Meet the Author: Lynne Turner is a psychotherapist in practice in Beverly Hills, California, where she has practiced for over 30 years. She grew up on the East Coast, in the aptly named seaside town of Point Pleasant, New Jersey. After earning her Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from Montclair State University, she moved to Los Angeles, where she earned her Master of Science degree in psychology at California State University, Los Angeles. In addition to her practice and her writing, she is a Los Angeles-focused street photographer, which has afforded her the opportunity to take a closer look at the human condition from yet another perspective. She lives with her daughter and two dogs in the Hollywood Hills. Credit: Lynne Turner
"GROUP" Book Preview: "Dr. William Osgood, a Beverly Hills psychologist, must make a quick decision. Seventeen-year-old Loretta, his most troubled patient, has just fainted on his couch, and his Thursday night group is about to arrive. Knowing that allowing Loretta to stay is ethically murky and potentially perilous to the group's dynamic, Dr. Osgood begins to consider what might happen once Loretta opens her eyes. In cinematic fashion, the doctor rapidly recalls his history with each of the group's six members, and the stories that ultimately landed them in his office. A series of his flashbacks constructs both poignant and comic psychological portraits of each patient. And while he optimistically predicts Loretta will be safe, he can't possibly predict the results of his decision.
Later that night, Dr. Osgood can't sleep. In his studio apartment on Hollywood Boulevard, overlooking the Hollywood Walk of Fame and a youth hostel for runaways, he is unaccustomed to his circumstances. Recently divorced, he has only his three-legged cat, Batman, for company. As dawn breaks, so does the news: A high-powered talent agent has been shot. He is not only startled to realize that the victim had been passionately discussed by his Thursday night group the previous night, but also realizes that each member might have had a motive for the crime. There is a mystery to be solved, but not without taking a scenic route through checkered pasts, old resentments, and new alliances...."
Learn more about Lynne Turner here.
Dr. Raman K Attri is a powerhouse of positivity that will leave you inspired. Undeterred by his permanent disability and inability to walk since childhood, he continues to be an inspiring personality. He guides leaders and professionals on strategies to accelerate workforce time to proficiency. A performance scientist, he is world’s leading authority on proven methods to speed up professional performance. An organizational learning leader at $40B Fortune 500 technology corporation, he manages a Hall of the Fame training organization, which is also named as one among the top 10 in the world. A prolific author of 20 multi-genre books, he writes about the importance and methods to speed up your path to excellence. Passionate about learning, he holds two doctorates in the learning domain, earned over 100 international educational credentials, and is awarded some of the world’s highest certifications. Learn more about his work at www.speedtoproficiency.com.
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Karen Tran-Harding, M.D. is a diagnostic radiologist at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center, a specialty in which physicians use imaging to diagnose, manage and provide therapeutic options for patients; radiologists act as expert consultants to referring physicians by interpreting imaging, generating accurate reports and recommending further imaging, tests or treatment. Raised in Southern California, she earned a Bachelor’s degree in biology from UCLA and attended medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. After an OB/GYN residency, she switched her focus to radiology. She returned to California from Kentucky in 2019, was awarded an abdominal imaging fellowship by UCI Medical Center and then took her current full-time position there. Her husband, whom she met in medical school, is a frontline physician treating COVID-19 patients. Credit: Barrettco / Dr. Tran-Harding
Today we meet Joe Wallenstein who has produced numerous television movies, pilots, and mini-series. Throughout his more than 40 yrs in the industry, he's worked an assistant director, associate producer, and producer. He is a Director member of the Directors Guild of America as well as a member of the Writers Guild of America West. The author has a track record in storytelling, having produced two highly-successful TV series, Knots Landing and 7th Heaven. He has also written two previous books about film production and safety in professional filming: Practical Film Making: A Handbook for the Real World and Nothing Dies for Film. He'll be joining us to discuss his book "Flynn and Miranda: Your Right to Remain Silent", published by Trine Day. The book is a fictional account of a true story. The release date coincides with the 58th anniversary of Ernesto Miranda's arrest in 1963 for kidnapping and rape. The criminal case, Miranda v. Arizona (1966), would make his name a household word. Credit: UFVA.org; joewallenstein.com.