Work Like a Mother®: Rewriting the Script for a Mother's Career and Wellness Journey

Work Like a Mother®: Rewriting the Script for a Mother's Career and Wellness Journey

by Hilary Berger
Work Like a Mother®: Rewriting the Script for a Mother's Career and Wellness Journey

Work Like a Mother®: Rewriting the Script for a Mother's Career and Wellness Journey

by Hilary Berger



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Is it possible to raise your children as you choose and have access to your best self? YES – This workbook supports the revolutionary, award-winning, holistic career-design method developed and tested by over 3000 women sharing their unique lenses and realities of stay-at-home mothers. The program validates and responds to countless professionally oriented mothers' profound losses of self and silent struggles. Work Like a Mother® pioneers a brand-new narrative, framework, and method reconceptualizing and redefining career development while reflecting and honoring their truth as mothers.

Using reader-engaging modules that foster self-discovery and professional reinvention, Dr. Hilary S. Berger, Ed.D., LPC, founder of Work Like A Mother®, integrates mental health, career development, and motherhood through this transformative approach. Module by Module, this process excites and transforms. Packed with pathways for deep insight, vision, and healing, you reclaim your vitality, confidence, and professional identity without compromising parenting choices.

Sharing mothers' stories that emphasize unity, the workbook reinforces that you are not alone on this journey. This workbook assists in enabling you to thrive throughout parenting years while experiencing fulfilled motherhood, lifelong professional confidence and relevance. This workbook is also valuable supplemental material for therapists, career counselors, counseling educators, and parenting educators.


Dr. Berger has produced a wonderfully readable, practical, theoretically sound, and poetic book that will help mothers, counselors, psychotherapists, and all those involved in supporting women with a desperately needed roadmap for mothers to protect and integrate their authentic voice, vitality, professional confidence, and relevance while doing the important work of parenting. Brava Dr. Berger!
Dr. Marie Volpe, Asst. Professor Adult Learning and Leadership, Teachers College, Columbia University

Work Like a Mother® is a must read for career oriented women who choose to stay home to raise children. As with other choices women can make, the psychological challenges of going from full time career to full time mothering are daunting. But the pitfalls can be diminished considerably with honest self assessment and determined steps to remain vital, relevant and focused. This book is a serious look at what is required with well-researched pathways to get you there.
Mary M Raddock, Ed. D., Professor and Dean Emeritus, Norwalk Community College, Connecticut

I have seen firsthand how Hilary's Work Like a Mother® program has changed the lives of mothers looking to reorient or reclaim their professional lives. Now the key elements of her program are available to all in this interactive workbook that weaves together a range of therapeutic approaches, career counseling, and a clear-eyed approach to the issues facing mothers today.
Lesley Vanderlee, MBA.ACRW, Lesley Vanderlee Communications LLC

Product Details

BN ID: 2940185709955
Publisher: Hilary Berger
Publication date: 09/14/2023
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Dr. Hilary S. Berger, Ed.D., LPC is the founder of Work Like a Mother® and the creator of an award-winning career counseling method integrating careers, motherhood and - mental health. She is a practicing psychotherapist.a holistic career therapist, and a _ licensed professional counselor. For over 25 years Hilary has passionately counseled mothers to heal from their loss of self, rebuild their mission-driven professional purpose, relevance, competencies, and most importantly their confidence throughout their parenting years and after children leave the home. Hilary is a mother of four children who understands firsthand the daily challenge to parent as her heart and soul dictated while , also striving as a stay at home mom to access the courage and confidence needed to fulfill her own goals and dreams outside of parenting. It is possible. One day at a time.
She lives with her husband in Weston, Connecticut.
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