About The Mixing Bowl & Amy Bellows, Ph.D.

The structure of today’s family is changing and more people are finding themselves in a remarriage situation. Along with joining two family comes the unique challenges of how we raise our children and succeed in our marriages. Blended families can be successful despite the reporting of grim divorce statistics and the outside stressors we face. This blog will offer insight on the difficulties blended families must overcome and lend practical advice to everyday situations.

About Amy Bellows, Ph.D.

Amy Bellows, Ph.D.Amy Bellows holds a PhD in Psychology and has had the opportunity to work in various settings including leading adolescent group therapy sessions, working with victims of sexual assault, helping woman inmates adjust to post-prison life, conducting parenting education classes and assisting with drug and alcohol dependency treatment plans. The unique challenges and opportunities that come along with being a part of a step-family is a special interest of hers. Amy is currently working in the corporate environment with a interest in group dynamics and change management. You can find out more about her on her website, ContinuedOptimism.com or on Twitter @AmyBellowsPhD.

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Last updated: 9 Feb 2016
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 9 Feb 2016
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