Board Member 1/15/99 to present Jed Diamond is a respected leader in the men's movement. He is Director of the Third Age Wellness Center which offers health services for men and women over 40. Since its inception in 1992 Jed has been on the Board of Advisors of the Mens Health Network which was established to increase public awareness about the social and economic costs of declining health among men. He is also a member of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male which is dedicated to improving the quality of life for men throughout the world. Diamond has been a licensed psychotherapist for 34 years and is an internationally recognized educator and trainer in the area of mens health, gender reconciliation, and evolutionary psychology.
He is the author of Male Menopause, a landmark book detailing the hormonal, physiological, psychological, interpersonal, social, sexual, and spiritual changes that occur in all men generally between the ages of 40 and 55. His latest book is The Irritable Male Syndrome. Surviving Male Menopause: A guide for women and men. He has also written Inside Out: Becoming My Own Man, Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places, The Warrior's Journey Home, nine booklets, produced 10 audio cassette programs, and a video program for PBS.
He received his masters degree in Social Work from the University of California at Berkeley. He is now on the faculty of J.F.K. University where he offers classes through the Department of Graduate Psychology. He has taught classes at U.C. Berkeley, U.C.L.A., U.C. Santa Barbara, U.C. Santa Cruz, Esalen Institute, The Omega Institute, and other centers of education throughout the country. He is a nationally recognized educator and trainer in the area of men's issues and conducts relationship workshops with his wife.
He lives with his wife, Carlin, on Shimmins Ridge, above Bloody Run Creek, in Northern California. They are proud parents of five grown children and six grandchildren.
Jed Diamond, 34133 Shimmins Ridge Rd., Willits, Ca. 95490, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.menalive.com