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Caught Between Generations

Caught Between Generations

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June 22nd 2017:Here's What You Can Do to Raise Connected and Resilient Children

How can we help our children grow up strong and resilient? How can dependence lead to our children’s independence? Dr. Jennifer Freed, author and founder of the AHA! teen program, shares how we can help our children develop the positive traits of resilience and connection to help them grow into strong, healthy adults. Dr. Vanessa LaPointe, psychologist and founder of The Wishing Star Developmental Clinic, joins us to explain how through dependence our child’s true independence can emerge.

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Dr. Vanessa Lapointe

Dr. Vanessa Lapointe has been supporting families and children for over 15 years with her work as a registered psychologist and founder of The Wishing Star Developmental Clinic. In her first book, Discipline Without Damage: How to Get Your Kids to Behave Without Messing Them Up, Dr. Vanessa offers a discipline approach centered around connection and compassion. Contrary to today’s popular parenting philosophies, Dr. Vanessa encourages a dependent relationship between a big person and their child to nurture the best development possible. Based on extensive research and professional expertise, she shares that only through dependence can a child’s true independence emerge. For more informatio
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Dr. Jennifer Freed

Jennifer Freed is the co-founder/director of the highly successful teen program called The AHA! (Attitude, Harmony, Achievement) which serves more than 3000 families annually in the state of California. AHA! is dedicated to the development of character, imagination, emotional intelligence, and social conscience in teenagers , while helping them set goals, support their peers, and serve their community. For AHA! Dr. Freed created the educational book series Become Your Best Self, which includes workbooks on Relationship Wisdom, Character, Compassion and Creative Expression, targeted to teens and young adults. In addition to the workbook series, Dr. Freed has published The Ultimate Perso
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