Ep. 1400: The Credibility Complex and Ep. 1401: Teens and Anxiety

October 13, 2021
Hosted by Kathryn Zox

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Kathryn interviews Author, Professor, Attorney Deborah Tuerkheimer JD. We are all shaped by what Deborah Tuerkheimer, calls the credibility complex—forces that make us prone to credibility discounting of accusers, especially society’s most vulnerable and marginalized women and credibility boosting of the accused, most noticeably men of status and privilege. People who routinely mete out these discounts and boosts include police officers, prosecutors, school officials, workplace personnel, friends, roommates, parents and the law itself. Tuerkheimer explores restorative justice’s pros and cons and what it means to be vindicated within and outside the criminal justice system. She offers solutions for dismantling the credibility complex, showing how we can remake law and culture so that trust blame and care are no longer meted out along axes of power. Tuerkheimer, AB Harvard and JD Yale, is a professor at the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and has served for five years as an Assistant District Attorney in the New York County District Attorney’s Office, specializing in domestic violence and child abuse prosecution.Kathryn also interviews Author Erica Komisar LCSW. Adolescence is a notoriously complicated time for kids as well as their parents. In addition, the epidemic of mental health disorders in young people today has made today’s parenting even more challenging. However, parents of adolescents can still have a profound impact on the health and well-being of their children. Parenting expert Erica Komisar examines the struggles many parents face as their children enter adolescence, such as anxiety, depression, ADHD, behavioral issues and addiction. Offering compassionate and practical advice, she helps readers learn how to prevent, recognize and address these mental health disorders in their children. Komisar, a clinical social worker, psychoanalyst and parent guidance expert, has been in private practice in NYC for over 30 years and is a frequent contributor to The Wall Street Journal, The NY Daily News,The Huffington Post and The Washington Post.

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Kathryn Zox is your Social Worker with a Microphone™. She’s informative and fun and opens up the mike with conversations that women need to hear. The Kathryn Zox Show is savvy and relationship oriented. Kathryn has counseled hundreds of women and their families who have suffered from eating disorders, addiction problems, marital, family and geriatric issues as well as persons coping with mental and physical disabilities. She combines her feminine perspective, social work skills and acting talents to produce a show that’s smart, upbeat, informative, sometimes irreverent, but never boring! Tune in Wednesdays at 7 AM/PT, 10 AM/ET to The Kathryn Zox Show be a part of Kathryn’s lively interviews on wealth, health, kids, divorce, travel, menopause, recipes, diets, and relationships. Serious and not so serious topics include hair loss, weight gain, face lifts, obsession, and rejection and even male contraception. That’s the Kathryn Zox Show, right here on VoiceAmerica Variety.

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Kathryn Zox

Kathryn Zox

Kathryn Zox is your social worker with a microphone™. She has been producing and hosting The Kathryn Zox Show Lunchtime Talk in Albany, NY for over five years and is excited about bringing her show from the capital of NY State to the Nation's Capital. She has also recently been a co-host and featured life expert on Doug Stephan's syndicated Good Day Show. Kathryn's interviewed thousands of guests including lifestyle experts, celebrities, authors, lawyers, psychiatrists, physicians and dieticians. At Albany Medical College she has trained doctors and medical students to communicate effectively with their patients. She's an actor who can be seen on the Sopranos and Law and Order and even admits to modeling for AARP! She has Masters' Degrees in Social Work and Counseling Psychology and is a graduate of the New School of Radio and Television. Much background for her show comes from traveling the world and raising three boys now in their twenties - a rock star, an actor and a film maker. There's also one ex-husband, one boyfriend, two brothers and an aging mom!

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