Lori Gottlieb

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Lori Gottlieb is an American writer[1] and psychotherapist.[2] She is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Maybe You Should Talk to Someone[3], which is being adapted as a TV series.[4] She also writes the weekly “Dear Therapist” advice column[5] for The Atlantic and is the co-host of the iHeart Radio podcast "Dear Therapists."[6] Her TED Talk was one of the top ten most watched talks of the year.[7]

Life and career[edit]

Gottlieb was born in Los Angeles and attended Yale College, Stanford University, and Pepperdine University. Gottlieb went on to become a commentator for National Public Radio[8] and a contributing editor for The Atlantic.[9] She has written for many publications, including The New York Times, Time, Slate, People, Elle, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, and O, The Oprah Magazine.[10] She frequently appears as an expert on mental health topics on television and radio such as The Today Show, Good Morning America, The CBS Early Show, CNN, the BBC, and NPR.[11]

She told the story of how she had her son at The Moth mainstage show in Aspen.[12]

Her bestselling memoir/self-help book Maybe You Should Talk to Someone is being developed and adapted for television by Eva Longoria for ABC Network. [13]


  • Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed, Houghton Mifflin, 2019 ISBN 9781328662057
  • Marry Him: The Case for Settling for Mr Good Enough[14]


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  3. ^ www.amazon.com https://www.amazon.com/Maybe-You-Should-Talk-Someone/dp/1328662055/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?dchild=1&keywords=maybe+you+should+talk+to+someone&qid=1606419114&sr=8-1-spons&psc=1&spLa=ZW5jcnlwdGVkUXVhbGlmaWVyPUFKRjZCN0ZVQ0tSUzgmZW5jcnlwdGVkSWQ9QTA4NzI3MjUxNUczMkc2QUdRVElNJmVuY3J5cHRlZEFkSWQ9QTA0MDEwNzIzRFFGVFlCNUI3MFU3JndpZGdldE5hbWU9c3BfYXRmJmFjdGlvbj1jbGlja1JlZGlyZWN0JmRvTm90TG9nQ2xpY2s9dHJ1ZQ==. Retrieved 2020-11-26. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ VanDenburgh, Barbara. "Even therapists need therapists: Lori Gottlieb on being 'less afraid to go and talk to somebody'". USA TODAY. Retrieved 2020-11-26.
  5. ^ "Dear Therapist". The Atlantic. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  6. ^ "‎Dear Therapists on Apple Podcasts". Apple Podcasts. Retrieved 2020-11-26.
  7. ^ TED, The most popular talks of 2019 | TED Talks, retrieved 2020-11-26
  8. ^ "NPR Search : NPR". www.npr.org. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  9. ^ "Masthead - The Atlantic". www.theatlantic.com. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  10. ^ "Articles". Lori Gottlieb. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  11. ^ "Press". Lori Gottlieb. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  12. ^ "The Moth | Podcast | Diavian Walters and Lori Gottlieb". The Moth. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  13. ^ https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/books/2019/07/23/therapy-lori-gottlieb-maybe-you-should-talk-someone/1805933001/
  14. ^ "Marry Him". www.goodreads.com. Retrieved 2019-08-29.