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Joani Geltman, MSW

Joani Geltman, MSW is a leading parenting expert, with four decades of experience in working with youth, including as a psychology professor, school counselor and social worker, a family therapist, and a parenting coach. She has recently published the book “A Survival Guide to Parenting Teens: Talking to Your Kids About Sexting, Drinking, Drugs, and Other Things That Freak You Out”. She holds a Masters degree in social work from Washington University and has been quoted or published by USA Today, Psychology Today, Boston Globe and The Washington Post. Find out more by visiting joanigeltman.com

I Know Something You Don’t Know

What do you do when your child tells you about some risky behaviors that a friend of theirs is engaging in, and you know the friend's parents? This is a question that terrifies many parents of teenagers. When one parent has an, “I know something you don’t know" piece of information, it can become a wedge... Read more »