Edie is an authority on the neuroscience of achievement and brain-based performance, including emotional and intuitive intelligence. Her roll-up-your-sleeves positive psychology training programs integrate Action Intelligence (AQ) for high impact results. As an occupational therapist, Edie had worked with all types of disorders including children with autism and those with emotional and behavioral challenges. She has turned around some of New York City’s most at-risk kids by creating caring cultures to give children hope.
A Social Change Agent, Edie hosted and produced talk shows on radio and TV with affiliates of ABC. She has also been a psychotherapist, family counselor and human development coordinator and professor at a community college. Edie is a sought-after resource for various media such as NBC and publications including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Parenting, Prevention, The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune and Reuters.
A bestselling author, Edie’s seven books, including Stop Bullying Now, have been translated into numerous languages. She is also a CSP, Certified Speaking Professional, which is the highest earned mark of excellence awarded by the National Speakers Association to fewer than 8% of its membership worldwide. It assures you of a high-impact, empowering program that is engaging, educational and entertaining.