadership consultant, speaking regularly across the U.S. and internationally at corporate and leadership events.

Dr. Cloud founded and built a health care company which operated inpatient and outpatient treatment centers in thirty-five cities in the Western U.S., also serving as Clinical Director for ten years. In that context of hands-on clinical experience, he developed and researched many of the principles and methods of life change and performance growth that he communicates to audiences now. After selling the company in 1996, he has devoted his time to leadership consulting, publishing and spreading principles of hope and life-change through speaking, writing, and media. His books have sold over 5 million copies.

He is a graduate of Souther Methodist University, earning a B.S. in psychology with honors. He completed his Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Biola University, and his clinical internship at Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, and did his doctoral dissertation in leadership personality. His philanthropic interests lie in the area of homelessness and the inner city, as well as relief work in the developing world. He also serves on the board of the Los Angeles Mission, a rescue mission on Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles. Dr. Cloud is an avid golfer and enjoys boating, deep sea fishing and scuba diving. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Tori, and their two daughters, Olivia and Lucy.