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The EmotionAlly Podcast

Oct 29, 2019

In this episode, I discuss some hands-on tools for talking with our kids when they have big emotions and when they go to extreme statements and threats because of those emotions. We don’t have to be afraid, and there really are meaningful things we can do to help. I discuss what to say to our kids in those moments,...

Oct 14, 2019

In this episode, I interview Sarah, a therapy client and single mom who has learned through hard experience how to be there for her kids when circumstances are hard. We discuss how we can CARE for our kids without CARRYING their emotions. We talk about making self-care intentional. And we discuss respecting the emotions...

Oct 7, 2019

In this episode, I discuss the necessary pieces to getting our teens to HEAR us and to WANT to connect, rather than just hearing that we are upset, that we are right, and that they’re the problem. I discuss how empathy requires no mutual agreement on a topic in order to function well. And I explain three steps to...

Oct 1, 2019

In this episode, I chat with Nikki Harmon, a gifted LMFT Therapist, about some of the things that matter most when it comes to parenting. We talk shame and emotion and how to be the calm at the center of our children’s storms. Give it a listen!