Jeffrey R. Gardere, Ph.D., ABPP

Board Certified Clinical Psychologist and Associate Professor and Course Director at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

Dr. Jeff Gardere, better known as “America’s Psychologist”, was born in Manhattan and raised in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. His parents were born in Haiti. Dr. Jeff  earned a Masters degree from Columbia University, and a Masters and Ph.D. in philosophy and clinical psychology from the George Washington University. Dr. Gardere also achieved a doctorate in Ministry from The New Ministry. He is an ordained interfaith minister.

Dr. Gardere is a Board Certified Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Professor and Course Director of Behavioral Medicine at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York City.

Dr. Gardere has a successful private practice in which he works with families, couples and individuals. He also treats and serves as a life coach to celebrities and professional athletes alike. He provides evaluations for IVF donors and also provides screenings of ministerial candidates for ordination. In addition, he is a top psychological and forensic evaluator and expert witness who has worked on police brutality, malpractice, wrongful death and other civil cases.

Dr. Gardere is also a prolific author of several research, scientific journal and magazine articles, four books and is a contributing author to several books including the brand-new medical text, “The Causes of Autism.”

In addition to being a respected academician, Dr. Gardere is a well-known media personality. He has been a contributor to, FOX News network, MSNBC, CNN, WPIX, WCBS, WNYW and WABC. Dr. Gardere was the host of VH1’s Dad Camp, and was the therapist on The Housewives of Atlanta, The Housewives of Potomac, I Dream of Nene, on Bravo, Love and Hip Hop New York, on VH1. This season he is the principle psychologist on: For My Man, on TV One, Celebrity Damage Control and They Got Away with It on the Reelz Channel. He is also the staff psychologist on the syndicated show, Lauren Lake’s Paternity Court and Couples Court with the Cutlers.

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