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My husband and I fought constantly. We didn't understand that the horrible things we were saying to each other in each fight were slowly destroying our relationship...

Terry C. » View All
Media Appearances

Expert:

  • Expert and Monthly Columnist. Hitched.com. (7/08-6/10; 9/11-Present).
  • Expert and Monthly Columnist. HopeAfterDivorce.com. (2/13-Present).
  • Resident therapist for Coach Ron Tunick’s, “The Business of Life Show.” KKZZ Radio AM 1400. (8/10-5/12).

Radio, Web Radio, Television, YouTube:

  • Interviewed by Alexia Delchiaro. Good Morning San Diego. Discussed Sharon’s book, Breaking the Argument Cycle, and how to stop arguing. KUSI TV, San Diego, CA. May 7, 2013.
  • Interviewed by Frank Mallicoat. CBS 5 Bay Sunday. Discussed Sharon’s book, Breaking the Argument Cycle, and how to stop arguing. KPIX TV 5 CBS, San Francisco, CA. April 21, 2013.
  • Interviewed by Louise Cohen. Changing Obstacles Into New Possibilities. “Breaking the Argument Cycle: Creating New Possibilities for the Future.” VoiceAmerica. Jan. 2013.
  • Daily Buzz. “Signs Your Relationship is Over.” YouTube, HeadDramaTV.com. April 2012.
  • Interviewed by Deb Bailey for Power Women online radio show. “Self-Publishing vs. Getting a ‘Real’ Publisher.” http://www.w4wn.com. Feb. 7, 2012.
  • Interviewed by Eric G. Schneider, D. Min. Online radio show. http://webtalkradio.net/shows/modern-love/. June 19, 2011.
  • Interviewed by Isabel Duron. KRON 4 News Weekend. Discussed the separation of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver. KRON 4 TV, San Francisco, CA. May 22, 2011.
  • Interviewed by Kim Iverson. Relationships 101. “Dealing with Family Stress During the Holidays.” Radio KRSK Portland, KALC Denver, KAMX Austin, KFBZ Wichita, KKSN Kansas City, WMC Memphis, WZPL Indianapolis, WTSS Buffalo, WPTE Norfolk. December 23, 2010.
  • Interviewed by Coach Ron Tunick. “New Years Resolutions.” The Business of Life Show. KKZZ Radio AM 1400. December 22, 2010.
  • Interviewed by Coach Ron Tunick. The Business of Life Show. KKZZ Radio AM 1400. November 23, 2010.
  • Interviewed by Coach Ron Tunick. The Business of Life Show. KKZZ Radio AM 1400. October 29, 2010.
  • Interviewed by David Van Nuys, Ph.D. Wise Counsel, Mental Health Net. September, 2010.
  • Interviewed by Coach Ron Tunick. The Business of Life Show. KKZZ Radio AM 1400. September 17, 2010.
  • Interviewed by Mark Cope. Going Home Program. "Step Parent's Day." News/Talk Radio KXYL 102.3 MHZ and AM 1240 KHZ. Brownwood, TX. September 16, 2010.
  • Interviewed by Coach Ron Tunick. The Business of Life Show. KKZZ Radio AM 1400. August 13, 2010.
  • Interviewed by Dr. Beth Erickson. Relationships 101. WebTalkRadio.net. Edina, MN. Aug. 9, 2010.
  • Interviewed by Mark Cope. Going Home Program. “Mel Gibson.” News/Talk 96.9 FM KXYL. Brownwood, TX. August 6, 2010.
  • Interviewed by Mary Treacy O’Keefe. Hope, Healing and WellBeing Show. St. Paul, MN. WebTalkRadio.net. August 2, 2010.
  • Interviewed by Aaron Imholte. Aaron in the Morning. “Mel Gibson.” KLFD Radio AM 1410 Litchfield, MN. July 29, 2010.
  • Interviewed by Chris Samples. “Mel Gibson: Walking Time Bomb.” KXDJ FM Spearman/Perryton, TX. July 29, 2010.
  • “The Insider” television show. Sharon quoted by, Belinda Luscombe, Time Magazine’s Editor-at-Large, “Mel Gibson's Rants: What the Therapists Think.” July 20, 2010.
  • Interviewed by Coach Ron Tunick. The Business of Life Show. KKZZ Radio AM 1400. July 20, 2010.
  • Interviewed by Freeman Michaels. The Freeman Michaels Show. “How to Argue Constructively to Improve Your Relationship.” KKZZ Radio AM 1400. July 6, 2010.
  • Interviewed by Ethan Evans. “The Fight That Can Save Your Marriage.” 12hdy.datingsecretsforladies.com. May 19, 2010.
  • Interviewed Winn Henderson. Share Your Mission. "Breaking the Argument Cycle." WBCR 1470 AM. Blount County, TN. May 12, 2010.
  • Interviewed by Paul Marshall and Ronni Hunter. “All About Affairs.” WRKZ-FM 99-7 The Blitz . Columbus, OH. March 5, 2010.
  • Interviewed by Jennifer Free. FREED UP! “Couples.” VoiceAmerica.com online radio. May 4, 2010.
  • Interviewed by Jon and Mary. Jon and Mary in the Morning. “Breaking the Argument Cycle.” Radio K107.1FM/WFON. Wisconsin. March 5, 2010.
  • Interviewed by Dr. Beth Erickson. Relationships 101. “Breaking the Argument Cycle: How to Stop Fighting Without Therapy.” WebTalkRadio.net. Edina, MN. Jan. 25, 2010.
  • Interviewed by Audrey Chapman. Audrey Chapman Show. “Breaking the Argument Cycle.” Radio WHUR 96.3 FM. Washington, DC. Jan. 16, 2010.
  • Interviewed by Chris Oaks. Good Mornings! “Entitlement Culture of Celebrities.” 1330 WFIN-AM/Findlay (Toledo), OH. Dec. 16, 2009.
  • Interviewed by Dean Johnson. Merrimack Valley Radio Midday Show. 980 AM WCAP Radio. “Narcissism, Infidelity, and Tiger Woods.” Lowell, MA. Dec. 15, 2009.
  • Interviewed by Scottie McCall. Money Matters Afternoon Edition with Scottie McCall. “The Fight That Can Save Your Marriage.” MoneyMattersRadio.Net. Boston, MA. Dec. 9, 2009.
  • Interviewed by Bonnie D. Graham. Up Close and Personal Radio. “Breaking the Argument Cycle: How to Stop Fighting Without Therapy.” Blog Talk Radio. New York. Nov. 23, 2009.
  • Interviewed by Dr. Jeffrey Low. The Relationship Show. “Breaking the Argument Cycle: How to Stop Fighting Without Therapy.” Radio KSVY 91.3. Sonoma, CA. Nov. 13, 2009.
  • Interviewed by Richard Roll. “Spouses-The First Argument Technique.” BBRC Baby Boomers Retirement Club. Stamford, CT. Nov. 2, 2009.
  • Interviewed by Terri Trespicio. Whole Living. “Breaking the Argument Cycle: How to Stop Fighting Without Therapy.” Martha Stewart Living Radio/Sirius 112 - XM 157. New York, NY. October 22, 2009.
  • Interviewed by Kim Iverson. Your Time With Kim Iverson. “How to Protect Your Marriage From Infidelity.” Radio KRSK Portland, KALC Denver, KAMX Austin, KFBZ Wichita, KKSN Kansas City, WMC Memphis, WZPL Indianapolis, WTSS Buffalo, WPTE Norfolk. August 10, 2009.
  • Interviewed by Rick Barber. “Infidelity.” Radio 850 KOA-AM. Denver, CO. August 5, 2009.
  • Interviewed by P.A. Bennett. “Recognize the Signs of a Cheating Spouse.” Radio WGCV 620 AM. Columbia, SC. July, 2009
  • Interviewed by Michael Ray Dresser. Dresser After Dark: The Author’s, Experts, & Solutions Show. “The First Argument.” Affiliate Radio Broadcasting. Milwaukee, WI. June 1, 2009.
  • Interviewed by Ernestine Hendricks. “Economy and Divorce.” Radio WTWG AM 1050. Columbus, MS. June 2009.
  • Interviewed by Larry Shannon. The Larry Shannon Show. “Affairs.” Radio KMA 960 AM/99.3 FM. Iowa. May, 2009.
  • Interviewed by Jon and Mary. Jon and Mary in the Morning. “Why People Cheat.” Radio K107.1FM/WFON. Wisconsin. May, 2009
  • Interviewed by Ed Flynn. Talk of the Town. Radio WATR 1320 AM. Connecticut. May, 2009.
  • Interviewed by Joe Biro. Valley Talk with Joe Biro. “Economy’s Effect on Marriage and Divorce.” Cumulus Radio. Youngstown, OH. May, 2009.
  • Interviewed by Bonnie D. Graham. The Real Cougar Woman Unleashed. Blog Talk Radio. New York. April 2009.
  • Interviewed by Dr. Beth Erickson. Relationships 101. “Couples’ First Argument.” WebTalkRadio.net. Edina, MN. March 2009.
  • Interviewed by Dr. Jeffrey Low. The Relationship Show. Radio KSVY 91.3. Sonoma, CA. March 2009.
  • Interviewed by Bonnie D. Graham. Something To Talk About. TV Channels Great Neck/North Shore Cable 20 and Verizon FIOS 37; Long Island Cablevision IO Digital 115. Long Island, NY. March 2009.
  • Interviewed by Nick Lawrence. Great Talk Radio with host Nick Lawrence. Radio 1370. Philadelphia, PA. June, July, Aug. 2008
  • Interviewed by Dr. Beth Erickson. Mirrors of the Soul. “The Healing Power of Your First Argument.” www.healthylife.net. Manhattan Beach, CA. June 2008.
  • Interviewed by Bonnie D. Graham. Up Close and Personal with Bonnie D. Graham on WGBB Tonite. Radio WBGG AM1240. Long Island, NY. May 2008
  • Interviewed by Richard Roll. “How to Deal with Aging Parents.” BBRC Baby Boomers Retirement Club. Stamford, CT. April 2008.
  • Interviewed by David Glass. David Glass Show. Radio KSRO 1350. Santa Rosa, CA. Feb. 2007
  • Interviewed by Katy Byrne. Conversations with Katy Byrne. Radio Station KSUY 91.3. Sonoma, CA. March 2005
  • Interviewed by Mark Bolger. Mark Bolger's Morning Show. Star Radio Station. New York, NY. Oct. 2003

Magazines/Newspapers/Books/Blogs (Print and Online):

  • Find Out If You Can Come Back from an Affair: Will This Marriage Survive?” Article by Francesca Di Meglio. http://www.About.com. Sept. 2013
  • “Shame and Blame: Why Washington Needs Couples Therapy.” Article by Martina Stewart. http://www.CNN.com. March 1, 2013
  • “21 Undeniable Benefits of Being Divorced.” Article by By Carol Ferguson, Micki McWade, Rachel Gladstone, Sharon Rivkin. http://www.YourTango.com. Nov. 2012.
  • “How to Survive Election Season (When You and Your Spouse Disagree).” Article by Stefania Sainato. http://www.BridalGuide.com. Oct. 2012.
  • “What We Can Learn About Relationships from Politically Divided Couples.” Article by Emanuella Grinberg. http://www.CNN.com. Oct. 2012.
  • “4 Words to Say to Him Every Day.” Redbook Magazine and http://www.RedbookMag.com. Oct. 2012
  • “The Fight That Can Save Your Marriage.” Home page of Oprah’s Newsletter. http://www.Oprah.com. June 2012.
  • “How to Prevent a Fight From Escalating.” Article by Tracy Miller, Prevention Magazine. http://www.prevention.com/prevent/how-prevent-fight-escalating, April 24, 2012.
  • “Why Being In Love Hurts So Much.” Article by Marc Winitz. http://beforliving.com/why-being-in-love-is-so-much-work, April 18, 2012.
  • “Is it Okay for Couples to Scheduled Sex?” Blog Posting. http://kahnoodle.tumblr.com. Jan. 30, 2012.
  • “What to do When You are Bored with Your Husband or Your Wife.” Article by Sharon Rivkin. www.Task.fm. Jan. 18, 2012
  • “Can Cheaters Ever Change?” Article by Sarah Foulkes. www.Galtime.com, www.DivineCaroline.com. Dec. 26, 2011.
  • “6 Steps for Dealing with a Cheating Spouse.” Article by Sharon Rivkin. www.myjoyonline.com. Dec. 15, 2011.
  • “The Christmas Balancing Act.” Article by Shannon Philpott. www.ehow.com. Dec. 8, 2011.
  • “Limit Your Stress this Holiday Season.” Article by Rheyanne Weaver. www. empowher.com. Nov. 6, 2011.
  • “How Can Married Couples Avoid Getting Bored with Each Other?” Article by Sharon Rivkin. www.hotmommagossip.com. Nov. 4, 2011.
  • “How Can You Make a Long Term Relationship Work?” Article by Sharon Rivkin. www.hotmommagossip.com. Nov. 4, 2011.
  • “Therapist Media Cheat Sheet: Look Good and Smart on TV.” Article by Julie Hanks, LCSW. www.blogspsychcentrola.com. Oct. 24, 2011.
  • “Why Cheating Breaks Your Heart.” Article by Judy Kirkwood. www.thirdage.com. Aug. 24, 2011.
  • “Love the One You’re With—and Maybe Hate ‘em a Little, Too?” Article by Elyse Glickman. (Sharon quoted in online newspaper article.) TheJewishExponent.com. June 1, 2011.
  • “What We Can Learn from the Schwarzenegger-Shriver Split.” Interviewed by Belinda Luscombe. Time.com. May 11, 2011.
  • “Brides’ Eyes Wide Open.” The Press Democrat (front page), interviewed by Meg McConahey. April 24, 2011.
  • “Tips on How to Strengthen Your Marriage.” www.yourtango.com. Feb. 8, 2011.
  • “Love is a Battlefield.” media.www.ecollegetimes.com. Jan. 27, 2011.
  • “80 Ways to Say “I Love You” ebook. TheAdventurousWriter.com. September 10, 2010.
  • “Letting Go of Someone You Love” ebook. TheAdventurousWriter.com. Aug. 20, 2010.
  • “Are You Paying Attention to the Red Flags in Your Relationship?” Guest Blogger on DatingWithDignity.com. Aug. 11, 2010.
  • “Is Your Marriage Toxic?” Interviewed by Joanna Broder. WebMD.com. Aug. 5, 2010.
  • “Mel Gibson's Rants: What the Therapists Think.” Interviewed by Belinda Luscombe. Yahoo! News.com. July 16, 2010.
  • “Mel Gibson's Rants: What the Therapists Think.” Interviewed by Belinda Luscombe. Time.com. July 15, 2010.
  • “Will You Be Together At The End of 2010?” Dating Quiz. Complete Woman Magazine. Feb/March 2010.
  • Interviewed by Bonnie Eslinger (former editor for the San Francisco Examiner) for an essay about Tiger Woods and affairs. March 7, 2010.
  • Interviewed by Kathryn Cusimano for website BettyConfidential.com. “What are the Most Common Fights Couples Argue About?” Jan. 2010.
  • Interviewed by Jay Simcic for Relationship Series Package. “Conflict Resolution in Relationships and Marriages.” Dec. 14, 2009.
  • “How to Salvage Anything: Unpleasant Dinner Conversation” First for Women Magazine. Dec. 7, 2009.
  • “Fair Fight.” Dating & Relationships special section of Creators News Service. Nov. 2009.
  • The Complete Marriage Counselor: Relationship-Saving Advice from America’s Top 50+ Couples and Experts. Sherry Amatenstein, LMSW, Adams, 2010. (Sharon quoted in book.)
  • “How to Argue Properly! And Keep Your Relationship Healthy.” Eve Magazine UK June 2008.
  • “The Fight With Many Faces.” Reader’s Digest Aug. 2004.
  • “The Fight That Can Save Your Marriage.” O The Oprah Magazine South Africa Oct. 2004.
  • “The Fight That Can Save Your Marriage.” O The Oprah Magazine Sept. 2003.

Talks, Book Signings, and Workshops:

  • CAMFT’s 2012 Fall Symposium, Workshop Presenter, Breaking the Argument Cycle in Three Effective Steps, Oakland, CA. Nov. 2, 2012.
  • New Generations Rotary Club of Santa Rosa (talk), Five Secrets to a Healthy Relationship. Santa Rosa, CA. Aug. 14, 2012.
  • CMA Alliance Winter Conference (talk and book signing), Breaking the Argument Cycle: How to Stop Fighting Without Therapy, Newport Beach, CA. Feb. 3, 2012.
  • “Save a Marriage Workshop.” Chanslor Ranch, Bodega Bay, CA. Feb. 26, 2011.
  • Changing Hands Book Store (Book signing), Breaking the Argument Cycle: How to Stop Fighting Without Therapy, Tempe, AZ. Jan. 27, 2011.
  • Stepping Stones Book Store (Book signing), Breaking the Argument Cycle: How to Stop Fighting Without Therapy, Santa Rosa, CA. July 23, 2010.
  • 2nd Annual Mom’s Nite Out (talk and book signing), Breaking the Argument Cycle: How to Stop Fighting Without Therapy, Santa Rosa, CA. May 6, 2010.
  • Copperfield’s Books (Book signing), Breaking the Argument Cycle: How to Stop Fighting Without Therapy, Santa Rosa, CA. Feb. 11, 2010.
  • Seminar, Dream Day Bridal Show, “The First Year: The Most Important 365 Days of Your Marriage.” Doubletree Hotel, Rohnert Park, CA. Jan. 10, 2010.
  • The Fight That Can Save Your Marriage from Divorce Workshop, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA. Sept. 18, 2009.
  • The Fight That Can Save Your Relationship Workshop, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA. June 11, 2009.
  • The Fight That Can Save Your Relationship Workshop, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA. March, 2009.
  • New Renaissance Bookshop (Book signing), The First Argument: Cutting to the Root of Intimate Conflict, Portland, OR. June, 2007.
  • Sugar Salon (Book signing) The First Argument: Cutting to the Root of Intimate Conflict, Santa Rosa, CA. Apr., 2007.
  • Readers Books (Book signing) The First Argument: Cutting to the Root of Intimate Conflict, Sonoma, CA. Feb., 2007
  • Guest Speaker at various Rotary Club meetings in Santa Rosa, Petaluma, Monte Rio and Napa California. Feb.-March, 2007
  • Seminar, Dream Day Bridal Show, “Saying, “I DO”…Forever!: Create a Fantastic Marriage that will Last a Lifetime!” Doubletree Hotel, Rohnert Park, CA. Jan., 2007
  • The Salon (Book signing), The First Argument: Cutting to the Root of Intimate Conflict, Belvedere, CA. Nov., 2006
  • Simply Skin Salon (Book signing) The First Argument: Cutting to the Root of Intimate Conflict, Santa Rosa, CA. Oct., 2006
  • Left Coast Writers Book Panel, Corte Madera, CA. Oct., 2006
  • Monticello Inn (Book signing), The First Argument: Cutting to the Root of Intimate Conflict, San Francisco, CA. Sept., 2006