The Secret Things of GodDr. Henry Cloud is a clinical psychologist with a unique ability to connect with audiences. Drawing upon his broad range of experiences in private practice, leadership consulting, and media, he simplifies life's issues and gives easy to understand, practical advice. Its Dr. Cloud's humor, compassion, and "in the moment" confrontation that make his approach to psychology and spirituality such a success.
As author or co-author of more than twenty books, totaling four million copies sold, Dr. Cloud's bestselling and award-winning titles include the million-selling Boundaries and his new book, The Secret Things of God: Unlocking the Treasures Reserved for You (Howard Books, September 2007). He has appeared on numerous radio and television broadcasts, including ABC News, PBS, and FOX News, and has been featured or reviewed in the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, the Boston Globe, and more. Dr. Cloud co-hosts the nationally syndicated radio program "New Life Live," heard in more than 160 markets and via XM and Sirius satellite radio, with more than two million listeners.
As president of Cloud-Townsend Resources, Dr. Cloud has produced and conducted hundreds of public seminars around the country, speaking on business and leadership development, as well as relationships of all kinds. In his consulting practice, he works with leaders in a wide range of organizations and corporations, from family-held firms to Fortune 25 companies. He has an extensive executive coaching background and experience as an organizational and leadership consultant, speaking regularly across the U.S. and internationally at corporate and leadership events.
After founding and building a health care company, which operated treatment centers in 35 cities in the Western U.S., Dr. Cloud served as Clinical Director for ten years. In that context of hands-on clinical experience, he developed and researched many of the treatment principles and methods that he communicates to audiences now. Since selling the company, Dr. Cloud has devoted his time to publishing and spreading principles of hope and life-change through speaking, writing, and media.
A graduate of Southern Methodist University, earning a B.S. in psychology with honors, Dr. Cloud completed his Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Biola University, and his clinical internship at Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health.
Dr. Cloud is an avid golfer and enjoys boating, deep sea fishing and scuba diving. His philanthropic interests lie in the area of homelessness and the inner city, as well as missions in the developing world. He serves on the board of the Los Angeles Mission, a rescue mission Southern California. Dr. Cloud lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Tori, and their two daughters, Olivia and Lucy.