April, 2017, Dear Sugar Radio, “Career Vs. Love”

July, 2016, Vox, “What being 25 means today – and how to make the most of it”

April, 2016, Time, “How porn is changing a generation of girls”

November, 2015, Glamour, “How to talk about your sexual past: An expert tells us what to say, and what not to”

November, 2014, Contemporary Sociology, “Review of Hard to Get”

December 26, 2014, Washington Post, “A California law about reporting child porn puts psychotherapists in a bind”

September 24, 2014, KQED, Perspective “Yes means Yes”

September, 2014, Journal of Sex Research, “Dr Jekyl and Ms. Vixen: Book Review of Hard to Get”

Summer, 2014, Oral History Review, “Book Review: Hard to Get”

August, 2014, Cosmopolitan, “Do you have sex FOMO?”

August, 2014, Feminism and Psychology, “Book Review: Hard to Get”

August, 2014, Gender and Society, “Book Review: Hard to Get”

April 14, 2014, HuffPost Live, “Is ‘What do you do?’ your first question?”

February 25, 2014, Chicago Tribune, “When friends date jerks”

January 31, 2014, The Daily Beast, “People who have had rebound sex tell us why it is awesome”

October 29, 2013, WNPR, Where We Live, “Campus Sexual Assault: Focus on UConn” Hartford, CT

October 28, 2013, Cosmopolitan, “20 Books Every Twentysomething Woman Must Read”

October 24. 2013, Cosmopolitan, “How Slut Shaming Ruined Halloween”

September 19, 2013, PsycCRITIQUES, “Balancing Intimate Connection and Personal Growth for Women in Their 20s

August 8, 2013, Lip Magazine, “lip lit: hard to get”

July 26, 2013, Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, “Review of Hard to Get”

July 3, 2013, Psychology Today, “How to Handle Multiple Desires”

June 26, 2013, Psychology Today, “Attention Ambitious Young Women”

Summer 2013, Voice Male, “Book Review of HARD TO GET”

May 22, 2013, Levo League “Do twenty-something women have sexual freedom?”

May 21, 2013, 10:45-11:45 AM – Office Hours at Levo League

April 26, 2013, Psychology Today, “Denial and Sexual Assault on College Campuses”

April 24, 2013, Bohemian, “Not so hard to get: Sex and the single girl today”

April 11, 2013, Psychology Today, “What Susan Patton, Princeton snob, gets right”

April 3, 2013, Huff Post Live, “Love vs. Ambition”

April 3, 2013, The Brooklyn Rail, “Twenty(-something) Questions”

April 2, 2013, Newstalk Radio, Moncrieff, “Interview with Sean Moncrieff on HARD TO GET” Ireland

March 28, 2013, WNYC, The Brian Lehrer Show, “The Paradox of Sexual Freedom”

March 27, 2013, Psychology Today, “Good Girls in the New Millenium”

March 26, 2013, Bust Magazine, “It’s not easy being sleazy: Books that lay bare the sex lives of young women”

March 22, 2013, KWMR, Turning Pages, “Interview with Joy Maulitz on HARD TO GET West Marin, CA

March 20, 2013, Psychology Today, “Relationship training for ambitious 20-something women”

March 15, 2013, Jezebel, “Hardwired to disappoint? The crushingly low expectations of men”

March 13, 2013, Psychology Today, “What’s missing in the Sandberg debate”

March 8, 2013, San Francisco Magazine, “The not so secret sex lives of twenty-something women”

March 6, 2013, Psychology Today, “The pleasures and perils of being a ‘bad girl'”

March 5, 2013, The Atlantic Online, “Women in their 20s shouldn’t feel bad about wanting a boyfriend”

March 4, 2013, WHYY,  Voices in the Family, “Strings or no strings? Sexual hook-up culture” Philadelphia

March 2, 2013, Salon, “Finally! A nuanced look at hookup culture”

February 28, 2013, KALW, Your Call, “50 years after The Feminine Mystique, How far have we come?” San Francisco

February 27, 2013, Psychology Today, “What Lena Dunham’s Girls know, and Dora the Explorer doesn’t”

February 20, 2013, Psychology Today, “What happened to the good sex in hooking up?”

February 18, 2013, Kirkus Reviews, “HARD TO GET: 20-Something Women and the Paradox of Sexual Freedom”

February 14, 2013, Psychology Today, “The New Taboo”

February 12, 2013, University of California Press Podcast, “Leslie C. Bell on 20-something women and the paradox of sexual freedom”

February 6, 2013, Psychology Today, “The Paradox of Sexual Freedom”

January 31, 2013, Times Higher Education, “Expression of the Heart’s Desire”

January 9, 2013, So Feminine, “Slut Shaming: Girls, are we really OK about having sex?”

January 8, 2013, The Guardian, “How to parent girls: My guide to health and happiness”

January 7, 2013, New Statesman, “Girl power, loneliness and avoiding ‘the friendzone'”

January 7, 2013, The Independent, “Whatever your age, there’s an anxiety that’s just for you”

January 4, 2013, The Guardian, “Girl power generation confused about love”



February 24, 2013, 4:00 PM – Publication Party Mrs. Dalloway’s Booksore, Berkeley, CA

March 13, 2013, 7:00pm – Reading and Book Signing BOOKS, INC., Berkeley, CA

April 13, 2013, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM – Continuing Education Course at The Psychotherapy Institute on Working with 20-Something Women

May 24, 2013, 7:00 PM – Reading and Book Signing Mendocino Book Company, Ukiah, CA

April 16, 2016, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM – Continuing Education Course at Northern California Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology on The Paradox of Sexual Freedom: Working with Women’s Sexuality and Desires

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