The father-daughter relationship isn't always easy. Dr. Watson-Canfield shares 5 strategies for relating to your daughter (especially when she’s struggling).
About Michelle Watson-CanfieldDr. Michelle Watson is a psychologist with a full-time clinical counseling practice in Portland, Ore. She is particularly passionate about counseling and mentoring teen girls and young women, which she has done for more than 35 years. Michelle is the author of the book Dad, Here’s What I Really Need From You, and a public speaker who addresses topics like body image, faith, healing, and relationships. She is the founder of The Abba Project, a ministry dedicated to strengthening father-daughter relationships. Learn more about Michelle by visiting her website, www.drmichellewatson.com.
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As you can imagine, when men hear that I specialize in the dad-daughter relationship, I often experience one of two things: 1) I’m asked challenging questions that come from deep places of confusion, hurt and/or frustration with his daughter…or…. 2) Proud fathers pull out their phones and show me heartwarming [...]