Martha Heineman Pieper, Ph.D., co-author with her late husband William J. Pieper, M.D., of Smart Love™, is one of the country’s top parenting and child psychology experts. She has conducted clinical research and been in private practice treating children, adolescents and adults, counseling parents, and supervising other mental health professionals.
Below are videos of seminars the Piepers have presented.
YOUR MENTAL HEALTH DURING COVID-19: ASK AN EXPERT
Watch Smart Love therapists Dr. Carla Beatrici and Dr. Michael Zakalik answer questions and discuss the psychological effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
How to talk to your child about COVID-19
TALKING TO CHILDREN OF ALL AGES ABOUT THE COVID-19 CRISIS
Answers to parents' questions about how to help their children cope with the losses surrounding COVID-19. Watch the video here.
MONSTERS UNDER THE BED AND SUPERHEROES IN THE PLAYROOM
Helpful Responses to Children’s Dreams and Fantasy Play: Is your child struggling with bad dreams? Afraid of monsters? Watch Dr. Pieper's video and learn how to best help your child.
HOW TO PARENT FOR THE LONG TERM IN THE SHORT TERM
In this video, Dr. Pieper explains the Smart Love™ approach to parenting and how it is designed for the long-term health of your child. You’ll learn how the responses we suggest for parents to adopt will benefit your child not only while she is at home with you, but throughout adulthood.