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About Leonard Ingram, PhD

Dr. Ingram

Leonard Ingram is a psycho-therapist by training and has been doing individual and group counseling encompassing a wide spectrum of therapies for over twenty-five years with an emphasis on anger management and violence intervention . Mr. Ingram received his undergraduate degree from Roosevelt University in Chicago, and also holds a PhD in Buddhist psychology and Philosophy from the University Of Chicago, and also received additional training in Adlerian Anger Therapy and Transpersonal psychology.
In addition to a large private practice, he is currently the Executive Director of the Heart Organization and also a consultant for the Chicago Board of Education. Dr. Ingram has conducted hundreds of training workshops for teachers, parents, students, guidance counselors, school psychologists, principals and other education professionals. He has also conducted numerous training workshops for The Chicago Police Department, the Joliet Police Department, The Chicago Dept. of Workplace Violence, The Illinois Department Of Corrections, The Federal Work release Program, numerous Colleges and Universities across the country and various local Corporations,
Hospitals and Mental Healthcare Agencies. Over the years, Dr. Ingram has become recognized by many as a “Guru” and expert on anger management theory and practice and has been featured in the PBS documentary, The Children are Watching, CBS Sunday Morning Program, the Montell
Williams Show and over twenty (20) local TV and Radio programs in Chicago. Dr. Ingram is sought after by Newspaper journalists from all over the country and has been featured in numerous articles on Anger management and Violence including major magazines such as Vogue, Redbook, People, Time, Confidante, etc. He is also the author of thirteen (13) books dealing with every aspect of anger management and the whole spectrum of allied mental and emotional problems that are associated with mismanaged anger. Over 100 clinicians and mental health professionals has completed his
unique training course to enhance their counseling skills.