Nikki Neretin, MD (Mom to older teens, physician, life coach, Author, lead singer, guitarist, and creator) was the Director of Homeless Services for the Institute for Family Health in NYC for the past 27 years seeing clients at soup kitchens, LGBTQ teen shelters and on the street up through the covid 19 crisis. She is now a physician in remote Alaska where she sees patients in a native hospital and a small fishing village on the Bering Strait.
Her debut book, Shut Up and Act Dumb: A parent's guide to staying close and connected to your teens and tweens, is a revolutionary new parenting style and philosophy that has interrupted worry and fighting at home so that families can have a more peaceful home and connected future. Well-known singer/guitar player in the band, Nikki and the Human Element her recent album Elemental touches on many relatable themes ranging from someone bullying her child to a rap response to present time misogynist rap.
Nikki uses her vast experiences with the Five M's - medicine, music, motherhood, marriage, menopause, and commitment to social activism towards creating a compassionate and sustainable world through action, writing, and music.
She is mom to older teens, Adam and Lili, married to Ted, and splits her time between Nome Alaska, and NYC.
Highly Recommended Course. Easy to Understand, Informative, Very Well Organized. The Course is Full of Practical and Valuable for Anyone who wants to Enhance their Skills. Really Enjoyed it. Thank you!!