7-18-13 – Imagine how different your life would be if you could tell whether someone was lying or telling you the truth. Be it hiring a new employee, investing in a financial interest, speaking with your child about drugs, confronting your significant other about suspected infidelity, or even dating someone new, having the ability to unmask a lie can have far-reaching and even life-altering consequences. During this hour on “Ask Dr. Fritz”, Dr. Fritz and Melissa are talking with former CIA officer MIKE FLOYD, one of the authors of “SPY THE LIE” who will be sharing some of his proven techniques for DETECTING a LIE!!!
Live Community Show: Staten Island
7-18-13 – Dr Fritz takes the program on the road and records live from the Hilton Garden Inn in the NYC borough of State Island where he talks to Assemblyman Matthew Titone, Councilwoman Deborah Rose, Bishop Reverend Dr. Victor Brown and the owners of Hilton Garden Richard and Lois Nicotra.
Mental health awareness and The Dana Project
7-11-13 – “One in five Americans experience a mental health issue, yet only one in three reach out to receive mental health services, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention” (http://www.nimh.nih.gov/). Join us during this hour as we speak with Terrie Williams (http://www.terriewilliams.com/), author of Black Pain: It just looks like we’re not hurting, and Deborah Mccoy, founder of “The Dana Project.”
Parenting and discipline: To spank or not
6/27/13 – Hour 2 – When it comes to providing discipline for children, one controversial topic is spanking. Over the past three decades spanking has fallen out of favor but when you survey american households many still believe that it is a valid parenting technique. During this hour we are joined by live callers and parenting guest Jamie Klassel Weiner M.A., MHC-LP.
Pets and the role they play in our lives
6/27/13 – Over 60 percent of Americans households have a pet. This is almost 220 millions animals not including several million extra fish. The psychological benefits of pet ownership are plentiful. During this hour we talk about those benefits and are joined by pet owner and entrepreneur Howie Binder of the pet spa Doggie Do and Play Too (http://doggiedonyc.com/).
6/20/13 – Hour 2 – On “Ask Dr.Fritz” we’re talking about “HUMOR THERAPY” with Bill Drewes of non-profit “GOTHAM COMEDY FOUNDATION” and Lawyer-turned-Comedian Alex Barnett of ”COMEDIANS AT LAW”.
Cardiovascular health and sleep
6/20/13 – Hour 1 – We’re getting essential information from doctors visiting us from New York Cardiovascular Associates (NYCVA.ORG) about heart health and sleep deprivation. This INFORMATION MAY SAVE YOUR LIFE OR THE LIFE OF SOMEONE YOU LOVE.
Learning through an expanded arts program
6/13/13 – Dr Fritz is joined by seven students who took part in one of the largest public exhibitions of art in New York City Parks history. They were students of a program called “LeAp” – Learning through an expanded arts program. LEAP is a hands-on, arts-based approach to teaching the academic curriculum integrating it with socially relevant issues, topics, and themes.
Prevention and suicide
6/13/13 – Suicide is one the leading cause of death in people ages 10 to 24 and rates have been rising in recent years. During this hour we talk about what can be done to address this serious issue. Discussed are warning signs ways to talk to someone who is in distress. If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255).
Guns, control, safety and violence
6/6/13 – Since the Sandy Hook shootings, gun control and gun violence has been in the headlines and very much on the minds of many Americans. Listen in for this two hour conversation where we explore this complex issue.