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About Dr. Gruder & Integrity Revolution, LLC

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Integrity Revolution, LLC, logoIntegrity Revolution, LLC, helps 'everyday people to world leaders' create sustainable happiness, health, love and success without sacrificing personal integrity or social responsibility. It sponsors the Integritize America campaign, the centerpieces of which include the Integrity Stimulus Plan and the Integrity Pledge. Integrity Revolution provides a universal transpartisan nondenominationally spiritual framework for co-creating integrity-centered sustainable solutions to the vast challenges we face today. It also helps people construct their own personal Integrity Pledge to become the change they want to see and facilitate those changes in the world in whatever ways reflect their unique passions and talents.

Photo of Dr. David GruderDr. David S. Gruder, PhD, DCEP, has been hailed by Radio & Television Interview Reports as America's Integrity Expert: the clinical and organizational psychologist who is today's preeminent thought leader on practical ways to bring integrity back into daily life, relationships, business, politics, the media, eduction, and religion. As Integrity Revolution's CEO & Founder, he passionately embodies its mission statement (described above) through writing, keynotes, training, mentoring, and media interviews on various aspects of integrity-centered living, working, loving and serving. An international speaker, trainer and TheraCoach for over three decades, Dr. Gruder has also given hundreds of interviews on many radio talk shows throughout North America and is a recurring guest for many of them. Dr. Gruder's masters and doctorate are in clinical psychology with a secondary emphasis in organizational development and conflict resolution. His bachelors degree was in psychology and music, magna cum laude. He is also an ordained interfaith clergy and spiritual director.

DThe New IQr. Gruder has authored two major print books, four e-books, over seventy CD sets and well over a dozen training manuals. His first print book, Sensible Self-HelpSensible Self-Help, won two book awards, including Colliers 1997 Mental Health Book of the Year. His six-award-winning second print book, The New IQ, is a road map for addressing the worldwide crisis of lack of personal, relationship and leadership integrity. Its companion volume is the The New IQ Integrity Makeover Workbook (available in downloadable and print versions). His first website, the Willingness Works® website,, is a Starburst Best-of-the-Web Top 100 Self-Discovery Website. His main website,, is devoted to sparking an integrity revolution, along with its cousin website,

Dr. Gruder has provided training programs for leaders, helping professionals and the general public throughout the United States as well as in Canada, Mexico, England, Switzerland, Hong Kong and Singapore. His topics have been many and varied, but all focus on creating sustainable happiness, health, prosperity, patriotism and problem-solving through building personal, relationship, societal and leadership integrity. For Dr. Gruder’s full CV (click HERE).

CEO SpaceWithin the business and leadership community, Dr. Gruder has spoken to, trained, and consulted with a wide range of business, academic and coaching organizations for three decades. He has provided organizational analyses, staff training, team development and executive mentoring, for executives, administrators, leaders, businesses, health care organizations, and educational institutions. His specialties include right use of integrity & accountability, and personal power & collaboration. Examples include: IDS/American Express®, Vistage® (formerly known as The Executive Committee/TEC), the Alliant University Leadership Conference, the Wellcoaches® Corporation, Sanoviv Medical Institute, the San Diego County Department of Education Management Academy, University of California San Diego Medical School, San Diego State University, Hocking College (Ohio), and a number of family-owned businesses and entrepreneurs. (For Dr. Gruder’s full CV click HERE.) He is also a faculty member, on the Faculty Integrity Team, and Special Counsel to the Chairman & Board for CEO Space, the world's only organization providing a complete range of resources enabling its members become massively successful at integrity-centered socially responsible collaborative capitalism (the desperately needed antidote to greed-centered socially irresponsible dysfunctional versions of capitalism).

Within the international community, Dr. Gruder has provided synergy-centered negotiation skills training to a group of ambassadors and other delegates to the World Trade Organization through a project co-sponsored by South Centre in Geneva, Switzerland, and Action Aid in Pakistan. (For Dr. Gruder’s full CV click HERE.)

Within the medical and psychological community, Dr. Gruder is dually licensed as a psychologist and as a marriage & family therapist, and is a California-approved Continuing Education provider for psychologists, marriage & family therapists, social workers, nurses and drug & alcohol counselors. In addition to being a consultant to the Sanoviv Medical Institute he has given hundreds of lectures and workshops around the world, from hospital Grand Rounds presentations to multiple-day workshops at international conferences to case consultations for psychotherapists to teaching classes for psychology graduate students. He maintained a waiting-list private psychotherapy practice from 1980 until 2000, when his out-of-town schedule and other commitments had grown to where it was no longer possible for him to continue to provide weekly psychotherapy. (For Dr. Gruder’s full CV click HERE.)

ACEP MemberWithin the specialty field of Energy Psychology, Dr. Gruder was the co-founder and first President of the international Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP) and remains a member of its Advisory Council. He was a co-architect of ACEP’s diplomate program in Comprehensive Energy Psychology and Energy Health Practitioner certificate program. In addition to his DCEP (Diplomate in Comprehensive Energy Psychology), he is an ACEP-Approved Certification Workshops Full Trainer, Certification Consultant and Continuing Education provider. Dr. Gruder is also an Advisory Board member of the InnerSource Energy Psychology Interactive project and the Mental Health Coordinator for the Energy Medicine Institute. (For Dr. Gruder’s full CV click HERE.)

Within academia, Dr. Gruder is a Core Faculty member at the California Institute for Human Science in Encinitas, California, where he has taught graduate courses in Archetypes, Human Development and Energy Psychology. He has  been a featured speaker at the Greater Edmonton Teacher's Conference, a convention that attracts 8000 primary and secondary school teachers and administrators, and was a trainer for the San Diego County Office of Education's Management Academy.. (For Dr. Gruder’s full CV click HERE.)

ManKind ProjectDr. Gruder is also active in the ManKind Project, a non-denominational international non-profit organization of men mentoring men into mature manhood by confronting the blocks interfering with their integrity, so they can fully embody their personal, relationship, professional, service and/or leadership missions. He is a past Board member for the San Diego community of ManKind Project International and has staffed a number of their programs. (For Dr. Gruder’s full CV click HERE.)

In refreshing contrast to his multi-dimensional professional life, David lives a simple, play-filled life in San Diego, California, with his wife Laurie (a licensed acupuncturist and creator of health-oriented CDs and e-books), their cat Sasha and a delightful community of friends and family. A former accomplished musician, he still loves to sing and dabble in some of his former instruments. He hopes to return to composing and performing in the coming years. MemberiCop Master Member: Protecting the ConsumerBusiness Ethics Pledge Signer

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Dr. David Gruder is a psychologist, eight-award-winning author (6 from his latest book), and captivating presenter who speaks, trains and consults worldwide on integrity-centered living, working, loving and serving.

Dr. David Gruder, Ph.D., Author of The New IQ

"Integrity isn't a burden --
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Integrity isn't a sacrifice --
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