Shanna B. Tiayon, PhD


Shanna B. Tiayon, PhD

Shanna B. Tiayon, PhD, also known as “The Wellbeing Dr.” is a Social Psychologist, former Senior Global Human Resources professional, speaker and writer. While in academia she was a National Science Foundation and Ford fellow.  Her academic research focused largely on mental and physical health in minority populations.

Currently she’s the owner of Wellbeing Works, LLC a consulting firm focused exclusively on employee wellbeing.  Wellbeing Works helps small to midsize businesses build workplace cultures that foster employee wellbeing, through participatory corporate research, training products and corporate strategy.

Shanna writes and speaks on topics of wellbeing and the ways we may infringe upon the wellbeing of others. She’s a TEDx speaker and her writing has appeared in Greater Good Magazine, Longreads, Yes! Magazine, Sojourners and Narratively. She is a frequently quoted expert in the mental health space.