Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
is a clinical psychologist with more than 30 years experience as a psychotherapist in New York City. A specialist in women’s emotional health, her areas of expertise and interest include marriage and relationship therapy, parenting, sexual health and menopause, eating disorders and addictions, and body image. She also researches and advises women over 40 about Internet dating.
Barack Obama has been a model for all Americans. As a father, husband, and man, he has set a standard of respect for women, responsible behavior, and dedication to others that will be his legacy and ours for the history books.
What can we do? Let your elected officials know where you stand and hold them to their promises. Urge friends and family to register to vote. Volunteer and get involved in local politics and help support community projects.
The issue of sexual assault against women is being brought into the forefront of our consciousness lately, and one result is large numbers of women have been recalling and recounting their own experiences.
“13th” a documentary about the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, abolishing slavery, and “Denial,” the true story of a libel suit brought in the 1990s by Holocaust denier David Irving, offer another look at the ever-present issue of racism.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It is sometimes hard to understand how women get trapped in violent relationships. It is even harder to understand the complexities the victim faces when trying to escape.