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Jan 11, 2022

If you are currently struggling with your child, no matter their age, this is the episode for you.

Dr. Nicole Beurkens is a leading holistic child psychologist. She has dedicated her 25-year career to providing parents with research-based strategies that get to the root of children's attention anxiety mood and behavior challenges, so they can reach their highest potential. She runs a multidisciplinary evaluation and treatment clinic and is a bestselling author, published researcher, award winning therapist, media expert, and experienced mother of four.

In this episode, we talked about some examples of challenges faced in parenthood. We also discuss the psychology and brain development of children, from birth until they are in their 20s.

Join us, as we clear out the clouds of doubt that comes from mom guilt!

In this Episode You’ll Learn: 

  • [5:35] The personal and professional of Dr. Nicole
  • [11:40] Setting expectations in the right place
  • [20:25] Opening the conversation
  • [24:29] The process of being a dad
  • [28:00] Disregulation, Coregulation, and Self-Regulation
  • [37:09] Reestablishing boundaries
  • [45:00] Regressions and growth of the development stages
  • [50:27] Consulting with professionals
  • [52:59] The brain and the body
  • [55:32] Tips for the picky eater



  • There will be a lot of really uncomfortable problematic things that will happen for your kids and with your kids in the course of their childhood years and that does not mean you are doing anything wrong that means you have a human child human brain in a human body [14:46]
  • Get yourself in some individual therapy work, so that you can have the guidance you need to learn how to do this for yourself, and you get practice with that with the support of a therapist and then you become able to do that better for yourself, which means now you can do that better for your kids [25:27]
  • You have different phases of development in childhood and in adulthood” [46:33]



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