Vitae

Name: Allen Klein
Date & Place
of Birth:

April 26, 1938, New York City
Address: 1034 Page Street, San Francisco, CA 94117
Education: 1959 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Hunter College, NY
1983 Master of Human Development, St. Mary's College, MN
Professional Activities: 1962-71 Scenic Designer, CBS-TV
1971-72 Scenic Artist, San Francisco Opera
1972-78 Owner, The WORKS Silkscreen Studio
1979 California Home Health Aide #29252
1979-82 Director & Teacher, Holistic Life Institute, S. F.
1983-Present - Owner, Award-Winning Presentations, Seminar Leader, Keynote Speaker, Lecturer, Author
Current President: Association of Applied and Therapeutic Humor
Books Authored:

The Healing Power of Humor, Tarcher/Putnam, 1989
Quotations to Cheer You Up... Wings Books/Random House, 1994
Wing Tips, Wings Books/Random House, 1996
Up Words for Down Days, Gramacy/Random House , 1998
The Courage to Laugh, Tarcher/Putnam, 1998
The Change-Your-Life Quote Book, Gramacy/Random House, 2000
The Lift-Your-Spirits Quote Book, Gramacy/Random House, 2001
Winning Words, Portland House, 2002
Celebrate-Your-Life Quote Book, Gramacy/Random House, 2005
The Wise and Witty Quote Book, Gramacy/Random House, 2005
Simplify-Your-Life Quote Book, Gramacy/Random House, 2005
The Love and Kisses Quote Book, Gramacy/Random House, 2006
Reflections on Life, Gramacy/Random House, 2006
ParentLaughs, Gramacy/Random House, 2006
TeacherLaughs, Gramacy/Random House, 2006
WorkLaughs, Gramacy/Random House, 2006
Change Your Life!, Viva Editions, 2010
L.A.U.G.H., Wellness Reproductions, 2010
Learning to Laugh When You Feel Like Crying, Goodman Beck, 2011
Inspiration for a Lifetime, Viva Editions, 2011
The Art of Living Joyfully, Viva Editions, 2012
Words of Love, Viva Editions, 2012
Momís the Word, Viva Editions, 2013
Always Look on the Bright Side, Viva Editions, 2013
Having the Time of Your Life, Viva Editions, 2014
You Canít Ruin My Day, Viva Editions, 2015
Secrets Kids Know…that Adults Oughta Learn, Viva Editions, 2017

Published Articles: Prevention Magazine, Vegetarian Times, Thanatos, Hospice,San Francisco Chronicle/Examiner, In Context, American Journal of Hospice Care, American Druggist, The Toastmaster, The Professional Speaker, Journal of Nursing Jocularity, Health Confidential, Coping.
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Contributor: Complete Guide to Your Emotions & Your Health, Rodale Press, 1986
Chicken Soup for the Surviving Soul, Health Communications, 1996
Chicken Soup for the Nursing Soul, Health Communications, 2001
Chicken Soup for the Grieving Soul, Health Communications, 2003
Awards: 2007 Hunter College Hall of Fame recipient
1993 Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, National Speakers Association
1993 Member of the Year, National Speakers Association, Northern California.
1986 Communication and Leadership Award, N. California Division of Toastmasters International
Media Coverage: Quoted or interviewed in almost 200 radio, TV, newspapers and newspapers.
Associations: President, 2005-2006, Assn for Applied and Therapeutic Humor
Certified Speaking Professional Member, National Speakers Assn.
Former NSA Board of Directors, Northern California Chapter
Member, Authors Guild of America
Founder: International Mirth Month (March every year)


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