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Today's Guest(s)

Originally from the Washington, DC metropolitan area, Dr. Claire Nicogossian completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Early Education and her Master’s degree in Counseling from Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. Since college, Dr. Claire had the vision and perseverance to become a psychologist, taking a few months off between her Master’s program and beginning her doctorate. Dr. Claire completed her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at The American School of Professional Psychology/Argosy University in Arlington, Virginia.

As a doctoral candidate, she completed her doctoral Internship at Virginia Tech Counseling Center in Blacksburg, Virginia. After taking time off from clinical work to care for her fraternal twin girls, she and her family moved to Rhode Island where Dr. Claire returned to clinical work, completing her post-doctoral fellowship at RICBT in North Kingstown.

While she has worked in a variety of clinical settings, including the Psychiatric Institute of Washington, Loudoun County Mental Health Center, and the Catholic University Counseling Center. Dr. Claire enjoys working in private practice, supporting clients with a variety of clinical presentation.

Dr. Claire Is passionate about well-being and self-care for individuals with a focus on parental well-being. She writes about these topics at MomsWellBeing.com, mothering.com, the Today Show Community Parenting Team, and at her self-help column, Ask Dr. Claire. You can listen to her podcast, In-Session with Dr. Claire.

Hosted By

Practicing pediatrician, parent, grandparent, coach, speaker, and author. Say hello @MegMeekerMD

Isolation, loneliness, and depression are all things that young adults have become more familiar with during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a parent, you have a window into what your kids are dealing with that no one else has. You can see when these things are affecting your kids, and you also have the best opportunity to help them through these tough times. Dr. Meeker talks with Dr. Claire Nicogossian in this episode, and Dr. Nicogossian gives you practical things to do and signs to look for to help your young adults deal with the pandemic stress. Dr. Nicogossian is clinician working in a private practice, and she is passionate about helping adolescents, adults, and seniors. She has received extensive training in cognitive-behavioral, client-centered and solutions-focused theory and therapy. Her main focuses are on mindfulness, self-care, and well-being. This conversation will give you great advise on how to help young adults deal with the impact of pandemic stress. Dr. Nicogossian is the author of the book Mama, You Are Enough: How To Create Calm, Joy, And Confidence Within The Chaos Of Motherhood, a book geared at helping you discover how the key to thriving is embracing your shadow emotions. Also, do you have a question for Dr. Meeker? If so, email them to askmeg@megmeekermd.com and listen to future episodes to see if your question is answered in an “Ask Dr. Meg” feature episode!

WELCOME

Dr. Meeker opens today’s episode by introducing her guest, Dr. Claire Nicogossian, licensed cinical psychologist and author of the book Mama, You Are Enough: How To Create Calm, Joy, And Confidence Within The Chaos Of Motherhood, a book geared at helping you discover how the key to thriving is embracing your shadow emotions. She also teases her points to ponder that you can start using right away. Also, don’t forget to check out the private parenting group Meeker Parenting at meekerparenting.com!

A CONVERSATION WITH DR. CLAIRE NICOGOSSIAN (PART 1)

Dr. Meeker talks with Dr. Claire Nicogossian, licensed clinical psychologist and author. They have a great conversation about how parents can help young adults deal with the impact of the stress from the COVID-19 pandemic.

BREAK

A CONVERSATION WITH DR. CLAIRE NICOGOSSIAN (PART 2)

Dr. Meeker talks with Dr. Claire Nicogossian, licensed clinical psychologist and author. They have a great conversation about how parents can help young adults deal with the impact of the stress from the COVID-19 pandemic.

POINTS TO PONDER

Dr. Meg gives you three points to ponder to show parents how they can help young adults deal with the impact of the stress from the COVID-19 pandemic!

PARENT PEP RALLY

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