RESOURCES FOR COUNSELORS

Dr. Nielsen conducts workshops about father-daughter relationships and divorced fathers' relationships with their teenage or adult daughters. . E mail her for details.

More information for counselors is on the web site for Dr. Nielsen's newest book, Between Fathers and Daughters. Visit the site.

 

PTA National Magazine: Strengthening Father-Daughter Relationships , March 2005

WEB SITES - Click on the name and you will be connected to each site.
Center for Successful Fathering
Dads & Daughters
Fatherhood Project
Fathers' Resource Center
Father Magazine
Father and Child Society
Mens Stuff Resource Center
Men's Voices Magazine
Mensight Magazine & The Men's Center
National Center for Fathering
National Center on Fathers & Families

DIVORCED FATHERS
American Coalition for Fathers & Children
Dads for Life
Divorced Fathers Network
Joint Custody Association
National Stepfamily Association

FILMS FOR STRENGTHENING FATHER-DAUGHTER RELATIONSHIPS
See "Fathers and Daughters Course" section of my web site

BOOKS FOR YOUR WAITING AREA & SCHOOL LIBRARY
* * Fathers: A celebration - Smith (St. Martins 2000)
* Commitment: Fatherhood in Black America - Perchinske (University of Missouri 1998)
* Fathers & daughters: A celebration in memoirs - Morgan (2000 Signet)
* Father Songs - Gayles (1997 Beacon)

These children's books address important issues for teenage & young adult daughters & fathers
Leave them on the tables in your waiting area:
Daddy will be there - Grambling (1998, Greenwillow Books)
Night shift daddy - Spinelli (2000, Hyperion)
I live with daddy - Vigna (1997, Whitman)
Far from home: father daughter travel adventures - Knight (2004, Seal Press)
The Dance - Evans (1999, Simon & Schuster)
Animal Dads - Collard (2001, Houghton Mifflin)
Whose daddy does this? Reasoner (1997, Price Stern)
Two old potatoes and me - Coy (2003, Knopf)

BECOMING A MORE "FATHER-DAUGHTER FRIENDLY" COUNSELOR
1. Listen to father's input & INVITE fathers to meet with you as often as you do mothers
2. Have posters, books & magazines showing dads BY THEMSELVES interacting with their daughter
3. Create workshops, weekend events, or counseling sessions only for fathers or only for fathers & daughters
4. Familiarize yourself with the research on fathers and daughters
5. Mail information about his daughter directly to the divorced father's address

Click here to order EMBRACING YOUR FATHER from Amazon.com

Click to order PBS documentary Fathers and Daughters with Dr. Nielsen, available June, 2005

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