One of the country's leading self-help writers and publishers, Lawrence E. Shapiro, Ph.D., will be conducting the workshop. Over the last 25 years, Dr. Shapiro has helped hundreds of people realize their dream of getting published. A prolific author of books, workbooks, card games, board games, newsletters, and even websites, Dr. Shapiro's materials are translated into over 25 languages.
Although he has published with traditional publishers like HarperCollins, Sourcebooks, and New Harbinger Publications, Dr. Shapiro specializes in "quick" publishing techniques, getting the word out fast and inexpensively, and keeping control of the entire publishing process. He has founded several publishing companies, including: Childswork/Childsplay, Instant Help Books, and Play2Grow, and has also run training and seminar businesses. Considered to be one of the most prolific writers in the business, Dr. Shapiro has written and created over 100 books, workbooks, storybooks, games, and other professional counseling tools, which have been used by tens of thousands of people all over the world.
Dr. Shapiro is a frequent guest on television and radio, and has appeared on programs like Dr. OZ, CNN, The Today Show, National Public Radio and many more. His work has been profiled in publications like The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, USA Today, Parent's Magazine, and dozens of other publications.
Always on the forefront of new developments in publishing, Dr. Shapiro is currently working on websites to help people with anxiety disorders, and smart phone apps for suicide prevention.