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Dr. Lawrence Balter

Dr. Lawrence Balter received a Ph.D. in Psychology from New York University. He also holds a Postdoctoral Certificate of Specialization in Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis from NYU. Dr. Balter’s specialties include parenting, developmental psychology, public relations and media psychology. Dr. Balter’s experience includes positions as a Contributing Editor and Columnist at Ladies' Home Journal, Family Circle, and Sesame Street Parents magazines. He is also the author of books for children, parents, and professionals. In 2016, he co-edited a 3rd Edition of a child psychology textbook designed for scholars and advanced graduate students. Dr. Lawrence Balter has worked in all areas of the media: TV, radio, and print. He holds the rank of Professor Emeritus of Applied Psychology at NYU and maintains a clinical practice in Manhattan with children, teens, and adults. Dr. Balter is a developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst. In addition to having hosted eponymous radio programs on ABC Talkradio, he has worked as a feature reporter on WABC TV's Eyewitness News and WCBS TV's Channel 2 News at 5:00 PM as well as held positions as resident psychologist on CBS TV's Early Show and NBC TV's Weekend Today show. Most recently, he appeared as the on-air psychologist at the Morning Show on WPIX TV News in New York.
Scholarships associated with Dr. Lawrence Balter
  • Dr. Lawrence Balter Excellence in Psychology Scholarship