About Alyson

B.Sc, MA Counselling, OACCPP

Alyson Schafer is a family counsellor, TV personality, columnist, spokesperson, educator and consultant. She is one of Canada’s most notable parenting experts. Alyson is the resident expert on these national outlets: HuffPost ParentsThe Marilyn Denis ShowCTV News Channel and CanadaAm.

She is the best selling author of Breaking The Good Mom Myth and Honey, I Wrecked The Kids and her latest, Ain’t Misbehavin’.  Her books have been translated into Russian, Korean, Bulgarian and Chinese.  She is an international speaker including the inaugural TEDxKids in Belgium, and recent speaking tours in Uruguay and Bulgaria.

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