Laurie Puhn is the author of the national bestseller "Fight Less, Love More:
5-Minute Conversations to Change Your Relationship without Blowing Up or Giving In" and "Instant Persuasion: How to Change Your Words to Change Your Life." A well-known relationship expert who regularly appears on Fox News Channel,
Good Day NY, CNN, Weekend Today in NY, CBS Early Show and Court TV/TruTV, among other programs, she is a contributor to Good Housekeeping, Real Simple magazine, First Wives World and Match.com's magazine. Ms. Puhn is also a Huffington Post blogger and she writes the nationally syndicated "Fight Less, Love More" column.
With a B.A. and law degree from Harvard, where she served on the Board of the Harvard Mediation Program, her in-depth legal and relationship communications analysis of new studies on relationships, celebrity divorce cases, current events and politicians' communication blunders makes her a media favorite.
Ms. Puhn hosted WPXN’s TV show “i on New York,” where she interviewed celebrities and extraordinary individuals who overcame obstacles and serve as notable examples of self-empowerment. She has interviewed such luminaries as Cheryl Ladd, Carson Kressley, Former NJ Governor Christie Todd Whitman, NYS Chief Judge Judith Kaye and James Naughton, among others.
A private practice couples mediator in New York, she has multiple professional certifications from the Center for Mediation and Training, Queens Mediation Services and the Harvard Mediation Program.
A leader in the field of turning conflict to conversation, Ms. Puhn is the President of the Laurie Puhn Institute through which she speaks on communication, persuasion, mediation and relationship strategies to audiences nationwide.
Laurie was the spokesperson for T-mobile marketing campaigns appearing in their national television, radio, print and on-line publicity campaigns. She was the relationship expert for ViaCord, a division of PerkinElmer.
She was honored with the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award by the Nassau County Commission on Human Rights and her name is inscribed on the Town of North Hempstead's Women's Roll of Honor. Laurie was awarded the Anti-Defamation League Leadership Award. As Co-Director of Community Development for the Junior League of Central Westchester, she was honored to receive the 2014 President's Award for her volunteer work. She resides in New York with her husband and two young children.
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