Comfort Keepers-Thriving on the Suncoast featuring Drs Cortman/Schinitsky

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of Comfort Keepers Home Care,
Sundays at 11:00 am on SNN when he hosts

Thriving on the Suncoast
Thriving on the Suncoast highlights our area’s top advisers and ways to protect your health and wealth on the Suncoast.

It’s time to select the Best Home Care for 2015!

Sarasota Magazine’s “Best of Home Care”
category for 2015
This Week’s Episode-

Sunday, January 25, 2015
Drs. Christopher Cortman & Harold Shinitzky
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A must see episode with an engaging discussion about the program Drs. Cortman & Shinitzky are bringing to public education called SOCIAL BLACKBELT. This program teaches emotional intelligence to children giving kids the tools to handle social challenges like peer pressure, rejection and bullying by providing training for teachers and facilitators.  We will also discuss their book, Your Mind-An Owners Manual For A Better Life, which teaches individuals how to move passed emotional issues that have sometimes plagued them for a lifetime.

Learn the facts and myths.
As always we love protecting your health and wealth!


About Drs. Christopher Cortman & Harold Shinitzky

Christopher M. Cortman, PsyD
has been a Licensed Psychologist for more than 25 years. Dr. Cortman has facilitated more than 60,000 hours of psychotherapy, specializing in the treatment of psychological trauma, grief, anxiety and mood disorders, as well as conducting therapy for couples and families. Dr. Cortman testifies in court as an expert witness for the State of Florida, consults for Venice Regional Medical Center, was Director of Allied Health Practitioners at Sarasota Palms (now Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s Bayside), and a former President of the Lower Westcoast Chapter of the Florida Psychological Association. Dr. Cortman has appeared nationwide on talk radio, including Disney Radio and has entertained audiences on mental health topics for groups such as the Mental Health Community Center, Care Center, Health Department, Chamber of Commerce and Children’s Services, as well as various hospitals, co-presenting with Tipper Gore and Jane Pauley. Learn more at

Harold E. Shinitzky, PsyD
has been a Licensed Psychologist for more than 20 years. Dr. Shinitzky was trained at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and completed two 3-year Fellowships while on faculty at JHU (Faculty Development Grant and CSAP Grant). He was the Director of the Assessment/Intervention Team (AIT) Prevention Services at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics. He has presented at the United Nations’ 6th Annual International Conference on Substance Abuse Treatment and Prevention. He was the Psychologist of the Year in the state of Florida in 2009, the recipient of the 2000 Martin Luther King, Jr. Award, recipient of the State of Maryland Governors’ Award, recipient of Psi Chi Award for Excellence in Teaching, consultant for State of Maryland, to the National Police Athletic Leagues and to Drug Free America. He has been the Mental Health Correspondent for ABC, FOX and Radio Disney. Dr. Shinitzky specializes in Sports Psychology. He works with US Olympic and Professional athletes from every major professional association. Dr. Shinitzky has developed and facilitated after-school, positive peer-oriented prevention groups for high-risk youth. Learn more at

Sunday, February 1, 2015
Bill Mercer, Reverse Mortgage Advisors
In this week’s show you will learn how Seniors can get Tax Free money , approved by the government, that won’t affect your Social Security. This money can be used for any purpose you desire. Such as being able to get help to able to stay in your own home, remodel, take a trip, fund an education and more.

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