Leo Flanagan, PhD

Leo F. Flanagan, Jr., PhD has more than 30 years of experience in studying and developing resilience. He has deep expertise in developing resilience at the individual, team, organizational, and community levels. He has responded to numerous disasters including 9/11, the Sandy Hook Newtown Shooting, Hurricane Sandy, and the Moore, OK EF-5 tornado. In the aftermath of 9/11, he developed and facilitated programs for first responders, serving over 300 of the men and women who served at Ground Zero. Leo led the development of a county’s first psychiatric emergency service, working with numerous hospitals, the judicial system, and 44 police departments to ensure those experiencing emotional, mental, and family crises received the appropriate services. To learn more please visit www.centerforresilience.com. Thriving in Thin Air: Developing Resilience in Challenging Times is available May 2021.
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