Helping Your Difficult Child Behave

A Guide to Improving Children's Self-Control—Without Losing Your Own




Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 12/26/2000

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 268
ISBN : 9780595156498

About the Book

You’ve tried reasoning, scolding, grounding, yelling, and taking away privileges. You’ve asked yourself, “What more can I do?” The answer is simple: you can open this book. Inside, you will find an easy-to-read and engaging guide to improving your child’s behavior, self-control, and self-esteem. This comprehensive approach will help you set goals and deliver consequences that work. The book covers a wide range, from constructing basic allowance systems to addressing the special needs of children with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Tourette’s Disorder. It also includes specific advice on how single parents, ex-partners, step-parents, and educators can positively influence children’s behavior.

About the Author

Michael Schwarzchild, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist with a private practice in Brookfield, Connecticut. He has worked in a wide variety of mental health settings, and has also taught undergraduate classes in psychology. Dr. Schwarzchild now provides individual, couples, and family psychotherapy while working with children, adolescents, and adults. He is currently President of the Connecticut Psychological Association.