Dr. Frieda weighs in on the psychological effects of Dr. Christine Ford’s testimony at the Judge Brett Kavanaugh hearings — on her and on different generations of women.

– i24NEWS Perspectives

Television Appearances

  • Home and Family / How to Be Vital and Happy at Any Age “I want to tell women there are many, many options out there.”
  • Crossroads / International Women’s Day “We are doing better than ever. Millennial women are making the same or more money than their male counterparts, but we should have high status goals regardless.” 
  • NBC Today Show / New Year’s Resolutions “We think we need to be motivated — but we need to just do it.” 
  • WPIX 11 / Coping with Family During the Holidays “Don’t take the bait! Walk away. Where you are sitting determines who you are going to be talking to.”
  • WPIX 11 / The Do’s and Don’ts of Online Dating “Do your research. If possible, do a background check, and above all, trust your gut.”



  • Washington Post / Psychologist on Kathy Griffin’s motive to use grisly Trump image: ‘Attention can signal relevancy’ “One reason why celebrities may be verbally attacking President Trump is because they think it’s good for their egos and reputations.”
  • Toronto Sun / Age is Just a Number, according to Dr. Frieda Birnbaum. “Middle age no longer represents us. Middle age sounds like you are going downhill. I call it peak age.”
  • Cosmopolitan / 3 Reasons Why Your BF Shouldn’t Be Your BFF   “A core tenet of a good relationship is helping each other, so if you get injured, you need to share that with him.” 
  • Prevention / I Had Twins At 60. Here’s What It Taught Me “I had spent my whole life doing what made other people happy, which I think many women do. It was my turn to do what I wanted, and my husband was on board. We decided to try for another child.”
  • New York Daily News / Confessions of a 69-Year Old Soccer Mom “I heard from women all over the world, in Dubai, Africa and Germany, and they said I gave them permission to be young, to live their lives. Nobody said they were having babies at my age. But at 53, I know women are doing in vitro.”
  • Chicago Woman / How to Spot a Sociopath, Narcissist or Co-Dependent on the First Date “Many of us have gone on first dates and wished we knew the tell-tale signs that we were dealing with a sociopath, narcissist or someone who was co-dependent. Dr. Frieda Birnbaum tells us the signs we should be looking for and if we should be running in the opposite direction.

Upcoming Appearances

  • Washington Post / Psychologist on Kathy Griffin’s motive to use grisly Trump image: ‘Attention can signal r​