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Heidi Swapp, a wife, mom, entrepreneur and influencer of women, teams up with David Kozlowski, a licensed marriage and family therapist to create a podcast that brings light to tough topics related to personal and family relationships. This unlikely duo was brought together by the death of Heidi’s son Cory, who passed away from suicide in July of 2015. Heidi and David discuss information, tools and strategies that have helped her these past few years to learn, grow and understand the complexities of these relationships. Heidi is not a typical mom, and David is not a typical therapist. The unique combination of relatable info, sense of humor and honest expression through personal stories makes this show a ‘must listen’ for parents who are genuinely looking for help to connect with their kids, and improve the quality of their relationships.

Heidi Swapp, a wife, mom, entrepreneur and influencer of women, teams up with David Kozlowski, a licensed marriage and family therapist to create a podcast that brings light to tough topics related to personal and family relationships. This unlikely duo was brought together by the death of Heidi’s son Cory, who passed away from suicide in July of 2015. Heidi and David discuss information, tools and strategies that have helped her these past few years to learn, grow and understand the complexities of these relationships. Heidi is not a typical mom, and David is not a typical therapist. The unique combination of relatable info, sense of humor and honest expression through personal stories makes this show a ‘must listen’ for parents who are genuinely looking for help to connect with their kids, and improve the quality of their relationships.
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United States

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Heidi Swapp, a wife, mom, entrepreneur and influencer of women, teams up with David Kozlowski, a licensed marriage and family therapist to create a podcast that brings light to tough topics related to personal and family relationships. This unlikely duo was brought together by the death of Heidi’s son Cory, who passed away from suicide in July of 2015. Heidi and David discuss information, tools and strategies that have helped her these past few years to learn, grow and understand the complexities of these relationships. Heidi is not a typical mom, and David is not a typical therapist. The unique combination of relatable info, sense of humor and honest expression through personal stories makes this show a ‘must listen’ for parents who are genuinely looking for help to connect with their kids, and improve the quality of their relationships.

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@heidiswapp

Language:

English

Contact:

801.869.0512


Episodes

#086- "Heidi and Her Husband Eric"

12/5/2019
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In this episode, Heidi is joined by her husband Eric as he is filling in from David. Heidi and Eric talk about how they communicate with each other, why Eric is able to connect with the kids so well, and what Eric has learned and applied to be the one to connect and have his friend group open up about their lives. We have partnered with http://www.TeenCounseling.com/ltf to help provide access to thousands of counselors to help get your teen the help that they need! It’s more affordable...

Duration:01:10:05

#086- "How to Speak About Stigmatized Topics"

11/28/2019
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In this episode, David and Heidi talk about Heidi's latest speaking engagement, the holidays, and how to speak about stigmatized topics by taking the approach of speaking as if someone close to you was in that group and would hear. We have partnered with http://www.TeenCounseling.com/ltf to help provide access to thousands of counselors to help get your teen the help that they need! It’s more affordable than traditional counseling and financial aid is available. Visit...

Duration:01:05:05

#085- "The State of the Union Address- Holiday Version"

11/21/2019
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In this episode, David wants to hold his own "The State of The Union Address" specifically on this holiday season and how to flip the script on how the holidays have been with your family. We have partnered with http://www.TeenCounseling.com/ltf to help provide access to thousands of counselors to help get your teen the help that they need! It’s more affordable than traditional counseling and financial aid is available. Visit http://www.teencounseling.com/ltf and help your teen take...

Duration:00:25:14

#084- "Hollywood in the Home"

11/14/2019
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In this episode, David and Heidi talk about the effects of having "Hollywood" in the home via social media. They give you the tools on how to help your kids navigate this new world and what the fix is for your kids. We have partnered with http://www.TeenCounseling.com/ltf to help provide access to thousands of counselors to help get your teen the help that they need! It’s more affordable than traditional counseling and financial aid is available. Visit http://www.teencounseling.com/ltf...

Duration:00:57:50

#083- "Going From Problem Child To Partner"

11/7/2019
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In this episode, David and Heidi talk about what you need to do as a parent to take your problem child and make them your partner. It may surprise you, and that child can be the key to your family business being as successful as possible. We have partnered with http://www.TeenCounseling.com/ltf to help provide access to thousands of counselors to help get your teen the help that they need! It’s more affordable than traditional counseling and financial aid is available. Visit...

Duration:01:00:05

#082- "Parent Teen Partnership Explained"

10/31/2019
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In this episode, David explains the parent teen partnership. If you have not heard of this go back and listen to episode #050! David answer a lot of the common questions that parents have with this agreement. We have partnered with http://www.TeenCounseling.com/ltf to help provide access to thousands of counselors to help get your teen the help that they need! It’s more affordable than traditional counseling and financial aid is available. Visit http://www.teencounseling.com/ltf and help...

Duration:00:29:54

#081- "How to Reset Your Reputation as a Parent"

10/24/2019
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In this episode, David and Heidi breakdown what you need to do to be able to reset your reputation as a parent. We have received many comments asking the question, "Where were you 5, 10, and/or 20 years ago?! I needed you then because my kids already think I am a certain way." This episode gives you the tools to change the narrative and adjectives your kids have for you as a parent. We have partnered with http://www.TeenCounseling.com/ltf to help provide access to thousands of counselors to...

Duration:01:12:52

#80- "How to Play it Cool Instead of Trying to be Cool"

10/17/2019
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In this episode, David breaks down the art of playing it cool with your kids causing them to be more willing to see you as a trusted adult who they can rely on when things go bad. We have partnered with http://www.TeenCounseling.com/ltf to help provide access to thousands of counselors to help get your teen the help that they need! It’s more affordable than traditional counseling and financial aid is available. Visit http://www.teencounseling.com/ltf and help your teen take charge of...

Duration:00:35:05

#079- "Rapid Fire Questions"

10/10/2019
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In this episode, David goes rapid fire with questions related to ways to hang out with your kids as a mom, what to do when your teen tells you they are above the rules, and more.

Duration:00:21:58

#078- "Religion or Relationship"

10/4/2019
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In this episode, David and Heidi tackle the elephant in the room for a lot of families... religion. We discuss how to handle when your kids say they don't want to go to church, how to handle the conversation, how to influence them to get back to church, and how to save the relationship. We have partnered with http://www.TeenCounseling.com/ltf to help provide access to thousands of counselors to help get your teen the help that they need! It’s more affordable than traditional counseling and...

Duration:00:57:48

#078- "Religion or Relationship"

10/3/2019
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In this episode, David and Heidi tackle the elephant in the room for a lot of families... religion. We discuss how to handle when your kids say they don't want to go to church, how to handle the conversation, how to influence them to get back to church, and how to save the relationship. We have partnered with http://www.TeenCounseling.com/ltf to help provide access to thousands of counselors to help get your teen the help that they need! It’s more affordable than traditional counseling and...

Duration:00:57:48

#077- "Question and Answer"

9/26/2019
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In this episode, David and Heidi answer your questions from the Heber Don't Freak Out Event and the Mountain Creek Middle School Connection Currency Event. We have a range of questions about how to trust a teen again when you know they are lying, when do you share with your kids about the family history of depression, and when do/how do you share with your kids your mistakes growing up without them justifying their bad actions. We have partnered with http://www.TeenCounseling.com/ltf to...

Duration:01:03:50

#076- "Money=Trust, Food=Love, and Home=Safety"

9/19/2019
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In this episode, David and Heidi talk about how the things in our daily life such as, food, money, and shelter, play a bigger role in our relationships than we realize. Especially the relationship with our partners. We have partnered with http://www.TeenCounseling.com/ltf to help provide access to thousands of counselors to help get your teen the help that they need! It’s more affordable than traditional counseling and financial aid is available. Visit http://www.teencounseling.com/ltf...

Duration:01:03:11

#075- "World Suicide Prevention Day"

9/12/2019
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In this episode, David and Heidi talk about the impact of World Suicide Prevention Day, discuss how what you are learning is actually suicide prevention, and David breaks down his "Stages" of suicide prevention. IF YOU ARE A FIRST TIME LISTENER TO THE PODCAST WE RECOMMEND LISTENING TO A FEW OF OUR OTHER EPISODES BEFORE THIS ONE. We have partnered with http://www.TeenCounseling.com/ltf to help provide access to thousands of counselors to help get your teen the help that they need! It’s more...

Duration:01:21:01

#074-"From An Administrators Eyes"

9/5/2019
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In this episode, Heidi invited Mrs. Julie Scherzinger, an Assistant Principal and licensed counselor, to join the show while David is out of town. They talk about the unique relationship Heidi and Julie have, why Julie thinks this is a resource everyone needs to hear, and what Julie and her administrative staff are doing to create a safe/welcoming environment for their students this up coming school year. We have partnered with http://www.TeenCounseling.com/ltf to help provide access to...

Duration:01:24:26

#073- "OG Therapy"

8/29/2019
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In this episode, David is joined by one of his former college football teammates "Juice". "Juice" is better know these days as Mr. Peterson who is an assistant principal for a local alternative high school. David and "Juice" sit down and discuss the unique dichotomy that is required in today's day and age to build relationships with teens, keep those teens safe, and be on the same page as the teenagers parents. With over 40+ years of experience working with teens between David and Mr....

Duration:01:12:09

#072- "Don't Judge a Teen by Their Profile Picture"

8/22/2019
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In this episode, David and Heidi discuss why we shouldn't be judging teens by their profile picture and when we do judge the example it sets for our kids. David also gives you tools on how to give your kids friends the benefit of the doubt when they look a little different than what you are accustomed to. We have partnered with http://www.TeenCounseling.com/ltf to help provide access to thousands of counselors to help get your teen the help that they need! It’s more affordable than...

Duration:01:08:22

#071- "Older Kids, Yet Young Adults"

8/15/2019
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In this episode, David and Heidi discuss how to help your older kids find a purpose and get them to successfully launch. We have partnered with http://www.TeenCounseling.com/ltf to help provide access to thousands of counselors to help get your teen the help that they need! It’s more affordable than traditional counseling and financial aid is available. Visit http://www.teencounseling.com/ltf and help your teen take charge of their mental health with the help of an experienced...

Duration:00:43:16

#070- "What Are You Modeling?"

8/8/2019
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In this episode, David and Heidi recap our latest workshop, discuss how what you model to your kids can make them feel like they are the reason for ALL of your frustration and anger, and discuss some unique things that happened at the workshop between a couple. We have partnered with http://www.TeenCounseling.com/ltf to help provide access to thousands of counselors to help get your teen the help that they need! It’s more affordable than traditional counseling and financial aid is...

Duration:01:08:49

#069- "Back To School"

8/1/2019
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In this episode, David and Heidi talk about the stresses of going back to school, the biggest worry for most parents, and what you can do to make it an easier transition back into the school habit. We are happy to announce that we have partnered with http://www.TeenCounseling.com/ltf They provide access to thousands of counselors to help get your teen the help that they need! It’s more affordable than traditional counseling and financial aid is available. Visit...

Duration:01:25:10