Reality Check: Media Meets Mental Health

The host, Bailey Jeremie and guest Dr. Jeff Gardere "America's Psychologist" explore the pros and cons of mental health in the media from possible misconceptions, to the use of celebrities as pioneers to end the stigma of mental health, and ways that we can avoid mental illness when engaging with tv.


Dr. Jeff is one of the most widely sought-after experts in the field of mental health. In addition to having a private practice in Manhattan, he is an Assistant Professor and Course Director of Behavioral Medicine at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York City.

Dr. Jeff Gardere, better known as “America’s Psychologist”, is also a prolific author of four books and a contributing author of a half-dozen books including the brand-new text, “The Causes of Autism”.

In addition to being a respected academician, Dr. Jeff has been a contributor to the FOX network, the Today Show, MSNBC, and CNN.

Dr Jeff was the host of VH1’s Dad Camp, and recently was the psychologist on The Housewives of Atlanta. This season he is the principle psychologist on: another Housewives show (a secret until air time), For My Man on TV one, Celebrity Damage Control and They Got Away With It on the Reelz Channel. He is also the aftercare coordinator and psychologist for Lauren Lake’s Paternity Court.

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Bailey Jeremie