Shamed to Silence: Domestic Violence Against Men
March 26, 2015
Hosted by Dr. Rhonda, Dr. Pamela, and Dr. Sony
While taking an overall look at domestic violence and safety in relationships, the Dr. Divas take a much needed closer look at men who are victimized in relationships and remain silent. This enlightening show examines studies and statistics, but also how both men and women can protect themselves from violence and maintain healthy, safe relationships.
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Dr. Rhonda, Dr. Pamela, and Dr. Sony
Dr. Rhonda Anderson has a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership with a concentration in Higher Education Administration from Mercer University located in Atlanta, Georgia. She has over ten years of experience in human resources and strategic management, with six of those years devoted to higher education administration. She has expertise in student affairs, program management, forming external partnerships, alumni affairs, retention, marketing, and career services. She has a strong passion for seeing others achieve their career goals and aspirations. Currently, Dr. Anderson is the Executive Director of Student Affairs for the Academy of Creative Coaching. In addition, she is the founder of A Scholar’s Touch, LLC and iNSPIRE Entrepreneurs, LLC. She also serves as an Adjunct Professor at Northcentral University in the Higher Education Administration degree program for masters and doctoral level students.
Dr. Pamela Antoinette is a college professor and innovative business owner who holds a Ph.D. in Leadership for the Advancement of Learning and Service from Cardinal Stritch University. Her research focuses on interpersonal relationships, self-motivation, inspiration, resilience, and post-traumatic growth. She is the founder of Inspiration Ink, an organization that houses Tandem Light Press and The Academy of Creative Coaching for students, aspiring authors, and future professional coaches who wish to empower others through their own unique gifts and talents. Her latest book is Letters to the Brokenhearted: Woman-to-Woman Advice on Refocusing, Rebuilding, and Reloving. The bulk of Dr. Pamela’s career has been spent in higher education, where she has twelve years of professional experience. As a student affairs professional, she received training in suicide prevention, motivational interviewing, and substance abuse counseling.
Dr. Sony Shepherd earned her graduate degree in Clinical Psychology and earned her undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Spanish from Phillips University. She also has a Ph.D. in Public Administration and Emergency Response Policy. Dr. Sony has authored and co-authored more than sixteen books. Her latest book is Staying Alive: How to Act Fast and Survive Deadly Encounters. With an extensive background in professional coaching to educational entities, government officials, and international organizations, Dr. Sony specializes in crisis management and has provided on site crisis response and recovery support following many school crisis situations and major disasters around the world. Sony’s expertise is highly regarded and she has also appeared on Good Morning America, NPR, CNN, FOX, MSNBC and 20/20. Most recently, Dr. Sony served as the project lead for the United States Department of Education as part of President Obama’s White House School Safety Initiative.