• Masters degree in Social Work from the University of Washington (1978).
  • Founder, “Get Help Parenting”, parenting skills & resiliency training. Expertise in teaching kids & adults how to stop being teased & bullied; at school, work, home, etc.
  • California Credentialed Parent Educator since 1998.
  • Member of LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce since 2011.
  • Member of California Teachers Association (CTA).
  • Expertise in the “Bullies to Buddies” method developed by Izzy Kalman, New York school psychologist.
  • Extensive experience teaching & training parents and teachers.
  • Leads interactive, fun, informative workshops for parents and teachers from diverse socio-economic, racial & cultural backgrounds.
  • Mother of two children.

I know what parents go through. I’ve lived through the ups and downs of motherhood, marriage and midlife. I bring experience, understanding, strength, humor and hope to parents and kids.”    Linda Marten


Individual Parent Coaching

Resiliency Training for victims of bullying

In-Service Trainings for teachers or business professionals

Parenting Workshops, Presentations, Retreats


  • Dealing with Bullying
  • Stress and Parenting
  • Discipline and Setting Limits
  • Homework Hassles
  • Parenting the Teenager
  • The Teen Brain
  • Transition to Elementary School
  • Transition to Middle School
  • Transition to High School
  • Transition to College & Career and the “Empty Nest”
  • Communication Skills
  • Kids & Technology
  • Parenting the Child with Special Needs
  • Caring for Your Aging Parents and Your Kids
  • Protecting Children from Child Abuse
  • Understanding Substance Abuse & the Family
  • Family Math

2 Responses to About

  1. Lorne Simpson says:

    Hello Ms Marten,
    My name is Mr Simpson and i wanted to know if do group assemblies for middle school students about bullying. I also wanted to book you for a parent workshop about cyber bullying I can give you details about times and dates.

    • Mr. Simpson,
      Thank you for your message. Yes, I do group assemblies for middle school students about bullying. I will contact you by email to discuss this further with you.
      Linda Marten, MSW

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