Twice president of the Career Counselors Consortium, creator of the Passion Projects™ workshops, and director of gerberg & co (a career development organization committed to personal and professional transformation) Judith Gerberg is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Registered Board Certified Art Therapist (ATR-BC), Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), and Certified Career Management Practitioner by the International Board for Career Management Certification.
- Judith’s unusual combination of street savvy and creative vision makes her unique in her field. She is known as a pioneer of effective techniques for working with innovators and creatives to explore and express their full potential. Her signature Passion Projects™ workshops are designed to help clients find the work they love. Some of her custom workshops include: Powertools: Rebuilding Yourself for Success, Breaking Through Performance Blocks, and Where Do You Want To Go With Your Life From Here?
For over 18 years, Judith and her team at gerberg & co have been coaching and training professionals from attorneys and Fortune 500 executives, to entrepreneurs and free agents. Specializing in highly educated and accomplished individuals, and companies looking to develop and retain such talent, gerberg & co works with clients individually, in small groups, and across entire organizations.
Corporations Judith professionally works with include: Ann Taylor, Citibank, Clairol, Dreyfus, Hill & Knowlton, NBC, Paul Weiss, Rifkind Wharton & Garrison, Standard & Poors, and Young & Rubicam. She leads workshops and delivers customized speeches for various groups including: Advertising Women of New York, Columbia University, Wharton School of Business, Parsons School of Design, Rancho la Puerta Spa and Women in Film & Television.
Holding a BA from Columbia University and an MA from New York University, Judith is a founder of the New York Art Therapy Association and provides professional supervision for career counselors and art therapists. She served on boards including the American Art Therapy Association, Harvard Divinity School’s Women’s Studies in Religion Advisory as well as the Financial Women’s Association. She successfully guides professionals starting and maintaining successful private practices.
Frequently interviewed in the media, Judith has appeared in publications such as Fast Company, The New York Times, Self Magazine, The San Francisco Chronicle and is a frequent guest of TV (including The Today Show) and radio (NPR) programs nationwide. She is also listed in the highly successful What Color is Your Parachute? by Richard Bolles.
A native New Yorker, Judith lives in the city with her husband, the New Yorker cartoonist, Mort Gerberg. Together they parented their daughter, Lilia, who works in the field of International Development in Washington, DC.