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Portland, OR
USA

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.

Dads Are Thermostats Not Thermometers

Michelle Watson

You’re invited today to hear POWERFUL, PRACTICAL, and PROFOUND fathering insights from my friend, Major Jackson Drumgoole (Chief of Force Management at the Pentagon) who was awarded Father of the Year in 2013. Today he opens up about ways he leads and loves his three daughters while being mindful that as a dad he’s a THERMOSTAT, not a THERMOMETER!