Welcome to Dr. Dan Gottlieb’s website

Dan Gottlieb is a practicing psychologist and therapist with more than 40 years of experience. Best known as the host of "Voices in the Family," a weekly radio program heard for more than 30 years on WHYY-FM, Philadelphia’s NPR affiliate. Dan recently retired from the weekly radio program, and now produces and hosts six specials each year.

On this website, you can hear podcasts of his radio shows, read Dan's newspaper columns and magazine articles, hear his audio and video interviews, and learn more about his upcoming seminars, lectures, and speaking appearances.

If you would like to contact Dan or book him for a speaking appearance, visit the Contact Dan page.

Lectures – Spring 2017

February 4: Mkor Shalom in Cherry Hill. "Caring for Caregivers". A Sabbath morning of self compassion. For information, contact Jane Abesh janeabesh@hotmail.com

February 10: Park Avenue Synagogue in Manhattan Living Lives of Compassion One Step at a Time for more information, contact Lisa Grinberg lisanalex@aol.com

February 16: Perlman Theatre at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia: A panel discussion on "Creativity at the End of Life" sponsored by the Philadelphia chamber music Society for more information, contact Jacob Smith at jsmith@pcmsconcerts.org

March 12: Friends Meetinghouse Yardley Pennsylvania Cultivating Compassion in a World That Seems Inhumane for more information, contact Linda Jacobs linda6stn@gmail.com

March 18: Philadelphia Corporation for Aging cultivating compassion for our aging bodies for information, contact Dale Buddine dbuddine@pcaphl.org.

April 1: Bryn Athyn Pennsylvania Hope Hopelessness and Healing: When Hope Hurts. Mitchell Performing Arts Center, 800 Tomlinson Rd., Bryn Athyn, PA 19009
For more information contact: Mary Miller milleresse@verizon.net

Dan’s Blog

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Dan’s Books