ABOUT DR. CAROLE – THE TERRORIST THERAPIST ®
Carole Lieberman, M.D., M.P.H., internationally renowned as ‘The Terrorist Therapist’, is a Board Certified Beverly Hills psychiatrist, 3-time Emmy honored television personality, radio talk show host, best-selling author and professional speaker. Since 9/11, recognizing that what the world needs most is help coping with the ultimate monster under the bed… terrorism, Dr. Carole has devoted herself to encouraging people to break through their denial and giving them the psychological tools they need to survive. She began by creating the first Terrorist Stress Hotline, and then the first Shrink On Board, a relaxation audio-video program for airline in-flight entertainment, which soothes fears in the air and on the ground. Next, her book, Coping with Terrorism: Dreams Interrupted, was published in London as the anniversary edition of 7/7, their most notable attack. Now, she is passionate to launch her groundbreaking book, LIONS and TIGERS and TERRORISTS, OH MY! How to Protect Your Child in a Time of Terror for parents and teachers to share with the children they love. This book has won 5 awards so far: the New York, London, Paris and Hollywood Book Festivals and a Mom’s Choice Gold Award. Always a trailblazer, Dr. Carole leads the way for society to give the newest generation a gentle introduction to terrorism and empower them to stay safe.
Psychiatrist & Best-Selling Author Emmy-Honored TV & Radio Talk Show Host Professional Speaker
TV: A three-time Honoree by The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences & The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Emmy Awards
It is almost impossible to name a show or network that Dr. Carole has not appeared on as a TV personality, host or technical/script consultant.
Her passionate commentary is not your typical bland psychobabble. She tells it like it is – dauntlessly cutting to the heart of the issue! Undoubtedly, this is why important journalists, from ‘Oprah to O’Reilly’, ‘Couric to King’, and many others, think of her when they need a ‘house call’.
A rare combination of top credentials and TV savvy, she’s seen regularly on networks worldwide, including: CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, Headline News, FOX News, Newsmax, OANN, The CW, CNBC, MSNBC, E!, A&E, Discovery, Lifetime, Family Channel, Hallmark, C-SPAN, MTV, VH1, HBO, BBC, Sky News, French, German, Japanese and Australian TV, and more. Viewers will recognize her from frequent appearances on top shows including: “The Today Show,” “Good Morning America,” “Dr. Phil,” “Entertainment Tonight,” “Nightline,” “Fox and Friends” “Access Hollywood” and others too numerous to mention. She is a member of SAG-AFTRA, the Writers Guild of America and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Dr. Carole currently can be heard live as the host of “Dr. Carole’s Couch,” a weekly Internet radio show on VoiceAmerica.com.
Here she analyzes the problems and pop culture in today’s headlines. She appears on radio stations worldwide. She has hosted broadcast radio shows – on networks including KWNK, KGIL, KYPA and Daynet.
Dr. Carole also hosts a weekly podcast called “The Terrorist Therapist Show.” She analyzes everything from the latest terrorist attack to the mind of a terrorist to what you can do to stay safe, and answers listeners’ questions: everything you ever wanted to know about terrorism, but were afraid to ask.
As the author of the best-selling books Bad Boys: Why We Love Them, How to Live with Them & When to Leave Them, and Bad Girls: Why Men Love Them & How Good Girls Can Learn Their Secrets, Dr. Carole helps men & women, who are hooked on heartbreak, find the love they deserve.
Coping with Terrorism: Dreams Interrupted (as mentioned above) was published in London as the anniversary edition of 7/7. And now comes the launch of LIONS and TIGERS and TERRORISTS, OH MY! How to Protect Your Child in a Time of Terror.
Dr. Carole has written for several publications, including the Encyclopaedia Britannica. She is regularly quoted and featured in newspapers and magazines around the world, as well as by news agencies, such as: AP, UPI, AHN and Reuters. U.S. newspapers include: USA Today, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, New York Daily News, New York Post, Christian Science Monitor, Chicago Tribune, The Boston Globe, The Washington Times, Newsday and countless others.
U.S. magazines include: Time, Newsweek, People, Reader’s Digest, Prevention, Entertainment Weekly, Cosmopolitan, AARP, Family Circle, Woman’s Day, Glamour, Parents, Us Weekly, Men’s Health, InStyle, TV Guide, Self, Forbes,Good Housekeeping and many more.
Foreign print outlets include: Argentina:La Nacion, Infobae Australia:Herald Sun, The Daily Telegraph, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age Brazil:O Globo Canada:The Toronto Star, The Montreal Gazette, National Post, The Vancouver Sun, Toronto Sun Chile:Las Ultimas Noticias China:China Daily, Qingdao News Colombia:El Tiempo Finland:Ilta Sanomat France:Liberation, Le Parisien Germany:Bild, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Die Welt Greece:Thesout, DiferNews India:Indian Express, Hindustan Times, Daily News & Analysis Indonesia:Kompas, Redaksi Israel:The Jerusalem Post Italy:La Stampa Korea:Chosun Ilbo Mexico:El Universal New Zealand:The New Zealand Herald Norway:Verdens Gang, Dagbladet Philippines:Philippine Daily Inquirer, Manila Bulletin Poland:Gazeta Wyborcza Spain:ABC, El Economista Sweden:Aftonbladet, Expressen Switzerland:20 Minuten Taiwan:Apple Daily Turkey:Milliyet Gazetesi, Sabah United Kingdom:The Guardian, The Daily Mail, The Daily Telegraph, The Globe & Mail, The Independent, Daily Express, The Sun, Metro, The Scotsman, The Irish Independent, The Irish Times, Belfast Telegraph United Arab Emirates:Gulf News.
Coast to coast, and internationally, Dr. Carole addresses audiences of all sizes, demographics and interests.
As a keynote speaker, panelist and workshop leader, she has spoken at distinguished events including the: American Psychiatric Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association, California Department of Education, Cedars Sinai Hospital, Council of State Governments, Hollywood Conference on Media Violence, Learning Annex, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, National Alliance on Mental Illness, National Association of Broadcasters, National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE), National Conference of State Legislatures, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles/California Science Center, NYU-Bellevue, Parent Teacher Association, World Airline Entertainment Association, World Congress of Psychiatry, Writers Guild of America, West, Young Presidents Organization and many more. Her biggest honor is speaking to Congress, which she has done on several occasions, notably regarding the harmful impact of media violence.
These include: the Congressional Hearing of the Subcommittee on National Security, International Affairs, and Criminal Justice of the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight; U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Joint Hearing, Constitution Subcommittee; House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Crime and Criminal Justice; and Senator’s Press Conference to announce formation of a Citizens Task Force on TV Violence.
Born and raised in New York City, Dr. Carole was graduated with Honors in Psychology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She received her M.D. degree from L’Ecole de Medecine at l’Universite de Louvain in Belgium.
She then trained at the New York Infirmary and NYU-Bellevue, where she was Chief Resident in Psychiatry. Dr. Carole also studied in London at Anna Freud’s Hampstead Clinic and at the Institute of Psychiatry/Maudsley Hospital. Awarded an NIMH grant, for research on how to use the media for public health education, Dr. Carole concurrently attained a Masters degree from the UCLA School of Public Health. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and has served on the Clinical Faculty at UCLA’s Neuropsychiatric Institute for decades.
Today, called upon more than ever to help people cope with terrorism and other 21st century challenges… the doctor is in!
Dr. Carole’s work has not only garnered Emmy honors, but also numerous other awards, such as from the Writers Guild of America, City of Los Angeles, and Film Advisory Board. Her books have won literary awards at the New York Book Festival, London Book Festival and Beach Book Festival. Cosmopolitan magazine chose her as one of the nation’s “top therapists.” And she is listed in numerous Who’s Who directories.
You can follow Dr. Carole on her Terrorist Therapist