Dr. Mark Goulston

Supporting the Treatment, Research, and Awareness of Digital Media Addictions

Author. International Speaker. Specialist in Suicide Prevention.

Mark Goulston, M.D.

Dr. Mark Goulston is one of the world’s leading experts on empathic listening with his book, “Just Listen,” becoming the top book on listening in the world. His Harvard Business Review Ideacast interview, Become a Better Listener, is ranked #1 out of all their podcasts.
He is the inventor/creator of Targeted Interventional Empathy which goes into the despair and discouragement at the core of suicidal individuals and relieves it and begins people on the path to healing from it in an analogous manner to CRISPR which goes into faulty genes and repairs them.
He is the co-creator and moderator of the mulitple-award winning documentary, Stay Alive: An Intimate Conversation about Suicide Prevention.
His principal mission is Scaling Compassion by humanizing the workplace and the world and he does that by speaking, teaching and coaching the world on how to better listen to each other. In October, 2017 he did a one day, six hour, just him presentation to managers of the Russian Federation on how to achieve better results through becoming a better listener.

He is the host of two podcasts, My Wakeup Call and Stay Alive, both on the Mental Health News Radio Network.
He is an expert resource in human behavior to the media and has appeared on CNN, MSNBC/ABC/CBS/NBC/BBC, Oprah, Today, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune, Inc. He has contributed to Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Business Insider, Psychology Today and the Huffington Post. He served as an advisor to the Prosecution in the OJ Simpson criminal trial.
He is a former trainer of FBI and police hostage negotiators, a Board Certified Psychiatrist, a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a former UCLA Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry for more than twenty years. He was also mentored by Dr. Edwin Shneidman which began his focus on suicide prevention and postvention.


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