Sissy Goff

Sissy Goff, M.Ed., LPC-MHSP, spends most of her days talking with girls and their families as the Director of Child and Adolescent Counseling at Daystar Counseling Ministries in Nashville, Tennessee. A sought-after speaker, Sissy is the author of a video curriculum called Raising Boys and Girls, as well as six books including Intentional Parenting; The Back Door to Your Teen's Heart; Raising Girls, and Modern Parents, Vintage Values. Sissy is also a frequent guest and contributor to media shows and publications such as Moody Midday Connection, the Chat with Priscilla Shirer, as well as Today's Christian Woman and Parenting Teens magazines. You can find her at

Episode 87

PCL 87: What To Do When Kids Are Mean: An Episode On Bullying

Sissy Goff, director of child and adolescent counseling at Daystar, a kids and family counseling center in Tennessee, joins host, Carlos Whittaker, to talk about bullying, what it means in… Read More
Episode 35

PCL 35: Are Your Kids on Track?

Family counselors David Thomas and Sissy Goff unpack a few ideas in their latest book Are My Kids On Track about how parents can help their kids reach emotional, social,… Read More
Helping Your Child Through Grief

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Helping Your Child Through Grief

Over the past few months of counseling kids, I’ve experienced firsthand how their emotions have shifted. First, they were anxious about someone they loved coming down with COVID-19 or catching… Read More
What’s Worrying Our Girls

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What’s Worrying Our Girls

When your daughter has a little help, a lot of empowerment, and a foundational faith, worries don’t have to carry the same power in her life. It’s how you and… Read More
How Girls Learn Differently Than Boys

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How Girls Learn Differently Than Boys

“My favorite times of the day are lunch and P.E.” “The hardest parts of my day are P.E. and lunch.” If you had to guess, which gender would you say… Read More