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MEDIA RELATIONSHIP EXPERT -Couples and Sex Therapist, Margaret Hicks: TV Radio, Magazines and Newspapers, Professional Publications and Presentations:

The Star.com Business – quoted as marriage and family therapist, and relationship expert on infidelity in article “Ashley Madison hack: what to do, for cheaters and spouses” by Ethan Lou, Star Reporter, published Wednesday, August 19, 2015, http://www.thestar.com/business/2015/08/19/ashley-madison-hack-what-to-do-for-cheaters-and-spouses.html

Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival, Moderator and Panel Member mental health professional discussing sex surrogacy and mental health for the Toronto Premiere of the film "She's Lost Control", November 11, 2014 http://www.rendezvouswithmadness.com/

The Globe and Mail – quoted as marriage and family therapist, and relationship expert on sexuality in article "Not tonight honey: Man tracks wife's excuses not to have sex" by Wency Leung, published July 22, 2014, http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/

CTV NEWS– Interviewed as Relationship Expert and Couples Therapist, News Hour concerning study on stressful social relations and morality. Toronto. May 9, 2014,  http://www.ctvnews.ca

Global TV – Interviewed as Relationship Expert and Couples Therapist, News Hour “Research Findings – What makes a good marriage” Toronto. January 24, 2014. http://www.globaltoronto.com/

ROCK THE BOAT, Reality TV Sizzle by Wide Out Loud Productions, played self as a couple’s therapist in the film production, October, 2013

The Jeff McArthur AM640 Radio Show, interviewed re oral cancer and HPV, June 3, 2013

YAHOO! CANADA SHINE, “Can a blood test detect true love, quoted as relationship expert about the “cuddle chemical” hormone,  February 28, 2013 http://ca.shine.yahoo.com/blogs/shine-on/blood-test-detect-true-love-190255931.html

The Toronto METRO newspaper, “Let’s Get It On, quoted as a couples and sex therapist discussing sexuality, February 14, 2013

NOW Magazine, “Soft and Sad”, quoted as sex therapist about relationship factors and erectile dysfunction, December 2012
http://www.nowtoronto.com/lifestyle/story.cfm?content=189970

NEWS TALK 10.10 Radio Show,  radio show guest speaker on relationships and the Thanksgiving Weekend break up “The Turkey Dump”, October 2012
http://www.newstalk1010.com/

The Toronto OBSERVER, “Film explores the culture of crips and sexual desire”, quoted as sex therapist discussing sexuality and disabilities, October 2012 http://www.torontoobserver.ca/2012/10/02/film-explores-the-culture-of-crips-and-sexual-desire/

YAHOO! CANADA SHINE, “Is ghost dating the newest trend in online dating”, quoted as relationship expert and dangers of online dating, July 2012
http://ca.shine.yahoo.com/blogs/shine-on/ghost-dating-newest-trend-online-dating-195729769.html

MORE.ca, “Surviving a Category 5 Disaster”, quoted as marriage and family therapist about surviving a personal disaster, May 2012
http://www.more.ca/attitude/new-and-noteworthy/surviving-a-category-5-disaster/a/42284

Global TV – Interviewed as Relationship Expert and Couples Therapist,  News Hour “Just Friends” Toronto. February (2012). http://www.globaltoronto.com/

FIND YOUR BLISS TV SHOW – Couples and Sex Therapist Guest and panel member for live call in talk show “Keeping Romance Alive”, Toronto. February (2012). http://www.rogerstv.com/page.aspx?rid=71&lid=12&sid=4505

Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival, Panel Member mental health professional discussing women and depression for the Toronto Premiere of the film “Part-time Fabulous”, November 6, 2011
http://www.rendezvouswithmadness.com/

CNW Canada Newswire, “Sex or Sleep?” Quoted as relationship expert and Couple and Sex Therapist. November 4, 2011.
http://www.newswire.ca/en/story/615823/how-will-you-embrace-your-extra-hour-of-daylight-savings-time-sex-or-sleep

My Town Crier, “Keeping Family Peace” Family therapist expert on parenting and sibling rivalry.  November 2, 2011. 
http://www.mytowncrier.ca/keeping-family-peace.html  

“Here Comes Divide” Documentary film by Nathanael Shelton-Richards, interviewed as clinical expert on divorce, York University, October 2011

AM900 CHML, Hamilton’s radio talk show, guest speaker on Sexuality, March 2011
http://www.900chml.com/

Radio News 88.9, The Tom Young Show, New Brunswick, guest speaker on Sexuality, March 2011
http://www.news889.com/shows

The Edmonton Sun, quoted in article about men and erectile dysfunction, March 2011
http://www.edmontonsun.com/news/alberta/2010/11/04/15967506.html

FLARE Magazine, SEX: What’s Normal, quoted on sexuality, March 2011
http://www.ivillage.ca/relationships/love-and-sex/your-sex-life-normal

ZOOMER Magazine, “Keep Love Alive” article for Vitality Health & Sex Section, September 2010
http://www.zoomermag.com/category/sex

Clinical Expert on Relationships & Sexuality.  Media representative and consultant for launch of Eli Lilly’s website www.40over40.ca. Toronto (2010)

Global TV – Interviewed as clinical expert on Sexual Addiction. Toronto. June (2010).
http://realisticrecovery.wordpress.com/2010/02/09/taking-sex-addiction-seriously/

Toronto Star – quoted as clinical expert on Sexual Addictions. January 23, 2010.

Ontario Association of Marriage and Family Therapy representative for exhibit booth at the annual conference of the Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario, Toronto  (2008)
www.oamft.com/

Family Therapy Theory and Practice - presented to clinical team at Thistletown Regional Centre, Ministry of Children and Youth Services (2007)

CTS TV, Guest Appearance - clinical expert on the psychological impact of harassment for a professional panel on a live, call-in national television program “On the Line”, Burlington, Ontario (2005)
http://www.ctstv.com/onthefrontline/

Sexual Compulsive Behaviour – presented to clinical team at FGIworld on sexual addictions theory, symptoms and treatment (2003)

FGIworld Newsletter, clinical consultant, Toronto 2001-2002

Self-care of the Therapist – conducted seminar on the importance of self-care, effects of secondary trauma on clinicians including guided imagery treatment and relaxation exercises for clinical team members, FGIworld (2001)

National Post – quoted as clinical expert on topics related to Horticultural Therapy (April 11, 2005); Emotional Benefits of Pets (February 21, 2004); and Business Travel and Its Impact on the Family (May 24, 1999).

The Globe and Mail – quoted as clinical expert on The Use of Professional Consultants (November 10, 1998).
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/

Hicks, Margaret (1994) The Socialization of Moral Orientation Within the Family, Masters of Science Thesis orally presented and defended at the University of Guelph, Faculty of Graduate Studies.  Research findings included in family and child psychologist, Dr. Susan P. Lollis presentation of her research on Childhood Socialization at psychological conferences.

Hicks, Margaret (1992) The Impact of the Battered Women Syndrome Evidence on Verdicts in Cases Where Battered Woman Kill Their Abusive Husbands, Honour Bachelor of Arts thesis, York University.  Research findings included in psychologist, Dr. Regina Schuller presentation of her research on Psychology and the Law, Toronto, Ontario.

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS:

Executive Committee, Fusion Gala Fundraiser, Cystic Fibrosis Canada (2010-2012)

High Conflict Forum Committee Member, (2008-2010)

Special Needs Advisory Committee Member, Toronto (2007)

Accreditation Committee, Ministry of Children and Youth Services (2007)

York University Executive Committee, Student Member (1990-1992)

Advisor for York University Academic Orientation Program, York University (1990-1992)

Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (2004-2012)

American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (1994-2012)

Ontario Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (1994-2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Margaret Hicks, M.Sc., RSW
120 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 800
(Yonge and Eglinton)
Toronto, Ontario M4P 1E2
Direct: 416-822-9659
Reception: 416-322-6178

E-mail: margaret.hicks@rogers.com
Web: www.hickscounsellingservices.com