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September/October 2008
Social Work Networker
Article on Hidden Domestic Violence in Upscale Families. Read the article.

October 12, 2007
South Bend Tribune
Feature Story on Dr. Weitzman and her work.

October, 2004
Today's Chicago Woman
Feature Story on Dr. Weitzman.

October, 2002
North Shore Magazine
Feature Story on Dr. Weitzman and her work.

Monday, July 2, 2001
People magazine, In Her Own Words section, pp. 139-140.
"Painfully Privileged," by Barbara Sandler.

February, 2001
Behavioral Science Book Club
"Not to People Like Us," - featured selection.

December, 2000
Self magazine, p. 102.
"On Your Own Block," by Molly Lyons.

Monday, December 11, 2000
The Networker (Illinois NASW Newsletter), Vol. xxxix, No. 9, p.8.
"In Print," article on Dr. Weitzman and her new book, Not to People like Us.

November 20, 2000
The New Orleans Times Picayune,Living Section, p. 6.
"Silence Fuels Abusive Relationships," in "The People Helper."

Friday, November 17, 2000
The New York Post, Section 1, pp. 33-34.
"Battered -- and -- Wealthy Wives" by Jeane MacIntosh.

November 16, 2000
CHICAGO'S SKYLINE NEWS, Section 1, pp. 6-7.
"How the Other Half Lives: Gold Coast Author Tells All" by Felicia Dechter.

October 28, 2000
The Chicago Tribune, Section 8, p. 7.
"Therapist Explores Abuse in Upscale Marriages," by Cassandra West.

October 23, 2000
Publishers' Weekly, p. 73.
"Not to People Like Us" featured for review in PW Forecasts.

October, 2000
Borders Bookstore Voices magazine.
"Not to People Like Us,"chosen by staff as October selection for "New Voices".

October, 2000
Chicago magazine, pp. 53-58.
"Double Jeopardy" by Marcia Froelke Coburn.

July, 2000
Today's Chicago Woman magazine, p. 28
Dr. Susan Weitzman included in "Top 100 Women in Chicago Making a Difference" poll.


Dr. Weitzman is the mental health expert/commentator on WSBT-TV (a CBS affiliate in Indiana) on their morning news program within a segment called "Moms First," where her commentary on topical issues airs weekly. Visit the WSBT website to view video clips.

February 16, 2007
WABC-TV, Chicago.
Dr. Weitzman is interviewed regarding the Northern Illinois University killings and how to deal with loss as the result of violence.

September, 2004
"The Oprah Winfrey Show"
Dr. Susan Weitzman shares her unique insight on the dangers of upscale abuse in modern relationships.

See Dr. Weitzman on Oprah's show on Emotionally Tortured Wives:

Thursday, August 23, 2001, 2001
"Sally Jesse Raphael Show," WNBC-TV
Show on "Upscale Domestic Violence"

"The Montel Williams Show"
Show on "Upscale Domestic Violence"

Monday, March 5, 2001 WCBS-TV and local affiliates Evening News (11:00 p.m. EST, 10:00 p.m. CST).
Interview with Dr. Weitzman following "48 Hours."

Monday, December 11, 2000
"20/20 Downtown" with Cynthia McFadden, WABC-TV
Segment entitled "Living Hell"

Monday, November 27, 2000
"The Exchange," CT Television
Interview on Dr. Weitzman's research on Upscale Violence

Tuesday, November 21, 2000
"Pure Oxygen," Oxygen Station
Story on Upscale Violence

Friday, November 17, 2000
"News at Noon," Fox-TV
Story on Upscale Violence


Monday, December 11, 2000
"The Diane Rehm Show," National Public Radio, with Diane Rehm (Lynn Neary, guest host)

Interviews on various stations, including: WCTC-AM, New Jersey; WEAA-FM, Baltimore; WRKO-AM, Boston; KVON-AM, San Francisco; WBAA-AM, Indiana Public Radio; WHAT-AM, Philadelphia; KVEL-AM, Salt Lake City; ; KOA-AM, Denver; KCMN-AM, Colorado Springs; WXRK-FM, New York City; WPHM-AM, Detroit; WZLX-FM, Boston; WHMP-AM, Springfield MA; USA Radio Network; KFTK-FM, St. Louis; WVON-AM, Chicago.


Dr. Weitzman lectures nationally and internationally on the subject of domestic abuse in upscale families. She has been the keynote speakerat events and conferencesformany organizations including The World Bank; The Oklahoma Attorney General's Office; The YWCA of St. Joseph County, IN; the Christian Theological Seminary; the Jewish United Fund; the Domestic Violence Network of Greater Indianapolis; the Junior League of Dallas; and the American Studies Association. To learn of upcoming lectures, please join our mailing list. If you may be interested in having Dr. Weitzman or a professional from The Weitzman Center's Board of Directors come and speak at your organization, please write us directly at

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