Russell  Grieger, Ph.D. Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Russell Grieger, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist and Organizational Consultant

Dr. Grieger, an internationally-recognized leader in the theory and practice of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, (REBT), applies his expertise through his clinical psychology practice, his organizational consulting, and his seminars, workshops, and lectures. He focuses on ridding emotional/behavioral dysfunction, building happiness and well-being, and stimulating extraordinary performance and results.


An internationally-recognized leader in the theory and practice of Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, (REBT), Russell Grieger, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist with more than 35 years experience helping individuals, couples, and families overcome their emotional and behavioral problems and lead happy, fulfilled lives. He also provides consultation and training to organizations big and small, public and private, on the topics of leadership, teambuilding, strategic planning, motivation/personal responsibility, and emotional well-being, as well as teaches at the University of Virginia as an Adjunct Professor. Dr. Grieger has published seven books or manuscripts for the mental health professional, co-edited the Journal of Rational Emotive and Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and published three self-help books for the lay public. His latest interest is creative writing and will publish a memoir in 2016 of the NCAA Championship basketball team on which he played.


    PhD, The Ohio State University, 1970
    MA, The Ohio State University, 1966
    BA, Evansville College, 1965

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Cognitive Behavior Therapy (REBT) with individuals, families, and couples; Positive psychology, happiness, and well-being; Character development, especially unconditional personal responsibility; Organizational development and consultation; Leadership training; Teambuilding

Personal Interests

    Creative non-fiction, philosophy, physical fitness


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