Sissy Goff

Sissy Goff is Director of Child and Adolescent Counseling at Daystar Counseling Ministries in Nashville, Tenn. She has authored/co-authored nine books including Raising Girls, Intentional Parenting and Taming the Technology Monster. Sissy is a sought-after speaker for parenting and teacher training events around the nation, and a frequent guest and contributor to several media shows and publications. Learn more about Sissy and follow her work at her blog, raisingboysandgirls.com.

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Friendship Factor: Making and Keeping Friends

Help your teen develop the skills needed to make and keep friends

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Do Your Kids Know How to Handle Their Emotions?

The emotional health of children in our culture may be declining. Here’s what you can do for your kids.

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Leading Your Child Through Emotional Milestones (Part 2 of 2)

You mark your child’s physical and developmental milestones, but how can you measure their feelings? Counselors Sissy Goff and David Thomas discuss children’s emotional milestones – like emotional vocabulary, perspective, and empathy – and offer practical advice for how parents can help cultivate these milestones. (Part 2 of 2)

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Leading Your Child Through Emotional Milestones (Part 1 of 2)

You mark your child’s physical and developmental milestones, but how can you measure their feelings? Counselors Sissy Goff and David Thomas discuss children’s emotional milestones – like emotional vocabulary, perspective, and empathy – and offer practical advice for how parents can help cultivate these milestones. (Part 1 of 2)

Can a Parent Expect Respect?

Learn more about building a respectful relationship with your teen.

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