Faculty Bio

Dr. David Posen

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    Dr. David Posen
  • Dr. David Posen graduated from the University of Toronto Medical School in 1967. He was involved in a research project in San Francisco before interning in Edmonton, Alberta. After a year of general practice in the Canadian Arctic he spent a year practicing in Jerusalem. In 1971 he started a family practice in Oakville, Ontario.In 1985 Dr. Posen gave up his general practice to devote his time exclusively to stress management, lifestyle counseling and psychotherapy. He has spoken widely to education, government, business and professional groups across North America. His clients have included University of Michigan, Warner Brothers, US Steel, Chevron, IBM, Verizon, Allstate Insurance, Federated Investors, American Express, Microsoft, Cisco Systems, McKinsey, Hilton Hotels, University of Florida Athletic Association, KPMG, Ernst & Young, Ford, Hewlett Packard, Bayer, Yellow Freight, University of California, Comcast Cable Communications and the Million Dollar Round Table.David is the author of three best-selling books, Always Change a Losing Game, Staying Afloat When the Water Gets Rough and The Little Book of Stress Relief, now in its twelfth printing and translated into seven languages (French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Portuguese and Korean.) David’s fourth book, Is Work Killing You? was released in February, 2013.

  • Upcoming Seminars:
    Managing Competing Demands:
    Getting It Done and Having a Life
    with Dr. David Posen
        Managers today run a gauntlet of competing demands, both personal and professional. Finding the right balance between work and life isn't easy, but doing so is essential to good health and energy, reduced stress, improved productivity at work and personal happiness. Most people feel so overloaded...