Terra A. Mattson and her husband, Jeff, are raising their two daughters just outside of Portland, Oregon. They are the founders of Courageous Girls and the counseling and organizational development firm Living Wholehearted. Terra is a licensed marriage and family therapist who has helped thousands of women at every stage of the journey over the past two decades. Learn more at livingwholehearted.com and mycourageousgirls.com.
"This book takes an honest look at the complicated worlds of being
a daughter and being a mother to these young ladies. Terra
a unique perspective--as a mother and a psychotherapist--to the challenging issue of being a mother and a daughter in today's confusing world. Courageous brings an honest look at the importance of courage and grace, and I encourage Christian mothers and daughters to share in its practical wisdom."--Daniel Sweeney, PhD, LMFT, LPC, professor of counseling at George Fox University
"We have served families, adolescents, and children for four decades and have never seen the challenges we are seeing today. If there was ever a time mothers needed an engaging, biblically, and culturally astute guide for parenting girls, it is now. Terra has blessed mothers and daughters with exactly such a book. Courageous is filled with practical insights and wisdom delivered in a very engaging style."--Dr. Steven and Celestia Tracy, founders of Mending the Soul