Dr. Stephen Trudeau
Dr. Stephen Trudeau is a clinical psychologist, author, and highly sought after motivational speaker. He is the author of the acclaimed book; Courage to Thrive: Triumph in the Face of Adversity, which seeks to explain how anybody can live a Thriving life, despite the difficulties they may have faced. Encouraging his audience to get out of the Victim mentality, and to go beyond mere survival, and to truly Thrive in life! He he also has had numerous media appearances on radio and television. An avid motorcycling enthusiast known as “The Psych on the Bike,” he rides every day through the mountains and down by the Pacific Ocean His journey through difficult times includes; poverty in childhood, physical and sexual abuse, drug addiction and recovery, the suicide death of his dear younger brother, being shot at by drug dealers, motorcycle accidents, a broken heart several times, suffering from Major Depressive Disorder most of his life, a near fatal fall from a telephone pole, and dealing with the challenges of raising a special needs child. Dr. Stephen works in Malibu as an addiction specialist and has a private practice. He lives with his wife, Mary, and son, Devin in Thousand Oaks, CA. enjoying the beauty of nature, music, art, science, and cultural happenings in Southern California. He lives a thriving life every day.