The Family Couch

Episode 10: Hand in Hand Parenting Philosophy

Thanks for watching this episode of The Family Couch In this episode of The Family Couch with with Patty Wipfler and Tosha Schore we discuss the theory called Hand in Hand Parenting Philosophy, which states that children are will become independent or be eager learners if they feel a safe connection with the adult trust. Throughout the episode Patty and...[ read more ]

Episode 9: Reactive vs Proactive Parenting In The Digital Age

Thanks for watching this episode of The Family Couch In this episode of The Family Couch with Dr. Adam Pletter, a Clinical Psychologist who works with children (and the parents that come along with them) we discuss the impact the digital age has had on raising our children and how this generation is facing an unique predicament in parenting the...[ read more ]

Episode 8: Empowering Moms to Find Strength in Change

Thanks for watching this episode of The Family Couch In this episode of The Family Couch with Gesa Harmston, Certified Life Coach, we discuss the importance of mothers empowering themselves to focus on their personal needs. Gesa shares techniques on how she works with moms to quiet the noise around them and listen to their personal needs and why it...[ read more ]

Episode 7: Peaceful Parenting For Imperfect Parents

Thanks for watching this episode of The Family Couch! In this episode of The Family Couch with Dr. Laura Markham, a clinical psychologist specializing in children, we discuss peaceful parenting for imperfect parents and what that means day to day. Dr. Laura shares how as adults it is not our intention to not bring our emotional baggage into our relationship...[ read more ]

Episode 6: Parenting, Marriage, and Growth

Thanks for watching this episode of The Family Couch! In this episode of The Family Couch with John Harrison, MA LPCC we discuss how to have a happy relationship after having children, focusing on the importance of growth, self awareness, and being intentional in our interactions with our spouse. (more…)

Episode 5: From Self-Sacrifice to Self-Care

Thanks for watching this episode of The Family Couch! In this episode of The Family Couch with Spiritual Counselor, mom and author Suzi Lula we discuss how self care is misunderstood and the impact that it can have on your relationships, parenting your children, and how you can take control of your life. (more…)

Episode 4: From Chaos To Tranquility In The Preschool Years

Thanks for watching this episode of The Family Couch! In this episode of The Family Couch, parent coach Rachel Sklar we discuss the intricacies on how to survive the preschool years and the importance of motivating children from the start. She and I chat about how as a parent there is no “right or wrong answers” except those that are...[ read more ]

Episode 3: Blended Family Success

Thanks for watching this episode of The Family Couch! In this episode of The Family Couch, Parenting Strategist and mother of three, Amy Ambrozich discusses the many styles of blended family parenting and the importance of building the family as a team. We discuss the impact of joining a family together with how-to steps for the children, the step and...[ read more ]

Episode 2: Raise Your Skills, Not Your Hands

Thanks for watching this episode of The Family Couch! In this episode of The Family Couch, Parenting Strategist, Asadah Kirkland talks with us about the cultural epidemic of black parents beating their children. The author of “Beating Black Kids” - Asadah Kirkland explains in depth that while this may not just be a “black” problem, it is commonplace throughout the...[ read more ]

Episode 1: Addressing The Bullying Epidemic

Thanks for watching this episode of The Family Couch! In this episode of The Family Couch, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Danielle Matthew talks to us about the bullying epidemic – including how bullying has shifted over the years, what to do to manage cyberbullying, signs of bullying, and what parents can do to support their child through bullying. (more…)