Quentin Dinardo, Ph.D.Quentin Dinardo, Ph.D. is a consulting psychologist, founder and President of QED Consulting, Inc., a career management firm.Dr. Dinardo began his professional career in 1971 as a staff psychologist at the Houston Veterans Administration Medical Center where he served for ten years.In addition to his clinical responsibilities he became a founding member of an organization development team who's mission was to improve the quality of health care delivery throughout the VA system.He
and the other four members of the team received Certificates of Merit from the US
Surgeon General.During the same ten year period, he also held the position of Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Houston Department of Psychology and at the Baylor College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry.
professional career, he
has maintained a private practice of clinical and consulting services.In the early 1990's his
attention turned to Sport Psychology when he
founded and directed the Performance Institute at the Houstonian Fitness Center.Here he
developed programs, first for athletes and later for managers, executives and entrepreneurs.His
primary expertise is in the assessment and development of peak performance.By combining his
background in both clinical and consulting psychology, Dr. Dinardo
has developed a unique and highly effective approach to working with top executives and entrepreneurs.He
specializes in helping his
clients move through barriers and limitations, expanding their capacity to achieve maximum success.Dr. Dinardo holds a BA in Psychology and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Houston and completed an internship in organization development at the National Training Laboratories Institute of Applied Behavioral Sciences.He is licensed as a psychologist in Texas, a member of the American Psychological Association and the National Register of Health Services Providers in Psychology.He is also a member of The National Speakers Association and the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis.He has been a teacher and lecturer throughout his career and he has conducted numerous workshops and seminars.He
has been a regular guest on talk show radio, speaking on performance and human motivation.