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Dr. Amy King, aka Dr. Amy, is a licensed psychologist who provides training, consultation, and education to medical providers and clinics. Among her specialties is working with professionals to help create resilient children, patients and thriving families, guiding them to heal their stress and trauma through connected relationships. Her experience includes serving as a statewide trainer for the Oregon Department of Human Services and subject matter expert to promote child wellness in pediatric settings on behalf of the Children's Health Alliance. Her current work is promoting resilience within primary care medical homes and through partnership and collaboration via her podcast, her membership, and speaking opportunities and trainings.

Join Dr. Amy & Dr. Sheilagh as we discuss skincare, teen confidence, and how we can relate and bond with our teens about this important topic! We chat about why this topic is so important, for teen girls AND teen boys. And she provides her top tips on managing teen skin care. Hint, it’s super […]

Episode 79: Glowing Together: How skincare boosts teen confidence

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Friends,  You may not realize it, but I see and respond to EVERY email from my inbox, personally. And this is why: being seen and heard is important. You’re taking time to read my words, feel inspired, and, perhaps, take small actions. So, it means a great deal to me when you reach out, email, […]


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Let’s dive into three ways to create mentorship, success, and unlock potential in teenagers with Dr. Amy & Will Elliott. Will Elliott is one of the world’s top life coaches for teens and is dedicated to helping the next generation live confident, bold, and purpose-driven lives. We discussed why teenagers feel misunderstood and what the TRULY […]

Episode 78: Lazy, Unmotivated Teenagers: How to shift from problems to potential with Will Elliott

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Hey Friends,  Happy Valentine’s Week – even if you think it’s full of mush and obligatory sweetheart gifting – I LOVE, love, so I support the expression of it in any form. And speaking of expressions of love, can we talk about this photo? This is my brother, Tyler. He’s 35 and has developmental delays. […]

Lots of Love this Week

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Divorce does NOT have to be traumatic for children. Listen in as Aurisha and Dr. Amy discuss conflict-free co-parenting. Aurisha, author of Cooperative Co-parenting for Secure Kids, walks us through her own story of co-parenting and provides sage advice to stay connected to your child during turbulent times. Aurisha Smolarski, LMFT, is a licensed marriage and […]

Episode 77: Moving from Conflict to Cooperative Co-Parenting with Aurisha Smolarski, LMFT

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Hey Friends,  If you’re like me and you live in the Pacific Northwest, you’ve endured a long month of snow and ice storms, school delays, and treacherous outings. Even if you’re not in my neck-of-the-woods, January has felt FOREVER long.  Amidst the snow and ice storms, what are bored kids and teenagers to do? Sled […]

The Almost Horrible Accident

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Dr. Amy reviews 10 guiding principles that she utilizes every day in her work with children and families and how you can incorporate them in your work too! In today’s episode, she discusses 10 principles that are the cornerstone to her work – how she thinks about training, curriculum, and interactions with children and families. […]

Episode 76: 10 Guiding Principles When Working with Children and Families with Dr. Amy

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Hey Friends,  It seems that everyone has a book lately, especially in the world of self-publishing. And, given that I had trauma from writing a dissertation, I certainly had no desire to ever write a book.  Then, my friend, R.J. Gillespie, MD, approached me and said, “Hey, how about writing a book about the work […]

The humbling work of writing a book

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Join Dr. Anu French and Dr. Amy to hear a beautiful story about how to heal intergenerational trauma & create trauma-informed pediatric practices.  Anu French MD FAAP ABoIM www.anufrench.com A New Wellness: Pediatrics, Integrative Medicine SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital On a mission to create healthier communities through healthier children Dr French, an artist, […]

Episode 75: Change-makers and Chain-breakers: The Power of Narrative Medicine with Dr. Anu French

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Hey Friends,  The beginning of January has already been a whirlwind for me and my team! It’s only the third week of the month and, collectively, we’ve hosted seven learning collaboratives for professionals. I’ve flown to Arizona to present to educators at New Way Academy and hosted two, day-long workshops for Oregon Department of Human Services. Whew! And we’re […]

Meet “Brain, The Rock, Johnson”

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If you're a dedicated professional making a positive impact in the lives of children and families, I want YOU to be a featured guest on THIS empowering podcast! SHARE YOUR IMPACTFUL JOURNEY IN BUILDING RESILIENCE IN RELATIONSHIPS FOR CHILDREN & FAMILIES!

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pediatricians, educators, nurses, advocates and other folks who are in children's lives.