Allison Rees has been working as a family therapist and teaching LIFE Seminars courses since 1992. LIFE stands for Living In Families Effectively. In Victoria, alone, over 30,000 parents and professionals have taken the LIFE Seminars. Allison’s articles regularly appear in Parenting Today, and of course in the Island Parent Magazine with her monthly Cut it Outs. She has co-authored two books, Sidestepping the Power Struggle and The Parent Child Connection. Allison has been featured on various television programs and was the co-host of the Island Parent Radio Show for over ten years. Her greatest learning of course, came for parenting her two, now adult children.