About the Author
Dr. Philip B. Dembo, "America's Parent Coach", is Director of Life Strategies, a coaching and consulting firm specializing in relationship dynamics such as parenting.
Dr. Dembo is an expert in helping parents raise amazing kids with a strong sense of self and conscience, who make good decisions, and live a life of integrity. Using simple strategies and analogies, such as basketball parenting, to help parents set boundaries, Dr. Dembo has a way of making difficult situations easy to understand and relatable for any parent. For 30 years, Dr. Dembo has helped thousands of people live better lives. His unique relationship strategies have led his clients to personal, business, sports performance and family success. His work with professional athletes, including a recent NFL kicker who was the top scorer on his team, has helped them rise to the top of their game. As an accomplished public speaker he has been featured on news programming such as Great Day St. Louis, Fox Sports Northwest, KPLR 11 News, KSDK News, and Fox 5 News San Diego. He has also served as an expert for the St. Louis Business Journal, The Riverfront Times, MSN Money.com and Hollywoodlife.com. Dr. Dembo hosts his own radio talk show, THE PARENT COACH on Healthylife.net. He taught for many years at St. Louis University, adjunct, in the College of Education's Marriage and Family Therapy program. For the past 30 years he has worked in private practice, and various other settings, coaching his clients on topics related to improving the quality of their relationships and lives. In addition to parenting, Dr. Dembo has served as expert about a variety of topics including: Balancing personal and business lives, Successful partnerships, Team building, Selling or closing a business, Raising children with integrity, Positive discipline, Handling change, Identity development, Confidence building, Life balance, Self discovery, Athletic focus, and Elite athletic performance.