Our guest this week is Dr. Michelle Watson Canfield, PhD, LPC, a nationally known speaker, author, licensed professional counselor of 28 years and founder of The Abba Project, a program serving dads and daughters.
She writes regularly for professional journals and magazines. She is also the author of books:
- Dad Here’s What I Really Need from You, and
- Let’s Talk: Conversation Starters for Dads and Daughters.
Michelle also hosts “The Dad Whisperer” Podcast.
Michelle talks openly and authentically about her spirituality, marrying late in life as well as her personal experience with eating disorders and sexual abuse. She brings a high level of energy and enthusiasm to her work and life.
Michelle and her husband, Dr. Ken Canfield, founder of the National Center For Fathering, live in Fayetteville, Arkansas near their family which includes 14 grandkids.
Michelle has so much to say we split the interview in two parts and today we’ll hear the the first installment. That’s all on the Special Fathers Network Dad to Dad Podcast.
Web site: https://www.drmichellewatson.com
Podcast Episode: Closing the Dream Gap – https://www.drmichellewatson.com/podcast/2021/1/11/helping-your-daughter-close-the-dream-gap
National Center for Fathering: https://fathers.com
Let’s Talk: Conversation Starters For Dads And Daughters – https://www.amazon.com/Lets-Talk-Conversation-Starters-Daughters-ebook/dp/B0821QBSDK/ref=sr_1_1?crid=24BDDPZ7Y507D&keywords=michelle+watson+canfield+books&qid=1671646661&sprefix=michelle+watson+%2Caps%2C89&sr=8-1
Dad Here’s What I Really Need From You – https://www.amazon.com/Dad-Heres-What-Really-Need/dp/B07GJVKDFH/ref=sr_1_3?crid=24BDDPZ7Y507D&keywords=michelle+watson+canfield+books&qid=1671646661&sprefix=michelle+watson+%2Caps%2C89&sr=8-3