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Published:December 10th, 2009 10:29 EST
Judyth Piazza chats with Cooper Lawrence, Author of The Cult of Perfection: Making Peace With Your Inner Overachiever

Judyth Piazza chats with Cooper Lawrence, Author of The Cult of Perfection: Making Peace With Your Inner Overachiever

By Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)


COOPER LAWRENCE is a relationship and psychology expert with a master`s degree in developmental psychology. She is currently finishing her doctorate in psychology at Fordham University. She is the host of her own nationally syndicated radio show aptly named The Cooper Lawrence Show, from Dial Global, airing weekdays M-F 7pm-10pm ET. Cooper is a radio geek who has been working in radio for over twelve years, with on-air stints at WLIR/Long Island, and as part of Elvis Duran`s Z Morning Zoo in New York City. She`s also worked at Q104.3, WKTU and WPLJ, and produced The Joan Rivers Show for the WOR Radio Network.

Cooper is the author of Been There, Done That, Kept The Jewelry (Adams Media/Polka Dot Press) and CosmoGIRL`s All About Guys (Sterling Publications) along with many published articles for magazines.

Cooper has two new books set for release in January 2008. The Cult of Perfection: Making Peace With Your Inner Overachiever (for Globe Pequot`s new imprint Skirt!) and The Fixer Upper Man: How to Turn Mr. Maybe Into Mr. Right (Adams Media/Polka Dot Press)

Cooper is a regular guest and expert on CNN`s Showbiz Tonight and on Live Desk W/Martha McCallum as well as various shows for the Fox News Channel.  She has been seen on The O`Reilly Factor, The Today Show, CBS` The Early Show, Your World with Neil Cavuto, America`s Newsroom, Studio B with Shepard Smith, Fox & Friends, The Big Idea With Donny Deutsch, The Morning Show With Mike and Juliet, CNN Presents, The Star Jones Show, Nancy Grace, Geraldo at Large, The CW11 Morning News and The Insider. Cooper has been featured in print for IN STYLE Magazine, SELF, Cosmopolitan, Family Circle, The New York Post, The New York Daily News, Life & Style, Star Magazine and US Weekly. Cooper`s first magazine cover was in February 2007 for Today`s Charlotte Woman Magazine.

She is on the advisory board for CosmoGIRL! Magazine, where she writes a column called The Love Doctor and several features, she has also consulted for actress Mariska Hargitay`s Joyful Heart Foundation.

Listen live online to Cooper`s daily radio broadcast at

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"Cooper Rocks! We LOVE having her on the air."
-Tom Poleman SVP Programming WHTZ/Z100/Clear Channel 

"Some people in radio are funny; some are even smart - Cooper not only is funny and smart, she actually knows when to get out of a bit! Now THERE`S someone you don`t meet everyday!"
-Ken Dashow, New York`s Q104.3

"Been There, Done That, Kept The Jewelry rang so true! Any woman who`s been dating and single in New York has without a doubt come in contact with - or has known someone who has " every single type of man in the book! Cooper Lawrence has created the ultimate dating guide for women."
-Lisa Gastineau

"Lawrence manages to combine playful anecdotes with harsh realities beautifully in this page turner every single woman must read!"
-Jai Rodriquez, Bravo`s Queer Eye For the Straight Guy

"Dating can be a painful experience, its nice to throw a little humor on the subject."
-Rachel Perry, VH1

"Cooper has been a great source for a wealth of different stories. She is always on point and can talk on any topic about any different angle."
-Jo Piazza, New York Daily News/ Cocktail Magazine