Dr. Glenn Schiraldi

Glenn R. Schiraldi, Ph.D., Lt. Colonel (US Army Reserves, Retired), has served on the stress management faculties at the Pentagon, the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, and the University of Maryland, where he received the Outstanding Teaching Award and other teaching/service awards in the School of Public Health. His 14 books on stress-related topics have been translated into sixteen foreign languages, and include: 

  • The Resilience Workbook 
  • The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sourcebook 
  • The Self-Esteem Workbook
  • World War II Survivors: Lessons in Resilience
  • The Adverse Childhood Experiences Recovery Workbook ( available December 1, 2020)

Glenn’s writing has been recognized by various scholarly and popular sources, such as the Washington Post, American Journal of Health Promotion, the Mind/Body Health Review, and the International Stress and Tension Control Society Newsletter.

Glenn has trained high-risk groups (such as the military, police, and firefighters), mental health professionals, and laypersons around the world on various aspects of resilience, stress, and trauma. His research at the University of Maryland has found that resilience skills training increases resilience, happiness, self-esteem, optimism, and curiosity, while reducing anxiety, depression, and anger.

          He is the founder of Resilience Training International (www.ResilienceFirst.com), which teaches people how to prevent and recover from stress-related conditions (such as PTSD, depression, and anxiety), while optimizing mental health and performance under pressure.

Glenn is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, and a Vietnam-era veteran. His doctorate is from the University of Maryland.