I have worked in all areas of the media: TV, radio, and print. I hold the rank of Professor Emeritus of Applied Psychology at NYU and maintain a clinical practice in Manhattan with children, teens, and adults. I am a developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst. In addition to having hosted eponymous radio programs on ABC Talkradio, I have worked as a feature reporter on WABC TV's Eyewitness News and WCBS TV's Channel 2 News at 5:00 PM as well as held positions as resident psychologist on CBS TV's Early Show and NBC TV's Weekend Today show. My experience includes stints as a Contributing Editor and Columnist at Ladies' Home Journal, Family Circle, and Sesame Street Parents magazines. I am the author of books for children, parents, and professionals. Most recently, I appeared as the on-air psychologist at the Morning Show on WPIX TV News in New York.
Specialties: Parenting specialist, developmental psychologist, public relations, spokesperson, media psychology, TV feature reporter, radio and TV host, author
Awards and Recognition
- • Distinguished Contributor Citation, American Psychological Association's National Media Awards for WNBC-TV television series, "Children and All That Jazz."
- • Outstanding Abilities to Communicate the Needs of the Young Child to Teachers and Parents, City of New York Parks and Recreation Department.
- • Outstanding Contribution to the Advancement of Psychology, The City University of New York.
- • Emmy Nomination, New York Emmy Awards, for the WABC TV Eyewitness News Magazine segment,”Are You Raising a Brat?"
- • Meritorious Service, Division of Media Psychology, American Psychological Association.
- • Professor of the Year, New York University, School of Education.
- • Distinguished Lifetime Contribution to Media Psychology, American Psychological Association