ABOUT DR. GEORGIA WITKIN

Author, Speaker, Professor, Clinician, Media Host

 

SPEAKING

Known for her humor and interactive style, Georgia is one of the nation's top corporate and inspirational keynote motivational speakers, and number one choice as a stress and change management expert.  

 

Some of her topics include: 

  • Stress Relief Workshop

  • Restoring Resiliency

  • 4 Steps to Mindfulness & Gratitude

  • Diversity Awareness 

  • Conflict Resolution & Team Building

  • Male Stress Symptoms and Solutions

  • Creating Joy Opportunities: Motivation & Inspiration

  • Infertility Facts & Fictions 

  • Female Stress Survival Guide

  • Practical Parenting

  • Healing & Humor

  • Saving Your Own Life

  • Myths that Hold Women Back & How to Move Forward Anyway

CONSULTING

Georgia Witkin Consulting provides branding, marketing psychology, public relations, and media expertise. 

Corporate clients have included:

  • Bristol Meyers, "The Keri Report"

  • Bausch & Lomb, Corporate Seminars

  • Celmatix, #SaytheFword Fertility Survey

  • Skadden Arps, Women's Corporate Workshops

  • Merk & Co, "The Stress of Less" for Rogaine

  • Park-Davis, Women: Healthcare Decision-Makers

  • Reflect.com, Consultant

  • 3M, Devries Public Relations

  • Proctor & Gamble, Oil of Olay

  • Freedom Drugs, Ovum Donation Book

  • Revlon, Corporate Seminars

  • Tadross Productions (current)

 

Georgia Witkin Consulting is also a major provider of personnel training and patient services development.

Current clients include:

  • Mount Sinai Hospital, Patient Coordinators, Nurses, Call Centers, First Responders

  • RMA of New York, Psychological & Wellness Personnel, Clinical Specialists, Billing, Administrative Support Teams

  • Progyny, Inc., Patient Care Advocates, Sales and Marketing Teams, Communication,  Intervention, and Team Building

  • Aston Martin, Executive Communication Skills, Marketing-Public Interface Skills

 
 

MEDIA EXPERIENCE

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Health and Lifestyle Reporter

NBC

  • Science & Health News Reporter: WNBC-TV, NBC's Flagship station in NYC

  • Nightly Segment Host: "Live at Five" with Al Roker

  • Lifestyle Contributor: "Weekend Today"

  • Health & Science Contributor: "News at Noon" and the early morning "Today In New York" program

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Health Contributor, Writer, Host

CNBC

  • Nightly Health Reporter since CNBC's inception

  • Writer & Host: "Between the Sexes," exploring gender, relationship, stereotyping, and identity issues

  • Writer & Host: "Witkin Workshop" with live call-ins

Health Contributor, Analyst, Host

Fox News Channel

  • Health News Analyst & Segment Host: Weekend Fox Magazine

  • Host: politically-neutral talk show, "Beyond the News"

  • Psychology Segment Host: "Fox and Friends" 

  • Team Analyst: Cavuto Business Report

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Co-Host, Writer

WLVI Boston

  • "Just Between Us," the popular women's health show in Boston

  • High-profile women's health news stories

  • Human interest, first-person interviews

Creator & Co-host of "GG & Me"

"Body After Baby"

Senior Editor

"Go Play Outside"

Guest Expert & Contributor

"New Rules of Grandparenting"

"IVF Stress Tips"

RMA of New York

"Only Sweat the Big Stuff "

Violently Funny

"Asking for Support"

Progyny

How Finding Your
Mantras Can Help
Coping with
"Re-Entry Anxiety"
What to Do Before an Emotional Burnout
 

AUTHOR

"One of the Nation's most foremost experts on stress." - Publisher's Weekly

CLICK on the book titles or covers for more information

RESEARCH JOURNAL ARTICLES

CLICK HERE  for selected scholarly Reproductive Health publications. 

 

CURRENT TITLES

Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences

Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai

After completing post-doctoral studies in behavioral genetics as a National Science Foundation Fellow at NYS Psychiatric Institute, Dr. Witkin joined the Icahn School of Medicine where she is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences. 

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Director of Psychological and Wellness Services

Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York

As the Director of Psychological and Wellness Services, Dr. Witkin oversees the support and counseling services provided to patients diagnosed with infertility as well as individuals hoping to donate their eggs. Additionally, Dr. Witkin plays an integral role in the training and education of staff and reproductive endocrinology and infertility fellows and contributes her expertise to a significant number of research studies. 

CLICK HERE  to view profile. 

Director of Patient Services Development

Progyny, Inc.

As the Director of Patient Services Development for Progyny, Inc. (Fertility Benefits), Dr. Witkin coaches all patient-care advocates, hosts the video series, Expert Interview Series, and created an online, science-based Happify experience using cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and mindfulness principles. She also contributes to the marketing and sales team, writes a column for Psychology Today, and provides in-house stress relief workshops and emotional support.  

CLICK HERE  to view the Expert Interview Series

President and Founder

Georgia Hope, Inc. / Georgia Witkin Consulting

As the president and founder of Georgia Hope, Inc., Dr. Witkin provides personnel training, health care attitude research, public relations, media consultation, and workshops to corporations. She has worked with Bristol Meyer, Merk & Co, Bausch and Lomb, Park-Davis, Proctor & Gamble, The Family Business Council, Women in Business, HBO, Warner Bros, Overbrook Entertainment, is a member of Women Business Leaders (WBL), and is on the Aston Martin Women's Marketing Advisory Board.   

CLICK HERE to view LinkedIn profile. 

Private Practice

Dr. Witkin supervises and teaches medical residents and nurses and maintains a private practice focusing on stress, relationship issues, and infertility. She uses both CBT and Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT) which can effectively be delivered to patients through teletherapy. Dr. Witkin is a New York State licensed clinical psychologist, an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine, and a life-member of the American Psychological Association. 

 

BOARDS & AWARDS

 

Selected Board Appointments:

 

Harvard University Kennedy School of GovernmentWomen's Advisory Board Member

City of Hope, Honorary Board Member (current)

Celmatix, Honorary Board Member, Media (current)

Aston Martin, Women's Advisory Board (current)

Mount Sinai Breast Health Resource Center, Sponsor

Mount Sinai Reproductive Science, Doctor's Committee

Journal of Preventative Psychology, Editorial Board

Warner-Lambert Marketing, Scientific Advisory Board 

Family Business Council, Advisory Board

New York Regional Transplant Program, Board Member

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, Board Member

Brides Magazine, Editorial Board

Fitness Magazine, Advisory Board

Health Magazine, Editorial Board

Selected Awards:

 

National Science Foundation, LOCI Program, Washington DC: Peer Evaluator

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation: Public Spirit Award

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association: Family Building Award

The City of Hope: Spirit of Life Award

LIJ Medical Center: Women's Hope Award

Barnard College: Alumnae Award

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation: Woman of Achievement Honoree

The National Science Foundation: Science Faculty Development Award

Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York: Leadership Award

FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education): Founders Award

Women in Communication: Woman of Achievement Award

North Shore Hospital: Woman of Achievement Award

National Science Foundation: Science Faculty Professional Development Award

City University of New York Graduate Center: Faculty Fellowship in History & Humanities

National Liver Foundation: Honor

The American Fertility Association: Annual Honoree

Gusberg Society of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Mount Sinai: Certification of Appreciation

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY: Certificate of Appreciation 

Fire Department of New York: Certificate of Appreciation

New York State Psychological Association: Keynote Speaker

National Liver Foundation: Keynote Speaker

Family Business Council: Keynote Speaker

Ellis Island Medal of Honor 2021: Nominee

Marquis’ Who’s Who of American Women and Who’s Who in the World: Citation

Mensa: Member

Established the Dr. Mildred Witkin Award for Psychiatry Residents

 

AND JUST FOR FUN...

 The Alligonkey: Into New Zooland (Amazon /Kindle)  is Georgia's book  about a  disillusioned Alligonkey (part alligator, part monkey) who wants to change himself and finds himself instead.

Click here to  visit  Alligonkey.com  and see its video trailer. 

Georgia has been a consultant to TV and film including: The Sopranos on HBO ( she appeared in The Making of the Sopranos), Will Smith’s Production Company, Overbrook Entertainment, and was a credited contributor to the Warner Bros. film, Hitch.

Georgia has made her Hollywood debut several times over, making appearances in Cop Out and Winter's Tale ...

 

 

...and a cameo in Ocean's 8. See if you can spot her!

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