TEDx Talk – In the Age of Superheroes, Where Are The Fathers?

Celebrating Act 2 Interview on Power Tools for Men

Dana Point Times interview on Power Tools for Men

Authority Magazine – Mental Health Champions: Why & How Leonard Szymczak Is Helping To Champion Mental Wellness

Dana Point Times – Local Author Reimagines Classic Christmas Story

Psychology Today – Leonard’s Profile

The Inside Edge Presentation – Calling Men Into the 21st Century

Success Tips for Workaholic Businessmen – A Tech With Heart Interview with Rick Broniec and Leonard Szymczak

Leonard Szymczak, MSW, LCSW is an author, psychotherapist, life coach, writing coach, and professional speaker in Southern California. For the past 40 years, he has worked both in Australia and America as an educator, writer, and therapist. He was Director of the Family Therapy Program at the Marriage and Family Centre in Sydney, Australia, and later worked with the Family Institute at Northwestern University. 

He is the bestselling author of 6 books that include The Roadmap Home: Your GPS to Inner Peace; Fighting for Love: Turn Conflict into Intimacy, coauthored with Mari Frank; Bob Cratchit’s Christmas Carol; Tiny Tim’s Christmas Carol; and the lighthearted satires on psychotherapy, Cuckoo Forevermore and Kookaburra’s Last Laugh

Leonard has conducted countless seminars and has written numerous articles on mental health, personal and spiritual growth, stress management, and relationship building. His TEDx talk on fatherhood has been viewed over 110,000 times.

Throughout his life, Leonard has been committed to ongoing personal growth and believes firmly in the power of the individual to overcome adversity and transform one’s life. He utilizes the concept of the hero’s journey to help individuals rewrite their stories into amazing adventures. When connected to one’s inner GPS, individuals can shift problems and pain into opportunities for healing and growth. 

Leonard writes, counsels clients, and conducts seminars on personal & spiritual growth, and writing. To find out more about his work, contact him or visit his other websites at or

To reach Leonard, please send him an email at

You can also find him on social media: Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.


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