The Giant Builders
Helping Teens Enter Adulthood
June 20, 2023
Amy’s professional training is as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner. She is a mother and a stepmother, a founding member of an intentional community, a wife and a woman, a spiritual being having a human experience. Video option:
She has worked in community mental health, non-profit and for-profit organizations, start-up businesses, private therapy practice, educational settings, and event production. I have been a business owner, a creator, a therapist, a coach, a performer, a dance instructor, and a teacher.

1) Free Thrival Guide for Graduating Teens:
2) Fireside Chat Support Series for Parents Graduating Teens… Monthly support group for parents of 11th and 12th graders now through April with 2 bonus calls
3) Coffee Chat Support Series for Parents of Teens… Monthly support group for parents of 9th and 10th graders focused on the Four Pillars of Resilience now through May with 2 bonus calls

She has a Master's in Social Welfare from UCLA and has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for more than twenty years. Amy worked in schools, clinics, and communities with at-risk youth, those with developmental challenges through Regional Centers, and pregnant and new parents seeking healthy alternatives to pregnancy, birth, and parenting. 

She went back to school to become a Functional Nutritional Therapist from the Nutritional Therapy Association in 2016 as well as a certification in Functional Blood Chemistry

00:00 Introduction
02:23 What are your four pillars?
04:30 Are some pillars more troublesome?
05:09 What does a first meeting look like?
06:53 How do you connect somebody with their purpose?
08:52 What can we do as parents before getting to the teen stage?
10:40 How do we help pre-teens with the new normal after COVID?
13:13 How is social media benefiting or hurting our teens?
17:45 Closing Thoughts

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