About

I don’t look at myself as someone with all the answers. I look at you and I in a partnership to figure out all the answers.
- Dr. Ann Corwin

Healthy Families is Dr. Ann’s Life Work
Dr. Corwin has made it her life’s work to develop practical parenting programs for parents and children. With a Ph.D. in Marriage, Family and Child Therapy and Masters Degree in Education and over thirty years of experience in parenting consulting and child development education, she has helped thousands of parents – with children ages birth thru elementary school, teens and beyond.

Dr. Ann focuses on prevention and helping families learning to help themselves!
Her parenting skills development workshops and parent coaching programs have immediate solutions to child discipline behavior issues such as hitting and biting, respect and discipline, poor sleeping habits, relationships and school, toilet learning, new siblings and sibling rivalry, separation anxiety, emotional literacy and much more.

Dr. Ann Corwin has lectured extensively to educational and health care professionals.
She has appeared in television on PBS station KCET-A Place of Our Own, COX Cable, and call-in consulting with viewers. In addition, her work has been published in Journals, Cookie Magazine, Simple Life Magazine, and newspapers across the country. Known as an authority in her field of parenting consulting, she has worked with professional national groups. Here are just a few of the many organizations who ‘Ask Dr. Ann’ to train their staff:

  • Parents As Teachers
  • National Association for Education of Young Children
  • First Five Children and Families Commission
  • Family Resource Centers
  • Childcare organizations
  • Unified School Districts
  • Boot Camp for New Dads
  • Mothers of Preschoolers
  • Lamaze International
  • Corporate Lunch & Learn Parenting Workshops
  • Child Abuse Prevention agencies
  • Early Head Start Programs

Dr. Ann and her husband of decades have two children.
Dr. Ann grew up in the Midwest and relishes the joy of her close-knit family: both her grandparents and parents were/have been married for more than 60 years. This background reinforced her learning the value of healthy, long-term relationships. To Dr. Ann, children are absolutely amazing. With two fantastic kids and a husband of over thirty five years, all are very enthusiastic about her work and passionate about her parenting programs!