Josh studied Social Psychology at University of Central Oklahoma and is pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Business Communication at Harvard University Extension School with a focus on persuasive communication and negotiation.
A Word from Josh Shipp, The Teen Whisperer
“What you want to communicate to your child is that you have to do what you have to do so you can do what you want to do.”
Josh is a recognized teen expert for media outlets such as MTV, CNN, FOX, The New York Times, 20/20 and Good Morning America.
Josh was the host of the reality television show Teen Trouble.
He also hosted the Halogen television show Jump Shipp.
He was a guest expert on an episode of Duane Rock’s Wake Up Call television show.
When kids hit the pre–teen years, insecurities begin to creep in. Many adolescents start to worry that they’re not popular, good–looking or smart enough. In fact, it’s common for even the most self–assured teen to be down at times. In this frank conversation with Josh Shipp, he explains how you can help your child avoid... Read more »
Does your teen seem completely unmotivated? For parents of teens, the refrains of, "Whatever," and "I don't care," can become all too familiar. In this interview, teenage behavior expert Josh Shipp explains where your child's motivation really lies—and how you can tap into it.
Q. What should parents do when their child seems to be unmotivated?
I... Read more »
“Freak. Loser. Idiot. Geek.” These are just some of the ugly labels kids throw around every day at school. Chances are, your child has been called names even worse than these. The sad fact is that the more times your kid is called a hateful name, the more he’ll start to believe it’s true. This... Read more »
Does your teen have low self–esteem? Maybe he has a lousy self image, or anxiety about fitting in at school or with peers. This week in EP, read about these difficult adolescent issues from someone who’s been there and knows what he’s talking about.
Abandoned and abused as a child, Josh Shipp was raised by a... Read more »