Julie Metzger and Robert Lehman have decades of experience with the adolescent and pre-adolescent mindset. They created and now teach the popular Growing Up program at Seattle Childrens Hospital and the Heart to Heart program out of Stanfords Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital.
Julie Metzger, R.N. and M.N., is a pediatric nurse, writer and educator. She developed her popular Heart to Heart, For Girls Only program in 1989, and has taught the class to thousands of mother-daughter teams in Seattle, Palo Alto and the Puget Sound region. She is a co-designer and instructor of several other classes aimed at fostering child-parent communication in adolescence.