The Family Couch

Episode 14: Mine, Yours, Ours: Thriving In The First Year After Baby

Thanks for watching this episode of The Family Couch EPISODE INFO: In this episode of The Family couch with Catherine O’Brien, LMFT we discuss how to thrive as a family at home with baby in the first year. This incredibly high stress months can be overwhelming for a new mother and the entire family. Catherine and I chat about the importance...[ read more ]

Episode 13: Understanding Infertility and Talking About It With Family and Friends

Thanks for watching this episode of The Family Couch   EPISODE INFO: In this episode of The Family Couch we chat with with Erika Labuzan-Lopez about the difficult topic of infertility: what it is is, the barriers that may cause infertility, the factors that surround the mental anguish couples feel during this time, and how to cope through this tough...[ read more ]

Episode 12: Exploring and Understanding Maternal Mental Health

Thanks for watching this episode of The Family Couch EPISODE INFO: In this episode of The Family Couch we chat with Dr. Katayune Kaeni (Dr. Kat), a Perinatal Psychologist about the potential emotional and mental struggles that a mother or family may go through from conception to postpartum, the importance of advocating for yourself with your healthcare provider and how...[ read more ]

Episode 11: Spiritually Aware Parenting

Thanks for watching this episode of The Family Couch EPISODE INFO: In this episode of The Family Couch we chat with Spiritual Awareness Parenting Coach and Author, Christina Fletcher, about how focusing on your spiritual core can positively impact your parenting decisions. Next we chat about the different ways that parents can add simple actions to their daily lives to...[ read more ]

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…)