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April 7, 2023

Stories That Inspire Us with "The Fab Four" - Dr. Barb Hughson, Dr. Wayne Benenson, Chris Barry & Lisa Johnson - 04.07.23

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Stories That Inspire Us

Stories That Inspire Us welcomed to today’s podcast, Friday, April 7, 2023, The Fab Four:  Dr. Barb Hughson, Dr. Wayne Benenson,  Chris Barry and Lisa Johnson.  A little bit about each of my amazing guests:

Dr. Barb Hughson - Dr. Barb has been involved in education and learning for over 25 years. She has been an entrepreneur offering courses in parenting, a mediator for families, and a therapist for children and adolescents.

Dr. Wayne Benenson - Dr. Wayne has been teaching for over 50 years and he still enjoys the magic of the "teachable moment." He has taught at every level (preschool, elementary school, middle school, high school and college).  He has taught and supervised student teachers at three universities and his research interests include SEL (Social Emotional Learning), Peer-based conflict management, and service learning.

Chris Barry and Lisa Johnson:   Chris and Lisa are Certified High-Conflict Divorce Coaches and the Co-Founders of Been There Got Out.  Chris and Lisa support and guide people in these harrowing situations so that they can avoid common mistakes and have the best chance at getting themselves (and their kids) through it all as unscathed as possible.  Lisa is also a Certified Domestic Violence Advocate who has successfully represented herself through scores of court appearances.  Her case was published in the Connecticut Law Journal in March 2021 and is now being used as legal precedent. Her live testimony helped pass

Jennifers’ Law in Connecticut, the third state in America to expand its legal definition of domestic violence to include “coercive control.”  

We touched upon several aspects of high-conflict, what the stress and overwhelm does for their clients and of course, their children who are involved with the emotional breakdown.  Are you feeling overwhelmed, are you in the midst of a divorce and feel as though you are alone?   . . . parting words . . .

Dr. Wayne:  “ . . . Soothing can be yours.”

Dr. Barb:  “ . . . You can do this . . .”

Chris:  “ . . . You’re not alone . . . “

Lisa:  “ . . . We’ll help you get through it . . . you’re going to be okay.”

To connect with Dr. Barb, Dr. Wayne and Chris and Lisa further, please check out their various social media platforms:

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Let me know what you thought of today’s episode.  Also, do you have a story you want to share?  If you are interested in sharing your story, please go to my website and “register as a guest”.


Thank you to the Fab Four - “Truly” these are the Stories That Inspire Us!!

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