Cooper “Coop” Boone is a practicing licensed clinical psychologist, an award winning country music singer-songwriter and a televised chef. In 2011, he participated in ABC’s Good Morning America “Advice Guru Search.” Among 20,000 applicants, he was down-selected to one of four final candidates to be a reoccurring guest as the Advice Guru for the show. During the three month online and on-camera audition, he provided his insights and shared advice directly with the viewers. Dr. Coop was the fan favorite in the companion multi-platform campaign, winning the social media categories by a landslide, including the thousands of likes, re-tweets, and comments.
He has traveled extensively as a singer and won numerous industry accolades including: Hollywood Music Award for “Best Country Artist”, Independent Singer-Song Writer Award and an Independent Music Award. He has shared the stage with Trace Adkins, Craig Morgan, Casey Kelly, Angela Kaset and Bucky Covington. Coop has played to sold out crowds at the world-famous Blue Bird Café, Wild Horse Saloon for the CMA Music Festival, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts and the acclaimed Joe’s Pub in NYC.
As a self-proclaimed foodie, Coop has studied at the French Culinary Institute and the Institute of Culinary Education and loves to build out new recipes, challenging traditional flavors and cuisine. He has a successful web-site www.CoopersTable.com where he shares recipes, DIY projects and really cool finds and and is a contributor to Green Door Magazine.. As an ongoing contributor to Country Living Magazine he appears regularly at events including the New York City Wine and Food Festival, the Country Living Blue Ribbon Blogger Awards and Country Living Fairs in Ohio, Georgia, New York and Texas. Coop has interviewed such celebrities as: Paula Deen, Trisha Yearwood, Ted Allen, Adam Richman, Anne Burrell, Tyler Florence, Sunny Anderson, Pat/Gina Neely and many others.
In his spare time Coop, along with his partner Mark, enjoy their 1866 Pennsylvania farm, running a local country general store, interacting with the locals and spending time with their 39 chickens.