Dr. Michelle Watson Canfield

Dr. Michelle Watson Canfield

Dr. Michelle Watson Canfield

Father/Daughter, Regular Contributor

At the National Center for Fathering, Dr. Michelle Watson Canfield plays a leading role in our efforts to encourage and equip dads of daughters. She regularly writes insightful articles (see below) and co-chairs NCF’s Father-Daughter Initiative with her husband, Dr. Ken Canfield. Dr. Michelle is a licensed professional counselor of more than 25 years in Portland, Oregon, founder of The Abba Project, a 9-month group forum for dads of daughters (ages 13 to 30), and author of Let’s Talk: Conversation Starters for Dads and Daughters and Dad, Here’s What I Really Need from You: A Guide for Connecting with Your Daughter’s Heart (both available on Amazon and Audible). She also hosts a weekly radio program/podcast in Portland called “The Dad Whisperer,” which you can access on her website and on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, and Google Play Music. Visit drmichellewatson.com for more information and to sign up for her weekly Dad-Daughter Friday blogs. You can also follow or send feedback on Facebook and Twitter.

See Dr. Michelle’s articles for dads below …


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Recent Articles by Dr. Michelle Watson Canfield

What Dads of Daughters Need to Know in 3 Words

Dr. Michelle Watson Canfield: Dad, you will do more damage to your daughter’s heart through your anger than anything else.

Daughters, Legacy and Thinking Backward

Dr. Michelle Watson Canfield: Though you won’t be around forever physically, you will live on in the deposits you leave in your daughter’s life.

Treat Your Daughter Like Royalty

Dr. Michelle Watson Canfield: Here’s a glimpse inside the hearts of daughters and two concepts that strike a chord in most every girl.

Dad, Turn Your HEART Toward Your Daughter

Dad, Turn Your HEART Toward Your Daughter

by Michelle Watson Canfield – A girl needs head connections with her dad in order to navigate life, but heart connections with him are vital to her ability to thrive in life.

How to Raise a World-Changing Daughter

How to Raise a World-Changing Daughter

Dad, if you want to raise a confident daughter who believes in herself and steps forward to change the world around her for good, be assured that you are part of that equation and your input really does matter.

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