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Santa Barbara, CA - Dr. Judy Sullivan Osterhage is an expert Certified Parenting Coach and founder of Parenting Matters Consulting with over 40 years working with families in need.
“My objective is to provide parents with the most successful strategies and practical tools so families truly connect and enjoy more fulfilling happier lives,” says Judy.
Judy’s clients range from single moms, adoptive parents, nannies, teachers, caregivers, grandparents acting as parents, foster parents, and moms in recovery. Skillfully assisting her clients to navigate the ins and outs of parenting with a heart centered compassionate approach, Judy aims at building and strengthening parent-child relationships. By encouraging parents to be skillful communicators and develop self-confidence, kindness, self-reliance, and empathy she literally helps families thrive.
Prior to becoming a coach, Judy experienced the emotional frustrations of raising her own children while as a single mom by juggling a full time demanding career, so she understands firsthand what it’s like. Her seventeen-year-old son tragically passed away from an undiagnosed heart condition five years ago.
Judy obtained her doctorate degree and became certified as a parent coach. She started her business Parenting Matters Consulting to help other families create better lives that are just peeking at them around the corner and right within their reach.
Aside from her life changing parenting work, Judy is also a human sex trafficking educator, instructor, advocate and a powerful voice in raising awareness.
For more information on our guest please visit https://www.traffickingawareness.org/ and https://parentingmattersconsulting.com/