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Dr. Goldsmith’s latest book, “100 Ways to Boost Your Self-Confidence – Believe in Yourself and Others Will Too” will be released on May 20, 2010
 
He was named by Cosmopolitan Magazine (Dr. G just did his twenty-fifth interview for their May cover story) and in the book The Complete Marriage Counselor – Relationship Saving Advice form America’s Top 50+ Couples Therapists (Adams, 2010) as one of the nation’s top counselors. He was also one of 12 authors who inspired, was sited and quoted in bestselling author Alisa Bowman’s new book Project: Happily Ever After.
 
The Emotional Fitness Radio Show on NPR affiliate KCLU (Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara was nominated for at 2010 L.A. Press Club Award and the Mental Health America 2010 Media Award. His weekly column for Scripps Howard News Service was also nominated.

Dr. Goldsmith received the 2007 Clark Vincent Award to honor literary contribution to he profession of psychology, given by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists for his nationally syndicated newspaper column and book “Emotional Fitness for Couples”.

Dr. Barton Goldsmith was the national spokesperson for the “My M&Ms Treasured Moments Challenge”. From judging and officiating the vow of silence, to being available to the winning couple throughout the challenge, Dr. Goldsmith stated, “In addition to the words we use, successful communication is about making the moments shared as a couple more memorable and personal. This challenge provided Ryan and Jennifer the opportunity to focus on other ways to communicate to help understand more about each other.” You can view a video here, or visit the M&Ms site for more information

Barton Goldsmith, Ph.D. was named the recipient of the 2006 Peter Markin Merit Award for Humanitarianism from the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT-CA) California Division.He received the award for his community outreach work including his popular column, Emotional Fitness, which has appeared in over 150 newspapers. The award is given to a Marriage and Family Therapist who exemplifies Peter Markin’s spirit through acts of generosity, kindness or humanitarianism. Goldsmith states, “I am eternally grateful to The Ventura County Star/Scripps-Howard News Service and KCLU/NPR for giving me the opportunity to talk with so many people. I am also deeply honored that AAMFT-CA has chosen to recognize my work.” In true “Dr. G” fashion, he is donating the monetary portion of the award to a local non-profit organization.

Dr. Goldsmith has also been named as the 2006 recipient of the Joseph A. Giannantoino II Award in recognition of his commitment to the recovery movement and being an Outstanding Educator in the field of Addiction Medicine. The California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Counseling gives the annual award. Goldsmith states, "I am eternally grateful to The Ventura County Star/Scripps-Howard News Service and KCLU/NPR for giving me the opportunity to talk with so many people. I am also deeply honored that AAMFT-CA and CAADAC have chosen to recognize my work." In true Dr. G fashion, he is donating the monetary portion of the awards to a local non-profit organization.

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