Recommended Books

ADHD
  • Smart but Scattered:  The Revolutionary “Executive Skills” Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential (Peg Dawson, Ed.D. and Richard Guare, Ph.D.)
  • Taking Charge of ADHD, 3rd Edition:  The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents (Russell Barkley, Ph.D.)
Anger
  • The Explosive Child:  A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children (Ross Greene, Ph.D.)
Worries/Anxiety
  • Helping Your Anxious Child:  A Step-by-Step Guide (Ronald Rapee, Ph.D. and others)
  • Freeing Your Child from Anxiety:  Practical Strategies to Overcome Fears, Worries, and Phobias and Be Prepared for Life—from Toddlers to Teens (Tamar Chansky, Ph.D.)
Sadness/Depression
  • Freeing Your Child from Negative Thinking: Powerful, Practical Strategies to Build a Lifetime of Resilience, Flexibility, and Happiness (Tamar Chansky, Ph.D.)
Healthy Sexual Development
  • From Diapers to Dating:  A Parent’s Guide to Raising Sexually Healthy Children – From Infancy to Middle School (Deborah Haffner)
Social Skills/Friendship
  • Friends Forever:  How Parents Can Help Their Kids Make and Keep Good Friends (Fred Frankel, Ph.D.)
  • The Science of Making Friends:  Helping Socially Challenged Teens and Young Adults (Elizabeth Laugeson, Ph.D.)
Learning Challenges
  • Overcoming Dyslexia:  A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level (Sally Shaywitz, MD)
Parenting Challenges