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John Grohol Psy.D.

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John Grohol Psy.D.


Dr. John Grohol has been writing, researching, and publishing in the area of online mental, psychological and human behavior since 1992. He has overseen the development of mental health content for DrKoop.com and Revolution Health, as well as one of the first online therapy clinics. Dr. Grohol is a researcher and published author, sits on the editorial board of the journal, Computers in Human Behavior, and is a co-founder of the Society for Participatory Medicine. He was the founder, CEO, and Editor-in-Chief of Psych Central, which was sold to Healthline in 2020.

He is a tireless patient advocate and believes that the best prescriptions for well-being and happiness are information, empathy, and understanding.

Dr. Grohol lives north of Boston with his wife and multiple cats.

Awards and Credentials

  1. PsychCentral named one of the 50 Best Web sites in 2008 by Time.com
  2. Distinguished Service Award, International Society for Mental Health Online, 1999

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