Jed Diamond, director of the health program MenAlive, has been a licensed psychotherapist for nearly 40 years. Since its inception, he has been on the Board of Advisors of the Men’s Health Network. He is also a member of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male and serves as a member of the International Scientific Board of the World Congress on Men’s Health.
Diamond is the author of seven books including the international best-seller Male Menopause. His latest book is The Irritable Male Syndrome: Managing the 4 Key Causes of Depression and Aggression. He is presently working on Male Depression: The Hidden World-Wide Epidemic and The Future of Men: Decline and Fall or Growth and Transformation.
Diamond has also written nine booklets, produced 10 audio cassette programs, and produced a video program for the Public Broadcasting System (PBS). He has taught classes at U.C. Berkeley, U.C.L.A., J.F.K. University, Esalen Institute, The Omega Institute, and other centers of education throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. He has also served as a consultant for business executives between the ages of 40 and 60 who want to use the mid-life passage to achieve life-long personal and professional success.
Diamond received his masters degree in Social Work from the University of California at Berkeley and is presently working on a PhD in International Health.
He lives with his wife, Carlin, in Northern California. They are proud parents of five grown children and ten grandchildren.