Dr. Linda Ennis



Parent Educator; Psychoanalytic Therapist; Lecturer;Author

Courses & Workshops:  

Parenting Workshops:


This course will explore children's anxieties and offer constructive strategies to educate parents how to help their children manage their feelings through difficult times.

To Register: lrennis@rogers.com

Intensive Mothering & Grandmothering (zoom)

This workshop will examine the definitions of "intensive mothering" , its underlying causes & components and the impact that it has on marriage, employment and children. It draws on Dr. Ennis' book entitled "Intensive Mothering: The Cultural Contradictions of Modern Motherhood" (Demeter Press). It will also examine the new trend of "intensive grandmothering" as it relates to "intensive mothering".

To Register: lrennis@rogers.com

Linda Rose Ennis, Ph.D,is a psychoanalytic therapist in private practice, who specializes in divorce empowerment, a family mediator, an author, and lecturer, affiliated with York University. Her education includes the following; a Ph.D. in Psychology and Education; a Masters in Education; a Diploma in Child Study and a teaching degree from the University of Toronto. She has written contributions in the Encyclopedia of Motherhood, discussing the “empty nest”, the “mommy track”, and has contributed a chapter entitled “Contract-Faculty Mothers: On The Track To Nowhere” in O’Brien Hallstein & O’Reilly’s book entitled “Academic Motherhood in a Post-Second Wave Context” (Demeter Press:2012). More recently, she has published her edited collection, “Intensive Mothering: The Cultural Contradictions of Modern Motherhood” (Demeter Press: 2014) and “After the Happily Ever After: Empowering Women and Mothers In Relationships” (Demeter Press: 2017). Dr. Ennis' latest edited collection, "Are the Kids Alright: The Impact of the Pandemic on Children" has currently been released (Demeter Press: 2023).