In this warmly supportive book, Dr. Stanley Greenspan offers a set of guiding principles to help parents of children-from preschoolers to teenagers-so that they feel secure in their homes, their schools, and in their community at large. He also illuminates the often subtle shifts in children's behavior that signal reaction to current stress and fears and gives parents concrete suggestions to help children handle their anxieties. The Secure Child will help families everywhere move toward the common goal of a more stable and secure future.
"A godsend to all parents of fearful children."
- Washington Post
"Will attract many readers looking for thoughtful advice."
- Library Journal
"A timely book not only for parents, but for educators and others who have worked with children."
"A must for all parents?A priceless guide for teachers, counselors and anyone who works with children."
- Curled Up with a Good Book
"[A] well-written book that should be part of every child clinician's library...Offers concrete, practical ideas...Highly readable."
- New England Psychologist
"Offers basic guidelines to help pull families together during times of stress and uncertainty."
- Boston Parents' Paper
|Publisher:||Da Capo Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.23(h) x 0.42(d)|
About the Author
Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D., author of the widely used and praised books The Challenging Child and (with Serena Wieder, Ph.D.) Engaging Autism, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at George Washington University Medical School and lives in Bethesda, Maryland.