Counselors Sissy Goff and Melissa Trevathan help parents understand their tween daughter’s mind and what’s most important to her at this age.
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.