Dr. Lisa Kaplin - YourTango Expert Partner, Divorce Coach, Family Coach, Life Coach, Personal Development Coach, Psychologist, Speaker/Presenter - Chicago, IL
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Dr. Lisa Kaplin (CPC,ELI-MP,MS,PsyD)

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Articles

3 Reasons You’re An Unhappy Parent – And What You Can Do About It

Parenting is hard work, but sometimes I think we make it even harder on ourselves. This can lead to unhappy parents, stressed out families and you being unable to enjoy your children's great moments. Here are a few areas that I've observed in ...

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What Wise Parents Know About Raising Successful Children

When I ask parents to visualize their children as adults, I ask them to describe the qualities that they want their children to have. Almost all of them say that they want their children to be kind, loyal, compassionate, hard working and happy. I've never once heard a parent say that they want their adult ...

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Reconnect With Yourself: Don't Let Motherhood Ruin Your Sex Life

Motherhood has become, for so many of us, the ultimate marathon. Each day we seemingly put every ounce of energy into our children and running our households. The recent creation (and use) of terms like 'helicopter parents' or 'hyper-parenting' practically confirms that we are guilty of focusing ...

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End The Morning Madness: Here's The Easiest Way To A Happier Day

Do you start your day feeling as if you have a thousand pound weight on your chest? Are you likely to lay in bed thinking, "I can't handle this day?" Do too many "to do's" run through your head before you even get all the way out of the bed? Does your day start with you just wishing ...

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The Desperation Of Depression: Why We Must Show Compassion

When I hear or read comments about suicide such as, "He was so selfish to do that", "How come she didn't think about her family?" or "Didn't he realize that he had so much to live for?" I realize that the people speaking these words have obviously never suffered a moment of ...

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Dr. Lisa Kaplin

Quick Stats

Credentials:

CPC, ELI-MP, MS, PsyD

Time in Practice:

6-10 years

I practice in:

All areas, please inquire

Additional Expertise:

Divorce Coach

Family Coach

Life Coach

Personal Development Coach

Psychologist

Speaker/Presenter

I offer my services:

At my office

Telephone

Via Skype

Via a webcam

I am fluent in:

English

Articles by Dr. Lisa Kaplin
family

What Wise Parents Know About Raising Successful Children

What are we teaching our children when we focus on their achievements rather than their kindness?

busy mom

Reconnect With Yourself: Don't Let Motherhood Ruin Your Sex Life

Make the shift from the family's executive assistant to CEO of your own sex life.

morning wake up

End The Morning Madness: Here's The Easiest Way To A Happier Day

Rise and shine! Stop dreading your day by making these minor adjustments in the morning.

How To Deal With Depression In Your Own Life And Family

The Desperation Of Depression: Why We Must Show Compassion

Telling a depressed person to "shake it off" is not an effective way to treat the illness.

Dr. Lisa Kaplin

All Specialties

Anxiety Issues, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Business Management, Career, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Couples/Marital Issues, Dating/Being Single Support, Divorce Rehabilitation, Divorce/Divorce Prevention, Empowering Women, Emptiness, Engagement, Financial Stress, Forgiveness, Health/Wellness, Identity Issues, Infidelity / Affair Recovery, Life Management, Life Transitions, Marriage, Midlife Crisis, Parenting, Self-Esteem, Spiritual, Stress Management, Trust Issues, Weightloss/ Management, Wellness, Worry