The Secret to Happy

UNDERSTANDING YOUR CHILD'S BEHAVIOR: A Parent's Guide to Helping a Unique Child Thrive

by Kristin Martinsen Robison MOT OTR/L



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 2/17/2021

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 206
ISBN : 9781663215819
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 206
ISBN : 9781663215802

About the Book

Parenthood is an incredible journey of emotions. When things get hard and your child struggles, it can be difficult to know what to do. Whether your concerns are new or ongoing, this book offers insights and everyday examples that teach you how to view behavior through a different lens and reinforces that you are not alone. The author has personal experience dealing with ADHD and anxiety issues that affect her own kids and has worked with children and families to help them find “Happy” for over twenty years. The Secret to Happy presents information that will change how you respond to your child. It provides research-proven strategies an occupational therapist would use to modify behavior and support emotional growth. The approach discussed in these pages was developed and refined through clinical expertise and real-world experiences. This knowledge will enrich your journey and help you and your child find “Happy”.

About the Author

Kristin Robison is an author and lecturer who has practiced occupational therapy in clinical and school settings for over twenty years. She has a Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Midwestern University and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Washington. She developed and refined her unique approach through clinical expertise and real-world experiences to address the social and emotional needs of our youth, and to help adults see behavior in a different way so their responses will be more effective. She is a contributing author in Leading Schools with Social, Emotional, and Academic Development (SEAD), a resource book and developmental framework for educators and school districts. Her current book, The Secret to Happy, helps families uncover the meaning behind behavior, and provides practical strategies to help children navigate the many challenges faced at school and throughout their many worlds. Her clinical practice addresses nervous system concepts, including sensory processing and executive functioning to help manage the behavioral hurdles that make life challenging for many kids today. She currently practices and resides in Carson City, Nevada with her husband and two children.