June 1, 2015
PESI Publishing & Media
Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. (Los Angeles, CA)
Neuropsychiatrist and co-author of The Whole-Brain Child Workbook
Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D. (Los Angeles, CA)
Parenting expert, psychotherapist and co-author of The Whole-Brain Child Workbook
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- Child development
- Child behaviors
- Parenting methods
WHY YOU’RE BOOKING THEM
- Neuropsychiatrist Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and brain-based parenting expert Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D, are the authors of the New York Times bestselling books No Drama Discipline and The Whole-Brain Child.
- Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, founding co-director of UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center, co-investigator at the UCLA Center for Culture, Brain and Development, and and executive director of the Mindsight Institute.
- He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and completed his postgraduate medical education at UCLA with training in pediatrics and child, adolescent, and adult psychiatry.
- Siegel has been invited to lecture for the King of Thailand, Pope John Paul II, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Google University, and TEDx.
- Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D., is a pediatric and adolescent psychotherapist, the Director of Parenting for the Mindsight Institute, and the Child Development Specialist at Saint Mark’s School in Altadena, CA. She keynotes conferences and conducts workshops for parents, educators, and clinicians all over the world.
- Bryson earned her Ph.D. from the University of Southern California, where her research explored attachment science, child-rearing theory, and the emerging field of interpersonal neurobiology.
ABOUT THE BOOK
The Whole-Brain Child Workbook helps parents understand the science behind their child’s developing mind and survive the everyday parenting struggles that accompany each stage of growth. The workbook contains dozens of practical age-specific exercises and activities that address parenting challenges such as sibling conflict, homework or screen time battles, tantrums, sulking, and other behavior issues. The workbook explains what it means to approach these issues from a “whole-brain” perspective, walking readers through 12 whole-brain strategies. The interactive format allows readers to journal and to think more deeply about how the ideas fit their own parenting approach.
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- 12 key strategies to parent without losing it
- Researched, real-life tactics for dealing with tantrums and other difficult behaviors
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