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  • 00:46

    Opening Doors for School Counselors & Social Workers using Nurtured Heart

    in Education

    Join Howard Glasser and Catherine Stafford as they visit with Tammy Small, MA, School Counselor and Louisa Triandis , MA, Adjunct Professor, discussing the differences School Counselors and Social Workers using the Nurtured Heart Approach can make for a child, a classroom, a school and a community.  Both of our guests are Advanced Trainers in the Nurtured Heart Approach and are the authors of "There's Always Something Going Right: Workbook for Educators." 

  • 00:46

    Greatness Kids in the school & community using the Nurtured Heart Approach

    in Education

    Celeste Elsey, supervising teacher of the Greatness Kids at Cooley Middle school and an Advanced Trainer in the Nurtured Heart Approach and BJ Byrd, supervising teacher for the Greatness Kids Club at Rancho Romero Elementary school and an Advanced Trainer in the Nurtured Heart Approach.
    Join our hosts, Howard Glasser, creator of the Nurtured Heart Approach and founder of the Children's Success Foundation and Catherine Stafford, LCSW and certified Advanced Trainer in the Nurtured Heart Approach sharing ideas about building Inner Wealth, reducing bullying and teaching the Nurtured Heart Approach to club members who then use the tools they gain by being greatness mentors at school, at home and in their community. 

  • 00:51

    NHA in the Arts

    in Education

    Join our co-hosts, Catherine Stafford and Josh Kuersten in conversation with Melissa Lowenstein.

    Melissa is an author and editor who has collaborated on seven books with Howard Glasser. She is also a Nurtured Heart Advanced Trainer; a facilitator and grant writer for the AHA! (Attitude. Harmony. Achievement.) program for teens, which brings social-emotional learning to 3500 youth each year in southern California; a parent and stepparent;  and has been, over the years, a yoga teacher, contemporary dancer and choreographer, visual artist, theater director and actor, and enthusiastic participant in personal growth groups and workshops. She lives in Santa Barbara, California with her partner, William Swan, her two school-aged children, and Will’s teen son. She loves to read, write in her journal, watch great films, and spend time outdoors near bodies of water and very large trees.

    This podcast is suitable for all audiences as many of the thoughts and stories shared will offer transitional ideas for our listeners to breathe in. 

  • 00:54

    NHA & Mindfulness

    in Education

    Join Howard Glasser, Creator of the Nurtured Heart Approach and Catherine Stafford this month sharing the airwaves on BlogTalkRadio  channel with Jamie Gregory.

    Jamie is a Certified NHA Advanced Trainer.  He is the owner of User Friendly Therapy specializing difficult/challenging children and families. He offers brief solution oriented therapy.  He is a consultant for Head Start, an Adjunct Professor at West Virginia University's Masters Program at the School of Social Work. 

    His hobbies include bird watching, performing the guitar and vocals.  He is a practitioner of Yoga and Heart Rhythm Meditation.  He and his wife live in the passive solar house he designed and built 28 years ago.  He is a proud grandpa as well. 

  • 01:01

    Nurturing the Heart of Women

    in Education

    Howard Glasser and Catherine Stafford will be sharing the airwaves with Mamak Charepoo, a Nurtured Heart Approach(R) Advanced Trainer, co-founder of Enegergized Perspectives, a company that trains teachers, administrators, and therapists in the Nurtured Heart Approach.  Mamak has roots in music as a freelance pianist and teacher for 20 years.  She combines NHA and Dalcroze Eurhytimcs to create dramatic and joyful advancement in her students.  The most important lessons she learned from her Baha'i parents were to have an open heart, open home and open mind.  Joining them will also be Roben Hand, M.ED.  She is also a Nurtured Heart Approach Advanced Trainer and is the CEO of Energized Perspectives (founded in 2012),.  She specializes in empowering women in business with the money mindset and relationship skills to thrive financially as flourishing leaders and to see the best in themselves.

  • 00:48

    NHA and the Heart of the Child

    in Education

    Our hosts, Howard Glasser and Catherine Stafford welcome Karen Clayton, a Learning Supports Coordinator at the middle school level in Tucson AZ creating and implementing programs focused on stutdent success.  Karen holds a Master's in Education with an emphasis on youth who are emotionally and behaviorally "at risk"  for failure.  Karen is a Nurtured Heart Approach Advanced Trainer.  She offers classes and coaching for parents, teachers and professionals.  Stephanie Rule is a former school counselor with a masters degree in counseling, who chose to be a stay-at-home mom of her two children.  She is an Advanced Trainer in the Nurtured Heart Approach to parents, educators and mental health professionals for five (5) years.  Her intention for teaching/sharing the approach with others is to help epople develop the healthiest relationships possible with their children or the children they work with. 

    *Any stories shared in this broadcast are amalgums of experiences based on the use of the Nurtured Heart Approach by our hosts and our guests and are not based on any particular person - child or adult.*

  • 00:46

    NHA & Core Attachment Therapy

    in Education

    Our guest for March will be Dorothy Derapelian.  We are so excited to add her to our line-up of guests for 2015.

    Dorothy has been in private practice since 1986. She obtained my Bachelor of Science from The University of Texas at Austin in 1976 and her Master of Education from the University of New Hampshire in 1986. She specializes in play therapy and has worked with many children in the foster care system. While working with these children, it became apparent that their emotional needs are extremely important to help them move forward with their greatness.

    To do so, she began creating Core Attachment Therapy© in the early 2000’s and became an advanced trainer for NHA® in 2007. She also conduct home studies for Child and Family Services for families interested in domestic and international adoptions. But most importantly, Dorothy is an adoptive mother. Adopting a lovely girl from Russia at the age of 6. She is currently 25 years old and is an example of walking in greatness.

    We hope you'll join us for another inspiring program. 

  • 00:27

    "Heart to Heart with Anna" LIVE!

    in Health

    Anna needs a few weeks to find some great Guests for Season 5 but she thought she'd open up the phone lines and talk directly to her Listeners for the next few weeks to find out what people want to hear and who they'd like to have on the show. If you're interested in being on the show, call in! "Heart to Heart with Anna" will be LIVE at 11:00 USA Central Time. We'll talk about upcoming themes, some of the Guests Anna already has planned for the show OR whatever the callers want to talk about. The number to call in is: (646) 200-4809. Are you outside the USA? No problem! If you have a Skype account, you can call in with Skype! It takes a little preparation -- here's what you do:

    1) Sign up with BlogTalkRadio -- it's free and it's easy!

    2) When you get the email from BlogTalkRadio, confirm it

    3) You're ready to use Skype with BlogTalkRadio! Go to the BlogTalkRadio site, signin and then you can click on the Skype button. This will allow you to call into the show!


  • 00:57

    NHA and Adoptive Parenting

    in Education

    Join Howard Glasser and Catherine Stafford as they have a conversation with Julie Gelo and Sarah How.

    Julie is the legal mother to 16 children ranging in age from 8 to 47.  She and her husband, Lynn, live in Washington state with the youngets six children.  They were licensed foster parents for 22 years. Eleven of the children have been diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome or related conditions. She is a certified Advanced Trainer of the Nurtured Heart Approach, Executive Director of the Washington State Affiliate to the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and co-founder of the FASt Friend FASD Community Support Network. She is also a Continuing Education Coordinator with the alliance for Child Welfare Excellence. She also works closedly with Special Olympics in her area.  She presents workshops and trainings throughout the US, Canada and Europe.

    Sarah How is a practicing Certified School Psychologist and Advanced Trainer in the Nurtured Heart Approach. She is currently serving as president of the North Dakota Association of School Pyschologists. Her passion and experiences have led to being invited to train businesses and educators. She can be found coaching families, individuals to be more intentional in relationships every day. She has a Tedx talk and is the author of two children's books that inspire greatness. She is the mother of four children, two of whom had previously been in therapeutic foster care. She knows first hand what it means to be the approach, "like your life depends on it." 

  • 00:53

    NHA & Autism: Changing Perspectives

    in Education

    Join Howard Glasser and Catherine Stafford with guests, Nancy Kling, Dema Stout and Micki O'Brien as they share how NHA can make a difference in the lives of families and individuals who are impacted by Autism. 

    Nancy Kling, MA, is a certified Advanced Trainer of the Nurtured Heart Approach and has been teaching the approach to teachers and parents for the past 10 years.  She has worked with children with challenging behaviors for over 20 years.  She is the author and illustrators of The Cup Kid: Parenting a Child with Meltdowns and I'm a Cup Kid: The Workbook.   She also has a busy presentation schdule providig consultations, workshops and parenting classes. She also presents at conferences on Autsim and behavioral issues.
    Dema Stout, MA, PCC, CPCC, established her private coaching and consuting practice in 2004 to provide individuals (and their families) with neuro-developmental disabilities such as AD/HD and Autism Spectrum Disorders the best possible support to achieve the quality of life they want and deserve. Dema is a professional certified Coach and a Certified Advanced Trainer in the Nurtured Heart Approach.  The Approach is the foundation of everything she does.
    Micki O'Brien, MA is a Seattle based Autism, Special Needs and Education Consultant.  She is also a Certified Trainer of the Nurtured Heart Approach. Her work in special education has focused on students on the Autism Spectrum and she has beocme passionately involved and has co-founded AutismPalooza, focused on creating fun spaces that are inclusive of all people and to raise the awareness of the unique perspective and insights of people on the spectrum.  Micki has incorporated NHA into her work with parents, schools and other orangization wanting to better understand, support and be inclusive of people on the spectrum. 

  • 00:47

    PBIS and NHA - An Excellent Fit

    in Education

    Join us on July 18th at 11am as Howard Glasser and Catherine Stafford join our guests,

    Bud Weiss, LCSW and Nurtured Heart  Approach Certified Advanced Trainer.  He has over 50 years of experience with chidren and families.  He was a PBIS facilitator with NY Public schools. He is married, has two adult children and lives in New York with his wife of 38 years.

    Celeste Elsey, MA in Special Education, works as an Education Specialist in Roseville CA.  She is also a Nurtured Heart Approach Certified Advanced Trainer.  Celese coordinates the Greatness Kids, a program utilizing the Approach with academic peer mentors.  She infuses NHA in everything she does.  Celeste and her huband, Joe, are parents of 3 adult sons and recently welcomed their first grandson.

    Tammy Holton Arnol is a school counselr and a Nurtured Heart Approach Certified Advanced Trainer.  She teaches NHA parent and educator classes. She provided a guidepost of a ninth grade transition program co-implemented as a high-school counselor.

    We look forward to having you join us as we showcase the Nurtured Heart Approach in our everyday world

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