Rudy Wietfeldt, MEd, BA, EMCA

Toronto, Canada

Rudy Wietfeldt


Professionally and personally, there are few people in the world more qualified than Rudy to talk about overcoming adversity and living a happy life. With undergraduate and graduate degrees in philosophy, physiology and psychology from the University of Toronto, Rudy comes with over 20 years of clinical experience in Emergency Psychiatry. He is currently a doctoral candidate at the California School of Professional Psychology.

As well, Rudy's work includes his private psychotherapy practice and, using "skypotherapy" via the web, he treats people from the comfort of their home or office.

A prolific author and speaker, he is the National Health and Happiness Examiner for Canada and in 2012 has released “The Core of Happiness,” a book dubbed ‘the great Canadian novel on happiness.’ Please visit and download your complimentary copy of Chapter One: Defining Happiness For Yourself.

Together with co-author, Dr. Barry Mitchell, Rudy has founded, a site for chronic pain sufferers to learn more about their work and upcoming book, “A Novel Approach to Chronic Pain.” Want to see a presentation like nothing you’ve seen before? Visit where Rudy and his colleagues use magic as a metaphor to help people live their happiest life possible! Check out the video from the home page and see how “happiness is magically revealed!”

Rudy is also co-founder and CEO of a software company that specializes in publishing self-development apps as well as treatment modules on web-and mobile-based platforms using Computerized Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques.
 There’s even one for those suffering through grief; visit and look for the My Life™ Series.


Education / Credentials:

Sept 2011 -Doctorate in Psychology, Alliant International University, San Diego, CA

Sept 1996-May 1998: MEd, (Counselling Psychology Specialist), Ontario Institute for Studies in Education,
University of Toronto

Sept 1993-June 1995: EMCA, Humber College of Applied Arts
And Technology (Paramedic certification) 

Sept 1986-June 1992: BA, (Philosophy/Bioethics/Physiology majors),
University of Toronto

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