About | Free Trial

Last Update


This profile was last updated on . .

Is this you? Claim your profile.

Background Information

Employment History


Host and Producer


Bachelor of Arts degree

University of Rochester

philosophy and psychology
George Washington University

Web References

BoOz-gARderE Galleries

www.boozgardere.com [cached]


Dr. Jeffrey Gardere was born in Manhattan on May 3rd , 1956.Although his parents were from the island of Haiti , he was raised in Brooklyn and attended Brooklyn Tech high school.While working full-time , he managed to obtain his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Rochester and , at age 27 , received his doctorate in philosophy and psychology from George Washington University.
As a licensed clinician , Dr. Gardere rose from a staff psychologist for the Federal Bureau of Prisons to one of only two African American chief psychologists.During his tenure , he was instrumental in designing the policy on psychological treatment for HIV-infected prisoners , participated in hostage negotiations at the Atlanta prison siege and conducted witness protection relocation evaluations on some of the top super criminals throughout the United States.
A focal point in Dr. Gardere's career has been the founding of the Rainbow Psychological Clinics 10 years ago.This culturally sensitive , psychological health care program , provides services for children , adults , and families in the New York tri-state area.
As a recognized psychological expert on police brutality issues and post traumatic stress disorder , Dr. Gardere has provided key evaluations and structural recommendations for a major lawsuit against the New Jersey State Department of Corrections , and as well has been a key testimony expert on death penalty court trials.
In addition , over the past few years Dr. Gardere has taken his practice to the airwaves becoming a highly sought-after media psychologist , appearing on every major talk and news show on radio and television.He is the host of Hit It , a new relationship/advice show on WLIB radio , and has recently wrapped up a stint as the on-air anchor , host and producer of the Ask the Family Therapist TV show on The Health Network.Dr. Gardere will be featured as a co-host on Culture Shock , a new television talk show slated for broadcast in the year 2000.Dr. Gardere is also the author of the best selling book , Smart Parenting for African-Americans ( Citadel Press , 1999 ).
Complementing his life's work , Dr. Gardere a married father of two children , ages five and seven , is a singer , piano , saxophone and vibraphone player , who along with his group the Jazzmanian Devils , have provided some of the best straight ahead and be-bop jazz , in the New York area.

Similar Profiles

Other People with this Name

Other people with the name Gardere

Lamar Gardere
NOLA Green Roots

Lamar Gardere
Katrina 10

Ashleigh Gardere
Katrina 10

Keith Gardere
Moore Ellrich & Neal P.A

Peter Gardere
Stratus Properties Inc.

Browse ZoomInfo's Business Contact Directory by City

Browse ZoomInfo's
Business People Directory

Browse ZoomInfo's
Advanced Company Directory