Sarina Behar Natkin, LICSW, is a Seattle based parent coach, speaker and author. She provides parents with the tools and support they need to raise healthy children, and find more joy in parenting. Sarina began her career in social services over 20 years ago in the field of domestic violence. After having her first child, she directed her passion toward assisting parents in creating healthy families from the start. She co-founded GROW Parenting®, building a community of over 12,000 parents committed to learning and growing.
Sarina is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, as well as a Certified Gottman Educator and Certified Positive Discipline Trainer. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Psychology and completed her Masters degree in Social Work at the University of Washington. Sarina provides individual support and consultation to parents and families from pregnancy through adolescence. She teaches Bringing Baby Home and Positive Discipline courses, and regularly speaks to schools and businesses on a variety of parenting topics.
Sarina is featured weekly on King 5 News, Seattle's NBC affiliate, covering a wide range of parenting topics. She is also a featured parenting expert on other local news stations, and her writing appears in both print and online media sources. Her past experience includes program development and implementation, case management, and individual and family therapy. Sarina is a Seattle native and resides in the city with her husband and two daughters.
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BBYO ⋅ Giddens School ⋅ King 5 Media Group ⋅ Jewish Family Service of Seattle ⋅ Madison Park Cooperative Preschool` ⋅ Magnolia Cooperative Preschool ⋅ McGilvra Elementary School ⋅ Microsoft Corporation⋅ North Seattle Central Community College ⋅ ParentMap ⋅ PEPS- Program for Early Parent Support ⋅ Seattle Central College ⋅ Starbucks Coffee Company ⋅ The Kavana Cooperative ⋅ University of Washington
2016 Red Tricycle Totally Awesome Award- Finalist, Best Parent Education Program
2014 Parent Map Golden Teddy Award- Finalist, Best Parent Education & Support Program
2012 Red Tricycle Totally Awesome Award, Best Parent Education Program
2012 Parent Map Golden Teddy Award- Finalist, Best Parent Support Program