Sissy Goff

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. A sought-after speaker for parenting and teacher training events such as dotMOM, Lifeway Kids Conference, and Heart of the Child, Sissy has spoken to thousands of parents, teachers, and girls across the country. Sissy Goff is the author of eleven books including the best-selling books Raising Worry-Free Girls: Helping Your Daughter Feel Braver, Stronger, and Smarter in an Anxious World (for parents) and Braver, Stronger, Smarter: A Girl’s Guide to Overcoming Worry and Anxiety (for girls ages 8-11). In addition, she wrote a follow-up workbook for teen girls entitled Brave: A Teen Girl’s Guide to Beating Worry and Anxiety.

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Could your behavior be affecting your children's emotions? Sissy Goff and David Thomas explore how parental strategies might contribute to child anxiety. View Show Notes →
Curious if you're a helicopter parent or just attentive? Hear Sissy Goff and David Thomas discuss fears, baggage, and strategies to find balance in parenting. View Show Notes →
Ever wonder how your "parenting personality" affects your kids? Author and therapist Sissy Goff explores how your parenting style radically alters your home. View Show Notes →
Parenting through anxiety? Author Sissy Goff shares ways to wrangle our parenting worries and connect deeply with our kids. Can we find relief? View Show Notes →
We want to help our kids with their anxiety, but how? Sissy Goff talks about when our children might need counseling, the voices that speak into their lives, and the hope we have in the Lord. View Show Notes →
When our anxiety seems to be spiraling out of control, what can we do? Sissy Goff presents three steps to help ground us in the truth. View Show Notes →
With the rise in anxiety, what can we do to help ourselves and others? Sissy Goff pinpoints some sources of anxiety and shares a simple way to cope with it in a moment's notice. View Show Notes →
When your daughter asks, “Who am I? What do I want? Whom should I be?”, you’ll be ready to connect to her, with practical advice from Melissa Trevathan and Sissy Goff. View Show Notes →
“Who am I?” is one of the most important questions a 6- to 12-year-old girl asks herself. View Show Notes →
“Who am I?” is one of the most important questions a 6- to 12-year-old girl asks herself. View Show Notes →