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Mr. Cook speaks with authority, clarity and compassion while offering new information about the significant social problem of Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse. 

Talk Radio and TV Appearances

“Our phone lines lit up and were full throughout the show.”- WCCO-AM Minneapolis, MN. 

Mr. Cook is a former award-winning reporter, news director and anchor for radio and television stations.  Utilizing his skills as an investigative journalist, he has conducted extensive research into this hidden problem.  Through the words of a variety of abused men, and a host of experts Philip will challenge the conventional thinking about domestic violence and shatter the myth that men are the only serious perpetrators.

He has appeared on CNN, “The O’Reilly Factor” FOX TV (twice) “The Crier Report-Fox TV, “the Montel Williams Show”, “The Sally Jesse Raphael Show,” MSNBC, “The Home and Family Show,” CBS Radio, “the Dirk Van Show” “The Jim Bohannon Show” (twice) and more than 100 talk radio shows.

Speaking Engagements  

“I enthusiastically affirm the importance of his material. As a speaker, Mr. Cook is clear, succinct and engaging. He kept his remarks to the point and well within the time limits established. I highly recommend him as a speaker and the research he has done for your organization.”James J. Londis, Ph.D., Director of Ethics and Values Integration Kettering Medical Center Kettering, Ohio

 I highly endorse Mr. Cook. He provides new information, backed-up by research, in a lively and informative style. He also is able to provide resources for follow-up after the presentation.” ― Betty E. Wheeler Executive Director, YWCA Lubbock, Texas

“His lecture was very well received and he provides his audience with a wealth of statistics and anecdotal information regarding this issue. I would recommend Mr. Cook as a lecturer at conferences or workshops relating to family violence.” ― Chere Weiss Coordinator, Justice and Hope Conference, Community Health Education Center Lower Columbia College

“Very thought-provoking and well researched.  Should aid in educating medical professionals regarding this potential diagnosis as well as help shape our legal approach.” – Kenneth H. Coleman, M.D.,  J.D., Emergency Physician and  Attorney.  Past member, YWCA Domestic Violence Advisory Board

Expert Witness 

Philip W. Cook, Expert Witness CV: Meeting expert witness qualifications for domestic violence issues under  Frye and/or Daubert v Merrell Dow  standards.

Philip W. Cook is the author of the best-selling book, Abused Men-The Hidden Side of Domestic Violence and his research has been published in a number of  peer-reviewed journals: The Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, Volume 4, No. 4, (2001), “Violence as Seen Through a Prism of Color” Letha A. (Lee) See, Editor , Haworth Social Work Practice  Press, R.L. McNeely Ph. D, Philip W. Cook, Jose B. Torres,  The Journal of Elderly Abuse, and Neglect, Volume 19, No. 1-2 (2007), Haworth Maltreatment and Trauma Press, “Notes on Newspaper Accounts of Male Elder Abuse,” R.L. McNeely, PhD, JD, Philip W. Cook, BS; Family Interventions in Domestic Violence, John Hamel, LCSW,  Tonia L. Nichols, PhD,  Editors, Springer Publishing, New York, (2007), “Domestic Violence: New Visions, New Solutions,” Cathy Young, Philip Cook, Sheila Smith, LCSW,  Jack Turteltaub, PhD,  Lonnie Hazelwood, MSHP, LCDC, CCCJS; Domestic Violence, Opposing Viewpoints, Tamara L. Roleff, Editor, Greenhaven Press,(2000), “Female Violence Against Men Is a Serious Problem,”  Philip W. Cook. The well-respected academic publisher Praeger-ABC-Clio agreed to publish Abused Men-The Hidden Side of Domestic Violence in an unusual second edition in 2009:

Do to the volume of such requests, I can not reply to individual requests for help. I do not keep a list of attorneys or helping agencies. Persons seeking such assistance should go to the resource page of this website and follow the links to the helping agencies provided. – Philip

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