The Simple Act of Caring, Dr. Dan Gottlieb Expert Contributor Dr. Dan Gottlieb explains to Roseann Vanella, Publisher of, how  over 30 years ago when he suffered the horrible accident that left him a quadriplegic how one person helped him to cope with his accident and help him make the decision that he would be able to live on.  “When we care and open our hearts to others, it changes everything” say’s Dr. Gottlieb in this warm and heart touching interview.

Dr. Gottlieb’s new book, The Wisdom We’re Born With, Restoring Our Faith In Ourselves has just been published. For more information please visit

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About Dan Gottlieb

Dr. Dan Gottlieb has been practicing psychology since 1969.Since 1985, Daniel Gottlieb has been hosting “Voices in the Family,” an award-winning mental health call-in radio show aired on WHYY 90.9 FM, Philadelphia’s local public radio station. He has also previously published a total of four books. His most recent, “The Wisdom of Sam: Observations on Life from an Uncommon Child,”. In it, Dan tells of some of the remarkable insights shared by his grandson Sam who is on the autism spectrum. All of his royalties are donated to children’s charities. Dan is also a contributor to the Dana & Christopher Reeves Foundation.

2 thoughts on “The Simple Act of Caring, Dr. Dan Gottlieb

  1. Angela

    Wow. another great interview with many pearls of wisdom. I love the concept of “learned helpfulness” it reminds me of the concept of mindfulness. Everything he shared is at the core of the therapeutic relationship in psychotherapy…even with all the techniques and modalities. At the core, is care and the instillation of hope. Beautiful. I need to get his book!

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