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Esther Perel

2017 Speaker

ESTHER PEREL is recognized as one of today’s most insightful and provocative voices on personal and professional relationships. A celebrated psychotherapist who has helmed a private practice in New York City since 1983, she has over three decades of experience navigating the intricacies of love and desire. Her international bestseller Mating in Captivity has been translated into 26 languages. Her second book The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity (Harper Collins) is due out October 2017. Perel is a dynamic and provocative speaker on the international stage, with two critically praised TED talks that have reached over 17 million viewers. She has consulted on the Golden Globe-winning Showtime series The Affair and is also executive producer and host of the Audible original series “Where Should We Begin?,” in which she broadcasts intimate one-off counseling sessions with real-life couples. @estherperel