Allan G. Hedberg, Ph.D. received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, in 1969. He has served in private practice as a Clinical and Consulting Psychologist in Fresno since 1974. He was the founding director of Avante Health, a mental health care provider system offering EAP, Fee-for-Service and HMO mental health services to businesses and governmental agencies in California. He served as President of the California Psychological Association in 1991.
Dr. Hedberg has extensively published including six books and over 80 articles. He has lectured internationally on topics such as depression, marriage enrichment, addiction, the aging brain, leadership, and emotional intelligence. He has taught at several universities over his career, such as Wheaton College, Baylor University, and Trinity Western University. He maintains an active consulting practice to hospitals, schools, businesses, and various social and health organizations. Dr. Hedberg is often interviewed on radio and television regarding the psychological implications of current events.
He has served on many boards including the Board of Governors of Trinity Western University, and served as its Chairman for five years. He currently sits on the boards of Avante Health and Avante Behavioral Health. He teaches an adult Sunday School class in his church.
Dr. Hedberg and his wife, Bernice, reside in Fresno, California. Their three adult children, Carrie, Darcie and Ethan, and their spouses, are active in their own respective professions, churches and communities. They have eight “joyful” grandchildren, Amanda, Micah, Linnea, Johanna, David, Birgitta, Charis, and Elias.