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Psychiatrist, columnist, best-selling author, and television
commentator Gail Saltz, M.D., has been called "a voice of wisdom and
insight in a world of confusion and contradictions" by Tom Brokaw. Dr.
Saltz is a regular health, sex, and relationship contributor to the
Today show for which she hosts the weekly "On the Couch" segment as well
as participates as the expert guest in a range of other related
discussions. In addition, she writes a weekly "Relationship" column for
MSNBC.com, is a regular contributor O, The Oprah magazine, is the
emotional wellness expert for ivillage.com and serves as a frequent
contributor to A&E’s Biography programs. In 2004, Dr. Saltz began
hosting a series at the famed 92nd Street Y where she interviews
celebrities and extraordinary individuals about psychologically
interesting issues. To date, she has spoken with such luminaries as
Woody Allen, Tom Brokaw, Katie Couric, Jane Pauley, Gail Sheehy, and
Rosie O'Donnell, among others. Previously, Dr. Saltz was a contributing
editor for Glamour magazine and a weekly mental health
contributor for the ABC/Lifetime show, Lifetime Live.
Gaining a reputation as the - go-to - person on a variety of
psychological issues, especially those pertaining to women’s emotional
well-being, Dr. Saltz has appeared repeatedly on The Oprah Winfrey
Show, Dateline, CBS News and the Early Show, Fox News, CNN,
Larry King Live and Anderson Cooper 360, among others. She has been
featured or quoted in the Associated Press, Newsweek, Harper’s
Bazaar, Redbook, Woman’s World, Town & Country, New York magazine,
the New York Times, the New York Daily News, the New
York Post, the Los Angeles Times, and WebMD.
In addition to THE ANATOMY OF A SECRET LIFE, Dr. Saltz is the author of
the critically-acclaimed Becoming Real: Defeating the Stories We Tell
Ourselves That Hold Us Back and two children’s books, Amazing
You! Getting Smart About Your Private Parts and Changing You
which was a New York Times bestseller
An Associate Professor of Psychiatry at The New York Presbyterian
Hospital Weill-Cornell School of Medicine, Dr. Saltz is a psychoanalyst
with The New York Psychoanalytic Institute and has a private practice on
the Upper East Side of Manhattan. She lives in New York with her husband
and three daughters.
Awards and Special Recognition...
#3 New York Times Children's Bestseller
Photography by Sigrid Estrada