Uplift Program Founders
Dr Bob Murray and Alicia Fortinberry are internationally recognized experts in creating optimism and overcoming depression. They are passionate about each person's ability to join with others in healing, supportive relationships and create lives full of joy and meaning.
Best-selling authors, gifted trainers and dynamic speakers, they have appeared on national television, taught at major universities and consulted for Fortune 500 companies.
Authors of the best-selling books Raising an Optimistic Child (McGraw-Hill, 2006) and Creating Optimism (McGraw-Hill, 2004), Bob Murray and Alicia Fortinberry have been teaching thousands of people their innovative, successful relationship-based philosophy for over 20 years. Their Uplift Program techniques have an astounding 94% success rate in elevating mood and alleviating depression (based on follow-up questionnaires of the Uplift Intensive workshop up to 2 years later).
As originators of the Fortinberry Murray Method, Bob and Alicia have trained health professionals at major universities and teaching hospitals, including Duke University Medical Center, Tufts University Medical Center, JFK University and the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney. They have spoken at national professional conferences and associations ranging from the Association for Humanistic Psychology to the National Council on Alcoholism (see sponsor list).
Frequent consultants to multinational companies and government organizations on team building and relationships, they name PriceWaterhouseCooper, Ernst & Young, Oracle Corporation, and Kaiser Permanente among their many corporate clients.
Widely sought after as experts on depression, stress, PTSD, and mind-body approaches such as Feldenkrais, they are regularly quoted in newspapers and featured on radio and TV, including ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC (see press list).
Both Bob and Alicia have had distinguished careers as writers, and are joint authors of many articles on depression, relationships and popular psychology. They also produce a powerful series of audio programs.
Both native New Yorkers, they divide their time between San Francisco, Tampa and Sydney, Australia.
|“The Fortinberry Murray Method is at the leading edge of new thought in healing.”|
-- Sandy Bernabei, CSW, Rockland Council on Alcoholism
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Bob Murray, PhD
Alicia Fortinberry, MS
Executive Coach, Psychotherapist and
Beat Depression with the Uplift Program
By Bob Murray, PhD
and Alicia Fortinberry, MS
This powerful audio program with bonus workbook,
featuring highly effective exercises taught in the Uplift Program,
offers immediate and ongoing results.