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Dr. Christina Hansen Cohen is a wife and mother of two precious babies. Her daughter just turned four, which she is quite proud of, and her son is one, which means he is no longer a baby. Gulp. Dr. Christina is also a licensed psychologist in a private practice who mostly specializes in children issues as well as family law. She’s a Midwestern native, wife, and mom of two living in Florida who travels north often to enjoy the beauty of the seasons.

A Little More About Me

How to Become the Woman You Want to Be

As a clinical psychologist, I see lots of people who are struggling in this world because they have no sense of identity. They read

Should You Complete a DNA Test Read This First

There is a huge influx of people doing genetic testing to learn about themselves. MIT estimates 12 million people did genetic testing in 2017

A Psychologist Explains How to Compromise and Why You Need to

In today’s world, I see so many people focused on ensuring that they get what they need and what they want. It is all about


What is the most difficult and underappreciated role in a family? Why, a stepmother of course! No, I am serious. The majority of my

This is Why Your Child Needs Free Play

As parents, we are always striving to give our children the best: the best education, the best extracurriculars, the best friendships, the best vacations.

How to Date as a Single Mom, from a Licensed Psychologist

Dating after having children is more common than you realize. Whether a woman was never married, is divorced, or lost a spouse, more and

How to Talk to Our Children About Scary News

The world is changing and sometimes not in a good way. I was in college when Columbine happened. I remember feeling such shock and

Do These 2 Things and Your Child Will Thank You

Now that our children are back to school, we find ourselves trying to get back into our routine: forcing early mornings, eating breakfast, doing

This is How to Fight Fairly with Grit and Grace

Is it possible to fight fairly? Fighting fairly sounds like an oxymoron. Isn’t the whole point of fighting to gain a win? Not necessarily. When

Things to Consider When You Want to Divorce with Kids

I have been working in the world of divorce for over 10 years. I have watched families fall apart over and over again. I

Are You Suffering From PTSD? Here’s How to Know and Get Help

According to the Sidran Traumatic Stress Institute, 70% of adults in the United States will experience a trauma in their life. Of that 70


As a licensed psychologist, I have walked with many a patient who has lost a loved one to suicide. I have attended seminars on

A Few Things You Need to Know About Self-Harm

Self-harm is a topic I do not remember being discussed when I was a teen, and now it is so prevalent. I am not sure

Advice for Women Raising Their Grandchildren

People often ask me how to tell a child hard news: their loved one has passed away, a parent got in trouble with the

You Need to Read

Chrissy Metz, who plays Kate on This is Us just released her memoir on March 27. It is amazing, to say it lightly. Ok, so I


Many people have offered us advice about parenting a girl. It is mostly about how to deal with the “drama” in raising a daughter.


When it comes to technology in the hands of your children, what's safe? What isn’t? Navigating this world with kids is so difficult. As