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We’re so glad to meet you.  We’re counselors, speakers, authors, friends, and co-workers.  We consider it our great privilege to get to travel the country together encouraging parents, educators, grandparents, and anyone who loves kids.

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SISSY GOFF, M.Ed., LPC-MHSP spends most of her days talking with girls and their families, with the help of her counseling assistant/pet therapist, Lucy the Havanese.  She has worked as the Director of Child and Adolescent Counseling at Daystar Counseling Ministries in Nashville, Tennessee since 1993, with a Master’s degree from Vanderbilt University.  Sissy speaks to parents across the country and is the author of nine books including Raising Girls. Sissy is a regular contributor to various podcasts and publications and recently released a podcast with David and Melissa based on their newest book, Are My Kids on Track.  You can follow her on social media at raisingboysandgirls and catch the latest Technology Tuesday’s and parenting resources on her blog at www.raisingboysandgirls.com.

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DAVID THOMAS, LMSW is the Director of Family Counseling at Daystar Counseling in Nashville, TN, the co-author of eight books, including the best-selling Wild Things: The Art of Nurturing Boys, a frequent guest on national television and podcasts, has been featured in publications like USA Today, and speaks across the country.  His newest book is Are My Kids on Track? The 12 Emotional, Social & Spiritual Milestones Your Child Needs to Reach. David recently released a podcast with Sissy and Melissa, based on the same book.  He and his wife, Connie, have a daughter, twin sons and a feisty yellow lab named Owen.  You can follow him on social media at raisingboysandgirls and catch the latest Technology Tuesday’s and parenting resources on his blog at www.raisingboysandgirls.com.

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MELISSA TREVATHAN, M.R.E. first became a youth director at the age of 16.  Since that time, she has been a teacher, retreat leader, head of spiritual life at a private school in Nashville, and is founder and Executive Director of Daystar Counseling Ministries, which began in 1985.  A graduate of Southwestern Baptist Seminary, Melissa has spoken to various churches and schools across the country, taught graduate courses in counseling adolescents and been a guest on television and radio programs throughout the United States and Canada.  She is a popular speaker for parents, and kids of all ages.  Melissa is the author of eight books including Raising Girls.  Melissa also recently released podcast with David and Sissy based on their newest book, Are My Kids on Track.  When Melissa is not listening, speaking or writing, she’s usually on her bike or playing with Blueberry, her Old English Sheeppuppy, somewhere between Nashville and Kentucky Lake.  You can follow her on social media at raisingboysandgirls and catch the latest Technology Tuesday’s and parenting resources on her blog at www.raisingboysandgirls.com.

You can follow her on social media at raisingboysandgirls and catch the latest Technology Tuesday’s and parenting resources on her blog at www.raisingboysandgirls.com.