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Ever since I was nine years old I’ve wanted to help people. I was always the guy that friends came to for advice and I loved being that guy. I went on to major in Clinical Psychology in college and realized I wanted to better understand how families function (or not, in many cases). So I got my Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy.
For more than a decade I have been writing about my experiences in parenting, overcoming trauma and anxiety and depression. With the unique perspective of being someone who is trained to help people, but also having worked in therapy myself to deal with these issues head on, I’ve come up with several theories of my own to help people deal with trauma.
I’m fortunate that I’ve had many articles published in parenting magazines around the world including the United States, Canada, New Zealand and Australia. I write about the challenges of helping our kids sleep through the night, helping them learn to use a toilet, the difficulty in leaving my children every morning to go to work, the impact being a parent has on marriage, trying to be a parent without good role models and much more.
I’ve also written two books and two e-books. My first book, due out in early 2018, is called In My Rearview Mirror and is my memoir. In My Rearview Mirror is about the intense effort to discover and remember the trauma I experienced for more than 18 years of my childhood and then the incredibly challenging work of understanding how it affected me and how to overcome it so I could feel the love of my wife and children and more fully experience the life I have built. I really hope it helps those who have struggled with trauma or who have friends/family who were victims.
My other books are more focused on parenting and you can learn more about them in the Books section of my website. I also have a collection of my articles posted here as well if you would like to take a look.
Thank you again for visiting and I hope you enjoy my writing. Please take a moment to follow me on Twitter to learn more about the research and studies I’m reviewing on the issues I care most about such as parenting, anxiety, depression, and PTSD. Plus, if you’re into this kind of thing, you’ll get to see some photos from my bike rides and our family adventures.
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