Meet Jill Spivack, LCSW

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Hi, I am Jill Spivack and I am the co-creator of the Sleepeasy Solution, book and DVD. I am also the co-founder of Sleepy Planet, which is geared toward helping parents to solve their baby's sleep problems in private consultations or in workshops. I also work in parenting groups, in first-time moms' groups and second-time moms' groups, running parenting groups to help parents with the transition of having their first or their second child. In addition to all of those things, I also have a wonderful, wonderful family. I have two children, one is a tween and one is a teen, a girl and a boy who I love to death. And in my spare time, I love to hang out with my family, I love going on hikes in the area – we have a lot of wonderful hiking around where we live and our family loves to travel together and go skiing and have a lot of fun with one another.
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Jill Spivack, LCSW, completed her graduate studies at the University of Southern California. She developed an expertise in parenting while working as a psychotherapist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s Early Childhood Department. Jill, a mother of two children, went on to develop a sub-specialty in pediatric sleep disorders while working in New York City at a parenting center after experiencing sleep problems with her first child. In 1999, upon returning to Los Angeles, Jill co-founded the pediatric sleep firm Childsleep.

Recognizing that today's parents were lacking the essential support, education, and sense of community they sought to do their best, Jill was inspired to co-found Sleepy Planet.  Offering a wide variety of services, Sleepy Planet helps parents of babies, toddlers, and young children with behavioral sleep problems through private consultations, and provides parent education, psychotherapy, and professional presentations on a wide variety of topics, including the transition to parenthood, child development and behavior, sibling rivalry, marital issues, and how to balance work and family. In addition, Jill holds weekly groups for new and second-time mothers to allow parents to share experiences and emotions, ask questions, and support one another through the journey of parenthood. 

Jill is also the co-creator of The Sleepeasy Solution, a book and DVD that show parents how to break difficult sleep habits without breaking their hearts in the process.  She has been featured in a variety of media, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Good Morning America, The Los Angeles Times, Parenting, Variety and has appeared numerous times on The Today Show. She is also a co-consultant for Pajanimals, a new television project with the Jim Henson Company airing on PBS Kids Sproutthat features four adorable puppets who model for preschoolers, the skills they need to manage the various emotions and issues that they confront in early childhood. 

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