John Townsend
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John Townsend

Dr. John Townsend (drtownsend.com) is a New York Times bestselling author, leadership consultant and psychologist. He has written or co-written over 30 books, selling 10 million copies. John is the founder of the Townsend Leadership Program, and the Townsend Institute for Leadership and Counseling. He speaks regularly on leadership and success. Dr. Townsend consults with business and leaders on a national level, and also coaches family businesses in success and relationship strategies.

Dr. Townsend created TownsendNOW, a video-based growth experience system, as well as the Townsend Personal and Relational Assessment Tool (TPRAT), which provides an online assessment and skills package for personal growth.

John is a board member of Mustard Seed Ranch, which provides equine therapy to abused children, and is involved with other service organizations. He and his wife Barbi live in Newport Beach, California, and have two sons, Ricky and Benny. His favorite hobby playing in the Bandits, a band comprised of himself and his sons!

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Best Sellers

    • Boundaries in Dating

    • How Healthy Choices Grow Healthy Relationships
    • By: Henry Cloud, John Townsend
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Petersen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 774
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 630
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 627

    Boundaries in Dating provides a way to think, solve problems, and enjoy the benefits of dating in the fullest way....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great advice, weird narrator

    • By krista on 05-20-13

    Regular price: $25.09

    • Boundaries with Teens

    • When to Say Yes, How to Say No
    • By: John Townsend
    • Narrated by: Jay Charles
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 388
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 278
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 277

    The teen years: relationships, peer pressure, school, dating, character. To help teenagers grow into healthy adults, parents and youth workers need to teach them how to take responsibility for their behavior, their values, and their lives....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Practical and Effective

    • By Richard on 11-13-10

    Regular price: $25.09

    • People Fuel

    • Fill Your Tank for Life, Love, and Leadership
    • By: John Townsend
    • Narrated by: John Townsend
    • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    In his new audiobook, Dr. John Townsend, psychologist, leadership expert and coauthor of the New York Times best-selling Boundaries, shows you how we need the fuel of "Relational Nutrients" from others, and, in turn we can then provide them to others....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Read and re-read!

    • By Brenda on 06-27-19

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Beyond Boundaries

    • Learning to Trust Again in Relationships
    • By: John Townsend
    • Narrated by: John Townsend
    • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 339
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 295
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 291

    How do you know you're ready to trust again ... and what does it take to be ready? Find out....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I thought it was helpful!

    • By Susan on 06-18-12

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Who's Pushing Your Buttons

    • Take Control and Stop the Stress
    • By: John Townsend
    • Narrated by: John Townsend
    • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 84

    The person who pushes your buttons is likely someone who matters to you - a spouse, a parent, a boss, a fellow church member....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very encouraging and God centered

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-29-15

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Loving People

    • How to Love and Be Loved
    • By: John Townsend
    • Narrated by: Matthew Josdal
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Best-selling author Dr. John Townsend teaches you that love can actually be learned and gives you the steps and tools to become skilled in love....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good Nuggets With Long Delivery

    • By Tony E. on 10-09-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Leadership Beyond Reason

    • How Great Leaders Succeed by Harnessing the Power of Their Values, Feelings, and Intuition
    • By: Dr. John Townsend
    • Narrated by: Dr. John Townsend
    • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    A human behavioral expert and leadership consultant, Dr. John Townsend says there are priceless resources within every leader that are all too often neglected and ignored....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Ugh!

    • By John Cauley on 03-13-17

    Regular price: $18.19

    • Where Is God?

    • Finding His Presence, Purpose and Power in Difficult Times
    • By: John Townsend
    • Narrated by: John Townsend
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    Hard times make us look for God. Everyone has problems. But if we could solve all our difficulties ourselves, would we ever search for God....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sacrifices no hard places to know God as faithful

    • By Joseph on 10-04-16
    • Finding His Presence, Purpose and Power in Difficult Times
    • By: John Townsend
    • Narrated by: John Townsend
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Release date: 11-10-10
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 14 ratings

    Regular price: $21.67

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