The Power of Different with Dr. Gail Saltz

A look inside the minds of today's high achievers as well as historic icons who not only overcame "different" but THRIVED because of it. The show will answer your calls and questions about whether something you, or someone you know, is doing something, or feeling something that you wonder, "Is This Normal?" Hosted by New York City-based psychiatrist and best-selling author Dr. Gail Saltz.
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Feb 27, 2017

Just over 10 years ago, my guest Stacey Griffith was doing drugs and living a small life. Today, she is a senior master instructor at SoulCycle and has authored the book "Two Turns from Zero: Pushing to Higher Fitness Goals--Converting Them to Life Strength." This is one powerful story of overcoming ones demons to become an inspirational success. Today, it's nearly impossible to get a free bike at one of Stacey's SoulCycle classes.

Feb 23, 2017

This week I field a call from a woman who is obsessed with the size of just one body part, her thighs. Fortunately, trainer to the stars Jennifer Widerstrom is here with me in studio to chime in on whether or not being fixated on one part of your body is normal. Jennifer is a trainer on The Biggest Loser and the author of "Diet Right for your Body Type." Her website is


Feb 20, 2017

My guest today is Jen Widerstrom, star and trainer on NBC's "The Biggest Loser". She is also the author of "Diet Right for your Personality Type". During this in-depth conversation, we discuss the need for patience, the need to step outside the blueprint and the importance of playing to your strengths. 

Feb 16, 2017

Today I answer an email from a mom who is concerned about her 15-year-old daughter's weight gain and lethargy. In-studio with me today is Emme, America's first curvy supermodel. She has made body acceptance on of her life's main concerns.

Feb 13, 2017

This week I am exited to welcome screenwriter Luke Davies to "The Power of Different." Luke Davies has just been nominated for an Oscar for writing the film "Lion," which stars Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, and Rooney Mara. Davies is from Australia, and in this candid interview, we learn how his own struggle with drug abuse set up his successes today. Davies has won many awards for his poems, essays, and books. 

"Lion" is in theaters now. 


Feb 9, 2017
This week I field a call from Jenny, who writes, "I'm married and I haven't lost any of the baby weight following the birth of my second child. I'm 20-pounds over where I was when I got pregnant, and making matters worse, my husband has no desire to have sex with me. Is this normal?"
Fortunately, I have curvy Supermodel EMME here in studio with me to answer this all-too-common question. 


Feb 2, 2017

My guest this week is Emme, who rose to fame as America's first ever curvy supermodel. During this insightful conversation, we learn all about Emme's passion to combat fat shaming and to shed light on body acceptance. Emme is the co-author of "Chicken Soup for The Soul: Curvy and Confident." She also hosts her own podcast called EmmeStyle.

Feb 2, 2017

This week we get a timely call from a mother with political concerns. Elana has come to a cross-roads when it comes to President Trump. On one hand, she herself has no respect for the current president, but she also knows the importance of teaching her kids to respect their elders and the office he now holds.