Lawrence J. Cohen, Ph.D., the author of PLAYFUL PARENTING and THE OPPOSITE OF WORRY, is a licensed psychologist specializing in children’s play and play therapy. In addition to his private therapy practice, he is also a speaker and consultant to public and independent schools, and a teacher of parenting classes and classes for daycare teachers. Dr. Cohen is also the co-author, with Anthony DeBenedet, of The Art of Roughhousing. He wrote two books about children’s friendships and peer relationships with Michael Thompson and Catherine O’Neill Grace: Best Friends, Worst Enemies, and Mom, They’re Teasing Me.
Danielle Tschirhart, LPC-S, Licensed Professional Counselor – Supervisor and Owner – Houston Play Therapy talks to us about some ways to help our children deal with the stress we are all experiencing after storm. Helping our children process the devastation wrought by Harvey.
Married 5 years to my amazing Stay at Home Dad Husband Eddy
Mom of 3: Preston- Primary cesarean in 2013, Edison- VBAC at Cy-Fair Birth Center with Patty Ghaly in 2015, Lorelei- 2VBAC planned home birth, went into labor at 35 weeks and had an unmedicated, full of intervention vaginal birth in March of this year with Dr. Alfredo Gei.
PJ is an office manager at Rebel Birth Education and Resource Haven and Learning to teach Rebel Birth Childbirth Education Course. She is currently studying to be able to become the leader of the North Houston chapter of ICAN (International Cesarean Awareness Network). she is also a licensed Funeral Director and in her free time she loves to sleep.
Dr. Amy Luedemann-Lazar opened Kidstown Dental in Katy in July 2012. She is passionate about laser dentistry, minimally invasive, painless dentistry and is very conscious about materials in children’s mouth. Her office is latex free, BPA free, gluten free and mercury free. Dr. Amy’s current passion is infant feeding issues and myofunctional therapy (which often starts as early as infancy). She has assembled a highly specialized team for managing tongue and lip tie in a unique, holistic approach.
There’s been a new birth on the island! It’s a Birth Center! The midwives of Galveston Birth Center: Lourdes Resendez and Jaymee Jamison Boughton.
Tracy Wakefield Southwick, ND (trad), HHP, CNHP, Owner of Heights of Health
Tracy has spent a lifetime developing connection and trust within relationships by becoming an expert in the field she is passionate about, Holistic Health.
Rooted in the belief that the body has an innate ability to heal itself, Heights of Health focuses on recognizing and eliminating unnecessary stressors, both physical and emotional, from the body in order to facilitate healing. Tracy has spent over two decades studying the brilliant connections within the body and mind and brings a fresh perspective to health and wellbeing through her experienced and compassionate staff. The practitioners at Heights of Health use effective nutritional therapy, innovative bioresonance technologies, powerful energetic medicine, balancing mindfulness techniques and more to educate and empower their clients achieve optimal health.
The midwifery journey of Andie Wyrick, CNM and Jami Hain, CNM.
Allison Evens shares her home birth story.
It affects 1 in 6 new mothers in Texas, is the source of much suffering for women and their families. And we do not talk about it enough. Postpartum Depression. What is it and what resources are available to support women during the perinatal period? Our guest, Tiffany Ross, Director of Education and Outreach for Mental Health America of Greater Houston, joins us this Sunday with valuable information for anyone who has had a baby or anyone who knows someone who has had a baby.
VBAC Birth Story! Danielle and Daniel Petty share the birth of their baby – a Vaginal Birth After Cesarean.