The Price of Illusion
March 7, 2017
Hosted by Dr. Carole Lieberman
Many of us struggle to keep up illusions - whether it's illusions of status, money, fame, beauty, kindness or other things - while we are in denial about what this pretense is costing us. Today's guest, Joan Juliet Buck, is the author of The Price of Illusion, a dazzling memoir just out today, in which she shares her personal story of growing up in a family where illusion was everything! Ms. Buck's story begins living life as a 'princess' in a pink marble palace in Paris, the daughter of movie royalty. But, the fairy tale comes to a crashing halt when her father's movie studio falters. She devotes herself to recreating the 'champagne days' for her parents - including by becoming the editor in chief of Vogue Paris, and contributing editor and writer at all the exciting magazines anyone who has a literary sense dreams of working at. But, her life isn't all glamorous travel and parties, as keeping up illusion has a large price tag....
Dr. Carole's Couch
Tuesday at 1 PM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel
Everyday we are bombarded with stories in our newspapers, on television and on the radio that make it seem as though society is spiraling out of control. But just when everything in the world seems insane, Dr. Carole Lieberman creates a sanctuary for sanity. Call or log in to get help making sense of these turbulent times or just for advice from a soothing voice. “Dr. Carole’s Couch” broadcasts each Tuesday at 1pm Pacific (4pm Eastern) on the VoiceAmerica Channel.
Dr. Carole Lieberman
Dr. Carole Lieberman is the psychiatrist the world trusts for help coping with today's times. She is also the preeminent authority on the psychology of show biz and the psychological influence of media. A multiple Emmy award-winner, Dr. Lieberman has spent over a decade analyzing the psychological impact of world events, as a guest and host on all major media outlets. She has appeared on "Oprah", CNN, “Entertainment Tonight, “Good Morning America”, "The Today Show", “The O’Reilly Factor”, Court TV, the BBC, and numerous other high profile shows. Her work has garnered numerous awards, including those from the Writers Guild of America, City of Los Angeles and the Film Advisory Board. Dr. Carole's latest book, Coping with Terrorism: Dreams Interrupted, a psychological survival guide, has recently been released. She maintains a star-studded practice in Beverly Hills and is listed in numerous Who’s Who directories.