John Rosemond has worked with families, children, and parents since 1971 in the field of psychology. In 1971, John earned his masters in psychology from Western Illinois University and was elected to the Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society. In 1999, his alma mater conferred upon John the Distinguished Alumni Award, given only once per year. Upon acceptance, he gave the commencement address.
From 1971-1979, he worked as a psychologist in Illinois and North Carolina and directed several mental-health programs for children.
From 1980-1990. John was in full-time practice as a psychologist specializing in families, parents and children with Piedmont Psychological Associates in Gastonia. He remains licensed as a psychologist in North Carolina.
Presently, his time is devoted to speaking and writing. John is syndicated in approximately 225 newspapers nationwide. He has written over eighteen best-selling parenting books. He is also one of America’s busiest and most popular speakers and most certainly the busiest and most popular in his field. He’s known for his sound advice, humor and easy, relaxed, engaging style.
John has appeared on numerous national television programs including 20/20, Good Morning America, The View, The Today Show, CNN, and CBS Later Today, as well as numerous print interviews.
All of his professional accomplishments aside, John is quick to remind folks that his real qualifications are that he’s been married to the same woman for over fifty years, is the father of two successful adults, and the grandfather of seven children…make that seven well-behaved grandchildren.
Incontrovertible proof that John was a child once.
Pictured here (arms crossed) with his Uncle Herbert,
cousins and playmates around 1952 in Mt. Pleasant, SC.