Schiraldi, PhD, Glenn R.

Glenn R. Schiraldi, Ph.D., Lt. Colonel (USA, Ret.), has served on the stress management faculties at the Pentagon, ICISF, and the University of Maryland School of Public Health, where he received the Outstanding Teacher Award and other teaching/service awards. He is the author of various articles and 14 books on mind/body health, which have been translated into 17 foreign languages. His books include: The Resilience Workbook; The Resilient Warrior Before, During, and After War; The Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Source Book; The Adverse Childhood Experiences Recovery Workbook; The Self-Esteem Workbook; World War II Survivors: Lessons in Resilience; The Anger Management Source Book; and Conquer Anxiety, Worry and Nervous Fatigue. Glenn’s writing has been recognized by various scholarly and popular sources, including the Washington Post, American Journal of Health Promotion, the Mind/Body Health Review, and the International Stress and Tension Control Society Newsletter

While serving at the Pentagon, he helped to design and implement a series of prototype courses in stress management for the Department of the Army—including stress/hostility/anger management and communication skills. For ICISF and his Resilience Training International ( he developed and presents resilience training to high-risk groups (e.g., military, police, firefighters, and their helpers) to prevent stress-related conditions (such as PTSD and suicide) and improve performance. At the University of Maryland, he pioneered a number of mind/body courses, teaching coping skills to adults of diverse ages and demonstrating that such courses favorably impact resilience, happiness, self-esteem, optimism, curiosity, depression, anxiety, and anger. 

His public service includes serving on the Board of Directors of the Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association, a Johns Hopkins Department of Psychiatry cooperative, the ABC PTSD Working Group, and the editorial board of the International Journal of Emergency Mental Health and Human Resilience. He and his wife recently completed four years of leading an addiction recovery group as volunteers. 

A Vietnam-era veteran and graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, he holds graduate degrees from BYU (Valedictorian) and the University of Maryland.