Israel (Izzy) C. Kalman, MS, Nationally Certified School Psychologist, is a nationally renowned instructor in anger control, bullying, and relationship problems. He has a knack for seeing simple things that escape most people, and for coming up with simple solutions to seemingly intractable problems. Nearly three decades ago, he developed a fun, yet powerful, one-session technique for teaching anger control to both children and adults. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology at CCNY in New York in 1974, and a Master’s of Science degree in clinical psychology at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia in 1978 before working as a school psychologist and psychotherapist in Israel and eventually in New York City. During the past 12 years, he has devoted himself full time to educating mental health professionals and educators. He is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist, and a member of the International School Psychology Association, the New York State Association of School Psychologists, the Richmond County Psychological Association, and the International Society for Research on Aggression.
Mr. Kalman is the author and creator of the website http://www.Bullies2Buddies.com”> Bullies2Buddies.com , which offers free online manuals that have helped people solve their bullying-related problems, worldwide. He is also the author of a book for youth, Bullies to Buddies: How to Turn Your Enemies Into Friends; a manual for teachers and parents called A Revolutionary Guide to Reducing Aggression Between Children; an audio CD program, How to Stop Being Teased and Bullied Without Really Trying; a whole-school bullying-reduction program (actually, a victim-reduction program), Victim-Proof Your School; a DVD for workplace bullying called Turning Workplace Hostility into Harmony; and a DVD for marriage problems called From Soulmates to Cellmates. Mr. Kalman has appeared on national television as an expert on bullying, spoken at numerous professional conferences in the U.S. and abroad, and created a Staten Island Community TV series, Help They’re Driving Me Crazy.
Financial: Israel Kalman is the director of Bullies to Buddies. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Israel Kalman is a member of the National Association of School Psychologists; New York Association of School Psychologists; and the International School Psychology Association.