Randell Turner, Ph.D.
Randell Turner is a long-time friend of NCF who is an author, counselor, and a pioneer in the men’s & fatherhood movement. (You can read his contributions to fathers.com archived below.)
Specializing in healthy masculine intimacy, Randy has dedicated over 20 years to working with men who feel broken, rejected, isolated, and lonely because they struggle with “intimacy ignorance.” His personal and professional experience inspired the creation of “Rescuing the Rogue,” designed to equip men in forging intimate relationships to last a lifetime. His latest resource is Relationship Foundations: A Young Adults Guide to Healthy Intimacy.
He lives in Wisconsin and has two daughters and seven grandchildren. For more information, check out his website: TransformingFamilies.org.
Articles by Randell Turner, Ph.D.
Depend on Other Fathers
How to Be a Better Dad by Randell Turner: We all need a “Fellowship of Fathers”: men getting together to encourage, learn from, and develop relationships with each other.
Steps in the Right Direction: Your Child’s Other Father
My eyes were opened to the remarkable impact that man had on my daughter’s life. I began to understand the depth of this stepfather’s love …
Rudy’s Legacy: 25 Ways to Live Out Healthy Manhood
How do you live a life that leaves a legacy? First and foremost, you need to live according to your beliefs—healthy beliefs that encompass your faith, your family, and your friends.
Halftime Shows & Helping Our Children Define the Line
As fathers, we should be aware of what our children (and grandchildren) are seeing and hearing in the media and elsewhere, and we can view these events as opportunities for thoughtful discussions with them.
Use Your Words Wisely: How to Use Your Speech to Build Up Your Children
Dads, our words have so much power to heal or to hurt. But too often we forget how powerful they are.
Teens and the “Terrible Toos”
From Dr. Randell Turner: The “This is a necessary but often challenging part helping our children learn self-discipline and self-control.
The Hug That Changed My Life
A Father Re-Connects With His Daughter