Ask Beatty - 11.23.20 - Charlotte Krasnoff


1.  Staying on a positive course...physically and emotionally.  How are you doing?  Are you willing to make the necessary changes to improve the quality of your life and relationships?  If not NOW..WHEN??

2.  My guest today is 90 year old psychotherapist Charlotte Krasnoff.  Charlotte was born during the Great Depression in 1930 in Ventnor, N.J.  She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1953 with both a BS and MSEd.  In 1965 she received her MSW from the University of Denver.  In 2004 she was named Social Worker of the Year for the State of Colorado .Her decades of life have spanned Franklin Roosevelt to the present day.  She recalls World War 11, the Cold War, Sputnik, above ground atomic testing, the Vietnam war, the Civil Right Movement, Martin Luther King, the death of John F. Kennedy and more.  She has experienced marriage, divorce, remarriage and widowhood.  Today Charlotte is drawn to exploring the meaning of life and zooming with friends.

Ask Beatty - 11.16.20


1.  Evidence based activities that are associated with better mental health.2.  Sexual Abuse and Pornography seem to be alive and well at ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH IN NEW YORK CITY.My guest today is Manuel Gomez, internationally renowned private detective extraordinaire, activist, author and star of the Emmy award winning film Crime + Punishment.  Manuel recently devised a piece of legislation, that would create a new state oversight of police departments and district attorneys offices throughout New York State. His  client Ashley, 22, was also to appear on today's show, but is feeling too traumatized  to talk publicly about the alleged abuse that she sustained at the hands of FATHER GEORGE WILLIAM RUTLER, the Pastor of the Church. You will hear how Ashley's employer and the  police did everything possible to convince Ashley not to press charges.   Fortunately, she has Manuel Gomez on her side to protect her and her legal rights and her own graphic recordings of the entire incident.To Life and Love and STANDING UP FOR JUSTICE.

Ask Beatty - 11.02.20 - Justice for KaLani


1.  Tips to keep ourselves safe and sane in an insane world.

2.  The election is a referendum on democracy and on America's Mental Health

3.  Justice for KaLani-   A Mother's Nightmare
     My guests today are: LAVINA RANSOM, mother of KaLani Uehara, who along with several of her classmates, was sexually harassed and assaulted by Military officials in a JROTC program at Albuquerque High School in New Mexico.  KalLani is currently wrongly imprisoned at the Cibola Correctional facility in Milan, New Mexico.

Ask Beatty – (SHANNON SIMPSON) 10.26.20


1.  Daily Tips to stay sane in our ever changing world.

2.  DIVORCE...The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
     My guest today is SHANNON SIMPSON, Divorce Attorney and Partner at Cohen, Clair, Lans, Greifer, Thorpe and Rottenstreich in New York City.  Ms Simspson is an experienced litigator who practices in all areas of matrimonial and family law matters involving custody, visitation, support issues, the valuation and equitable distribution of marital assets and the negotiation of prenuptial, postnuptial and separation agreements. She has negotiated successful settlements on behalf of clients, assisted clients as they proceed through mediation and when necessary, litigated numerous complicated financial and custody matters through to trial, including matters garnering national and international attention.
 She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, an active participant in the New York Women's Bar Association Pro Bono Matrimonial Law Project and a member of the New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section.  She has been voted a New York Family Law Super Lawyer by her peers each year since 2015, has been a Pinnacle Professional Member of Who's Who since 2016, has been recognized as one of New York's leading family law attorneys by Leaders in the law as of 2019  and has been selected for inclusion in Lawdragon's 500 Leading Family Lawyers.  

Ask Beatty – 10.19.20


1.  How to Cope When Everything Keeps Changing.

2.  The Profound Rewards of Staying Single According to Studies.
To Life, Love and Resilience!

Ask Beatty – 10.12.20


1. October 4th -10 was MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK  What does it mean for all of us?  

2.  October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month?  What is domestic violence? How prevalent is domestic violence?  Are you in a domestic violent relationship even though you are never physically hurt ?  Do you want to leave but are afraid to do so?  Beatty will cover all of these issues and more in her show today.

Ask Beatty – (ALYSSA PETERSEL) 10.05.20


1.  Sobering mental health statistics since COVID-19.  You don't need to navigate your journey alone.  Give yourself permission to reach out and ask for help.

2.  Matchmaker Matchmaker Make Me a Match......with a qualified therapist who has expertise in the areas of difficulties that I am experiencing.  Remember ...all therapists are NOT the same!.
 My guest today is ALYSSA PETERSEL, Founder and CEO of MY WELL BEING, a personalized service, committed to help match perspective clients seeking therapy, with carefully vetted licensed therapists.  No need to read hundreds if not thousands reviews in your quest for a therapist.   Alyssa and her team will help you find the therapist that's right for YOU!



1.  During times of stress we often forget to DO things that are in our best interest.   Take my quiz and see if you are on track.
2.   What's REALLY happening in the world of philanthropy, benefits and volunteerism?  My guest today is my husband Jim Vrettos, a sociologist and host of The Radical Imagination on MNN Television.  I know you will find this conversation very illuminating! 
3.  Take my mental health check. 
To Life and Love,

Ask Beatty – (Dr. Fishel) 09.14.20


1.  Tools to help you destress in our new and ever-changing world.
2.  My guest today is Chiropractor Dr. Craig Fishel, Founder and Director of the Wellness Center of New York in Manhattan.   On a personal note, after seriously injuring myself on the tennis court a couple of monthss ago, I was referred to Dr. Fishel.  Miraculously, after a few visits,  I am good as new...even better.  Listen to all of the many ways that adjustments can improve both our physical and mental health.  His website is
To Life and Love and Keeping Ourselves Healthy, 

Ask Beatty – 08.31.20


Secrets to a longer and happier life according to researchers.  You may be surprised by their findings. 
To Life and Love, 

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