Adele Lafrance is an internationally recognized clinical psychologist, research scientist, and co-developer of Emotion-Focused Family Therapy. has published extensively in the field of emotion and health, including a clinical manual to support families published by the American Psychological Association. Ashley Miller is a child and adolescent psychiatrist, family therapist and award-winning educator. She is a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of British Columbia where she serves as co-director of family therapy training. They are both the authors of the book What to Say to Kids When Nothing Seems to Work: A Practical Guide for Parents and Caregivers. The book brings together some of the most helpful and practical science-based strategies they have encountered in their professional lives and as parents. In this episode, we talk about the difficulties parents encounter when speaking to their kids, common knee-jerk reactions, productive conversations, and much more.