Psychotherapist, Writer and Expert on vital aging and living with illness
Robert Levithan is a psychotherapist and writer. Born on the Island of Manhattan 60 years ago, he has had a varied career in the arts and entertainment fields. He now writes a sex advice column for Ethical Sluts--also hosting a monthly SALON at THE OUT HOTEL NYC. His book, THE NEW 60, is available at Amazon.com . Currently a regular contributor to <em>The Good Men Project Magazine</em>, previously, he has written columns for <em>Oprah at Home</em> as The Design Shrink, and for <a href="http://OUT.com" target="_hplink">OUT.com</a>. As an expert on living with illness, he has appeared on <em>Charlie Rose</em> and <em>Fresh Air</em> and is cited in numerous books and articles. His column, "The New 60," ran on <a href="http://ADVOCATE.com" target="_hplink">ADVOCATE.com</a> for 18 months. After stints in Santa Fe and Caracas, he lives in New York City with his yellow Labrador muse, Sophie, a former seeing-eye dog.