Dr. Ray Guarendi is a Catholic father of ten adopted children, a clinical psychologist, author, professional speaker, and national radio and television host. His radio show, “The Dr. Is In” can be heard on over 440 stations and Sirius XM channel 130. His TV show, “Living Right With Dr. Ray” can be seen on EWTN Global Catholic Network and is aired in 140 countries. Dr. Ray’s radio show― “The Doctor Is In” ― can be heard weekdays on over 440 stations and Sirius XM satellite radio, channel 130. The show is entering its 9th season.
For over 40 years, Dr. Ray has a wide variety of experience working with parents, families, educators, substance abuse programs, in-patient psychiatric centers, juvenile courts, and private practice. He has witnessed the common time-tested factors that consistently contribute to success in marriages and families.
Dr. Ray’s in-depth experience has led to his discovery that the so-called “experts” are undermining parental authority and preventing parents from following their God-given instincts to raise their kids for Heaven. This guiding principle led him to write his best-selling book, You’re A Better Parent Than You Think! By putting the power, knowledge and authority back in the hands of parents, Dr. Ray has helped thousands eliminate parenting frustrations by showing them proven parenting techniques that result in happy, well-adjusted children. Throughout his vocation and career, he has expanded on this theme to empower families to confidently take charge of the many challenges that arise with respect to marriages, families, raising teenagers and more. Other book titles of Dr. Ray’s include: Advice Worth Ignoring; Back to the Family; Discipline That Lasts a Lifetime; Good Discipline, Great Teens; Adoption: Choosing It, Living It, Loving It; Marriage: Small Steps, Big Rewards; Winning the Discipline Debates; Fighting Mad; and When Faith Causes Family Friction. His books on the Catholic faith include Why Be Catholic? and What Catholics Really Believe.
Dr. Ray has given over 3,000 talks around the country on topics including smart parenting; happier marriages; successful families; and a variety of motivational themes, for both personal and professional application. He captivates audiences with his humor laced presentations filled with practical advice and proven techniques. Dr. Ray’s audiences include professional associations women’s & men’s groups, churches, industry conferences, public organizations; teachers, hospital personnel and more.
2020 Speaking Circuit
How do you deal with anger and its emotional buddies? Parents, children, spouses, siblings, coworkers, even friends—we all struggle with situations where we experience feelings of anger. Dr. Ray cuts through psychobabble to present a realistic picture of anger and other emotional issues, and then offers practical solutions for overcoming them.
The first chapters provide a basic understanding of anger and clears up common misconceptions, and each subsequent chapter focuses on a different aspect of anger. Most of the time anger and its causes are well within our control—and conquering those angry impulses are in our control, too. Let Dr. Ray show you how!