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Guest Name
Cynthia Richmond
Guest Occupation
Behavioral Therapist, Author, Educator, Television Host, Radio Host, Voice-Over Artist, Columnist, Speaker, Columnist, Dream Expert, Writer, Empowerment Facilitator, Humanitarian
Guest Biography

Cynthia Richmond, a board-certified behavioral therapist, author, educator, television host, radio host, voice-over artist, columnist and speaker. Cynthia has written a weekly column for the Arizona Republic. "In Your Dreams," first ran weekly in the Los Angeles Times for over three years. In addition her column interpreting the dreams of school children ran for over a year and solicited invitations to speak at schools throughout Southern California. For two years Ms. Richmond was the popular host of the daily, live, national television program "State of Mind" on the NBC cable television network from New York. She has appeared on The Oprah Show, Dr. Phil, The View with Barbara Walters, Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher, Beyond with James Van Praagh, Donny & Marie, Leeza, Entertainment Tonight, Later Today Show, Men Are From Mars, Montel, Maury, Ricki Lake, Soap Talk, ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox news networks, and on many other television programs local and national. One highlight was when she was interviewed by Anderson Cooper, "He actually read the book!" She said. Currently she is the dream expert on InfiniteQuest the personal growth website created by psychic medium John Edward. "Along with keynotes, I am often booked to speak as the 'Spouse Program' for corporate retreats. One of my favorites was at the Ritz Carlton on Amelia Island, Florida, with Alan Greenspan.

Cynthia's book, Dream Power, How to Use Your Night Dreams to Change Your Life (Simon and Schuster hardcover c.2000.) helps readers to remember and interpret their dreams and use the insights gained to make life-goals a reality. The paperback version (Fireside Books in March 2001) is in its fifth printing. The trade paperback version of Dream Power was featured in a national promotion for the Oil of Olay, night cream collection of products. Cynthia has been featured in print media from The New York Daily News to Ladies' Home Journal magazine to Men's Health and is a freelance writer for magazines and newspapers. In demand as a speaker and educator, Cynthia has led numerous workshops and classes as well as individual sessions helping people to empower their lives. She has also worked as a fill-in host for radio programs in New York City and Sacramento, California, and has been a frequent guest on hundreds of radio programs across the country.

Cynthia is in demand as a guest and as a host on programs as diverse as morning news and entertainment programs, to health, and advice shows. She has interviewed celebrities, newsmakers and motivational experts. Cynthia is a sensitive and perceptive interviewer. Media producers love her ability to think on her feet and listen. In humorous or serious matters Cynthia is at home in front of a camera, microphone or live audience. She was interviewed in Hong Kong for an Indian magazine and has traveled all over the world researching dreaming and its influence in diverse cultures.

Richmond has met, been interviewed by or interviewed many of her personal heroes; authors, actors and others who have made a positive impact on the planet, including, to name a few: Martin Luther King's children, Dr. Maya Angelou, Shirley McClain, Maryanne Williamson, Wayne Dyer, Deepak Chopra, Dr. Brian Weiss, Barbara Walters, John Edward, Les Brown, Oprah Winfrey, Isabel Allende, Henry Mancini, Dick & Jerry Van Dyke, Donnie & Marie Osmond, and Louise Hay.

Cynthia wrote the curriculum for several courses including: Change Your Thinking Change Your Life, How To Talk To Practically Anyone About Practically Anything, Build Confidence And Self Esteem and How To Be Happy and taught at the Learning Tree University in California for many years. She is the recipient of the American Legion Award for Courage and Leadership.

Cynthia is devoted to service work and is on the board of the Verde Valley Sanctuary, a shelter for abused women and children, and is actively involved in several causes including, a Scottsdale based charitable group which builds orphanages, famine relief efforts, educational centers, and other activities, which works to expose and eradicate contemporary slavery world wide.