Month: December 2012

Donna R. Gore, LadyJustice,Shattered Lives,ImaginePublicity

Shattered Lives: Dealing With Trauma and Grief in Connecticut with Duane T. Bowers

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE or podcast:  CLICK HERE On December 14, 2012 the nation was rocked by the shooting in Sandyhook Elementary School in Newtown, CT where over 20 people were killed, mostly children. We explore the effects of the trauma and grief, for surviving children, their families, first responders and the nation as a whole. So many questions go unanswered when these tragedies occur and we have a need to understand based on factual information. Duane T. Bowers, LPC, CCHt is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Educator, and a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist in private practice.  He is the author of Guiding Your Family Through Loss and Grief, and A Child is Missing: Providing Support for Families of Missing Children. He has been an integral part of the annual Keys to Healing Retreat sponsored by Project Jason for the benefit of families with missing loved ones, as well as participated in …

5 Easy Pieces: The Spirit of Giving in a Social Media World

On 12-12-12 one of our clients, Jillian Maas Backman, left a cryptic little note on Facebook  telling us to respect the posts on her page of others, and that she was tired of self-promotion. After being a little dumbfounded and confused we found out what she was really up to! Listening to her intuition and receiving guidance is only one of Jillian’s many talents;  she’s also an award-winning radio host and the author of a best-selling book, Beyond the Pews.  So when the ideal vibrational forces aligned on 12-12-12 she presented her gift to the world of social media, a whole day of sacrificing her own promotional time to only promote her friends, their businesses and endeavors. What a great surprise! The reciprocal part was that it also allowed her to engage on a deeper level by opening up the opportunity to others. Imagine the flurry of excitement when bloggers found their hits soaring, and new people found their way into fresh territory. Facebook and Twitter were abuzz with the promotion of new blogs, ideas, bands …

The Roth Show: Domestic Violence and the NFL, Is There A Problem? Is There A Solution?

Join Dr. Laurie Roth weekdays at 7-10pm Pacific, 10pm-1am Eastern Listen LIVE or to the Archive:  http://therothshow.com To discuss this case and to offer solutions to NFL and others, join Dr. Laurie Roth and her guest Sandra L. Brown, MA of The Institute for Relational Harm Reduction and Document the Abuse.Com By now most have heard about the appalling shooting death of Kasandra Perkins by Kansas City Chiefs player, Jovan Belcher, who subsequently shot himself in front of other Chiefs’ personnel. There have since been cries from domestic violence advocates across the country calling for the NFL to take a stronger stand when their athletes exhibit dangerous behavior. Whether Belcher outwardly showed himself to be troubled, or whether those around him didn’t recognize the red flags, we will never know, but, history says that this is going to happen again some time in the future. What can the NFL proactively do to help their athletes and to keep their families safe from their rages? From National Post:   “After the Jovan Belcher murder/suicide, there’s been …

Pastor Neil Schori,State's Attorney Jim Glasgow,Will County,ImaginePublicity

Pastor Neil Schori and Jim Glasgow Get Serious About Domestic Violence on WJOL Wednesday, Dec 12

Steve Brandy’s morning segment on WJOL 1340 AM Talk Radio, Brando’s Garage, will play host to two men standing up for the issue of intimate partner violence. Listen LIVE at 9:25am Central, 10:25am Eastern  CLICK HERE Talking to Will County, IL State’s Attorney Jim Glasgow and Pastor Neil Schori the discussion will surround the protection of women in violent relationships and what each of them are doing in their respective fields to alleviate and prevent the escalation of the violence. Before and since Jim Glasgow successfully prosecuted Drew Peterson, there is an initiative through his office to address the issue of intimate partner violence in a serious way. One of the key witnesses in the trial for the murder of Peterson’s third wife, Kathleen Savio, Pastor Neil Schori ,testified about a confessional meeting with Peterson’s still missing fourth wife, Stacy, and helped deliver the conviction the prosecutors were looking for. Jim Glasgow and Neil Schori are among the “few good men” who are willing and able to make a stand against violence in relationships, whether the …

Margaret McLean,It's A Crime, ImaginePublicity

Margaret McLean’s “It’s A Crime” Talks with Diane Fanning and Julie Rea

It’s a crime that innocent people are so often wrongfully convicted and sentenced for crimes which they did not commit. It’s a crime that even after exoneration many of the exonerees continue to carry a criminal record with them making it almost impossible to get a decent job, make a living, and carry on with their lives. It’s a crime that some of them are put to death. Margaret McLean welcomes True Crime Author Diane Fanning and Julie Rea to “It’s A Crime.” Tune in Saturday, December 15 at 1-2 Pacific, 4-5 Eastern. To catch the show LIVE: LISTEN HERE True Crime author Diane Fanning and Julie Rea met under most unusual circumstances while Diane was doing research for her book Through the Window. Interviewing serial killer Tommy Lynn Sells she was able to get information about the crime which Julie was convicted and serving time for in prison ……the murder of her son, Joel. Defended by a lone, public defender and outmatched by three opposing prosecutors, Julie was convicted on March 4, 2002, and …