Meet Our Experts
Dr. Michele Borba
Dr. Borba is an Educational Consultant, best-selling author and international sought-after speaker. For more information visit www.micheleborba.com.
Alyson Schafer is one of Canada’s leading parenting experts. She promotes a firm but friendly “democratic parenting” style and offers practical solutions backed by extensive evidence based research. For more information visit www.alysonschafer.com.
Bullying and Teens
Dr. Jerry Weichman
Dr. Jerry Weichman Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and adolescent specialist as well as an author, speaker and parenting expert. His clinical practice at Hoag Hospital’s Neurosciences Institute in Newport Beach, California provides a window on contemporary teen and pre-teen behavior. He also founded The Weichman Clinic and its Teen Brain Program—the first and only truly comprehensive mental wellness program exclusively focused on children and adolescents.
For more information visit www.drjerryweichman.com.
Dr. Laura Markham
Dr. Laura Markham trained as a Clinical Psychologist at Columbia University, but she's also a mom, so she understands kids -- and parents! She uses her Ph.D. to translate proven science and child-development research into the practical solutions you need for the family life you want. Dr. Laura Markham is the author of three best-selling books. For more information visit www.ahaparenting.com.
Marriage and Family
Susan Stiffelman is a marriage and family therapist, a credentialed teacher, and a licensed psychotherapist. For over 30 years, Susan has worked with families to create greater harmony and deeper connection between parents and children. For more information visit www.susanstiffleman.com.
Parenting and Conflict
Nancy Carlsson-Paige is a professor of early childhood education at Lesley University where she has taught teachers for more than 30 years, and was a founder of the University's Center for Peaceable Schools. Since the mid-1980's, Nancy has written and spoken extensively about the impact of violence, especially in the media, on children's lives and social development, and how children learn the skills for caring relationships and positive conflict resolution. For more information visit http://nancycarlsson-paige.org.