Self-compassion: that’s just self-pity, right?
Self-compassion was by far the most transformative concept that changed my life when it was at its darkest. But YOU don't need to hit rock-bottom or spend 20 years working in mental health to learn the most effective...View Episode
They have no clue what it’s like to parent a SPICY child!
Join me as I break down some of the myths surrounding self-compassion, and why making it a habit will forever change your life (ESPECIALLY if you're the parent of a SPICY child 🤣). Ready to learn more? If you haven’t...View Episode
Why is my child strong-willed and so difficult?! (AKA: 'Spicy')
Heidi answers the following question in this episode: "Hi Heidi, why doesn’t positive parenting work on my spicy 8 year old? My 10 year old is so different and much more dutiful, compliant and easy. My 8 year old is...View Episode
Therapy Isn't The Only Pathway To Healing
Ever wondered if transformation was possible for you, or if healing yourself was even an option outside of therapy? I chatted with my colleague and fellow therapist, Tom Ahern this week, all about our journeys in...View Episode
Should I have my child assessed?
I often hear from parents:"My child’s teacher has recommended my son / daughter have an assessment to understand their behaviors a bit more. I’m not sure how I feel about this. I think a label will hurt them long-term...View Episode
How to promote a healthy body image in your children
Join Heidi and Vanessa (a trauma therapist and Licensed Mental Health Social Worker) on their deep dive into all things body image, and how to find freedom in food.Some of the topics covered: What determines...View Episode
How to parent a teenager
I wanted to share a recent question I received in my parenting group about teenagers and their unique challenges. It opened a HUGE can of worms as I honed in on the real issue behind this mom’s concerns - a loss of...View Episode
Why does my child have anxiety when their life seems pretty easy?
One of the common questions I hear in my private practice is ‘Why does my child have anxiety, especially when they have nothing to be stressed about?’ While it’s easy to view their anxiety as ‘attention seeking’ or...View Episode
Heal Your Relationship With Dieting And Find Freedom In Food
Mental Health Social Worker and nutritionist Vanessa Preston joins me to discuss the ways women are healing their relationship with their bodies and making room in their lives to pursue what's -actually- important to...View Episode
Winning on Wall Street: Cultivating The Traits Of Success
Being ‘successful’ is about more than luck. It often involves learning a trade, building relationships, and staying curious - even in the face of adversity and potential failure. Join Heidi as she speaks with Joe...View Episode
Coping Skills: What they are, and how to build them for ourselves AND our kids
No matter how mentally healthy, resilient, or happy you are, we all go through times when we’re faced with something difficult. Join Heidi and guest Janine Halloran as they discuss the coping methods that suit unique...View Episode
School refusal, helplessness and a light at the end of the tunnel
One of the most common questions I get is from parents is - “how do I deal with a child who is refusing to go to school?” If it's a 6 year old starting school, or a 12 year old not getting out of the car, or a 16 year...View Episode