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In episode 57, Teodora Pavkovic—psychologist and parent coach focused on parenting in the age of technology—joins us for a discussion about how technology has impacted the relationship between parents and their children. Specifically, she talks about how, as children grow up, there’s a discrepancy between what mentoring and monitoring technology looks like, and how parents and children relate to one another.

Teodora Pavkovic is a New York City-based psychologist, international speaker and parenting coach in private practice with over 10 years of international experience working with children and parents with emotional and behavioral difficulties, as well as adults with mood and anxiety problems. Her expertise is in the fields of emotional intelligence, digital wellness and parenting in the age of technology. She is invited to speak, train and facilitate frequently at diverse venues such as schools, workplaces, and cultural institutions

Resources:
Teodora’s TedX Talk
Teodora’s Website
Teodora’s LinkedIn
Teodora’s Twitter
Teodora’s Facebook
Teodora’s email: teodora.pavkovic@gmail.com

Some Questions I Ask:

  • What are some common challenges that parents and children face with technology use? (5:52)
  • How can parents navigate the shifting of gears around interacting with infants versus teens when it comes to technology use? (16:48)
  • How is technology changing the way that parents and children relate to each other? (26:25)
  • How can people contact you? (38:10)

What You’ll Learn:

  • How to become more aware of how your technology use impacts your relationships. (1:01)
  • How Teodora incorporates digital wellness into her work as a psychotherapist. (4:18)
  • How the generational divide causes issues with technology use between parents and children. (6:25)
  • What the difference is between mentoring and monitoring. (13:12)
  • Why it’s important to include children in your everyday activities, including tech-related activities. (35:37)
The average cellphone user touches their phone 2,617 times a day.

The average cellphone user touches their phone 2,617 times a day.

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