About Dr. Gilda
DR. GILDA CARLE is a media personality with a worldwide following. Her books include "Don't Bet on the Prince! How to Have the Man You Want by Betting on Yourself" (a test question on the world’s #1 game show, "JEOPARDY!"), “He’s Not All That! How to Attract the Good Guys,” and "Teen Talk With Dr. Gilda: A Girl's Guide to Dating." The New York Times calls her "the busiest television therapist in the business." Gannett names her "TV's #1 talk-show therapist, hotter than the Sahara, part philosopher and part stand-up comic." Producers call her "a celebrity with a cult-like following," as she challenges people to take positive action to enhance their lives.
Her popularity attracts standing ovations, laughter, and tears from audiences as diverse as teens, their parents, corporate employees, and college students. She has appeared on Larry King, The O’Reilly Factor, Dateline, Howard Stern, The View, Geraldo, Sally, Maury, Ricki, Montel, Jenny, Inside Edition, Extra, Court TV, national and local news shows, and thousands of radio programs throughout the world.
DR. GILDA was the therapist in HBO’s Emmy-award winner, Telling Nicholas, where she guided a grieving family to tell their 7-year-old child that his mother died in the World Trade Center attack. She is also featured in Games People Play, New York and Games People Play, Hollywood and The Working Girl.com.
As an educator, DR. GILDA holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from New York University, certified by New York State as a teacher, school principal, and superintendent. As a youngster, GILDA was a dancer on television. As a young adult, she taught in the inner city schools of the South Bronx. She later headed her own firm as management consultant and motivational speaker for Fortune 500 companies, training executives to boost their bottom lines by overcoming anger, conflict, and low morale. She published articles in technical journals and corporate magazines, and delivered some of them abroad.
DR. GILDA hosted the "Love Doc" show on MTV Online and wrote monthly columns for Teen and Twist magazines. She was on the advisory board of the National Association for Female Executives, she was the Valentine's Day Spokesperson for Hallmark Cards, and the Relationship Expert for Harlequin Enterprises. Successful Meetings Magazine named her "Best Speaker in America."
She taped a pilot called "Dr. Gilda" with 20th Century Fox for a syndicated network TV show. She was on the advisory board at CosmoGIRL!--the only teen magazine emphasizing empowerment. As the Relationship Expert for AMI Mini Mags (the booklets at supermarket checkouts), her titles included "He Says, She Says: When Love Gets Lost in the Translation" and "Your Guide to a Perfect Relationship." She wrote the "Shrink Rap" column for Soap Opera Digest, analyzing the behaviors of soap characters, and she is a professor at New York's Mercy College. She continues to give motivational speeches to schools and corporations, and she appears frequently on TV, radio, and print.