About The Doctor

Dr. John Schinnerer

Nationally-recognized expert in anger management and positive psychology, Dr John is an award-winning author, speaker, consultant and expert coach in the fields of Positive Psychology and Anger Management.

Dr. John has been nationally recognized as one of the premiere experts in his fields. He has appeared on a variety of national media outlets providing an expert view on managing anger and providing insights to a happier life.  Dr. John’s work can be found in both print publications, radio, CD, DVD and TV. He is excited to announce that he was selected as one of the consultants and behavior experts along with Dr. Paul Ekman and Dr. Dacher Keltner on the new Pixar Film, Inside Out, due out in 2015.

He has been on stage or on air with Lt. Governor John Garamendi, Olympic medalist Paul Kingsman, Dr. Daniel Amen, Dan Millman, Dr. Fred Luskin from Stanford, and Dr. Jonathan Haidt from University of Virginia.  Dr. John has hosted over 200 radio shows during prime time in the San Francisco Bay Area on positive psychology and self improvement.

Dr. John Schinnerer, is a UC Berkeley-trained Ph.D intently focused in  the field of happiness. He has uncovered the key to a happier life. By combining the areas of anger management and positive psychology,  he created a unique and intuitive marriage of two fields that were historically not related.  The revolutionary formula…

Anger Management + Positive Psychology = Happiness

Dr. John has given a Psychiatric Grand Rounds presentation for Kaiser Permanente on positive psychology. He has taught numerous psychologists, doctors and mental health professionals about the benefits of positive psychology. He has consulted with major companies such as Sutter Health, Kaiser, and UPS regarding the need for and implementation of emotional intelligence. His book, Guide to Self: The Beginner’s Guide to Managing Emotion and Thought was awarded Best Self-Help Book of the Year. Dr. John was recently included on a music album by Positive Music Imperative, speaking on the importance of positivity in music lyrics.

Dr. John’s blog on positive psychology, Shrunken Mind, has been named the top positive psychology blog on the web by PostRank. The Daily Reviewer named Shrunken Mind one of the Top 100 Blogs on the internet. 

Dr. John positive psychology anger management expert

Dr. John on air doing Guide to Self Radio

For testimonials regarding Dr. John’s powerful impact on the lives of his clients, click here.

His company site is at Guide To Self, Inc.