Michael Hollander, author of Helping Teens Who Cut.
Topic: Skills and techniques to end self-injury.
Issues: Understanding self-injury and why kids do it; introducing DBT (dialectical behavior therapy) and why it’s successful; how does hurting themselves make some kids feel better; how to help your child restore emotion to its proper place.
Harriet Lerner, author of Why Won’t You Apologize?
Topic: Healing big betrayals and everyday hurts.
Issues: Best ways to ruin an apology; why some people refuse to apologize while others over-apologize; how to get past anger and resentment when you’ll never get the apology you deserve; why forgiving too quickly can hurt you; the simple sentence that will teach children to apologize.
Lisen Stromberg, author of Work, Pause, Thrive.
Topic: How to pause for parenthood without killing your career.
Issues: The politics of pausing; men want a place in the home; conscious careers, conscious choices; thriving: the career you deserve, the life you want; money matters; the need to prepare yourself and your career before you pause; what to do during your pause.
Isaac Lidsky, author of Eyes Wide Open.
Topic: Overcoming obstacles and recognizing opportunities in a world that doesn’t see clearly.
Issues: Tackling fears in moments of extreme change; taking ownership of your mental capability to shape your own reality; focusing your viewpoint with regard to purported weaknesses; is there such a thing as luck? How to listen with your eyes wide open to understand what others are communicating.