Douglas LaBier

Business psychologist, psychotherapist & writer; director, Center for Progressive Development

Douglas LaBier, Ph.D. is a business psychologist, psychoanalytic psychotherapist and writer in Washington, DC; and Director of the Center for Progressive Development. As a business psychologist, Dr. LaBier consults to senior executives and senior management teams on ways to integrate personal and career development with positive leadership practices; and to integrate financial success with serving the social good. As a psychoanalytic psychotherapist, he helps individuals and couples resolve emotional conflicts that impact personal life goals, intimate and family relationships, career development and life transitions. His focus includes building emotional resiliency and self-awareness in the service of internal wellbeing and external success, in the context of today’s turbulent, unpredictable and globalized environment He’s the author of Modern Madness, cited by Daniel Goleman in the New York Times as “In the vanguard…offering sobering insights into the costs of modern success.” He publishes regularly in the popular press, and his work has been the subject of frequent coverage by national print and broadcast media. Dr. LaBier is currently a clinical professor at George Washington University; has been a faculty member of the Washington School of Psychiatry; and previously served on the staff of the National Institute of Mental Health.