We know that the relationship a daughter has with her dad is one of the most important relationships she will ever have, but many of us struggle to connect deeply as they mature. Help is on the way! Dr. Michelle Canfield has decades of experience counseling young women and fathers. She offers practical help for Dads in every age and stage learn to listen and engage in the battle for our daughters’ hearts!
Michelle Watson Canfield, PhD, is a licensed professional counselor, speaker, author, and founder of The Abba Project (an educational process group forum for dads of daughters ages 13 to 30), radio/podcast host of The Dad Whisperer, and co-chair of the Father-Daughter Initiative at the National Center for Fathering. She seeks to live out her God-given assignment by inspiring, equipping, and leading fathers to dial into their daughters’ hearts with more intentionality and consistency. Dr. Michelle maintains a full-time counseling practice in her hometown of Portland, Oregon.
Chris Brooks is the Senior Pastor of Woodside Bible Church, a multisite congregation across the metro-Detroit area. Chris served for 20 years as the Senior Pastor of Evangel Ministries, a thriving 1600-member church in the heart of Detroit. He also served as the campus dean of Moody Theological Seminary in Plymouth, Michigan. A popular Detroit radio host since 2005, Chris is the author of Kingdom Dreaming and Urban Apologetics. He graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Finance, completed his MA in Christian Apologetics at Biola University, and graduated from the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He is currently pursuing a DMin degree at Asbury Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Yodit, are the proud parents of 6 children, Christopher, Zewditu, Cameron, Judah, Sophia, and Christyana.