Kathleen Passanisi

Kathleen Passanisi, PT, CSP, CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame, and recipient of a Lifetime Achievement award in the field of therapeutic humor has helped thousands change their outlooks and their lives through her enlightening and entertaining programs. An internationally recognized speaker, humorist, medical professional, and author, Kathleen Passanisi brings substance, style, and clean hilarity to her universal content, guaranteeing a successful meeting with lasting effects.

Kathleen Passanisi founded new perspectives in 1987 to address issues in wellness, quality living, stress management, and the link that exists between humor and health. Kathleen Passanisi is a past-president of the American Association for Therapeutic Humor and served on the adjunct faculty of the Washington University School of Medicine. Her clients range from Fortune 500 to trauma teams, from cancer patients to married couples. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, US News and World Report, Working Woman, and England’s Sunday Business.

Kathleen Passanisi is the author of It’s Your Life – Choose Well and contributing author of Humor Me. Self-proclaimed poster woman for the sandwich generation; Kathleen Passanisi is the funniest woman in Lake Saint Louis, Missouri, and possibly the Western Hemisphere.