Joel R. Gecht, Ph.D

Joel R. Gecht, Ph.D. is a psychologist and CEO of a psychological consulting firm. His writing is inspired by professional encounters spanning three decades as a psychotherapist, on-air radio and television personality, and pioneer in the behavioral healthcare arena.

Dr. Gecht frequently serves as a featured speaker before professional, business, and community groups on a variety of subjects and appears often as a background expert for television, radio, and print news media. He served as staff psychologist for over seven years on WEWS-TV (ABC in Cleveland), during which time he appeared in more than 150 television programs. He has also been featured on national radio and television programs.

He and his wife, both native New Yorkers, reside in Cleveland, Ohio. They have four sons and two grandchildren.