Barbara De Angelis

Barbara DeAngelis

Barbara DeAngelis


Dr. Barbara De Angelis is one of the most influential teachers of our time in the field of personal and spiritual development. For the past thirty-five years, she has reached tens of millions of people throughout the world with her positive messages about love, happiness and the search for meaning in our lives. As a best-selling author, popular television personality and sought after motivational speaker, Barbara is legendary in the field of personal transformation as one of the first people to popularize the idea of self-help in the 1980’s, and as the first female motivational teacher on television. Through her sold-out seminars, books, TV and radio shows, speakers trainings and coaching programs, she has created her own BARBARA De ANGELIS BRAND and brought in over $200 million in revenue.

Dr. De Angelis is the author of fourteen best-selling books which have sold over ten million copies and been published throughout the world in twenty languages. She has had an amazing FOUR #1 New York Times Bestsellers. Her most recent book is HOW DID I GET HERE? Finding Your Way To Renewed Hope and Happiness When Life and Love Take Unexpected Turns, which has won numerous awards.

Barbara’s powerful message and dynamic presence have made her a sought-after guide to CEO’s, trainers, coaches, corporations, and celebrities alike :

Barbara’s television career has been just as successful as her publishing career. In 1994, she wrote and produced the TV infomercial, Making Love Work, which won numerous awards, and was seen throughout North America by hundreds of millions of people. Making Love Work was the most successful relationship program of its kind. Barbara appeared weekly for two years on CNN as their Newsnight Relationship Expert dispensing advice via satellite all over the world. She has hosted her own daily television show for CBS TV, and her own popular radio talk show in Los Angeles. She has been a frequent guest on OPRAH, THE TODAY SHOW, GOOD MORNING AMERICA, THE VIEW, GERALDO, and POLITICALLY INCORRECT, as well as a regular contributor to E Entertainment and EYEWITNESS NEWS in Los Angeles. Barbara also produced and starred in a one hour special for PBS entitled LOVE SECRETS.

Dr. De Angelis is renowned as a charismatic and moving speaker, and is the recipient of one of the highest honors in the world of Public Speaking from Toastmasters International as a winner of the 2007 TOASTMASTERS GOLDEN GAVEL AWARD—one of only FIVE women to receive this award in Toastmaster’s 50 year history for being one of the most outstanding speakers of the century. Over the past twenty-five years, Barbara has given hundreds of presentations to groups including AT&T, Proctor & Gamble, Crystal Cruise Lines, and Young Presidents Organization, and been featured in conferences around the world.

Barbara is currently president of Shakti Communications Incorporated, dedicated to bringing enlightened messages to the world through educational seminar, and all electronic and print mediums. For twelve years, she was the founder and Executive Director of the Los Angeles Personal Growth Center.

Barbara’s remarkable life achievements span over three decades, and she credits her dedication and unrelenting commitment to her own personal journey as the source of all that has come through her to millions of people. She is a serious seeker who has deeply immersed herself in spiritual practice and study from the age of 18, and spent many years in residence with several of the most renowned spiritual masters of our time. It is on the foundation of this profound inner wisdom that she offers her life-changing programs on “TRANSFORMATION FROM THE INSIDE OUT”, and why she is known for sharing her inspirational presence, authenticity and passion with her audiences, readers and students.

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