Anne Maxwell – Psychotherapist and Author of No.1 Bestseller: Would you Teach a Fish to Climb a Tree?

Anne is a psychotherapist with over 25 years of experience working with children, families and adults. Trained as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW and a Registered Play Therapist – Supervisor, RPT-S. She is also an Access Consciousness® Certified Facilitator and #1 International Best Selling Author.
In addition to her therapy practice, she travels across the country and around the world, facilitating workshops and speaking to groups of parents, school staffs, and medical and mental health professionals, to create awareness and change for kids, families and adults.
In this episode, Anne told a few good stories about how she has helped families manage kids’ behavior and she discussed a very important point – how to listen to kids through their behavior.
Stay tuned to hear what and where you can learn more from Anne Maxwell.
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Thanks for dropping by.  For comments/questions/concerns, you may contact the host, James Deas, at james@gettingkidstolisten.com.

Colleen Cherry – Masters Level Child Life Specialist

This podcast is about the importance of play when children are in vulnerable situations. Today’s guest, Colleen Cherry, is a Masters Level Child Life Specialist with a Certification in Thanatology, (Death education and bereavement). Its tough stuff to talk about, but when a child is terminally ill, or loses a family member, its crucial to have somebody there who knows how to navigate that in a way thats developmentally appropriate for kids. She provides medical and diagnosis education, palliative care, hospice support and bereavement to children. She also has a degree in Art Education, so even more coping strategies through visual and verbal expression. Colleen shared in this episode the importance of play and her unique set of resources to help busy parents to play with kids and make mundane activities more engaging.

To get in touch with Colleen Cherry, you may visit the following links:

playwellchildlife@gmail.com

https://www.playwellchildlife.com/

Thanks for dropping by.  For comments/questions/concerns, you may contact the host, James Deas, at james@gettingkidstolisten.com.

Rachel Tomlinson – Registered Psychologist and Author of Teaching Kids to be Kind

Rachel Tomlinson is a Registered Psychologist in Australia.  She has experience working with adults and children in a variety of settings, including; generalist counseling, play therapy, education settings, residential support and attachment/parenting groups. Rachel presents at national conferences and provides expert commentary to journalists on mental health topics. She is a parenting expert with a book, Teaching Kids to be Kind (by Skyhorse Publishing) that has just been released. Her amazing work can be found at towardwellbeing.com, a website where she posts her podcast, her blog, her books, activities with kids, upcoming projects and her contribution to media. She can also be found on Instagram @towardwellbeing and Twitter @RachLTomlinson.
Tune in to the episode to learn why kids do not need a lot of rules and what kind of values and consequences should we set for the kids in order to make them feel loved and secure.
Thanks for dropping by.  For comments/questions/concerns, you may contact the host, James Deas, at james@gettingkidstolisten.com.