Dr. Mark Goulston

Mark Goulston, MD, is a prominent psychiatrist and consultant to major organizations. His book, Just Listen, has been translated into 14 languages, reached #1 in Munich and Shanghai, and became the basis of a 2010 PBS special. The Consumers Research Council has named him one of America’s Top Psychiatrists three times. For more than 20 years, he has been clinical assistant professor of medicine at UCLA’s Neuropsychiatric Institute. Goulston has appeared on Oprah, The Today Show, The Phil Donahue Show and CNN, and hosted a PBS pledge drive special. His column “Solve Anything with Dr. Mark” is nationally syndicated by Tribune Media Services. He contributes to the Harvard Business Review and writes a syndicated column for “Biz Journals.”


Adults Get Bullied, Too!

Learn how to stand up and fight back against bullies in the neighborhood, in your social circles—even in the office

Emotional Health

How “Anticipatory Pushback” Is Creating Problems for Women in the Business World – with Dr. Mark Goulston

The formal recording session had ended, but Dr. Mark Goulston and Bottom Line President Sarah Hiner had a whole lot…

Difficult People

How to Handle a Relationship-Altering Betrayal – with Dr. Mark Goulston

Bottom Line President Sarah Hiner is joined by prominent psychiatrist Dr. Mark Goulston, FBI and police hostage negotiation trainer and suicide specialist to talk about trust and b...


Dr. Mark Goulston’s Wake-Up Call At The OJ Simpson Trial

Listen in as Dr. Mark Goulston recounts the powerful wake-up call he experienced while serving as an adviser to the prosecution during the OJ Simpson trial.


Signs It’s Time to Break Up with a Friend

How to know when it’s time to break up with a friend and how to do it right...


Help! My Wife Bores Our Friends!

A reader is embarrassed when his wife talks about trivial topics and bores their friends. Our expert has some pointed advice.

Difficult People

How to Deal with Complainers, Whiners and Pessimists

Negativity is contagious. Even if you start off in a good mood, talking to a complainer or pessimist can turn…

Difficult People

8 Ways to Manage the Impossible Person in Your Life

Don't Lose Your Cool. Do This... Most people have to deal regularly with at least one irrational person—someone who routinely…


Habits of Happy Couples

Happy couples know that the real relationship begins when the honeymoon is over. Here are the habits of highly happy…

Difficult People

What to Say to a Jerk

The one word that will stop him in his tracks (and other tricks to get toxic people out of your…