RECENT AND PAST SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS




Professor D.L. Edmunds, Ed.D. is gifted with intellectual curiousity and compassion. He has an innate ability to connect with seriously distressed individuals and to assist them through challenges. Dr. Edmunds is controversial and a critical thinker who is not afraid to speak his mind. Dr. Edmunds has encouraged the transformation of ourselves and our society, understanding the human condition, ending oppression, tackling corruption and injustice, and finding ways we can join together in our common humanity.

DR. EDMUNDS HAS PRESENTED LECTURES ON CHILD DEVELOPMENT, MENTAL HEALTH REFORM, SELF TRANSFORMATION, EXISTENTIAL THERAPY, ETHICS IN PRACTICE, PRACTICAL PARENTING STRATEGIES, DRUG FREE APPROACHES AND ADHD, UNDERSTANDING SCHIZOPHRENIA,P PSYCHOSIS, BIPOLAR AND EXTREME STATES OF MIND, RELATIONAL APPROACHES FOR AUTISTIC AND DEVELOPMENTALLY DIFFERENT PERSONS, CRITICAL THINKING, SOCIAL JUSTICE, AIDING SERIOUSLY DISTRESSED INDIVIDUALS, RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY, COMPARATIVE RELIGION, AND SPIRITUALITY ACROSS THE NATION. BOOK DR. D.L. EDMUNDS FOR YOUR EVENT.

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BELOW IS A SELECTION OF RECENT AND FORTHCOMING LECTURES OR SEMINARS:

DR. EDMUNDS IN NEW YORK CITY FOR INFORMAL GATHERING/BOOK SIGNING- JUNE 1, 2009. CONTACT US FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

DR. D.L. EDMUNDS IS PRESENTLY PLANNING RADIO INTERVIEWS AND LECTURES IN REGARDS TO HIS RECENT TEXT, 'THE ROOTS OF DISTRESS' WHICH ADDRESSES THE FAMILY DYNAMICS AND THE SOCIAL AND POLITICAL PROCESSES WHICH LEAD CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS TO EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, DESPAIR, AND EVEN CRIMINALITY.

DR. D.L. EDMUNDS DELIVERED A GUEST LECTURE ON MARCH 26, 2009 AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON IN SCRANTON, PENNSYLVANIA ON THE 'ROOTS OF DISTRESS: EXPLORING THE FAMILIAL AND SOCIAL PROCESSES LEADING TO EMOTIONAL DISTRESS"

DR. EDMUNDS DID A FOLLOW UP INTERVIEW ON THE MENTAL HEALTH EDGE PROGRAM ON JANUARY 14, 2009 DISCUSSING PARENTAL RIGHTS AND INFORMED CONSENT. THIS PROGRAM WAS BROADCAST ON WTAN-AM IN CLEARWATER, FLORIDA

DR. EDMUNDS PRESENTED ON "THE MENTAL HEALTH EDGE" ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2OTH, 2008 DISCUSSING THE IMPACT OF BIO-PSYCHIATRY UPON CHILDREN. THIS PROGRAM WAS BROADCAST ON WTAN-AM IN CLEARWATER, FLORIDA

DR. EDMUNDS WAS A GUEST ON THE TALK OF CONNECTICUT RADIO WRDC-AM IN HARTFORD CONNECTICUT ON JULY 21, 2008 WHERE HE DISCUSSED HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM AND DEBUNKED THE CURRENT MEDICAL MODEL.

DR. D.L. EDMUNDS WAS A KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT THE OPENING OF AN EXHIBIT ON ISSUES OF PSYCHIATRIC ABUSE HELD IN CENTER CITY, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA ON JULY 13, 2008.



DR. EDMUNDS WAS A GUEST ON TROPIC WAVE RADIO BASED IN MELBOURNE, FLORIDA ON NOVEMBER 28, 2007 DISCUSSING ISSUES RELATED TO THE IMPACT OF PSYCHIATRY ON THE LIVES OF CHILDREN IN DISTRESS.

DR. EDMUNDS WAS THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT THE GRAND OPENING OF AN EXHIBIT IN BUFFALO, NEW YORK ON AUGUST 28, 2007 THAT DETAILS THE HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES IN PSYCHIATRY.

DR. EDMUNDS PRESENTED HIS TEXT, "CHILDREN OUR TREASURE: MEETING OUR CHILDREN'S NEEDS OUTSIDE OF THE BIO-PSYCHIATRIC PARADIGM" AT A LECTURE IN BUFFALO, NEW YORK ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2007.

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DR. EDMUNDS WAS A PRESENTER AT THE 4TH ANNUAL ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION RESOURCES CONFERENCE IN TROY, NY HELD IN JUNE 2007. AMONG THE KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ARE JOHN TAYLOR GATTO, FORMER NY STATE TEACHER OF THE YEAR AND ZOE READHEAD, DIRECTOR OF SUMMERHILL SCHOOL IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. SEE BELOW FOR INFORMATION:

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Dr. Edmunds hosted a public showing in the Scranton, Pennsylvania area of the award winning documentary by director Robert Manciero entitled, PRESCRIPTION: SUICIDE" which details the dangers of SSRI drugs and tells the stories of six families who experienced this firsthand.

PRESCRIPTION: SUICIDE

Dr. Edmunds attended CCHR's Fight for Kids gala on March 31, 2005. Kelly Preston was a speaker at the event held at the Ports 1961 Showroom in Chelsea, New York City. Among others in attendance included John Travolta, Arianna Huffington of the Huffington Post, Danny Masterson, and Greta Van Sustern of FOX News.


DR. EDMUNDS PRESENTED A PAPER ENTITLED, 'THINKING OUTSIDE THE BIO-PSYCHIATRIC PARADIGM' TO THE 8TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF PSYCHIATRY AND PSYCHOLOGY HELD AT THE SHERATION LAGUARDIA, FLUSHING, NEW YORK

On April 3, 2004, in New Port Richey, Florida, doctoral candidate Dan L. Edmunds presented "Understanding Our Children's True Needs" and discussed the topic of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, the hazards of psychostimulant drugs, and means to help children who are displaying attentional and concentration concerns as well as what we can do to make positive changes in our educational system, families, and society on behalf of our children.
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Keep in mind that in addition to the speaking fee of $600.00, you need to account for taxes, air and ground transportation, hotel accommodations, incidentals, and other services.

Locations of Dr. D.L. Edmunds'past speaking engagements and media interviews:

Clearwater, FL
Hartford, CT
Scranton, PA
Harrisburg, PA
Tannersville, PA
New Milford, PA
Tunkhannock, PA
Towanda, PA
Montrose, PA
Philadelphia, PA
Binghamton, NY
Buffalo, NY
Phoenix, AZ
Columbus, OH
Cleveland, OH
Springfield, MO
New Port Richey, FL
Ormond Beach, FL
Miami, FL
Niagara Falls, NY
Worcester, MA
Newark, NJ
Philadelphia, PA
Montpelier, VT
Flushing, NY
Manhattan, NYC, NY
Irvine, CA
Melbourne, FL
Chelsea, NYC, NY

Troy, NY

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