"Shani Robins, Ph.D. is an instructor at Stanford University where he teaches his Wisdom course in Stanford’s Well-Being Program and his Wisdom Therapy course in Stanford Medical School’s Health Improvement Program. He is a licensed Psychologist, a National Institute of Mental Health Fellow, has pioneered the field of Wisdom TherapyTM in 1998, and is the founder and president of the Wisdom Therapy Institute (www.wisdomtherapy.com). Dr. Robins is the author of many scientific journal articles and book chapters. He trains Ph.D. clinical interns and teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in emotional intelligence, positive psychology, research, statistics, clinical, cognitive, social, health, and developmental psychologies. In addition to his research, teaching, and clinical practice, Dr. Robins is also a corporate consultant for Fortune 100 companies and has given numerous talks and trainings nationally and internationally on the applications of Wisdom Therapy and Emotional Intelligence to workplace stress reduction, anger management, conflict resolution, and productivity. Dr. Robins is an avid racquetball player and also enjoys playing chess and GO. He rollerblades, salsa dances, runs the occasional marathon, and strives to appreciate the simple things"