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Thursday, June 23, 2011

From Anthony Weiner to Eliot Spitzer, from John Edwards to Mark Sanford, they surround us in the media—respected, respectable, and righteous men who fly high and then plunge to earth, in a spectacular moral flameout that destroys their reputations and often their careers, burns their wives and families, and shocks the world. In an interview, Katie Couric asked President Obama why prominent political figures risk so much in becoming embroiled in affairs, mistresses and other scandals...

Thursday, June 16, 2011
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Dr. Barbara Kirwin, noted psychologist and author of the upcoming book, The Icarus Complex, explains why successful men like Congressman Anthony Weiner crash and burn.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Excerpt from article:

But Barbara Kirwin, a clinical and forensic psychologist, thinks there are two killers.

"We are not talking about a person as much as we are talking about a place," said Kirwin. "That desolate stretch of Gilgo Beach is a haunted graveyard and what holds it all together is that it is an unpatrolled, completely private and deserted place where you can dump a body."

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

"I find it most likely what we have here are a bunch of unrelated homicides because this has always been about a desolate and remote area that nobody is checking," said Barbara Kirwin, a Huntington-based forensic psychologist who testified on behalf of convicted Long Island serial killer Joel Rifkin.

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Friday, April 15, 2011

Dr. Kirwin will appear on Ch.12 Long Island Talks  on April 15, 2011 at 7pm.

Dr. Kirwin gives her perspective as a forensic psychologist who examined Long Island Serial Killer Joel Rifkin on the latest developments in the investigation of the bodies discovered at Gilgo Beach.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011
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Dr. Barbara Kirwin speaks out on behalf of the developmentally disabled. A longtime member of Independent Living Association's Board of Directors, Dr. Kirwin is a strong advocate in ensuring that mentally challenged individuals have the opportunity to "live the same kind of lives that we all enjoy."

Saturday, May 1, 2010
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Dr. Barbara Kirwin featured in an interview - Susan Smith

Monday, June 22, 2009
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Dr. Barbara Kirwin featured in a piece about David Cooper, Serial Killer.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009
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Dr. Barbara Kirwin, forensic psychologist, is featured in a short excerpt.

Sunday, June 22, 2008
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Dr. Barbara Kirwin testifies in the Stephanie Wernick Case, reported by Channel 12.