by Faith G Harper and Bonnie Scott
Real talk: The hardest part about parenting on a lot of days is keeping your cool when your kids are driving you absolutely batty. In your brain, you know that it's healthy for your sprogs to explore their surroundings, test their limits, learn everything the hard way, and try your patience, but in your heart you are just screaming and screaming. And your kids are also screaming so you're quite a team! Bonnie and Dr. Faith are therapists and parents and they're here to talk you off the ledge. Here's a no-nonsense guide to having empathy for your own frustration as well as strategies for helping your kids grow up to be respectful and kind adults themselves.
About the Contributors:
Faith G. Harper, PhD, LPC-S, ACS, ACN is a bad-ass, funny lady with a PhD. She's a licensed professional counselor, board supervisor, certified sexologist, and applied clinical nutritionist with a private practice and consulting business in San Antonio, TX. She has been an adjunct professor and a TEDx presenter, and proudly identifies as a woman of color and uppity intersectional feminist. She is the author of the book Unf*ck Your Brain and many other popular zines and books on subjects such as anxiety, depression, and grief. She is available as a public speaker and for corporate and clinical trainings.Subscribe to the Unfuck Your Brain newsletter to get a discount on her books and zines.
Bonnie Scott, MA, LPC, is a professional therapist in private practice in San Antonio, TX. Born and raised in Texas and New Mexico, she is a staunch ally to the LGBTQ community and sits on the Board of Directors for Thrive Youth Center, an emergency shelter and housing program for LGBT youth in Texas. She works hard to be an intersectional feminist, generally striving to stir up good trouble in the world. She is passionate about her kid, her cats, her books, and her profession.