Sherry Duson and Colleen O’Grady talk about Colleen’s new book Dial Up the Dream: Make Your Daughter’s Journey to Adulthood the Best for Both of You and her previous book Dial Down the Drama: Reducing Conflict and Reconnecting with Your Teenage Daughter – A Guide for Mothers Everywhere. Every mother can benefit from this valuable information, in addition to every person who supports mothering. The “college trap”: What does it mean to let go of your daughter, and what does a healthy relationship with your son or daughter look like?
Colleen O’Grady, MA, is a licensed therapist, coach, and trainer who helps moms reduce drama, reclaim their lives, and dial up their dreams with their teen and young adult daughters.
After fifty thousand hours of working with moms and daughters and having lived it with her own daughter, she published her award-winning and bestselling book Dial Down the Drama: Reducing Conflict and Reconnecting with Your Teenage Daughter – A Guide for Mothers Everywhere. Colleen has shared her message of practical hope with moms worldwide in Parents magazine, Wall Street Journal Lunch Break, popular parenting podcasts, and on the red carpet at TEDxWilmington. Colleen is the host of the Power Your Parenting: Moms with Teens podcast; in 2021, it was ranked No. 1 among podcasts on parenting teens.
Sherry Duson is a Texas and Arizona Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice, and the Founder and Director of The Center for Postpartum Family Health in Houston, Texas. Since 1999 she has focused her practice on helping new mothers and the needs of young families. In 2014, she opened the Center for Postpartum Family Health, using therapists training under her supervision, to provide services on a sliding scale to the community. Sherry is a proud graduate of UH-Clear Lake Family Therapy, and is certified in the perinatal mental health specialty.