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60 Mindful Minutes

Sep 8, 2020

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With so many techniques and advice offered and available, it can be easy to forget that the most impactful and universally available parenting tool is our presence. In The Present Parent Handbook, author and psychotherapist Tim Dukes, Ph.D. encourages us to acknowledge the dilemmas and delights in each parenting moment. We learn that in the present, there is an opportunity to show up, pay attention, and become the parent we so want to be.

Guest Bio

Dr. Timothy Dukes is a veteran psychotherapist, leadership advisor and father. His expertise, in creating and holding a transformational process, instills Presence in Leadership for the individual, partnership, family, team and organization. Tim consults in a variety of institutional settings, working with established business leaders, political visionaries, and emerging innovators. His unique program for individual and organizational development—distilled from thirty years of clinical work, academic research and contemplative practice—resolves contradiction and opposition through a clarity-based evolutionary practice. His book, The Present Parent Handbook, speaks to his work with families. Learn more at


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