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Dream Catching for Caregivers of Teens with Mari Lee LMFT

My guest today is  Mari A. Lee a licensed marriage and family therapist, a certified sex addiction therapist, the founder of Growth Counseling Services in Glendora, California, a best-selling author, popular national speaker, and a business coach supporting therapists in developing multiple income streams. Additionally, Mari is the co-founder of the annual “Shine Retreat for Women” in Laguna Beach, CA.

In this episode you will learn:

  • Mari talks about her own experience of caregivers and being in foster care
  • The roles moms and dads can play in supporting teen girls
  • How self-care can benefit your teenage daughter

Caregivers who impacted Mari

  • How Mari became involved in this line of work
  • Her own experience of being in foster care
  • The various women who impacted her life as an adolescent

Role modeling to teen girls

  • The variety of ways women can offer caregiving roles
  • Ways in which caregivers can get more time in their life and not give up on their dreams
    • Schedule time for self
    • Designed for connection
  • The expectation that women / moms have to do everything in our modern society
  • Self-care and the positive effects reconnecting with nature can have on your mental well-being
  • The interest’s teens have; how to manage money as they leave home
  • Being a positive role model for your daughter
  • Negative subliminal messages teen girls can pick up from a parent’s busy life 
    • Freaky Friday exercise
    • Dream Weaver jar

Women’s retreat information

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Mari’s information:

 Counselors Website http://www.thecounselorscoach.com

Coaching email: mari@thecounselorscoach.com

Coaching Website http://www.growthcounselingservices.com

Counseling email: mari@growthcounselingservices.com

Retreat Information http://shineretreatsforwomen.com

Shine Retreat email: info@shineretreatforwomen.com

Books (Affiliate links)

Daring Greatly by Brene Brown 

Self-Compassion: The Proven Power to be Kind to Yourself by Kristin Neff 

Artist Way by Julia Cameron 

The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self by Alice Miller