Michael Wiederman, PhD

Michael Wiederman received his training as a clinical psychologist at Bowling Green State University in Ohio.  While there, he started conducting research on gender, dating and marital relationships, and human sexuality.  His graduate studies concluded with a predoctoral internship in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita.  The following year he was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship in their eating disorders clinic.

After teaching psychology as a college faculty member for 20 years, Dr. Wiederman became the inaugural Director of Faculty Development at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine-Greenville.  For several years Dr. Wiederman served as the Book Review Editor for The Journal of Sex Research and served on the editorial boards of the journal Body Image and the International Journal of Sexual Health.

As a Writer. . .

Dr. Wiederman has published more than 200 articles, chapters, and books [Click Here], including "Why It's So Hard to Be Happy" and "Mortal Thoughts," both published in Scientific American Mind.   He wrote the books Study Less, Learn More: The Complete Guide for Busy Students and Understanding Sexuality Research, co-authored the books Transcending the Personality Disordered Parent with Randy Sansone and The Complete Guide to Graduate School Admission with Patricia Keith-Spiegel, and co-edited the Handbook for Conducting Research on Human Sexuality with Bernard Whitley, Jr.


As a Speaker. . .

Dr. Michael Wiederman has given more than 1000 presentations to various groups including students, health professionals, educators, and the general public.   His lively delivery, keen sense of humor, and extensive knowledge of psychology have resulted in glowing evaluations from audiences of all types.


As a Personal Coach. . .

When helping you achieve your goals, Dr. Wiederman is committed to providing the missing pieces that have kept you from success.   A personal coach is not a counselor or therapist, but rather a trained professional who can offer advice, feedback, and accountability to help you achieve your goals.