Stan Dale, DHS
1929-2007

Dr. Stan Dale was a Transactional Analyst, educator, workshop facilitator and author. A New Yorker by birth, Dr. Dale spent 19 years in Chicago, where he originated and hosted the first ever psychological based call-in talk show. Prior to that he was the announcer/narrator for The Lone Ranger, Sergeant Preston of the Yukon, and The Green Hornet, and for a brief period was the voice of The Shadow on radio.

For more than 20 years after his arrival in San Francisco, Stan was the host of numerous radio talk shows on KGO, KSFO, and K101 and for the rest of his life continued to be in constant demand on television shows including Donahue, Oprah, Joan Rivers, Geraldo, CNBC, Sally Jessi Raphael and many more too numerous to mention. He wrote two books, Fantasies Can Set You Free and My Child, My Self: How to Raise the Child You Always Wanted to Be, and he is featured in the best selling books Chicken Soup for the Soul, Bridges to Heaven and many others.

Dr. Dale had advanced degrees in psychology and sociology from Roosevelt University, Chicago and the Illinois Institute of Applied Psychology. He received his Doctorate in Human Sexuality from The Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality in San Francisco where he was Adjunct Professor of Behavioral Studies in Human Sexuality.

Dr. Dale was on the faculties of Loyola University, Mundelein College in Chicago, and Sonoma State University in Cotati, California. He was a frequent lecturer at many colleges and universities in California and elsewhere, including China's Shandong and Beijing Universities, where he was a visiting professor. Dr. Dale speaks to a wide variety of service and civic organizations, social clubs, churches, high school and junior high school campuses as well as corporations. Stan was an ordained minister for the Temple of Knowledge in Los Angeles, California.

After serving with the US Army in Korea, he received a commendation and Ribbon of Meritorious Service. He was one of only 10 worldwide recipients of the prized Mahatma Gandhi Peace Medallion for his selfless commitment to the cause of world peace, humanity and brotherhood. He was also presented with the Humanitarian of the Year award from the Ethical Humanists of Chicago and received the Distinguished Member award of Who's Who Worldwide.

In 1968, Dr. Dale created The Human Awareness Institute. Since then more than 40,000 people have attended the Institute's workshops and seminars in various parts of the United States, Russia, Europe, Australia and Japan.