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Shani Robins   (#1822)   (Shani)
Basic Information
Location
Stanford, CA
Email Address
Phone
650.490.0069
Mobile Phone
650.490.0069
Fax
650.644.0404
Business
Wisdom Therapy Institute
Title
Psychologist
Address
P.O. Box 20230

Stanford, CA  
94309
USA


Personal Information
Additional Information
Licensed as
PSYCHOLOGIST
CA License No.
18795
License Date
12/30/2002
Graduation Year
1996
Sliding Scale
Yes
Psych Assistants
Yes
Associations

Biography

 

Shani Robins, Ph.D. pioneered the field of Wisdom TherapyTM in 1998 and is the founder and president of the Wisdom Therapy Institute (www.wisdomtherapy.com).  He is an instructor at Stanford & Palo Alto Universities where he teaches clinical, research, social, cognitive, and lifespan development courses, and applications of Wisdom Therapy and Emotional Intelligence in the workplace and every day life.  Dr. Robins is the author of many scientific journal articles and book chapters. In addition to his research and clinical background, Dr. Robins has also been a corporate consultant for Fortune 100 companies such as American Express and Yahoo. He has published and has given numerous training workshops and scientific talks nationally and internationally in the areas of Emotional Intelligence, Lifespan Development, Leadership, Wisdom, Stress, Coping, Organizational Development, and Executive and Employee Satisfaction and Productivity. He obtains consistently effective results, which he empirically substantiates with research outcome measures. Dr. Robins received his Ph.D. in 1996 from U.C. Santa Barbara, completed a prestigious NIMH Postdoctoral Fellowship at UC Irvine, and has since published extensively and has given numerous talks worldwide in the areas of workplace emotional intelligenence, adult development, and wisdom in leadership. He received a second Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 2002. Among his publications is a chapter on Emotional Intelligence in the Handbook of Consulting Psychology, a journal article on a systems conceptualization of anger and other emotions in organizations, and a scientific journal article outlining his studies on the impact of differential metaphors on decision making. On an entrepreneurial front, for the last 3 years Dr. Robins had co-founded an integrative vision that was also one of the largest Adult Day Health Care centers in the nation, the Monterey Peninsula Wisdom Adult Day Health Center. Shani is an avid racquetball player and also enjoys playing chess and GO. He rollerblades, salsa dances, runs the occasional marathon, and strives to appreciate the simple things.