He is a popular inspirational and motivational speaker. He has a private therapy practice in New York. He is a retired member of the New York City Police Department. He was the Clinical Director of POPPA, Inc. from 1999 to 2009, an anti-suicide agency that has a contract with the New York City Police department to help police officers deal with mental health issues unique to their job. He personally experienced short term symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder having been involved in several shooting incidents.

Though cops traditionally think of themselves as problem solvers, not as people with problems , he has been successful at getting them to Think Anew. His office was two blocks from the World Trade Center when the two planes struck those buildings on 9/11/2001. He has been helping the first responders to 9/11 ever since. POPPA Inc., won APA’s Silver Achievement Award in 2005 in recognition of its success in encouraging NYPD officers to seek help for mental health issues.

Gene Moynihan has a Masters Degree in Social Work. He conducts workshops, seminars and a master class in Thinking Anew. His approach is unique and is considered by his peers as highly effective at getting people under considerable stress to Think Anew. He lives in Selden, New York with his trophy and starter wife.


Richard  is a businessman, writer and fine art painter. He is the Managing Director of Sierra Trading Company, a global mergers and acquisition firm. He is a CPA(retired) and has held senior audit and marketing positions with Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Mattel and BASF-Inmont.

After a near-death experience, Gene Moynihan’s Thinking Anew approach gave him a passion for art, a love of inquiry, the desire to see deeply and the patience to take the journey to learn what he was meant to be. He helps relate Gene’s successes so others can learn how to challenge their perceptions, touch their emotions and better understand the human condition. Dick lives with his trophy and starter wife in Fullerton, California.