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Jul 13, 2020

Lori Gottlieb is a psychotherapist and author of the New York Times bestseller Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, which is being adapted as a television series. In addition to her clinical practice, she writes The Atlantic’s weekly “Dear Therapist” advice column and contributes regularly to The New York Times and many other publications. Her recent TED Talk is one of the top 10 most watched of the year. A ​member of the Advisory Council for Bring Change to Mind and advisor to the Aspen Institute, she is a sought-after expert in media such as The Today Show, Good Morning America, The CBS This Morning, CNN, and NPR’s “Fresh Air.” Her new iHeart Radio podcast, “Dear Therapists,” produced by Katie Couric, will premier this year. Learn more at or by following her on Twitter @LoriGottlieb1.


In this episode we talk about Lori's work and her best selling book: Maybe You Should Talk To Someone. Lori talks about the importance of making choices that are true to ourselves and that help us lead a more meaningful life. Lori writes about our 100% mortality rate and how keeping that in mind can help us see our lives in a different light. We can examine our priorities and the way we spend our time allowing us to make more considerate and authentic choices.


Book: The Tennis Partner by Abraham Verghese

City: Los Angeles

Role model: Lori's son