Dr. Donna Risolo

Donna Risolo The Teen MentorDr. Donna RISOLO is an educator, consultant and researcher with a doctorate in education from Columbia University. She has worked with adolescents and their parents for more than twenty years.

She is the founder of The Teen Talk Mission, an organization that seeks to improve the lives of young people by improving adult-teen communication through publications, social media, training for educators and youth development professionals, and coaching for parents of teens.

Grounded in her years of observation and theorizing, Dr. Donna’s Five Layer Method for Building Rapport and Trust with Teenagers intends to both inspire and challenge parents and adults who work with teens to rethink the communication choices they make in order to build healthier relationships with teens. Her message ultimately serves a larger purpose – to spread hope and healing to families and teenagers.

As a monthly contributor to www.theteenmentor.com, Dr. Donna provides advice to teens on a variety of topics from how to communicate effectively with your parents to college admissions tips.

Follow Dr. Donna Risolo on Facebook @drdonnarisolo, Instagram @drdrisolo, LinkedIn at Dr. Donna Risolo, and Twitter @DrDonnaRisolo

Go to www.theteentalkcourse.com to access Dr. Donna’s teen-adult communications resources:

Subscribe to the Weekly Newsletter, Teen Talk, to Receive Free Teen-Adult Communication Tips.

Take the LIVE online course with Dr. Donna: The Teen Talk Course: Go from Disconnect and Disrespect to Rapport and Trust with your Teen in Five Weeks

Read the book: Teen Talk: Dr. Donna’s Guide to Building Rapport and Trust with Your Teenagers.

Work one-on-one with Dr. Donna through her college admission consulting or teen-parent coaching resources.