23: Breaking Down The Super Mom Myth with Dr. Raquel Muller


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There’s never been a more challenging time to be a working mom. As a professional, a wife, and a mother of two, Dr. Raquel Muller knows first hand how self-criticism, comparisons, and unrealistic expectations fueled by the “supermom” myth can cause moms to experience a disproportionate amount of stress, overwhelm, and guilt.

After struggling with these issues herself, she used the skills she has learned as a psychologist, a mother, and a business owner to become a more patient, effective, and loving mother. Dr. Raquel now uses these same techniques to empower moms and teach them ways to relieve the pressure while still being great moms, maintaining happy marriages, and becoming happier, more fulfilled women in the process.

Dr. Raquel Muller is originally from Panama City, Panama and came to the U.S. almost 30 years ago. She completed two Master’s degrees and earned her doctorate in Family Psychology in 2004 from Seton Hall University. She worked as a licensed psychologist for over 12 years across three states.

She has now transitioned from the therapy realm to being a coach and speaker, inspiring and supporting mothers to be the best moms they can be by developing themselves as human beings. Dr. Raquel believes that happy, confident moms provide a great role model to their kids of how to create a successful and fulfilling life. In addition to speaking to local groups of moms, Dr. Raquel has been featured on the The Emerging Pearl TV show, the Chicks Connect Radio podcast, and the Red Tricycle online magazine.

She also offers inspirational and educational content in her Facebook Fan page, Joyful Imperfection Counseling, as well as her Facebook group “Recovering Supermoms,” and she writes a blog dedicated to moms. In her spare time Dr. Raquel enjoys spending time with her girlfriends, reading, watching TV, traveling, cooking, being the designated kitchen taste tester when her husband cooks, and spending time with her family.

Learn more about Dr. Raquel Muller at www.JoyfulImperfectionCounseling.com or keep in touch with her and visit her FB.com/JoyfulImperfectionCounseling page.

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