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I exist to help dads learn to communicate and engage with their young adult daughters.  I provide resources from my vast amounts of research and experience with dads and daughters, and this is the place where you'll find the tools you need to become the hero you've always wanted to be.

The Dad Whisperer Podcast

It’s my joy and honor to equip dads with practical tools to better dial into their daughters’ hearts.

With 20 years of experience as a licensed professional counselor and over 35 years working directly with teens and young adult women; Dr. Michelle Watson brings practical wisdom to dads with daughters of all ages.

How to Date Your Daughters (Interview with Dr. Joe Martin)

Michelle Watson

Today on The Dad Whisperer I'm excited for you to hear from my friend, Dr. Joe Martin of Real Men Connect, as he shares effective ways that he connects with his teenage daughter through Dad-Daughter Dates. He shares practical, goal-oriented strategies for engaging her heart that will help you win your daughter’s heart too!

Dad, Take Off Your Mask

Michelle Watson

Since it’s the week of Halloween, it seems fitting to talk about what it means to TAKE OFF OUR MASKS. (Of course, I’m talking about figurative ones, not literal!) Listen today if you want to gain insights for how to live an UNMASKED LIFE with more vulnerability and courage.

Dad, Tell Her Your Story

Michelle Watson

Dad, if you’re like a lot of men, you may not always realize the value of sharing your life story with your daughter—which includes telling her about your successes, as well as things you’ve learned the hard way. Opening up more of your story inherently invites her to follow your lead, which ultimately strengthens your dad-daughter bond. Listen today to learn practical tips for effectively telling your story. 

The Science and Power of Your Heart Brain (Interview with Dr. Margaret Nagib)

Michelle Watson

My friend, Dr. Margaret A. Nagib PSYD, teaches us today about a fascinating concept called the
“heart brain,” which is a powerful way of understanding how our hearts have an
electromagnetic field of 6 to 12 feet that strongly influences those around us in either a positive
or negative way. This has far-reaching impact when it comes to the dad-daughter relationship.
If you want to get a bit smarter today, listen in!

GRANDS MATTER (Interview with Dr. Ken Canfield)

Michelle Watson

Today on The Dad Whisperer, I’m privileged to welcome my dear friend, Dr. Ken Canfield,
founder of the National Center for Fathering and the National Association for Grandparenting.
He will be validating the role of grandparents who are increasingly vital to our communities and
nation as they have a specific and unique role in strengthening families across generations. You
won’t want to miss his incredible insights because GRANDS MATTER.