Category: Podcast

PCL 28: Why Kids Need Fiction

Dan Scott has extensively researched the power of story. In this episode, he talks with Kristen Ivy about how kids are wired to use stories, even fictional stories, to help them process the world around them, to learn empathy, and to gain perspective. Parents can use stories to teach important life principles and start meaningful conversations.

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PCL 22: Therapy Is Okay

Licensed Counselor, Dr. Chinwe Williams, talks with authors Kristen Ivy and Carlos Whittaker about the benefits of families seeking counseling and how it’s especially effective as a preventive measure rather than waiting until something goes wrong.

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PCL 21: Helping Kids Cope with Anxiety

Dr. Chinwe Williams, a licensed professional counselor, talks with Carlos Whittaker (author and speaker), and Kristen Ivy, about how to help kids cope with anxiety. Anxiety and stress is a normal and unavoidable part of life, especially when experiencing something new or transitioning to a new phase. The way you acknowledge and respond to a kid showing signs of anxiety is crucial in helping foster resilience as they grow up.

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