Launching Your Daughter

Launching Your Daughter podcast was created to support parents and caregivers in empowering their tween and teen girls as they prepare for young adulthood. Guests will be interviewed to discuss topics such as anxiety, perfectionism, depression, trauma, relationship struggles, budgeting time and money, nutrition and self-care. Conversations about mindfulness, self compassion, mind, body and spirit connections, holistic and alternative approaches used in psychotherapy and counseling will also be explored. As the host of Launching Your Daughter, my name is Nicole Burgess and I’m a licensed marriage and family therapist, transpersonal psychotherapist, parent educator and adolescent mentor. For more information go to the website at
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Oct 10, 2017

In today's episode, Nicole shares the changing of the podcast and future of Soulfilled Sisterhood. To stay informed please go to and sign up for the newsletter. Thank you all for your support, encouragement, and feedback along this journey. Moving forward in bringing women together and how they are impacting our future generation of girls.

Oct 3, 2017

Today's guest is Stuart Fensterheim, a licensed clinical social worker, blogger, author and podcast host. He is located in Scottsdale, AZ. Stuart is a couples expert which means he works with couples having difficulty feeling close and connected to one another. He assist them in finding ways to deepen their relationship by understanding and sharing what each persons needs in the relationship. In today’s episode we are going to discuss divorce and how parents can navigate this with their teens. 

If you need parenting support or wanting to reclaim your inner knowing I invite you to go to or

What you will learn in today’s episode:

  • Stuart shares his personal journey of experiencing divorce as a child and how he became a couples counselor,
  • Emotional connection can make or break a relationship
  • Changing one couple can positively impact the future generations
  • Stuart shares his belief about how marriages can be saved He defines a “relationship injury” and the repair work
  • How parents navigate going through a divorce with their children
  • Have to do it without blaming the partner
  • Remind your children they are not responsible for the divorce
  • Depends on age of child and how much you share
  • Parents have a conversation prior to speaking to children and create a plan
  • Children may not have questions immediately Grieving is part of the process
  • Parents “this is the time to use your resources”-other adults as support vs your children
  • When parent begins to date again, ready to introduce your children to new person do in a neutral location
  • Your daughter doesn’t have to choose between loving you or their other parent-she gets to love you both
  • Father and daughter relationship can become stronger if there is a divorce
  • Life can be beautiful-do the inner work

Stuart’s Information: Couples Expert Podcast: YouTube Channel: