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Peter Hanson  

Leading Authority on Stress Management and the Author of Stress for Success

Dr. Peter Hanson has been entertaining audiences as a professional speaker since the age of 14, when he performed regular comedy monologues on live television and before conventions. Hanson has done keynote and workshop presentations to most of the Fortune 500 companies on three continents, and has spoken to hundreds of professional and government audiences. Hanson's book, The Joy of Stress , has sold over a million copies in twenty languages, followed by his other bestsellers, Stress for Success, and Counterattack .

Dr. Peter Hanson's professional background gives him unique credibility for today's audiences. Graduating at the age of 24 from the University of Toronto Medical School, Dr. Hanson worked for two years as an Emergency Room physician, then opened his own practice, which soon grew to over 4,000 patients. Hanson has delivered over a thousand babies and made thousands of housecalls, looking after patients of all ages. As the youngest team doctor in professional sports with the Toronto Argonaut football team, Dr. Peter Hanson saw the effects of stress on top athletes. Hanson used these experiences as the basis for his books and for his subsequent syndicated radio and newspaper features. Hanson currently practices medical acupuncture and heads the Hanson Peak Performance Institute at Porter Hospital in Denver.

Most Requested Topics:

The Joy of Stress: How to make stress into a positive force in your life.

Stress for Success: How to make work stress improve your efficiency at work, and your health and happiness at home.

Inside Information: Specific prescriptions for controlling your body's response to stress, this presentation is for the full day workshop, and comes with workbooks to individualize audience participation.

New directions in Healthcare: The Integration of Alternate Therapies to Western Medicine.

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