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Dr. Sheryl Ziegler

Parenting Expert
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Dr. Sheryl Ziegler is a Parenting Expert at 9NEWS in Denver, Colorado.

Dr. Ziegler is the founder and managing director of The Child and Family Therapy Center at Lowry (TCFCL), founded in 2004.

She holds a doctorate in psychology and is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Colorado. Dr. Ziegler is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Colorado Association for Play Therapy. TCFTCL is a private group practice made up of licensed therapists who are all independent of one another but function as a team. Nonprofit Boards she has previously or currently sit on include: Mt. Saint Vincent Home for Children, SCL Health, Tennyson Center for Children and Bright by Three. She is also an advisory board member to Detach. In addition to being an active board member, she is also Girl Scouts leader, Girls on the Run coach and advocate for children.

Dr. Ziegler is the International Latino Parenting Book of the Year award winner and bestselling author of "Mommy Burnout: How to Reclaim your Life and Raise Healthier Children in the Process." She is the TedX speaker of Why Moms Are Miserable, and is a regular local and national media contributor. She is a writer for The Today Show Parenting Community, The Tot, YourTango and her work has been syndicated to numerous print and online outlets.

Dr. Ziegler founded and teaches a class called Start with the Talk® which is a mother-daughter talk that Dr. Ziegler developed that helps girls prepare for the transition for puberty and the physical, social and emotional changes to come. Girls are typically 10-13 years of age in fifth through eighth grades.

Digital Citizenship is also a passion area whereby Dr, Ziegler uses the Common Sense Education curriculum to lead second, third and fourth grade students in becoming responsible humans online.

Dr. Ziegler has appeared as a mental health expert in 100+ news related shows including The Today Show with Megyn Kelly, The Katie Couric Show, The Jenny McCarthy Show, The Doctors, CNN, Headline News Weekend Express with Lynn Smith, Morning Express with Robin Meade and more. Articles she has contributed to have been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Harvard Business Review, TIME, Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Real Simple, Huffington Post and more. Her book has been translated into several different languages. She is an international speaker in countries including Kenya, Nigeria and Australia.

When she is not advancing mental health in the world, Sheryl loves to spend time with her husband and three children. They enjoy the mountains, snowboarding, tennis, traveling, yoga and cheering on the Broncos! Originally from New York, Sheryl loves to visit family and friends as often as possible.

For more about Dr. Ziegler, her podcast, book and more check out her website.

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