Wayne W. Dyer, Ph.D., is an internationally renowned author and speaker in the field of self-development. He's the author of more than 30 books, has created many audio programs and videos and has appeared on thousands of television and radio shows. Dyer holds a doctorate in educational counseling from Wayne State University and was an associate professor at St. John's University in New York. Dyer is affectionately called the Father of Motivation by his fans. Despite his childhood spent in orphanages and foster homes, Dyer has overcome many obstacles to make his dreams come true. Today he spends much of his time showing others how to do the same. When he's not traveling the globe delivering his uplifting message, Dyer is writing from his home in Maui.