Dr. Steiner's Tools for Change


Dr. Ann Steiner

As a psychotherapist, I love helping people live life to the fullest.  I give keynote addresses and motivational talks, lead workshops, and consult with patients, organizations, practicing therapists, and medical practitioners. 

This site includes a wide range of information and tools including information about my therapy services for individuals, couples, and groups to deepen interpersonal relationships. The site has:

Additionally, you will find:

NEWS and Events

I am excited to share that I was named Member of the Year for the National Speakers Association/ Northern California, just months after I got my 15th year anniversary pin from the National Speakers Association!  Thanks  to everyone who helped along the way.

Radio Interviews:

Hear me on the Radio!

My Radio Tour is kicking off with a bang! From Pittsburgh, to Abilene, Texas, Toledo, OH, and San Francisco’s KGO - I’ll be talking about groups, harvesting happiness, and groups in the news! More to come!

Check out the complete listing on my Upcoming Events Page.

Join me for this fun interview on KXYL talking with Mark Cope about How Groups Help Us Live Better in Abilene, Texas.

Listen to this fun conversation on KGO’s Jason Middleton’s Technomics show!

Lisa Cypers and I had fun on her show, Harvesting Happiness Talk Radio. Click here to download the .mp3

“Conscious Talk” on KKNW/Seattle – This hour-long interview, with Rob Spears and Brenda Michaels was so fun the time flew by!

Hear my interview with Larry and Robin on WOCA News Talk Radio - Ocala, Florida!

Listen to my interview on KMA_AM, Omaha, NE!

Read my recent interviews:

My guide to navigating family dynamics can help you focus on the fun stuff and approach holidays and special family times with more ease. After all, family gatherings should be about enjoying our loved ones, not dreading them!

It was fun to be interviewed by B. Lynn Goodwin on WriterAdvice.com about my new book for the public ‘Help Your Group Thrive: A Workbook and Planning Guide'. Here's the link: Scroll down the page a bit, and the article is on the right.

Check out my You Tube clip about the benefits of group therapy, specifically for people with medical issues and illnesses.


Help Your Group Thrive

Dr. Steiner's New Book

My latest book, Help Your Group Thrive: A Workbook and Planning Guide, Routledge Books, written for leaders of work groups, coaches, managers, book and service clubs is now available. This book is also for leaders of community organizations, self-help groups, writer’s and critique groups, and students of the social sciences, among others. Like my popular book for therapists, this workbook and planning guide includes an overview of different kinds of groups, leadership strategies, tips for dealing with common group challenges, and more. These valuable tools will take you from defining your group's mission to helping your group thrive.

Order your copy today! 20% Discount Code: FLR40, Free Shipping, through your local bookseller or on Amazon.


Help Your Group Thrive: Therapists Workbook and Planning Guide, 3rd Edition, Routledge Books, is due to be released in May, 2020!

CHECK BACK for The Big Launch Event and readings in your area!


Note to Psychotherapists and medical providers: For information of specific clinical relevance for practicing psychotherapists, please see www.PsychotherapyTools.com

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Last Updated: February 20, 2020