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Dr. Jessi Gold is a highly sought after mental health expert who has become the go-to source for journalists across print and digital publications including, The New York Times, HuffPost, Teen Vogue, USA Today, TIME, CNN, The Atlantic, and Today, among others. 

She is quickly and regularly available and able to communicate about complex mental health topics in an accessible way, so that reporters return to her over and over again. For a list of topics, from coping skills, to college students and healthcare workers, to mental health and popular culture, see her about page, but feel free to reach out to Dr. Gold here, and if she cannot help, she is happy to point you towards a colleague that can.



2024 Quoted In


The University of Tennessee Health Science Center | February 5, 2024 | Inaugural Chief Wellness Officer Aims to ‘Change the Culture’ Around Mental Health

The New York Times | February 4, 2024 | How Psychiatry Broke the Top 40

Huffpost | February 2, 2024 | ‘Hurkle-Durkling’ Is The Newest TikTok Trend. Should We All Be Doing It?

Knox News | Janaury 14, 2024 | University of Tennessee’s first chief wellness officer: Mental health should be ‘almost boring’

Slate | January 4, 2024 | I’m Finally Quitting Trying to Quit Social Media

2023 Quoted In


Yahoo Life | December 27, 2023 | Do therapists make New Year’s resolutions? Here’s what they told us.

New York Times | December 4, 2023 | The Lingering ‘Meh’ Feeling Has a Name

Psychiatric News | November 16, 2023 | Yale MH Settlement Reflection of Nationwide Issues

Medscape | November 29, 2023 | Rx for Resilience: Five Prescriptions for Physician Burnout 

USA Today | November 5, 2023 | ‘A Letter to My Abuser’: A nurse’s tragic experience resonates across the country

Peloton the Output | October 23, 2023 | 3 Expert-Backed Tips for Building Mental Health Routines That Stick

The Guardian | September 26, 2023 | US surgeons are killing themselves at an alarming rate. One decided to speak out

Huffpostt | August 18, 2023 | Are You ‘Intellectualizing’ To Avoid Distress? Here’s How To Tell.

Teen Vogue | August 18, 2023 | Bama Rush TikTok Is Getting More Relatable: Why Relatable Girls Are Winning This Year

Teen Vogue | July 13, 2023 | Jonah Hill and Sarah Brady’s Relationship Sparks Conversation About How to Set Boundaries

Teen Vogue | April 13, 2023 | Student Journalists Reporting on Traumatic Campus Events: How to Cope

Teen Vogue | March 30, 2023 | Adderall Shortages Are Forcing People To Ration Their Medication

UNDARK | August 14, 2023 | When Doctors Need Doctors: Lowering the Barriers to Seeking Help

Up Worthy | August 11, 2023 | Mom discusses why it is important for her teen daughter to take a mental health day off from school

Medpage Today | July 21, 2023 | What Is Bed Rotting and Is It Actually a Problem?

CNN Health | July 8, 2023 | Bed rotting: TikTok’s latest trend reveals the toxic side of self-care

SLATE | June 19, 2023 | Help! I Accidentally Saw Some Very Compromising Photos of My Co-Worker.

Huffpost | June 16, 2023 | What Happens In Your Brain After Attending The Eras Tour

Huffpost | June 9, 2023 | Taylor Swift Is Not Your Friend. But Here’s Why You Feel That Way.

Huffpost | April 12, 2023 | What To Comment If Someone Posts About A Loss Or Death

Insider | June 7, 2023 | Step aside, hustle culture. Gen Z college students are ‘bed-rotting’ instead.


New York Times | May 24, 2023 | Does Your Child Have an Unhealthy Relationship to Social Media? Here’s How to Tell. 

New York Times | March 24, 2023 | How to Talk to Teens About Cannabis (So They Won’t Ignore You)

New York Times | February 13, 2023 | How the Language of Therapy Took Over Dating

New York Times | January 19, 2023 | Should You Quit Your Job? 

Well + Good | May 12, 2023 | The 3 Best—And 3 Worst—Things You Can Say To a Recently Dumped Friend, According to Mental Health Professionals

Vice | April 27, 2023 | We Spoke to People Who Started Using ChatGPT As Their Therapist

Insider | April 15, 2023 | I tried Peoplehood, the SoulCycle founders’ new ‘guided conversation practice.’ I still don’t know what that means.

USA Today | April 13, 2023 | Feeling stressed? Tips For How to Reduce Stress in Your Daily Life

USA Today | April 3, 2023 | Can Stress Make You Sick? The Answer Might Surprise You

USA Today | March 31, 2023 | Chronic Stress Can be a Serious Problem: How to Spot the Symptoms

Time | April 12, 2023 | What’s Driving the Demand for ADHD Drugs Like Adderall

National Post | April 5, 2023 | Why Shock Therapy is Not as Scary as Yellowjackets Makes it Seem

Inside Hook | April 5, 2023 | Ted Lasso’s Toxic Positivity, Explained

MM + M | April 4, 2023 | Health’s Social Sway: How Social Media Influences Patients — and Makes Physicians’ Lives Harder

Health Day | April 4, 2023 | Expert Tips on How to Manage Work Stress

Mashable | April 1, 2023 | Long COVID and Suicide: How Patients are Helping Each Other in Their Darkest Hour


AAMC | March 28, 2023 | Out of the Shadows: Physicians Share Their Mental Health Struggles

American Psychiatric Association | March 23, 2023 | How to Talk About Suicide on Social Media

Today | March 10, 2023 | ‘You will get better’: See the inspirational notes Sen. John Fetterman’s kids wrote while he’s treated for depression

US News | February 27, 2023 | How to Recover From Burnout

MD Edge | February 17, 2023 | ‘Only a Sociopath Could Work for a Large Health System,’ Doc Says Sardonically

Inverse | February 16, 2023 | Pandemic Telehealth Was a Boon to People With Psychiatric Conditions — What Happens When it Ends?

Public Good News | February 1, 2023 | How to Navigate the Ongoing Adderall Shortage

5 On Your Side | January 18, 2023 | Seasonal Affective Disorder: Know what it is, what the symptoms are, what to do about it

STAT | January 6, 2023 | A Year After a Nurse’s Loss to Suicide, His Friends Are Building Out a Peer Support Network

2022 Quoted In 



Mashable | December 28, 2022 | The Best Mental Health Books of 2022

Mashable | February 13, 2022 | We’re Worried About the Wrong Kind of ‘Trauma Talk’ Online

Self | November 30, 2022 | Here’s Exactly What Therapists Do When They Feel Super Angry

Self | October 12, 2022 | TikTok Is Changing the Way We Talk About ADHD—For Better and Worse

Psychiatrist.com | December 28, 2022 | tWitch’s Death By Suicide: Don’t Blame ‘High Functioning Depression’, Expert Says

Psychiatrist.com | November 15, 2022 | Why News Reporting on Suicide Matters

Life Hacker | November 14, 2022 | How to Tell the Difference Between Sadness and Depression

Life Hacker | August 12, 2022 | Social Media Is Lying to You About Antidepressants

Huffpost | November 9, 2022 | Need Mental Health Help But You Aren’t In Crisis? Try A ‘Warmline’

Huffpost | October 22, 2022 | ‘Bigger Than The Whole Sky’: The Miscarriage Message In The Taylor Swift Song

Huffpost | October 21, 2022 | Taylor Swift Captures What It’s Like To Struggle With Your Mental Health

Huffpost | February 3, 2022 | Suicides by Drug Overdose Have Increased Among Young Americans

Huffpost | January 31, 2022 | 7 Simple Happiness Hacks You Can Do On A Commute

5 On Your Side | October 31, 2022 | It’s time to ‘fall back’: Daylight saving time ends Sunday

Today | October 21, 2022 | People Who Have Had a Miscarriage Say Taylor Swift’s New Song Has a Powerful Meaning For Them

Entertainment Weekly | October 18, 2022 | The Challenge star Tori Deal Opens up About How Antidepressants Saved Her From ‘Rock Bottom’

Teen Vogue | October 4, 2022 | How TikTok Is Helping Some Teens Better Understand Their Identities

Teen Vogue | May 26, 2022 | Gun Violence Survivors Share Impact, How it Changed Their Lives

Teen Vogue | August 19, 2022 | Demi Lovato’s “29” Is Prompting TikTok Users to Open Up About Age-Inappropriate Relationships

Healio | September 26, 2022 | Mental Health Amid COVID-19: ‘No Wrong Time’ for Health Care Workers to Seek Help

Byrdie | September 20, 2022 | Stressed But Well-Dressed: The Rise of Brutally Honest Mental Health Merch

Inverse | September 5, 2022 | Being the Only One Masked In the Office Can Be Hard. A Psychiatrist Suggests These Tips

Inverse | April 26, 2022 | 5 Things People Get Wrong About Adult ADHD

St. Louis Post-Dispatch | September 4, 2022 | How Therapists Cope With Stress and Deal With Their Own Mental Health

New York Times | August 23, 2022 | How Can I Tell if I am Depressed or Burned Out?

New York Times | August 25, 2022 | How to Get Back In Sync With Your Teen

New York Times | May 26, 2022 | The ‘Psychic Numbing’ of Mass Tragedies

New York Times | May 25, 2022 | An Age By Age Guide to Talking to Children About Mass Shootings

New York Times | March 29, 2022 | Mental Health Providers Are Busier Than Ever: Here’s How to Find One

New York Times | February 14, 2022 | Your Body Knows You’re Burned Out

Insider | July 27, 2022 | 2,000 Leaked Documents and Employees Say Silicon Valley Healthcare Startup Cerebral Harmed Hundreds of Patients and Prescribed Serious Medication with Abandon

The Business Standard | July 17, 2022 | The Weight of Work Stress on Mental Health

Menlo Security | June 26, 2022 | Do This Not That: Managing Mental Health for CISOs

Observer | June 23, 2022 | Asking For a Friend: Advice Columns Endure Because We’re Starved for Connection

The Guardian | May 28, 2022 | ‘It’s All Preventable’: Tackling America’s Workplace Suicide Epidemic

The Washington Post | May 5, 2022 | Experts on Why Elon Musk’s Antidepressant Tweet ‘Puts People at Risk’

Forbes | April 30, 2022 | Elon Musk on Twitter Says Wellburtin Should Be Taken Off Market, Here’s the Pushback

NPR | March 31, 2022 | A Nurse’s Death Raises the Alarm About the Profession’s Mental Health Crisis

STAT | March 23, 2022 | ‘I Fear the Long Term Effects’: Before His Death, a Nurse Warned of the Pandemic’s Toll on Health Care Workers

Verywell Mind | February 15, 2022 | How School Counselors are Providing Crucial Support to Students During Omicron

Fast Company | January 14, 2022 | As More Teens Talk About Self Harm, Here’s How to Help, Say Experts

Sunday Edit | January 4, 2022 | If Life Is Supposed to Be Going Back to Normal, Why Do I Still Feel Weird? 

2021 Archived

Sunday Edit | December 30, 2021 | Reshaping our Lives in 2022

Today | December 30, 2021 | Mom’s are Identifying with Miranda’s Drinking In ‘And Just Like That…’ 

Today | February 18, 2021 | Why I’m Still Making Plans During COVID-19 and Experts Say Its OK

Inverse | December 15, 2021 | Can Doctors Practice with Mental Health Issues? Viral Photo Reveals a Contentious Debate

Inverse | November 19, 2021 | COVID-19: We’re Already Forgetting the Best Lesson From the 1918 Pandemic

Inverse | October 1, 2021 | Ted Lasso’s Focus on Therapy Is Its Greatest Gift

Inverse | June 2, 2021 | Naomi Osaka and the Power of No: What We Can Learn From the Tennis Champ

CNN | December 15, 2021 | ‘Like Drinking From a Fire Hose’: Health Care Workers Traumatized by Pandemic

CNN | December 14, 2021 | Studies Add to Evidence Omicron Sneaks Past Vaccines by May Cause Milder Disease

The Post and Courier | December 6, 2021 | SC Experts Say Another COVID-19 Surge Could Push Health Care Workers to the Brink, Mentally

MDEdge | December 2, 2021 | Ten Changes That Could Keep Clinicians in the Workforce in a Pandemic

MDEdge | November 23, 2021 | Social Media Use Associated with Depression in Adults

MDEdge | June 4, 2021 | Medical Licensing Questions Continue to Violate ADA

Mashable | December 1, 2021 | What is Trauma We Can All Learn From ‘Trauma Dumping’ Online


TNR | November 23, 2021 | Here Come the Thanksgiving COVID Fights

The Physicians Foundation | November 16, 2021 | Helping Yourself to Help Others

US News | November 16, 2021 | Better Work Conditions Bringing Better Mental Health to Resident Doctors: Study

Medscape | November 11, 2021 | What to Do About Pandemic PTSD

Medscape | June 4, 2021 | Mental Health Questions for Doc Still Violating Disabilities Act

SELF | November 18, 2021 | How to Tell Anxiety Disorder Symptoms From Run-of-the-Mill Worry

SELF | November 8, 2021 | How Different Types of Anxiety Can Affect Your Life

Patient | November 2, 2021 | How to Look After Your Mental Health on Social Media

KCUR 89.3 | November 1, 2021 | Missouri’s Lack of Mental Health Care Means Patients Suffer From Over-Prescribed Anxiety Meds

Huffpost | December 31, 2021 | The Best and Worst Mental Health Takes in 2021

Huffpost | September 16, 2021 | ‘It’s so Much Worse This Time,’ Exhausted ICU Nurse Says of Current COVID-19 Surge

Huffpost | September 10, 2021 | What Not to Say to Someone Who Has Suicidal Ideations

Huffpost | August 19, 2021 | 8 Things Therapists Do in the Morning When They’re Stressed

Huffpost | July 27, 2021 | Simone Biles Busts the Myth That Mental Health And Physical Health Aren’t Equal

Huffpost | May 13, 2021 | Prince Harry Nails Why You Shouldn’t Say ‘You Need Help’ to Someone Struggling

Huffpost | May 10, 2021 | How to Get Rid of Brain Fog Caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Huffpost | March 21, 2021 | What to Know About So-Called Post Pandemic Stress Disorder

Huffpost | March 8, 2021 | How COVID-19 Will Change Mental Health Care in the Future

Huffpost | March 8, 2021 | The Most Common Ways COVID-19 Pandemic Has Affected Mental Health

Huffpost | March 4, 2021 | Vaccine Envy is Real. Here’s How to Deal With it in a Healthy Way

Huffpost | March 2, 2021 | Are You Feeling Anxiety Or Depression From the COVID-19 Pandemic

Huffpost | February 4, 2021 | It’s Not Just You. A Lot of Us Are Hitting a Pandemic Wall Right Now 

Insider | October 18, 2021 | Parenting While Working at Home Left Me So Burned Out I Cried Daily. Here’s the Advice I Got From Mental Health Experts

GMA | October 8, 2021 | World Mental Health Day: If You’re Feeling Depressed or Anxious, You’re Not Alone

STAT | October 6, 2021 | The Stages of Pandemic Emotion: From Horror to Hope to Rage – and Now, an Anxious Optimism

STAT | May 7, 2021 | As the COVID-19 Crisis Ebbs in the U.S., Experts Brace for Some to Experience Psychological Fallout

WBUR | October 5, 2021 | Health Care Workers Aren’t Heroes. We’re Human And We Need Your Help

Newsweek | September 27, 2021 | Workers Aren’t Burnt Out From the Pandemic. They’re Burnt Out From Overwork | Opinion

The New York Times | September 24, 2021 | Let’s Ignore Each Other in the Same Room

The New York Times | June 2, 2021 | When Your Job Harms Your Mental Health

The New York Times | March 8, 2021 | How to Help Someone Who is Having Suicidal Thoughts

The New York Times | February 17, 2021 | ‘Nobody Has Openings’: Mental Health Providers Struggle to Meet Demand

MedPage Today | August 31, 2021 | The Cost of Compassion Fatigue During COVID

St. Louis | August 18, 2021 | Dr. Jessi Gold Asks the Mental Health Questions Others Don’t

St. Louis | August 1, 2021 | Room for Emotion

Vice | August 18, 2021 | A Step-By-Step Guide to Convincing Your Un-Vaxxed Parents to Get Their Shots

Teen Vogue | August 17, 2021 | Teens Missed Out on Years of Socializing Thanks to the Pandemic

Teen Vogue | August 12, 2021 | Back to School 2021: How Students Feel Amid the COVID Delta Variant Surge

The Guardian | July 29, 2021 | Mental Health Memes Are Everywhere – Can They Offer More Than Comic Relief?

InStyle | July 22, 2021 | How to Tell if You Actually Have Social Anxiety Disorder

InStyle | March 8, 2021 | Meghan Markle’s Openness About Suicidal Ideation Will Save Lives

InStyle | February 3, 2021 | Why AOC’s Harrowing Capitol Experience Feels Familiar to So Many Women 

InStyle | January 28, 2021 | No, Its Not in Your Head, the Pandemic is Really Aging Us Faster 

Inside Higher ED | July 7, 2021 | Pedagogy of Healing: Bearing Witness to Trauma and Resilience  

The Denver Post | July 3, 2021 | As Pandemic Wanes, Will Burnout Fuel Exodus of Colorado Health Care Workers?

AAMC | June 29, 2021 | For Providers With PTSD, the Trauma of COVID-19 Isn’t Over

The Washington Post | July 12, 2021 | In Closed-Door Meetings at MTV, Creators are Grappling with How to Make Entertainment More Responsible

The Washington Post | June 25, 2021 | What We Learned About Wellness While Working From Home, and How to Use Those Insights

Vogue | June 22, 2021 | Has the Pandemic Fundamentally Changed the Way Women Think About Drinking?

Vox | July 27, 2021 | The Best Four Years of Your Life

Vox | June 23, 2021 | The Doctors Are Not All Right

Vox | June 19, 2021 | Lockdown Was Not a Sabbatical

Fast Company | June 16, 2021 | These Companies Want to Quell The Rising Kids’ Mental Health Crisis

Psychology Today | June 2, 2021 | Burnout Is Not Depression


Women’s Health | June 1, 2021 | Ahead of the Game

PBS News Hour | May 31, 2021 | 5 Tips From Mental Health Experts on Transitioning Out of COVID Restrictions

Forbes | June 7, 2021 | Venture Funding for Mental Health Startups Hits Record High as Anxiety, Depression Skyrocket

Forbes | May 29, 2021 | COVID-19 Pandemic Leaving Doctors Burnout, Yet Study Shows Obstacles to Help

Forbes | January 4, 2021 | Our New Year’s COVID-19 Resolution Should Be: Separate Science and Politics 

Refinery 29 | May 21, 2021 | Why it Literally Hurts to Listen to Olivia Rodrigo’s Sour

Refinery 29 | February 16, 2021 | Trumps Acquittal Wasn’t Surprising. But the Trauma He Caused Is Never-Ending

The Atlantic | May 20, 2021 | What Happens When Americans Can Finally Exhale

Yahoo Finance | May 18, 2021 | New JAMA Study Highlights Urgent Need for State Medical Boards to Reform Licensing Practices to Protect the Mental Health of Physicians During COVID and Beyond

Sharp Index | May 19, 2021 | Physician Burnout on the Front Lines

Healio | May 18, 2021 | Only One State Follows All Medical Licensing Recommendations Regarding Mental Health

Apartment Therapy | July 27, 2021 | This Year College Students Want More Out of Dorm Life

Apartment Therapy | May 17, 2021 | Rest is a Radical Act – And We Need it Now More Than Ever

Fortune | May 11, 2021 | How to Help Employees Who May be Dealing with Issues Like Depression or Anxiety

Study Hall | May 6, 2021 | The COVID Reporters Are Not OK. Extremely Not OK

NPR | May 6, 2021 | If Your Brain Feels Foggy And You’re Tired All the Time, You’re Not Alone

Medium | April 29, 2021 | No, You Don’t Always Outgrow Perfectionism

Washington | April 9, 2021 | Finding Our Way

Verywell Health | April 8, 2021 | When Can I See My Therapist in Person Again After Being Fully Vaccinated?

Elemental | April 6, 2021 | The Pandemic is Improving. Why Are You Still so Miserable?

Cosmopolitan | June 1, 2021 | Why Is It So F*cking Costly for Women to Set Boundaries?

Cosmopolitan | April 1, 2021 | There’s an Unexpected Side Effect Hitting Some COVID-19 Survivors: Hair Loss  

Independent | June 17, 2021 | If Andrew Yang Means What He Said About the Mentally Ill, He Shouldn’t Be New York’s Mayor

Independent | March 25, 2021 | The Krispy Kreme Row Is Out of Control and So Exhausting

PEW | March 15, 2021 | Why Do I Put My Life on the Line? Pandemic Trauma Haunts Health Workers

Washington University in St. Louis | March 11, 2021 | WashU Experts: One Pandemic Year Later, What’s Next? 

Bloomberg | March 11, 2021 | One Year of the Pandemic Has Transformed Life in the U.S. 

Healthline | March 9, 2021 | Why Meghan Markle Discussing Her Mental Health Crisis Can Help Others

Yahoo Life | June 24, 2021 | Britney Spears Reveals She Was Forced to Take Lithium – Here’s What the Drug is Used for

Yahoo Life | February 12, 2021 | More than 20 Percent of Couples Have Grown Closer During the Pandemic, Yahoo/Gov Poll Finds

Yahoo Life | January 22, 2021 | What Do You Do if Your Therapist Dies? 

Well + Good | February 3, 2021 | Hitting Your Pandemic Wall? You’re Certainly Not Alone – Here Are 11 Tips to Deal from Experts


Time | February 25, 2021 | My Family is Still Being Careful About COVID-19. Why Does it Feel Like We’re the Only Ones?

DAME | February 24, 2021 | Have You Checked on Your Single Friends?

JAMA Network | January 13, 2021 | Therapists Donate Their Time to Counsel Distressed Health Care Workers 

Daily Beast | June 1, 2021 | Doctors Are Hiding Mental Health Struggles. Here’s One Reason Why.

Daily Beast | January 3, 2021 | Weed and Seven Benadryl: The Wild Lengths COVID Docs are Taking to Get Sleep 

2018-2020 Archived Articles