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EP 170: Bestselling Author and American rapper Rhonda Findling

December 08, 2021 Krystal Kenney Episode 170
La Vie Creative
EP 170: Bestselling Author and American rapper Rhonda Findling
Show Notes

Rhonda Findling is the author of the bestselling and internationally acclaimed "Don’t Call That Man! A Survival Guide To Letting Go" which has been translated into eight languages. 

She is also the author of "Don't Text That Man! A Guide To Self Protective Dating in the Age of Technology", "When He Can't Commit: What To Do When You Fall For An Ambivalent Man", "Men Who Run From Love: How To Have A Relationship With A Relationship Phobic Man", "Don't Lose That Man: How Women Sabotage Their Opportunities For Successful Romantic Relationships And What They Can Do To Change", "Portrait of My Desire", "Smithtown Girl" and the "Don't Text That Man!" app.


Rhonda is a psychotherapist with an international practice based out of Atlanta, Georgia.  She has a bachelors degree in psychology from Stonybrook University in New York and a  masters degree in clinical psychology from Roosevelt University in Chicago. She worked as a staff psychotherapist for Post Graduate Center for Mental Health in New York City for 13 years. Rhonda has also worked as a psychologist for the State of New York for 3 years and United Cerebral Palsy of NYC for 1 year. She was a counselor at Victims Information Bureau where she counseled victims of rape, sexual assault, and spouse abuse.

Rhonda has taught courses on psychology and counseling at Marymount College and Berkeley College in New York City. She has presented training for professionals based on her clinical work at the 70th Annual Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama Conference, the 15th European Symposium on Group Analysis and the Training Institute for Mental Health in New York City.  She has led workshops and seminars (including the Learning Annex, the 92nd St. Y and Hazelden) in New York, L.A., Paris, Berlin, and London. Rhonda is also the author of several bestselling courses on DailyOM.com

Rhonda has been featured in the New York Post, Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, Newsday, Rocky Mountain News, Cosmopolitan Magazine, PovitchUS Weekly.com, Forbes.com, Latina Magazine, Glamour (UK and Paris editions) Le Progress, Life and Style, Femina and Today's Black Woman. Her articles have appeared in Complete Woman Magazine, Essence, and International Living. com.

Rhonda has appeared on several national talk shows including CNN Headline News, Ricki Lake, Geraldo,Povich, Eye Witness News, Good Day New York, Carnie, Ilyana, Tempest and Judith Regan Tonight. She has also been a guest on radio shows nationwide.

Rhonda studied acting at HB Studios, Stella Adler Studio Of Acting in New York City and at St. Nicholas Theater in Chicago where she studied with William H. Macy. She’s appeared in several community theater productions on Long Island, New York and off-off Broadway productions in Chicago. She is also the author of the play The Psychic that was produced by Caicedo Productions and Doubletime Productions at the American Theatre of Actors in New York City. Rhonda has taken classes in directing, screenwriting, and filmmaking at New School University and Film and Video Arts Inc.  

Rhonda was the host, producer and co-editor of  "The Help Me Rhonda Show" webseries/docushort which was the official selection for three web series festivals and a semi-finalist for the 2017 Fade-In Awards. "The Help Me Rhonda Show" is available on Vimeo and Amazon.

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