Biographies for the authors of Intentional Parenting
Sissy Goff, MEd, LPC-MHSP
Sissy is the counseling director for children and adolescents at Daystar Counseling Ministries. The author of seven books and a video curriculum, she is a frequent radio guest and contributor to magazines. Sissy has a master’s degree from Vanderbilt University and is a sought-after speaker for parenting and teacher training events. She has been at Daystar since 1993.
David Thomas, LMSW
David is the counseling director for men and boys at Daystar. A popular speaker and the coauthor of seven books and a video curriculum, he is a frequent guest on national television and radio, and a regular contributor to ParentLife magazine. David and is wife Connie have a daughter and twin sons. He has been at Daystar since 1995.
Melissa Trevathan, MRE
Melissa is founder and executive director of Daystar Counseling Ministries in Nashville, Tennessee. A graduate of Southwestern Baptist Seminary, Melissa has taught graduate courses, spoken to churches and schools across the country, and been a guest on television and radio programs throughout the US and Canada. She is the author of seven books and a video curriculum. She founded Daystar in 1985 after working as a youth director and the head of spiritual life at a school in Nashville.
Daystar Counseling Ministries, www.DaystarCounseling.com
Daystar Counseling Ministries, Inc. offers counseling to kids and families in Middle Tennessee. Daystar offers, both individual and group counseling for children, adolescents, families, and young adults. Counseling services are provided on a sliding scale.
Daystar's model is "one-life-touching-another". It is demonstrated through one-on-one counseling sessions with a kid & a counselor, but also through group counseling where kids learn to how to respond to each other and encourage one another.
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