About the Author

David B. Wexler, Ph.D.

B. Wexler, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist in private practice in San Diego, specializing in the treatment of relationships in conflict. He is the Executive Director of the Relationship Training Institute, which provides education and treatment internationally for relationship development and the prevention and treatment of relationship violence. He has also served as the Clinical and Administrative Supervisor for the NIMH-sponsored research study of domestic violence in the Navy from 1991 through 1996, and again from 2001 to the present.

Dr. Wexler has trained thousands of community professionals, military personnel and law enforcement officials through extensive training seminars on the Domestic Violence 2000 model throughout the world. Dr. Wexler is also the former Chairman of the Treatment & Intervention Committee of the San Diego Domestic Violence Council and has been awarded the Distinguished Service Award for Treatment by this Council. The California Psychological Association has also designated Dr. Wexler as a Master Lecturer, and he received the Distinguished Contribution to Psychology award at their annual convention in 2003.

Dr. Wexler is the author of, When Good Men Behave Badly: Change Your Behavior, Change Your Relationship and his newest book, Is He Depressed or What?: What to Do When the Man You Love is Moody, Irritable, and Withdrawn. Dr. Wexler has been featured on the Dr. Phil show and the TODAY show, in the Washington Post, “O” magazine, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Men’s Health and on hundreds of radio and TV programs throughout North America to help educate the public about relationships in conflict and how to resolve them. Dr. Wexler receives rave reviews for his ability to integrate theory, contemporary research, video examples, creative clinical strategies, and humor in training professional audiences.