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Mary Jo Rapini, M.Ed., LPC

Mary Jo Rapini, M.Ed., LPC

Mary Jo Rapini, M.Ed., LPC, is a licensed psychotherapist and co-author with Janine J. Sherman, of Start Talking: A Girl's Guide for You and Your Mom About Health, Sex or Whatever. Read more about the book at StartTalkingBook.com and more about Rapini at maryjorapini.com.

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Mary Jo Rapini, M.Ed., LPC Articles (3)

Getting Through Menopause and Puberty at the Same Time

With women becoming mothers later in life, they commonly go through menopause at the same time their daughter is going through puberty. Here are five ways to deal with the house full of hormones.

Aug. 14, 2015

Go Back To School Without Separation Anxiety

Psychotherapist Mary Jo Rapini offers parents tips for back-to-school preparation including how to deal with separation anxiety and back-to-school stress.

Sep. 03, 2013

Kids, Porn, and Parents

The constant struggle of communication between parents and teenagers will always be on the foreground of the parenting world. Mary Jo Rapini, MEd, LPC explores what happens when teenagers discover pornography, the possibility of porn addiction, and how to cope and talk with your teen about the subject.

Aug. 01, 2012


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