Jonathan Alpert


Jonathan contributes regularly to television, print, radio, and film.


A finger on the psychological pulse of the Nation

Whether weighing in on the latest celebrity scandal, providing insight into hard news stories and current events, or giving tips to people on how to have a healthier lifestyle, Jonathan Alpert is regularly tapped by some of the biggest media outlets in the world.

He has commented on everything from current events, to mental health, to breaking news, to celebrities/politicians, to lifestyle and hot-button issues.


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Here are some of the places Jonathan has contributed his expertise:


Since 2006 when he had his first TV appearance, Jonathan has been an expert guest on most of the major national TV news shows, including The Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, NBC Nightly News, ABC World News Tonight, and FOX News. He’s also appeared on many local TV networks and on talk shows including The Joy Behar Show, TLC’s My Strange Addiction, Anderson Cooper’s 360, and Nancy Grace.


Jonathan’s lively quotes and advice can be found in major glossy magazines such as GQ, Cosmopolitan, Self, Shape, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Life & Style, Ladies’ Home Journal Woman’s Day, and many more. He’s also been featured in major international magazines in Latin America and Europe for his take on the financial crisis and approach to therapy.

Film & Documentaries

Given his reputation as the “Wall Street Therapist,” Jonathan was tapped to discuss the culture of Wall Street and the financial crisis in the 2010 Oscar-winning film Inside Job. In the 2015 National Geographic Channel’s docu-series, The 2000s: A New Reality, he provided commentary on other events that shaped the decade including the September 11th terrorist attacks, the Bernie Madoff ponzi scheme, and celebrity scandals.

Newspapers and Radio

Considered a go-to source for thoughtful quotes, Jonathan’s insights and advice have been featured in countless newspapers, including The Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, USA Today, Miami Herald, various Associated Press stories, The Financial Times, New York Observer, New York Post, New York Daily News.

Perhaps the most noteworthy of his newspaper publications was a hotly debated 2012 New York Times Opinion Piece he authored, “In Therapy Forever? Enough Already.” This piece continues to be discussed around the world.

In addition, he’s frequently interviewed by major radio shows across the country and abroad.


Jonathan’s “No More Drama” advice column ran for seven years in Metro newspapers. He dished advice on sex, dating, and relationships to one million readers in New York, Boston, and Philadelphia. Jonathan continues to give advice to the masses through his columns on, HuffPost, and ThriveGlobal.

Jonathan can be reached directly and is easily booked for any news story or article, TV segment, or project where you may need an expert. He has a wide reach, depth of expertise, and the ability to say something smart and practical in an easy-to-understand way. Contact Jonathan at 202-841-3458 or