Bonnie Compton, APRN, BC, CPNP, has worked for more than 30 years with mothers and families as a child and adolescent therapist, parent coach, and pediatric nurse practitioner, giving them the tools to parent mindfully and guiding them to wake up to what really matters to them as mothers. She is a workshop and retreat facilitator and hosts her own podcast radio program, Wholehearted Parenting Radio, which is available on iTunes, Web Talk Radio, Radioactive Broadcasting Network, and Stitcher Radio. She is also a certified ScreamFree Parent Leader.
Bonnie has been invited to be the parenting expert for the radio version of the PBS television show American Health Journal (to start August 2015). She has also appeared as a parenting expert on numerous television and radio shows, including Lowcountry Live and Channel 2 News, Moms in the Morning, ChickFM radio, and JOY Radio in Charleston, SC.
Bonnie has also been interviewed by or has written parenting articles for the following print newspapers, magazines, and websites:
Lowcountry Parent Magazine
Post and Courier’s Moxie
Mindful Parenting Magazine
“Monday Consult” (parenting column), Baltimore Sun
Maryland Family Magazine
Bonnie received her master’s degree in nursing, as a pediatric nurse practitioner, followed by her post-masters/clinical nurse specialist degree in child and adolescent psychotherapy from the University of Maryland, School of Nursing. She lives in Charleston, South Carolina, with her husband. She loves spending time with her family and friends, walking on the beach, playing tennis, and soaking up everything the Lowcountry has to offer.
Bonnie’s parenting-tips video interviews appear on her website, http://www.parentingpartners.info/parenting-tips-and-topics/, as well as on her blog, www.parentingpartners.info/blog/.