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Barton Goldsmith  

Award-winning Psychoterapist, Syndicate Columnist, Radio Talk Show Host, Author, Speaker and Business consultant

Named by Cosmopolitan Magazine as one of the country’s top relationship experts, award winning psychotherapist, syndicated columnist and radio host, Barton Goldsmith, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized counselor, author and speaker. He has appeared on CNN, Good Morning America, Fox & Friends, CBS News, NBC News, Beauty and The Geek and The Greg Behrendt Show.In addition, numerous radio shows and national magazines have interviewed him.Most recently, Dr. Goldsmith served as the national spokesperson for the Mars Candy My M&M's Treasured Moments Challenge.

Since 2002, his weekly column, Emotional Fitness, which is syndicated by Scripps-Howard News Service, runs in The Ventura County Star, The Chicago Sun-Times, The Orange County Register, The Detroit News, The Cincinnati Post, The San Diego Union-Tribune and over 150 other newspapers giving him a readership in the millions. In addition, his popular monthly business column has appeared in over 200 other publications. Dr. Goldsmith also hosts a weekly radio show on the most award-winning station in Southern California, KCLU/NPR, with 80,000 listeners in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara.

He collaborated with best-selling author Louise L. Hay on A Garden of Thoughts (Hay House 1990) and with Chicken Soup for the Soul co-creator Mark Victor Hansen on The Miracle of Tithing (published in 2004). His latest book Emotional Fitness for Couples – 10 Minutes a Day to a Better Relationship was published by New Harbinger on Valentine’s Day 2006.

Dr. Goldsmith is also an accomplished and engaging speaker and has delivered numerous presentations to businesses and associations worldwide, including a keynotes at the 2006 California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists annual conference and the Ericksonian Brief Therapy Conference.

Dr. Goldsmith works with couples and individuals on issues ranging from addiction and infidelity to trauma and abuse. He trained with renowned psychiatrists and authors Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, M.D. and David Viscott, M.D. He was a National Merit Scholar and a Professor of Psychology at Ryokan College. He received recognition from the City of Los Angeles for his work with survivors of the 1994 earthquake.

Dr. Goldsmith is the 2007 winner of the Clark Vincent Award for Writing from the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. In addition, he received the 2006 Peter Markin Merit Award from the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists for his humanitarian efforts. He has also been named as the 2006 recipient of the Joseph A. Giannantoino II Award in recognition of his contributions as an Outstanding Educator in the field of Addiction Medicine, given by The California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Counselors.

“Dr. G” began working in the field of psychology when his career in professional basketball was cut short because he only grew to five foot six inches tall.

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