"A very powerful book for all parents and any professionals who work with children. It not only helps parents to understand why they and their children do what they do but gives real-life, commonsense strategies that lead to everyone finding and feeling success. A must read." -- Dave Pelzer, author of Help Yourself for Teens and A Child Called "It"
"Fisher and his colleagues have pulled together many theoretical perspectives to provide readers with an easy-to-read, common sense-based book." -- Gregory C. Keck, PhD, Attachment & Bonding Center of Ohio, and co-author of Adopting the Hurt Child and Parenting the Hurt Child
"The authors don't just give you tips, they help you to build strategies to last for a lifetime of successful parenting." -- Jean Scott Martin, Attorney at Law, former Guardian ad Litem
"Written by seasoned professionals with years of practical experience, this book refreshingly addresses issues of parenting often not discussed, including approaches to power and emotion and temperament and attachment. As a pediatrician, I feel that this book strongly addresses what can help parents the most." -- David Thompson, MD, FAAP
"A well-written and insightful guide that empowers parents by gently encouraging them to first take a long, honest look at themselves. Sensitive to the feelings of both parents and children." -- Thomas W. Phelan, PhD, author of, 1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12
About the Author
Licensed clinical psychologist Erik A. Fisher, PhD runs a private practice in Georgia. His work has been featured on CNN, and he has been interviewed for NBC, CBS, FOX.
Steven Sharp is a sought after writer in the fields of health and technology, as well as a full-time senior systems analyst for the United States Department of Defense.
Diane Wichman is the co-founder of CHOICES for Growth, Incorporated, which works hands-on with families to establish respectful and empowering environments. She is married with two children and one grandchild.