Larry Waldman, Ph.D., ABPP, is a semi-retired certified school psychologist and licensed clinical, forensic psychologist in Phoenix, Arizona, where he developed a successful private practice of 45 years, working with children, teens, parents, couples, and adults in a solution-focused manner.  A sought-after speaker, Dr. Waldman has presented hundreds of professional seminars for psychologists, family therapists, counselors, social workers, school psychologists and school counselors; one of his signature programs is “Teaching Parents to Parent”.  Dr. Waldman also provides community trainings on parenting, marriage, stress, depression and anxiety, wellness, grandparenting and psychotherapy. 

Dr. Waldman was the past president of the Maricopa Psychological Society, the director of psychological services for Charter Psychiatric Hospital of Glendale and was an “Official Guide” (top expert) on Parenting for  He is an adjunct graduate professor in the Counseling and Educational Psychology Departments for Ottawa University, and serves on the professional advisory board of Stepping Stones of Hope, a charitable organization serving children whom have lost a parent.  Waldman is the co-chair of the Early Career Psychologist Committee with the Arizona Psychological Association (AzPA).  An accomplished author, Dr. Waldman’s work has been featured in both local Phoenix media and national press including six books: Who’s Raising Whom? Coping with Your Adolescent; How Come I Love Him But Can’t Live with Him?  The Graduate Course You Never Had; Too Busy Earning a Living to Make Your Fortune? and Overcoming Your Negotiaphobia: Negotiating Through Your Life, and the forthcoming Don’t Hate Your Ex More than You Love Your Kid.  Dr. Waldman earned his BS in Education/Psychology from the University of Wisconsin; his MS in School Psychology was from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; his Ph.D. in Educational/School Psychology was earned at Arizona State University; and his Diplomate (ABPP) was received in 2003.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Larry Waldman has an employment relationship with the University of Phoenix. He receives royalties as a published author. Dr. Waldman receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Dr. Larry Waldman is a member of the National Association of Professional Psychology Providers and the National Association of School Psychologists.