Parents of the Year

116. Where do accountability and compassion meet in parenting a child with addictions?

May 15, 2024 Caroline & Andrew Season 3 Episode 116
116. Where do accountability and compassion meet in parenting a child with addictions?
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Parents of the Year
116. Where do accountability and compassion meet in parenting a child with addictions?
May 15, 2024 Season 3 Episode 116
Caroline & Andrew

Today on Parents of the Year, Andrew and Caroline chat with guest expert Kevin Peterson, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, as he shares his personal journey through addiction, resilience, and ultimately, recovery. 

 Kevin delves into the complexities of family dynamics, the importance of accountability in parenting, and the critical role of professional guidance in navigating addiction within families. This episode offers hope and actionable strategies for individuals and families grappling with similar challenges. (And yes, they chat about SCREEN addiction too!)

Listen in as they uncover the power of resilience and the path to a healthier, more fulfilling life.

About Kevin

Kevin Petersen, MA, LMFT, is the founder of The Chronic Hope Institute, which provides family addiction coaching for  families in crisis due to addiction and codependency. In 2011, Kevin graduated with a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Regis University, and he spent three and a half years working at Arapahoe Douglas Mental Health Network as an in-home therapist, case manager, crisis evaluator and outpatient therapist for Child and Family Services. Kevin has also worked part-time for The Bridge House, ADMHN's Acute Treatment Unit, as a Mental Health Technician and Counselor. In 2014, Kevin opened his private practice, Petersen Family Counseling, which specializes in working with families and individuals struggling with addictions, codependency, and parenting. Kevin has published two books: Chronic Hope: Parenting the Addicted Child and Chronic Hope: Families & Addiction, which share an integrated, holistic approach to healing families in crisis due to addiction and codependency.

Kevin established The Chronic Hope Institute in 2020 with a mission to help families in crisis through family addiction coaching. Dedicated to strengthening the family system, Kevin turns helplessness into hope.

If you are struggling with an addict and need a plan, contact The Chronic Hope Institute at www.ChronicHope.us

Kevin began his journey of recovery in May 1991 and has been sober ever since. He lives in Florida with his wife, Amy, and three Boston Terriers Bert, Blanche and Stella.


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Show Notes

Today on Parents of the Year, Andrew and Caroline chat with guest expert Kevin Peterson, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, as he shares his personal journey through addiction, resilience, and ultimately, recovery. 

 Kevin delves into the complexities of family dynamics, the importance of accountability in parenting, and the critical role of professional guidance in navigating addiction within families. This episode offers hope and actionable strategies for individuals and families grappling with similar challenges. (And yes, they chat about SCREEN addiction too!)

Listen in as they uncover the power of resilience and the path to a healthier, more fulfilling life.

About Kevin

Kevin Petersen, MA, LMFT, is the founder of The Chronic Hope Institute, which provides family addiction coaching for  families in crisis due to addiction and codependency. In 2011, Kevin graduated with a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Regis University, and he spent three and a half years working at Arapahoe Douglas Mental Health Network as an in-home therapist, case manager, crisis evaluator and outpatient therapist for Child and Family Services. Kevin has also worked part-time for The Bridge House, ADMHN's Acute Treatment Unit, as a Mental Health Technician and Counselor. In 2014, Kevin opened his private practice, Petersen Family Counseling, which specializes in working with families and individuals struggling with addictions, codependency, and parenting. Kevin has published two books: Chronic Hope: Parenting the Addicted Child and Chronic Hope: Families & Addiction, which share an integrated, holistic approach to healing families in crisis due to addiction and codependency.

Kevin established The Chronic Hope Institute in 2020 with a mission to help families in crisis through family addiction coaching. Dedicated to strengthening the family system, Kevin turns helplessness into hope.

If you are struggling with an addict and need a plan, contact The Chronic Hope Institute at www.ChronicHope.us

Kevin began his journey of recovery in May 1991 and has been sober ever since. He lives in Florida with his wife, Amy, and three Boston Terriers Bert, Blanche and Stella.


Enjoying the show? Help us out by rating us on Apple! https://apple.co/3du8mPK

Follow us on Twitter @POTYPodcast and be sure to join our Facebook Community! Access resources, get support from other parents, and ask Caroline and Andrew your questions! https://www.facebook.com/groups/674563503855526