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Dr. Wendy Walsh is a native of Prince Edward Island, Canada. She earned a B.A. in Journalism at Ryerson University in Toronto, and relocated to Los Angeles, California in 1988.
After building a thriving television career that included notoriety as a local news anchor in Los Angeles, a network correspondent for The Weekend Today Show on NBC, and host of the popular magazine show EXTRA, she took a sabbatical to bear two daughters and return to graduate school. She earned both a Master’s Degree and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at California Graduate Institute in Los Angeles, defending her dissertation in 2006.
The consummate multi-tasker, while studying and raising small children she also authored two relationship books. The successful The Boyfriend Test (2001) and The Girlfriend Test (2003 ) for Three Rivers Press, a division of Random House. She has other books in the works.
Dr. Walsh has appeared in many feature films playing herself including, The Mask, Heat, Cable Guy, Independence Day, Fly Away Home, Superhero Movie, and Leave It To Beaver.
Her charity work is centered on improving the lives of children. In 1992, after the Los Angeles riots, she founded L.A. City Camp, a series of day camps designed to educate and inspire at-risk youth in government housing projects in Watts. She is also a breastfeeding educator and speaks frequently about parent/infant attachment. She is also a founding member of the “Friends of Coeur d’Alene Booster Club” an organization that raises funds for a small Los Angeles public school.
Having recently returned to the United States from a sabbatical in Florence, Italy, Dr. Walsh is unmarried enjoys life with her two daughters, now 5 and 10 in Venice Beach, California.