Parenting Struggles Solved! Julie Wright, MFT + Heather Turgeon, MFT on tantrums, sibling drama, and sleep


#181 We're tackling whining, tantrums, baby hair pulling, playdate drama, and middle of the night wake ups with parenting experts/psychotherapists Heather Turgeon, MFT and Julie Wright, MFT. Host Ellie Knaus offers funny and frustrating scenarios from family life and our guests share their 3 step approach to effective communication from Now Say This: The Right Words to Solve Any Parenting Dilemma (May 2018) and a sleep trick from The Happy Sleeper: The Science-Backed Guide to helping Your Baby Get a Good Night’s Sleep - Newborn to School Age. Listen up!

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Julie Wright, MFT is a psychotherapist specializing in babies, children and their parents, in groups, private practice and sleep consults. She created the curriculum and approach for the popular Wright Mommy and Me classes in Los Angeles, which focus on empathic, mindful parenting and topics following baby's development throughout their first year.  Julie divides her time between New York City and Los Angeles.


Heather Turgeon, MFT is a psychotherapist who specializes in helping families with sleep, as well as other parenting issues. Her work has appeared in The New York TimesThe Washington Post, and Salon, among others. A Northeasterner at heart, Heather lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two little ones. Both of whom are happy sleepers.



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