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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.

She is an international speaker in countries including Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Australia.

FEATURED PRESS

Mommy Burnout

How To Let Go Of Working Mom Guilt

You wonder if every other mom feels the elusive work-life balance stress the same way you do.

How to Handle a mom-friend breakup

Those bonds forged when you have babies don’t always last.

As States Reopen, Here's What Parents Should Know About Distanced Play Dates, Expanded Social Bubble and More

As much as my kids have been awaiting our own Pennsylvania county’s reopen date, like many parents I’ve spoken with, I’m dreading it.

When Your Tween Acts Up On Lockdown

It’s hard to take away screen time right now. They already can’t see their friends. Here are ways to empathize but also call for respect....

Guilt How to Avoid Parental Burnout

Burnout can affect one’s emotional and physical well-being, causing feelings of inadequacy, resent and detachment from family and work life.

'When I Was Your Age'

Parents can phrase advice to their teens about coping with stress in ways that also help teenagers imagine the perspectives of others.

Relationship Advice

From a couple that has been married for 72 years - Dr. Sheryl Ziegler shares tips from a couple that has stood the test of time. 

Guilt Talking About Sex With Daughters & Sons

Parents play a key role in shaping sexual decision-making among adolescents — especially for girls. A 2016 review of more than three decades of research found that...

Guilt There's Such A Thing As Post Graduate Depression

Three years ago, I graduated from college, and after years of occasional all-nighters, skipped meals and serious stress over exams, I was looking forward to a new, calmer life...

Porn Stars Are Helping Parents Talk to Kids About Sex

The closest thing to a "talk" I got was the time my mom gifted me a book that detailed the ins and outs of reproductive organs...

The 5 Best Things Your Child Can Say to a Bully

Kids often don't know what to say, so they stand there, frozen. Here are a few powerful tools you can give them.

Burned Out? Here's Why It's Hurting Your Kids

Research on burnout in adults and children shows that there is a correlation between the level of stress that parents feel...

NATIONAL PRESS

This Family Tree Podcast: 

Ep. 69: Dr. Sheryl Ziegler

Parenting During Coronavirus: Dealing With Burnout

Kids Need To Learn To Disagree. Here's How To Teach Them.

Millions Of Working Mothers In The U.S. Are Suffering From Burnout

Mommy Burnout

We All Need These Tips to Deal with Parenting Burnout

Jennifer first noticed feeling burned out when her daughter hit puberty. She said she felt “emotionally and physically drained and absolutely failing as a parent in every way.”

How To Let Go Of Working-Mom Guilt

You wonder if every other mom feels the elusive work-life balance stress the same way you do.

Covid- 19 Burnout is Getting the Best of Us Parents

Months into the pandemic and things haven't become easier for parents or kids. News anchor and mom, HLN's Lynn Smith opens up about her own experience and offers ways to help.

What is Digital Self Harm?

Self-harm can consist of many different techniques ranging from physical abuse to psychological abuse.

7 Ways to Set Boundaries With Friends Who Aren't Social Distancing

Plus, how to handle disagreements if they become emotional.

Taking Care of Mental Health During COVID-19

This is a roundup of q and a from last week's FB live....

Talking to Kids About Coronavirus

Dr. Ziegler shares how to ease anxiety over kid's fears of getting Coronavirus...

Homeschooling during a pandemic

We are talking about how to maintain your sanity...

How to handle a mom-friend breakup

Those bonds forged when you have babies don’t always last.

How to Avoid Burnout in the Middle of a Pandemic

Burnout is defined as a state of emotional, mental and physical exhaustion brought on by prolonged stress. 

5 Scientific Reasons Why You Should Get a Pet For Your Tween/Teen

“I love my daughter, but sometimes I want to ‘quit’ being a mom,” a friend recently told me. Before I could respond, she asked, “Does this mean I’m a bad mother?”

Is My Teen Addicted To Fortnite?

Dr. Sheryl Ziegler weighs in on the new gaming craze sweeping the nation

Explaining Social Distancing

Asking kids what they know is the first place to start this conversation...

Plan For Dealing With Family Members Critical Of Your Parenting

If you've ever sat down for a family feast only to learn that your mom thinks you should feed your son more veggies; if you got judgmental looks...

Telling Women To Manage Our Time Better Isn't The Key To 'Having It All'

Last week, the parenting section of the New York Times offered a tempting salve to my year-long attempt to spin the plates of paid work and motherhood...

How To Know When To Ask For Help

Five years ago, Avital Norman Nathman seemed to have everything going for her...

As states reopen, here’s what parents should know about distanced play dates, expanded social bubbles and more

As much as my kids have been awaiting our own Pennsylvania county’s reopen date, like many parents I’ve spoken with, I’m dreading it.

When Your Tween Acts Up On Lockdown

It’s hard to take away screen time right now. They already can’t see their friends. Here are ways to empathize but also call for respect....

How Parents Can Talk to Kids About Cannabis

For most of her life, Melanie Brown suffered from debilitating migraines...

Stressed? 4 Tips to Avoid Workplace Burnout

If it seems like everyone’s talking about burnout lately, it’s for good reason....

Concerning: Why is nobody talking about post-grad depression?

It is a well reported statistic that one in four students will suffer depression at some stage in their college careers, yet little is known about...

Are we doing enough for our mothers?

In her TEDx Talk “Why Moms Are Miserable”, Sheryl Ziegler recounts her own experience of when...

How Parents Can Talk to Kids About Cannabis

For most of her life, Melanie Brown suffered from debilitating migraines...

How To Stop This Parenting Fight

Too much candy. Going to bed too late. Giving in to the tantrum at Whole Foods...

Stressed? 4 Tips to Avoid Workplace Burnout

If it seems like everyone’s talking about burnout lately, it’s for good reason....

Teens Really Hate It When Adults Try to Solve Their Problems

Few things fuel teen angst better than a parent who tries, and fails, to act like they get it.

The One Bold Action that Mental Health Must Take to Close The Gender Gap

More than eighty percent of the field of mental health is comprised of female psychologists...

How Imaginary Friends Work

Many children grow up surrounded and comforted by the love of an imaginary friend. 

I Was Blamed for My Infertility

I have a message to share with anyone who is affected by infertility—infertility was not my fault.

Is My Teen Addicted To Fortnite?

Dr. Sheryl Ziegler weighs in on the new gaming craze sweeping the nation

Two Leading Psychologists on How to Overcome Mommy Burnout™

The opportunity is there to really deconstruct and reconfigure what it means to be happy and to find happiness around simplicity in the present moment.

4 Of The Most Common Parenting Styles

What every new parent needs to know about the four most common styles of parenting, the upsides, the downsides and...

Ways To Share The Parenting Load With Your Partner

Yes, you both change equal buttloads of diapers. But we bet only one of you is up at midnight trolling Pinterest...


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5 Ways To Help Your Kids Become Both Siblings And Friends

While I agree that left to just figure it out, kids will go through stages of fighting with and love for one another...

In Defense Of Boredom

Allowing your child to be bored is crucial for their development, creativity and imagination. Put away the screens and...

Rockland Back To School Checklist

Will your child’s first week of classes be calm or hectic? It depends on how you prepare in the month beforehand.

You Actually Don't Parent Al lY0our Kids The Same (And That's A Good Thing)

Parents often get caught up in being fair and rationalizing that they raise all their kids the same way, when in fact, they don’t.

For Burned-Out Moms, Is Texting the New Cheating?

Today's moms are exhausted and overwhelmed. Sure, the pace of the world today leaves all of us feeling some level of stress from time to time, but...

The Top 'Sexcuses' Parents Make When Caught in the Act

A recent survey of 2,000 British parents discovered that one in five has had the orgasm-shriveling experience of a child walking in during sex.

10 Practical Baby Items You Want To Register For

I will never forget the excitement I felt the first time I walked into Buy Buy Baby to register. I will also never forget how quickly I became exhausted.

Mommy Burnout™ Is Making Mothers Miserable

A lot of moms can easily say they love their children and would do anything for them, but sometimes, the hectic lifestyle and massive expectations associated with being a mom can take a toll.

Mommy Burnout™ Is Making Mothers Miserable

Overcoming Mommy Burnout™#momlife for a New Age

Mommy burnout™ is not new. Moms have been burned out for generations. We’ve laughed about tired, harried moms for decades. Comic strips, sitcoms, blogs, Internet memes, and even movies give women...

Is 'mommy burnout™' making mothers miserable?

We live in a kid-centric culture where parental self-care is undervalued.

How Do You Manage Your Partner

Sheryl Sandberg famously said that the most important career choice you will make is who to marry...

Avoid Parenting Burnout by Limiting Your Options

What we select feels like a representation of who we are, when in reality, it’s just a damn diaper cream.

3 Fun Ways To Prevent The Summer Slide

It is shocking to me the stats on how much a child loses academically over the summer (upwards of 30% of what they learned throughout the school year).

Lessons From Other People's Fathers

From my vantage point, the fatherless daughter, here is what I have learned that good fathers do best.

5 Simple Strategies For Managing Young Kids In Church

It’s hard work but with some planning you can do it

8 Ways To Get More Joy Out Of Travelling With Your Kids

Here are some tried and true tips to help it go just a little bit smoother!

10 Traits Of Families Who Raise Kind Kids

For better or worse, in good times and bad, here are some of the things that we do to try to raise truly kind children.

Like We Tell Our Kids Think Before You Speak

Sometimes when moms are judging others moms they are also judging their children and that is simply not right.

When Therapists Get Together to Talk About Our Patients

Talking to colleagues helps us reexamine not just our patients, but ourselves in relation to our patients

LOCAL PRESS

How photo filters hurt mental health and what you can do

Dr. Sheryl Ziegler talks about what you can do for your mental health in the era of photos being "filtered to perfection."

How diet culture affects kids

This is so important to think about because it's something we start to pick up on at a young age.

Is diet culture taking a toll on your mental health?

Psychologist and 9-NEWS Parenting Expert Dr. Sheryl Ziegler explains.

Tips to make and keep that new year resolution

Hindsight 2020: COVID-19's impact on families

Dr. Sheryl Ziegler, who is a psychologist and parenting expert, discusses how COVID-19 and its effects have impacted family dynamics during 2020.

Tips to Bust the Holiday Stress During the Pandemic

How to Talk to Your Kids About Violence at Nation's Capitol

Dr. Sheryl Ziegler, nationally recognized psychologist, author of Mommy Burnout shares her tips on how to talk to kids about the violence at our nation’s capitol.

How To Support Family and Friends Through Miscarriage

Dr. Sheryl Ziegler covers this difficult topic after Chrissy Tiegen goes public about her miscarriage.

Changing a student's school routine can cause insecurity

The impacts of having kids on an inconsistent schedule and going back and forth really are pretty vast when we're focusing on the younger children.

How To Talk To Kids About Politics

Dr. Sheryl Ziegler sits on a panel of experts who answer questions from parents regarding their fears about sending their children back to school this Fall.

New Restrictions Leading To Coronavirus Fatigue

Ziegler told FOX31 she believes “COVID fatigue” is real and says going back to a more restrictive environment can be stressful.

How To Manage Family Burnout

There’s no denying that parental burnout is real, especially right now, but kids are just as at risk of feeling burned out as you.

Expert Advice On How to Talk To Your Kids About The Election

Dr. Sheryl Ziegler gives tips for how to talk to kids in non-fear based ways.

Managing Parent Burnout

Exhausted? Stressed? Anxious?

Live Town Hall meeting about parents sending kids back to school

Dr. Sheryl Ziegler sits on a panel of experts who answer questions from parents regarding their fears about sending their children back to school this Fall.

Suicide Prevention For Children

September is National Suicide Prevention month - talking about suicide is not easy, and talking to children can be even more difficult.

Kids Miss Friends and Struggle with Loneliness After Months of Social Distancing

Dr. Sheryl Ziegler said older kids are more impacted now by social isolation or just a severe cut off of friends.

Live Town Hall meeting about parents sending kids back to school

Dr. Sheryl Ziegler sits on a panel of experts who answer questions from parents regarding their fears about sending their children back to school this Fall.

What toll does unemployment take on your mental health?

Dr. Sheryl Ziegler joins us to talk about the toll being laid off or furloughed can take on people's mental health and to give tips on how to cope.

Advice on Back to School

As we inch closer to the start of the school year, there are still so many unanswered questions. Dr. Sheryl Ziegler offers advice to parents navigating the situation

Going back to full time school this fall - Tips on how to prepare your kids

Tips on how to prepare your kids

A new online class for your pre-teen

A new online class for your pre-teen

Psychology of going back to dining out

Psychology of going back to dining out

DPS Board Member advocating for DPS to remove all police officers

DPS Board Member advocating for DPS to remove all police officers

Addressing race issues with kids

Addressing race issues with kids

Addressing race issues with kids

Addressing race issues with kids

A new online class for your pre-teen

Startwiththetalk is a parent and daughter pre-recorded class that tackles all of the tough topics of puberty.

Conflicting Social Distancing Views

What to do when you and your family disagree.

How social isolation may be affecting kids

As many communities are dealing with extended stay-at-home orders, the isolation could be taking a toll, especially on kids who would usually be having play dates, playing sports, having music lessons and going to school...

E-Counseling for Mental Health

Online counseling, such as BetterHelp.com is an effective, affordable and accessible option for those seeking support.

COVID-19 The impact on children

Dr. Ziegler's thoughts on how the Corinavirus pandemic affects children of different ages...

The impact of social distancing on kids

Mental health tips for families...

Mourning the life we used to have before COVID-19

What stage of grief are you in?

How Positive Affirmation Can Help Your Kids

In the 1990s, SNL featured a skit called “Daily Affirmation with Stuart Smalley,” in which...

Too Much Tech

Find out how to create a healthy balance for your children that includes some technology, but also exercise and healthy habits for life. 

Teens and pot use

Dr. Sheryl Ziegler was asked to contribute her expertise in the hot topic of teens and pot use for an article in the Denver Post.

How to Delegate and Lighten Your Parenting Load

When Lisa Canning—a mother with a growing young family—had the opportunity to be a designer for an HGTV show, her life took a turn. She launched a successful interior design business...

How stressed-out moms can dump perfection, regain their balance, and raise happier kids.

Sasha Barrett was stressed. As the full-time Denver mom struggled to dress her three young children for a photo session, she focused on the prize: a Christmas card featuring a perfect vision of her family. 

Podcasts & Radio PRESS

This Family Tree Podcast: 

Ep. 69: Dr. Sheryl Ziegler

Parenting challenges balancing work and kids during COVID

Many parents across the country have gone months without childcare, juggling the tasks of being a parent with those of learning how to home-school on the fly, often while working full time.

Mental health in a time of crisis

Dr. Ziegler is here to talk about mental health, parenting and self care through this crisis.

Pandemic Parenting

Dr. Z and NYT parenting editor Jessica Gross talk about parenting in unprecedented times.

SPAWNED

Fostering Real Connections With Your Kids

We know many parents made resolutions and goals to spend more...

The Home Hour

Dr Sheryl Talks About Mommy Burnout™

In this episode Dr. Sheryl shares some information about Mommy Burnout™ and what to do to reclaim your life and feel balanced. 

THE

PSYCHOLOGY

PODCAST


Nonviolent Communication

Dr. Sheryl discusses ways to communicate your needs and feelings without it turning into a bigger conversation.


How the pressure to be a "perfect" parent can debilitate and damage families

Dr. Sheryl Ziegler is featured on KCUR, an NPR affiliate radio show, discussing mommy burnout™ and the steps you can take to avoid it. Take a listen here and learn how to keep mommy burnout™ from bogging you down as a mother and a person.

Four Success Pillars: Mommy Burnout™ Author Sheryl Ziegler

In this radio spot, Dr. Sheryl joins CEO of DNotes Global, Alan Young, to discuss living a healthy life and avoiding mommy burnout and the struggles that come along with it. Find out if you’re struggling with mommy burnout™ and what steps to take to avoid it.

A DOC+OR'S 

PERSPECTIVE

Mommy Burnout™ and Child Therapy Expert

In this interview, Dr. Sheryl Ziegler shares the insights into her lifestyle and how she balances everything she has undertaken including motherhood, her job, and more. Listen to the podcast here.

City Dads Group

Avoiding Parental Burnout

Feeling overwhelmed as a parent lately? You’re not alone! Dr. Sheryl Ziegler, Psy. D. discusses the concept of mommy burnout™ and ways you can overcome this struggle.

AuthenticParenting

Mommy Burnout™: Reclaim Your Life

Mothers everywhere are running themselves ragged trying to keep up with a pace that no one can really maintain. Dr. Sheryl talks about why that doesn't have to be the case.

90.9 WBUR

Navigating The New Pot Talk In A Time Of Legal Weed

In this podcast, Dr. Sheryl shares her insights on this sensitive subject and how to help your children understand the concept of a dangerous drug that might still be legal.

The Struggle Is Real

Modern Parenting

Play By Play Of A  Child's Brain

In this podcast, Dr. Sheryl Ziegler helps you discover how a chid’s brain really develops. This understanding will give you a better way to approach childhood development, struggles, and milestones. Listen here.

Why Social Media Can Cause Mommy Burnout™

We know this podcast is a bit ironic. We make our living on social media, but we’re suggesting...

The Home Hour

Dr Sheryl Talks About Mommy Burnout™

In this episode Dr. Sheryl shares some information about Mommy Burnout™ and what to do to reclaim your life and feel balanced. 

THE

PSYCHOLOGY

PODCAST

Nonviolent Communication

Dr. Sheryl discusses ways to communicate your needs and feelings without it turning into a bigger conversation.


News Contributions PRESS

How to Connect with Your Kids and Why it's Important

With the start of the New Year, January is often jam-packed and despite our best efforts, we often become distracted with our best set goals...

Teens and pot use: Parents, here’s what you need

Dr. Sheryl Ziegler was asked to contribute her expertise in the hot topic of teens and pot use for an article in the Denver Post.

Ways To Deal With The "Bronco Blues"

The Broncos’ crushing defeat to the Chiefs Thursday night still stings for many fans.

Bullying Is An Epidemic, Colorado Doesn't Track It

It's a nationwide crisis. Students are being bullied during school and on social media...

Creating Holiday Traditions

Holiday are upon us and now might be the time to start some new traditions...

The Importance of Literacy

According to Denver’s Road to Reading initiative, children who do not read proficiently by the end of third grade are four times more likely to leave school...

Kindness Amongst Parents On Kindness Day

Today is Kindness Day and today our own psychotherapist, author and speaker Doctor Sheryl Ziegler shares with us some tips on how to be kind to end parent shaming.

September is National Suicide Prevention Month

Family therapist Dr. Sheryl Ziegler tells us why the beginning of the school year so hard for kids mentally, and what the warning signs are parents should look for.

Back to School Means Back to a Routine

Most school districts have already or are in the process of welcoming kids back into the classroom. Everyone is off to a fresh start this new school year and the best way to ease back is get into a routine.

Protecting Your Kids On-line

Most school districts here in Colorado are either back in session or are about to start a new school year. Dr. Sheryl Ziegler joined us to discuss how to keep our kids safe on-line during this school year.

Back to School:

Bullying

What does bullying mean? Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated over time.

Grim Sandy Hook PSA Sparks Conversation

A grim public service announcement released by the nonprofit Sandy Hook Promise this week shows children using clothing, school supplies and anything around them to get away from a school shooter.

When Teens Cyberbully Themselves

During the stressful teen years, most adolescents experience emotional highs and lows, but for more than 20 percent of teenagers, their worries and sad feelings turn into something more serious...

Death Of Highlands Ranch Mom and Kids Spotlights Often Invisible Threat Of Depression

The revelation that a Highlands Ranch mother found dead with her two young sons had battled depression for many years is putting the spotlight on what experts say is often an invisible threat. 

Teens and pot use: Parents, here’s what you need to talk about

Dr. Sheryl Ziegler was asked to contribute her expertise in the hot topic of teens and pot use for an article in the Denver Post.

YourTango Blog

Why You Have No Friends & What You Can Do About It

"I have no friends," you say.

6 Tips For Talking To Your Tween About Weight Gain During COVID-19 Quarantine

In a loving, supportive and non-shaming way, tips for for helping parents talk to their kids.

Talking To Your Kids About Trump's Victory

A few reminders to get you started.

The Drama Years: 5 Things to Know About Your Tween

Last week I gave a talk with parents of middle school aged children...

Open Love Letter To My Deceased Dog

Now that she's gone, I realize Chica helped me learn how to give and receive love.

Managing Stress Work Life Balance

Can you ever be happy choosing between a baby and business?

6 Ways To Stop Feeling Overwhelmed

To stop feeling overwhelmed and start feeling more in control, try these 6 tips over the course of two weeks.

Utterly Exhausted As A Mom? 7 Ways To Get Your Energy Back

We all know that being a mom is not only the toughest job in the world, but it can also be the most exhausting job in the world.

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