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Doctor Brunner is a Tucson, Arizona based counselor, psychologist, therapist and organizational consultant utilizing advanced psychological training to treat individual people, consult with organizations and publish scientific information to advance his field. Dr. Brunner is the Senior author of a scientifically advanced youth measure of anger that has been adapted into 7 languages worldwide. He is the author of numerous book chapters and scientific journal articles on topics including child development, assessment, anger evaluation, and best practices in psychology.

As a PhD Board Licensed Psychologist, Doctor Brunner is considered an expert in the areas of assessment, child and adolescent psychology and evidenced based treatment. He has served as an expert witness in the legal arena and has been consulted by organizations such as Carondelet Healthcare, the Discovery Channel, Tucson Electric Power, and the Arizona State Board of Nursing.

John Tamny sees the prophetic writing on the wall with his new book: “The End of Work: Why Your Passion can Become Your Job” | Friday, September, 14th

One of the most “cut to the bone” books I have read recently is Tamny’s hot-off-the-press book.  And his perspective is as fresh as the original glazed donut you eat when you pull into Krispy Kreme when the HOT NOW … Continue reading

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Sexually eye opening TED talks: What drives infidelity and the secret to desire in a long-term relationship | Friday, September, 7th

What humans crave more than sex, is reliable, deep, and rejuvenating emotional intimacy.  The feeling that you can reveal even the most vulnerable parts of yourself and there will be someone else who will truly listen, care, and be honest … Continue reading

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Renewing our respect for the Dirty Jobs that build civilizations and are realistic careers for young people | Thursday, August, 30th

As the hype of higher education is slowly losing its glossy appearance and being replaced by gritty educational shoppers who are truly asking themselves if a certain academic degree is worth going into massive debt, there is an even more … Continue reading

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Why most young adults are floundering on their parents’ couch even though higher education and technical training options have exploded | Friday, August, 24th

It is tragically ironic that while online educational options have become voluminously  diversified, people in their 20’s are still struggling to find economically stable, meaningful careers. In fact, every day news headlines reveal there is an epidemic of unfulfilled young … Continue reading

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What to do if you or your child has been diagnosed with ADHD | Friday, August, 17th

When you receive an ADHD diagnosis, it is important that you immediately formulate a roadmap of steps in order to minimize the impact of the condition on you or your child’s functioning. Truth be told, diagnoses like ADHD – by … Continue reading

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The 3 most common student problems schools and parents overlook that Precise Evaluation corrects | Friday, August, 10th

Even well-meaning parents have their children evaluated 3 to 7 years after the student first exhibits a serious learning problem.  That lost time is usually devastating – since the younger a child is the more their brain is able to … Continue reading

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4 Blogs to ensure you keep your sanity this school year and prevent the most likely blow-ups and bitter battles with your student | Friday, July, 27th

I always get a surge of calls as school begins because parents pull their hair out with stress as some of their children go back to school and have major adjustment problems!!!!! Much of the problem is too many parents … Continue reading

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Awesome TED talk: The Power of Vulnerability in a global culture of deception and fakeness | Friday, June, 15th

A dangerously toxic message that continues to receive wide support throughout the human race is as follows:  show no weakness, highlight your strengths, and DO NOT show vulnerability. I recently watched Brene Brown’s awesome TED talk entitled “The Power of … Continue reading

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Why college is not THE way for your child to find a career; high paying trade jobs sit empty as a bachelor’s degree loses its value | Friday, May, 11th

Penetrating NPR podcast you can listen to here: High Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up for University. There is an unfortunate mythology that the only way for your kid to make a living is after … Continue reading

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Why you might want to have your child assessed for Giftedness this Summer | Friday, May, 4th

Of the approximately 160 blogs I have written, some of the most popular reveal to parents how and why they might have their child assessed for giftedness. This is a great time of year to assess whether your child is … Continue reading

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