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The support, tools, and community you need to untangle your family.

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Love your family but don’t like them? Start here.

Something in your family has been feeling a little off for a while, but you’re not quite sure what it is. Mom keeps asking why you don’t call, and it feels like a lot of effort to come by for Sunday dinner. So you pop in for holidays, send a text on birthdays, and try not to think about it.

The truth is all families have a little bit of drama and dysfunction. And sometimes, it feels easier to ignore it and pretend like everything is fine. But eventually, those pesky old patterns will show up in your dating life, friendships, and at work because your family relationships influence everything you do. The wellness influencers you follow can only take you so far; it’s time to be a little bit more intentional.

Family is weird. Calling Home is weirdly helpful.

How Does Calling Home Work?

New Content Begins On November 6, 2023

In the meantime, you'll find a full year of content on the site waiting for you!

To provide the best experience to our Calling Home community, we’re limiting initial enrollment to 5,000 spots. Enrollment will close at 11:59 PM ET on November 5, 2023.

The next time doors will open again for registration is mid-2024.

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Calling Home Will Help You

Learn how to talk about family struggles in a way that isn’t overwhelming Connect with other adults who get what it’s like to work through family dramaFeel closer to your family members and actually want to spend time together
Accept that even your family has some dysfunction and it’s totally normalNavigate the march of time as your family grows, changes, and experiences new challengesRe-think things you’ve been thinking about your family your whole life and see your family from a new perspective
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Review From Readers

"Your style resonated with me so much more than other therapists on Instagram. You have the knowledge and humanity."

"I get so many insights from reading your content."

"Not enough content on adult family relationships out there - thank you!"

"I support your work because it's practical and grounded in reality."

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Meet The Founder

Whitney Goodman is a licensed marriage and family therapist, author, and mother who is transforming the way we approach adult family relationships.

She is the creator of the Instagram account @sitwithwhit, the author of Toxic Positivity, and the owner of a private online therapy practice in Florida. Whitney earned her undergraduate degree at Tulane University and a graduate degree in Counseling Psychology from The University of Miami. She has additional training and certifications in working with couples, families, trauma, and clients who have been diagnosed with chronic illness. Whitney has her own column in Psychology Today and has been featured in dozens of domestic and international publications, including The New York Times, Teen Vogue, NY Magazine, Instyle, and Good Morning America.

We’re On A Mission To Help Families

Some families need more than knowledge to thrive. Every quarter, Calling Home will donate to an organization, group, or person who is truly making a difference for families in their community.

We are committed to helping families access:

  • safe housing
  • reliable childcare
  • nutritious food
  • healthcare and medical services
  • clothing
  • transportation