Dr. Vanessa Lapointe

A registered psychologist and a mother to two growing children. Author of Discipline Without Damage: How To Get Your Kids To Behave Without Messing Them Up.

As a practicing registered psychologist, advisor to various research programs and community agencies, and through her previous experiences with the BC Ministry for Child and Family Development and the school system, Dr. Vanessa has seen it all and has navigated hundreds of tough situations with families. Drawing on scientific research and a wealth of clinical experience, she shows parents how to put out the fire without dampening your child’s spirits; how to correct their behaviour while emphasizing connection; and how to discipline without damage.