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Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D.

Joseph CardilloSpecialties: Body Intelligence, Body Energy, Attention Training™, mind-body health, creative thinking
Home base: Upstate New York
Web site: www.josephcardillo.com

Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D., is a martial artist, doctor and national leader in holistic healthcare. He is a top-selling author of several books in the fields of health, mind-body-spirit and psychology. His books include Can I Have Your Attention?: How to Think Fast, Find Your Focus and Sharpen Your Concentration; the body-energy classic Be Like Water; and Body Intelligence: Harness Your Body’s Energies for Your Best Life, which earned a starred review in Publisher‘s Weekly: “Written with an empowering and empathetic tone and packed with exercises, self-tests and step-by-step instructions, Body Intelligence provides all the interactive tools for beginners and experienced energy-balancing practitioners alike to improve and understand the specific energy needed to live a happy, healthy, fulfilling life.”

In addition, Dr. Cardillo has coBody Intelligence book jacket-written Your Playlist Can Change Your Life, as well as books for Harvard Health Publications. He appears as Football Hall of Famer Michael Strahan’s energy-management expert in Michael’s new book, Wake Up Happy. Body Intelligence is being adapted for use as the holistic training element to help reverse PTSD, depression and stress as well as build positive personal energy and focus for the U.S. Military. He was interviewed, based on his book Be Like Water, for the documentary film Looking for Mr. Miyagi, produced by Emmy-winning producer David Liban.

Dr. Cardillo is an expert in Body Energy, Attention Training™ and Creative Thinking and has taught his methods to over 20,000 students at various institutions. His books have been translated into ten foreign language editions. He holds a Ph.D. in holistic psychology and mind-body-medicine. He is a regular contributor to Psychology Today and writes a health column for Live Happy magazine.

Feature articles on Dr. Cardillo’s work have appeared in O (The Oprah Magazine),The Chicago Tribune, The Hollywood Reporter, Smithsonian Magazine, The New York Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Toronto Globe, The Seattle Post, Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, REBOUND (The Official Publication of the National Basketball Retired Players Association), Family Circle, FIRST for Women, Women’s Health.Com, Curve, American Fitness Magazine, Fitness Magazine, Natural Health, Natural Solutions, MSN, The TodayShow.com, AOL, Psych Central, Natural Awakenings and GoodHouseKeeping.com.

Dr. Cardillo received the prestigious 2011 SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Scholarly Research and Creative Activity.

Suggested Topics

  • Body Intelligence: Eliminate Daily Fatigue, Increase Focus, Memory and Get Better Sleep
  • Your Brain at Attention: The Circuits That Create Your Daily Experiences and How to Control Them
  • 5 Attention Training™ Strategies

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What People Say About Dr. Joseph Cardillo

Your Playlist Can Change Your Life shows you how to use your favorite songs to enhance your overall mental and physical performance. This book provides an easy and effective way to bring positive change into your everyday life.”

“Dr. Cardillo offers specific tools for sharpening your listening skills and attention to detail in your personal as well as professional lives.”
—Vonda Wright, M.D., renowned orthopedic surgeon and director of the Performance and Research Initiative for Master Athletes (PRIMA) at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

“Dr. Cardillo provides keen insight into how to channel our energy, words, body language and passion to achieve great impact.”
—Harriet Newman Leve, two-time Tony-winning Broadway producer

“Dr. Cardillo presented a workshop on Body Intelligence at the New York State Retired Teachers’ Convention in October 2015. He explained ways in which you can tap into your full energy spectrum of body-mind-spirit. He was invited back quite enthusiastically in October 2017. His presentation was fresh with many practical ways of tapping into this full energy spectrum. Dr. Cardillo is indeed the ‘The Energy Doctor,’ and we are very grateful.”
—Patricia Newell, NYSRTA/NCZ, Workshop Committee Member

“Dr. Joe is an engaging, highly intelligent speaker who was able to motivate our students to think outside of the box. The interactive activities were very helpful in holding the students’ interest. Almost every student bought his book after his presentation—a true testament to how much they enjoyed it.”
—Melissa Manzi, Senior Academic Counselor, Mount Wachusett Community College

“Dr. Cardillo provided much sought after information on techniques to maximize energy and focus, and to minimize energy drain.  The participants received practical, simple steps they could apply to improve their lives. ”
—Cindy Hibbert, Community Engagement, Liverpool Library