Born in Winnipeg Canada, Beatty received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Manitoba. She earned her Master’s of Social Work degree (MSW) from McGill University in Montreal and has post-graduate specialization in marriage and family therapy and sexual dysfunction from Montreal Jewish General Hospital's Institute of Family Psychiatry.
Beatty has been practicing psychotherapy and sex therapy for over 35 years -- treating adolescents and adults of all ages and stages in life whose problems include: depression, anxiety, early childhood sexual abuse, addictions of every kind and relationship and sexual problems. Beatty lives in New York City and has offices in Sarasota, New York City and East Hampton.
As a result of her clinical practice working with individuals and couples who were experiencing relationship problems, she wrote a ground-breaking book, For Better, For Worse Forever: Discover the Path to Lasting Love (1999, 3rd. ed. 2008) developing a methodological guideline that has been used successfully by thousands of men and women for assessing potential long-term relationships.
She has been and continues to be an expert guest in national radio and television.
She currently has offices in New York City and East Hampton, and is now accepting new patients.
Beatty Cohan is a nationally recognized psychotherapist, sex therapist, author, national speaker, columnist and national radio and television expert guest. She has been an expert guest in national television and radio for over 25 years and continues to offer her unique charismatic brand of positive energy and psychological analysis and commentary -- bypassing the usual trite psycho-babble and often politically correct blandness that dominates the mass media. Her diversity of talents and expertise ranges from hard news story analysis and commentary to celebrity relationships.
Beatty has made regular expert guest appearances on FOX (Gretchen Carlson, Neil Cavuto, Gerri Willis), CBS, ARISE, EXTRA, Inside Edition, Geraldo and on many other local and national radio and television shows. She hosts her own live radio show, ASK BEATTY, every Tuesday afternoon from 3-4 p.m. on the Progressive Radio Network (Listen to the "ASK BEATTY" Archives). She was an expert guest on the Daily Show talking about why Medicare should continue to spend millions of dollars for penis pumps for men experiencing erectile dysfunction. She was also a recently featured relationship expert for an article on the Daily Mail UK's website: Are YOU dating an emotional manipulator? Relationship experts reveal six warning signs that prove your relationship is toxic - and will only lead to heartbreak
Beatty has been a speaker for the NCAA where she has given relationship workshops to student athletes. One of her most popular workshops is Rate Your Mate BEFORE It's Too Late--Never Make a Mistake in Love Again, based on her ground-breaking book, For Better, For Worse, Forever: Discover the Path to Lasting Love (1999, 3rd. ed. 2008). Her relationship/education workshops have been endorsed by football and basketball coaching greats and sports personalities including Tom Osborne, Jim Boehem, Steve Spurrier and Dick Vitale, who realize the importance of being a 'star' both off and on the playing field.
She is also a speaker for the Elite Speaker's Bureau (www.theelitespeakersbureau.com/beatty-cohan.html), founded by Denise Brown -- Nicole Brown Simpson's sister. Her Stop Domestic Violence BEFORE It Starts keynotes and workshops have educated and empowered women to help keep them safe. Her 10-step, fail-safe formula (already successfully used by thousands of men and women around the world for assessing who's right or wrong for you BEFORE committing to any serious relationship) has been endorsed by Denise Brown. She acknowledges that Beatty's formula could change the way that people look at their relationships forever and might have even saved her sister Nicole Brown Simpson's life.
Beatty is the Sex/Relationship columnist for The Three Tomatoes (www.thethreetomatoes.com/askbeatty.html), an on-line website for women over-50. (See links to her articles below under "The Three Tomatoes"). She is also a regular contributing columnist for FOX Network Health. Also, read Beatty's expert advice in Next Avenue at their website nextavenue.org - 7 Things Never to Say to Your Unmarried Child , and at Huffington Post: Women (huffingtonpost.com) - Rate Your Mate BEFORE It's Too Late: Never Make a Mistake in Love Again!, Is Your Therapist Helping or Harming You?, and Effective Marriage Counseling: A Unique Approach.
Among her many other supporters are former Governor Jeb Bush who appointed her to serve on Florida's Commission on Marriage and Family Support Initiatives, former Governor Charlie Crist and former First Lady Laura Bush.
Beatty is happy to continue to contribute to all media outlets, including television, radio, print and web as one of the leading psychotherapists in the country specializing in marriage and family therapy and sexual dysfunction. She is a dynamic, knowledgeable and fun woman. Producers and audiences love her energy and style.
Beatty's website is www.Beattycohan.com
She may be contacted by email at: BeattyCohan.firstname.lastname@example.org
or by phone: 941-914-3063