Laurie Puhn

Laurie has a Bachelors Degree and a Law Degree from Harvard University. She specializes in Couples Mediation to Stay Together and regularly meets with couples and individuals in her private practice to help them establish new communication habits that will quickly end conflict and re-energize their relationship.

About Laurie

About Laurie – Laurie Puhn is the author of the national bestseller “Fight Less, Love More: 5-Minute Conversations to Change Your Relationship without Blowing Up or Giving In”

and “Instant Persuasion: How to Change Your Words to Change Your Life.”

A well-known relationship expert who regularly appears on Fox News Channel, Good Day NY, CNN, Weekend Today in NY,

CBS Early Show and Court TV/TruTV, among other programs,

she is a contributor to Good Housekeeping, Real Simple magazine, First Wives World and’s magazine.

Ms. Puhn is also a Huffington Post blogger and she writes the nationally syndicated “Fight Less, Love More” column.

With a B.A. and law degree from Harvard, where she served on the Board of the Harvard Mediation Program,

her in-depth legal and relationship communications analysis of new studies on relationships, celebrity divorce cases,

current events and politicians’ communication blunders makes her a media favorite.

Ms. Puhn hosted WPXN’s TV show “i on New York,” where she interviewed celebrities

and extraordinary individuals who overcame obstacles and serve as notable examples of self-empowerment.

She has interviewed such luminaries as Cheryl Ladd, Carson Kressley, Former NJ Governor Christie Todd Whitman, NYS Chief Judge Judith Kaye and James Naughton, among others.

A leader in the field of turning conflict to conversation, Ms. Puhn is the President of the Laurie Puhn Institute through

which she speaks on communication, persuasion, mediation and relationship strategies to audiences nationwide.

She also practices law through a non-profit organization on behalf of victims of domestic violence.

Laurie was the spokesperson for T-mobile marketing campaigns appearing in their national television, radio, print and on-line publicity campaigns.

She was the relationship expert for ViaCord, a division of PerkinElmer.

She was honored with the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award by the Nassau County Commission on Human Rights

and her name is inscribed on the Town of North Hempstead’s Women’s Roll of Honor.

Laurie was awarded the Anti-Defamation League Leadership Award. As Co-Director of Community Development for the Junior League of Central Westchester,

she was honored to receive the 2014 President’s Award for her volunteer work.

She resides in New York with her husband and two young children.

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